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Which terms should be used to describe autism? Perspectives from the UK autism community | Circa July 1, 2015

Abstract Recent public discussions suggest that there is much disagreement about the way autism is and should be described. This study sought to elicit the views and preferences of UK autism community members – autistic people, parents and their broader support network – about the terms they use to describe autism. In all, 3470 UK […]

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Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa July 7, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ July 7, 2016 NEWS  Autism Hope: Mother shares experiences of raising a child on the autismspectrumNews 10NBCIf you are not personally affected by autism, chances are you know someone who is. But what is it exactly? Parents of autistic children will tell you they …Flag as irrelevant  Mirror.co.ukJo Cox helped secure autism diagnosis for four-year-old boy – the day she was killedMirror.co.ukMurdered […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa September 19, 2014

autismDaily update ⋅ September 19, 2014 NEWS  Gunn High senior publishes children’s book on autismPalo Alto OnlineInspired by this part of the book – and a sophomore English class assignment at Gunn High School based on it – senior Emily Nelson, who is autistic, …Flag as irrelevant  Court: Andrew Wakefield, autism researcher, cannot sue in TexasAustin American-StatesmanAndrew Wakefield, who was stripped of his British medical […]

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Snapshot | Google alert – autism | Circa July 23, 2013

News10 new results for autism   ‘Autism‘ lyric removed from Drake and J. Cole songChicago Tribune<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>I said something in a rap that was offensive to those with Autism. Feel terrible. A tweeted apology wouldn't do. <a href=”http://t.co/cyMbXubz3T“>http://t.co/cyMbXubz3T</a></p>&mdash; J. Cole (@JColeNC) <a …See all stories on this topic » Autism no obstacle for Miami Springs majors all-star playerMiamiHerald.comSegurola you see, […]

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Polly Tommey Won’t Judge Parents Who Murder Their Disabled Children. That’s Part Of The Problem. | LBRB | Circa July 13, 2016

Let’s just jump right to the video clip. Because it needs no introduction, it is just so wrong: The speaker is Polly Tommey. Polly Tommey has a long history of bad autism advocacy. When people think of the autism parents who just do advocacy wrong, they are thinking of people like Polly Tommey. She’s been […]

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Then & Now: “Autism Community” Advocacy Vs “Autistic Community” Advocacy | Eve Reiland

vs. Oh, can you spot the “autism community” advocacy headline? Can you see the Autistic parent of an autistic headline? Yes, Jenny McCarthy and I have history. We’ve done the mom vs mom bs before way back in 2008 (Eve is short for Genevieve). To think all these years Autistic people and our voices were […]

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Look who’s playing with the quacks while commodifying autistic people and so on … Kate Swenson of Finding Cooper’s Voice | Eve Reiland

Oh this is no shock, look who’s playing with the quacks while commodifying autistic people and so on … Finding Cooper’s Voice, Kate Swenson. This is why they fight to be the voice of their child so greatly? This is why they silence Autistic people so forcibly? This is why they want all the fans, […]