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DECONSTRUCTION OF AUTISM SPEAKS | TOWN & COUNTRY: AUTISM’S ANGELS | PT. 2

Deconstruction Deconstruction of the Autism Speaks” is a new series I started in honor of “the month” in April 2021 on InternationalBadassActivists.org. This series will continue all year. This breakdown article from Town & Country will be included there as well.  Each article in this series will take an Autism Speaks press release, or an article, and use […]

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Deconstruction of Autism Speaks | Town & Country: Autism’s Angels pt. 1

“Deconstruction of the Autism Speaks” is a new series I started in honor of “the month” in April 2021 on InternationalBadassActivists.org. This breakdown article from Town & Country will be included there as well. This article originally published on Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style. Each article in this series will take an Autism Speaks press release, or an article, […]

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Deconstruction | Autism Speaks & GRASP to Exchange “Articles of Understanding”

Press Release: May 17, 2006 Autism Speaks and Grasp to Exchange “Articles of Understanding” Summary Autism Speaks published a press release about the conflict they created with Autistic people over the use of the word ‘cure’ in regards to Autism and mission goal. The controversy being specifically addressed in the statement erupted between Autism Speaks […]

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Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: The ‘Pin is In’ at the Golden Globes

Press Release: January 16, 2007 The ‘Pin is In’ at the Golden Globes as Stars from Heroes, 30 Rock, The Office and Others Show Their Support for Autism Speaks Summary Sia is not the first celebrity to disappoint the Autistic community. The Golden Globes nods towards Sia’s problematic movie, “Music,” felt like salt grounded into a fresh wound. Yeah, […]

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Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism

Press Release: February 6, 2006 New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism Summary Autism Speaks publishes a press release to announce their partnership with the Ad Council and their three-year focus on Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about autism on February 6, 2006. The Ad Council is a private non-profit and trusted source of information with […]

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Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: Joint Statement On Mercury from Autism Speaks, Cure Autism Now and the National Alliance for Autism Research

Press Release: Joint Statement On Mercury from Autism Speaks, Cure Autism Now and the National Alliance for Autism Research Summary: July 6, 2005 Autism Speaks is releasing a joint statement about mercury and thimerosol with Cure Autism Now (CAN) and National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) on July 6, 2005. There’s not a single Autistic […]

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Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: Autism Advocacy Community Applauds U.S. Congresswomen for Introducing the Combating Autism Act of 2005 

Each article in this series will take an Autism Speaks press release from the archives dated back to 2005 and use my Autistic perspective to break it down and illustrate the patterns I notice. These articles will be added to the Autistic History archives. The first deconstruction piece I wrote was about Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive […]