‘Sesame Street’ Under Fire For PSAs About Autism That Add ‘Further Stigma’ | HuffPost Life

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network cut ties with the children's show over public service ads the nonprofit says are harmful. An advocacy group has ended its partnership with “Sesame Street” after it ran new public service announcements featuring Julia, the show’s first autistic character. On Monday, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network announced its decision to cut ties with the educational … Continue reading ‘Sesame Street’ Under Fire For PSAs About Autism That Add ‘Further Stigma’ | HuffPost Life

ASAN Has Ended Partnership With Sesame Street | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

ASAN Has Ended Partnership With Sesame Street August 5, 2019 The Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns Sesame Street’s decision to further stigma against autistic children and adults in their new Public Service Announcements. For several years, ASAN consulted with Sesame Street on their See Amazing project and the development of their autistic character, Julia. Until … Continue reading ASAN Has Ended Partnership With Sesame Street | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

As Seen On Facebook | Autism Speaks & AdCouncil: Partners or Autism Info Monopoly?

  Partnership? IDK, AdCouncil and Autism Speaks ... yeah, this guy who sits on the executive board of the AdCouncil also sits on the board of Autism Speaks. Partnership? Or autism info monopoly? AdCouncil ever do PSAs any other org than Autism Speaks for Autistics? Autistically, Eve Reiland The Ad Council and Autism Speaks partner … Continue reading As Seen On Facebook | Autism Speaks & AdCouncil: Partners or Autism Info Monopoly?

Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children

Autism is a condition that can cause developmental delays, trouble with communication and repetitive behavior. In 2017, one of America’s most enduring children’s programs introduced a character with autism, and new research suggests a little information can go a long way toward making all kids feel included.Source: Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children … Continue reading Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children