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Why I am Against Autism Speaks (and you should be, too)  (TW: Ableism) Autism Speaks is the most well-known autism charity.  They have the most media coverage and are endorsed by many celebrities, but this certainly does not make them a good organization. [Click for article]

Why I am Against Autism Speaks (and you should be, too)

Edit I have updated this and created a new and hopefully better sourced and easier to read document. Please go here: (TW: Ableism) Autism Speaks is the most well-known autism charity.

Dear God,  I'm sorry.  Please send these assholes to Hell? Or Purgatory?  Limbo's fine...  Who Could It Be?  Yep, It's Me.

"Autism never speaks unless autistic people are talking." The multiple controversies surrounding the Autism Speaks foundation are serious to many people with autism.

As an Autistic adult, I welcome any offer of support, but 'lighting it up blue' is not one of them. Blue is the corporate colour of Autism $peaks and they continue to spread a message of hate.  They don't speak for Autistic People. Instead, please support your local charities.

As an Autistic adult, I welcome any offer of support, but 'lighting it up blue' is not one of them. Blue is the corporate colour of Autism $peaks and they continue to spread a message of hate. They don't speak for Autistic People. Instead, please support your local charities.

Autism Speaks is a hate group, thankfully people are starting to listen to #ActuallyAutistic people.

Autism Speaks is a hate group, thankfully people are starting to listen to people.

Autism certainly has become a well-recognized ailment in 2015; and as no surprise when the stunning facts report that 1 out of every 68 kids is living with

Autism certainly has become a well-recognized ailment in and as no surprise when the stunning facts report that 1 out of every 68 kids is living with

Autism brain

CDC reports that 1 in every 68 children are diagnosed with autism (Spring Please join me in spreading awareness and acceptance.

RT @crythecrawling: #Autism and "cure." #EducateSesame  #BoycottAutismSpeaks pic.twitter.com/r6UJMhMvGy

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can be no “cure” for Autism, because Autism is not an entity. There are only Autistic PEOPLE.

ASAN

Image is the rainbow heptagon used in the ASAN logo, with a rainbow silhouette of six people together near the center and overlapping with the logo. The text reads “Nothing about us without us.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers, Asd

50 Pretty Big Facts About Autism | Autistic Not Weird

50 Pretty Big Facts About Autism - Autistic Not Weird

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