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Suzanne Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks, has died

I’m a member of the Facebook group Boycott Autism Speaks. Yesterday, I learnt from the group that Suzanne Wright, one of Autism Speaks’ cofounders, died on Friday of pancreatic cancer. As you’ve probably guessed by the fact that I’m a … Continue reading

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Autism Speaks: Follow Up Post

Merry Christmas, Channukah Tovah, Seasons Greetings. This is a followup to my earlier post about Autism Speaks’ misguided call to action. It turms out that their behaviour was even worse than that. I’d heard of “Autism every day” and the … Continue reading

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“Autism Speaks” does not speak for autistics

“Autism Speaks” is a US charity that purports to represent autistic people. In 2009, it produced a video titled “Autism every day”. “Autism every day” depicted autistics and their families as living a hellish life, thanks to the condition. There … Continue reading

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