Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate: Autistic Conversion Therapy & Legislation Without Representation | Eve Reiland

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3BAks8aCWCbaxWyzoD33GU?si=JBAm_QERR8uucx1w408H9Q Podcast Episode 5: Autistic Conversion Therapy & Legislation Without Representation [Not An Exact Transcript] In this episode: Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in the news. News StoriesJRC History with Lydia X. Z. BrownASAN StatmentAutistic Women & Non-Binary Network (AWN) StatementCall-To-Action and walk-through on AutisticSciencePerson.com#StopTheShock Some Autistic Culture and Langauge … Talking Autistic Community & Autism …

In The News | Judge Rotenberg Center Allowed To Continue Use Of Electric Shock Torture On Disabled People | July 2021

ASAN Denounces Court Ruling on Electric Skin Shock July 6, 2021 https://autisticadvocacy.org/2021/07/asan-denounces-court-ruling-on-electric-skin-shock/ The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is heartbroken and outraged by today’s court decision striking down a regulation that would have banned the use of the graduated electronic decelerator (GED), a skin shock device used on people with disabilities. These devices, which the United …

AWN Statement on Rollbacks Impacting Trans and Disability Healthcare

The Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network (AWN) condemns yesterday’s announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is rolling back critical protections for trans and disabled people. Adding to this devastation is that this announcement comes during Pride month and specifically came on the fourth anniversary of the deadly shooting at the Pulse …

AWN condemns JK Rowling’s anti-trans and ableist comments against trans women, autistic trans youth, and other trans people – Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network (AWN)

All women’s experiences are real women’s experiences Like many of our community members, AWN is dismayed and disappointed to learn about JK Rowling’s most recent transmisogynistic comments about sex and gender. Among other comments, Rowling claimed that she would march in support of trans people if trans people experienced discrimination. As the leading autistic organization of autistic …

The time is now, Autism Speaks: Shut up. | Eve Reiland

https://www.facebook.com/EveReiland/posts/10157175134042823 You've seen me hammering on Autism Speaks (A$) over the years, and I believe even now it's hard for folks to fathom how incredibly invasive this horrible organization has been in Autistic people's lives. Many don't realize all these problematic Autism organizations are connected in some manner to A$ as well. OK, here's some …

On Mel Bagg’s untimely death – Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network (AWN)

Yesterday, the autistic community, the self-advocacy movement, and humanity at large lost a titan, a leader, a visionary, a public intellectual, and an artist whose work has influenced, inspired, and forged paths forward for thousands of autistic activists and advocates for decades. Amelia Evelyn Voicy Baggs, known to friends as Mel, died in Vermont, where …