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I am autism video removed from Autism Speaks’ website…or is it? ( Circa Sept 2009) | Left Brain Right Brain

I am not fond of the Autism Speaks video, “I am Autism”. I think I’ve made that clear. I was heartened to hear that Autism Speaks had removed it from their website. That moment wa… Source: I am autism video removed from Autism Speaks’ website…or is it? | Left Brain Right Brain

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Disability Community Condemns Autism Speaks (Circa 2009) | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Disability Community Condemns Autism Speaks October 7, 2009 For Immediate Release Contact: Ari Ne’eman, President Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 The Autistic Self Advocacy Network Phone: 732.763.5530 E-mail: aneeman@autisticadvocacy.org or info@autisticadvocacy.org Over 60 organizations condemn lack of representation, exploitative and unethical practices by autism organization Washington, DC – More than 60 national, international, and local disability rights organizations have […]

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Whose Planet Is It Anyway?: Autism Speaks Falsely Claims Video Removed ( Circa Sept 2009)

After numerous concerned people wrote to Autism Speaks stating their objections to the “I Am Autism” video, the organization’s chief science officer, Geri Dawson, prepared a form reply in which she claims that Autism Speaks understands the criticism and has removed the video from its site in order to be more respectful toward autistics. But […]

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I am Autism author Billy Mann makes a Fake apology as an A$ Board Member

Billy Mann is a board member of Autism Speaks. He also wrote that horrid commercial that we all love to hate. He wrote a fake apology. This means its a gas lighting , pity party rant. Allow me to dissect each part of it so you can see how truly horrible it is. As usual, […]

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Groups Outraged Over Video Released By Autism Speaks (Circa 2009) – Disability Scoop

Advocacy groups are calling on Autism Speaks’ benefactors to end their support for the organization in response to a video critics say depicts people with autism as less than human. Source: Groups Outraged Over Video Released By Autism Speaks – Disability Scoop

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‘I Am Autism’ Advocacy Video Draws Controversy (Circa 2010) | HuffPost

The latest Autism-related controversy stems from a video, “I Am Autism,” created for Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy group, reports TIME. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Alfonso Cuarón and songwriter Billy Mann, each of whom have a young child with autism, the video has drawn the ire of autistic self-advocates who feel that […]

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‘Poetic’ autism film divides campaigners (Circa 2009) | New Scientist

A short film that suggests autism breaks apart families and relationships is causing a spat between people with autism and a charity Source: ‘Poetic’ autism film divides campaigners | New Scientist