‘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

New Curtin study aims to reduce stigma of autism in Australia | Mirage News

Eight out of 10 Australians have strong positive attitudes towards people with autism, a national survey outlined in new Curtin University-led research has found.The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, analysed data from an online survey that asked more than 1000 participants who did not have autism about their knowledge and social attitudes towards … Continue reading New Curtin study aims to reduce stigma of autism in Australia | Mirage News

Autism $peaks | Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  (Redirected from Autism speaks)Jump to navigationJump to search FoundedFebruary 11, 2005; 13 years ago[1]FoundersBob Wright,Suzanne Wright[2]Merger ofNational Alliance for Autism Research,[3]Cure Autism Now[4]Tax ID no.20-2329938[5]Legal status501(c)(3) nonprofit organizationHeadquartersNew York City[5]Coordinates40.7477494°N 73.9843983°WCoordinates: 40.7477494°N 73.9843983°WServicesResearch, awareness, family services, advocacy.[5]President, Chief Executive OfficerAngela Geiger[6]Executive V.P., AdvocacyKevin Roy[6]Senior V.P., Public Health and InclusionAndy Shih[6]SubsidiariesDelivering Scientific Innovation for Autism LLC,Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism Inc,Autism … Continue reading Autism $peaks | Wikipedia

ABA Haterade, Spill on! Ryan Hendry Takes One for the #ActuallyAutistic Team and #Resists Ridicule

"So, another ABA Lobbyist decides to take aim at #actuallyautistic people who speak up about ABA and talk about how it harmed us. Apparently we’re a “dangerous subculture” and I’m a “moron”. Parents, I ask you, is this someone you’d trust with your child?" -- Ryan Hendry‏  @RyanHendry94 https://twitter.com/RyanHendry94/status/946960206893846528