Parent-Founded Autism Organizations & Non-Autistic Led Autism Organizations | #NotAnAutisticAlly

AutismOne Founded by parents of an Autistic, Ed Arranga and Terri Arranga in 2002. Also affiliated: RFK Jr., Kerri Rivera, Andrew Wakefield, Del Big Tree, Polly Tommey, Jim Humble, Jenny McCarthy Autism Science Foundation Founded by parents of an Autistic, Alison Singer and Karen Margulis London in 2009. Also affiliated: Alycia Halladay, Paul Offit Autism …

Autism Speaks Timeline | #NotAnAutisticAlly

note: The “Autism Community” is not the Autistic Community The Autism Community was created by non-Autistic led organizations and includes mostly parents, professionals and their friends and networks. Most of what the world know about Autism is sourced from the non-autistic “Autism Community.” What’s the difference between Autism Advocacy and Autistic Advocacy? Autism Advocacy (by …

Archived | President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act | Circa September 30, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. E-SpeaksSeptember 30, 2011  The White HousePresident Obama Signs CARA Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright, along with Board Member Billy Mann, joined President Obama at a White House ceremony renewing the landmark Combating Autism Act for another three years.  In …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 2: Why Does The “Autism Market” Exclude Autistics?

TW: eugenics, functioning labels, ableism, abuse, functioning labels, Autistic conversion therapy, and more. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5imlFOCnZCMheNBCLA6gaa?si=GTJALk3sQe-1d_6KeGxI2g https://youtu.be/-lp4eL2tpNg WHY DID FASHION & STYLE COMPANIES CREATE AN “AUTISM MARKET” THAT EXCLUDES AUTISTIC PEOPLE? | #AUTISTICFASHION via Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style PRESS RELEASE FROM AUTISTIC SELF-ADVOCATES REGARDING THE COLOR THE SPECTRUM EVENT AND NEXT FOR AUTISM via Autistic Science Person NEURODIVERSITY PRIDE COLLECTION BY …

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

Founders of Autism Speaks Bob and Suzanne Wright. Both are seen here wearing the iconic blue puzzle piece lapel pin. 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 …

DECONSTRUCTION | THE ABLEISM BEHIND TOMMY HILFIGER’S ADAPTIVE FASHION LAUNCH

By Eve Reiland, via Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style Do you see what I see? This is often a question I communicate to my life partner when I’m shocked by marketing messages surrounding products that are meant for Autistic people.  I’m Autistic and disabled. My husband is not. Before we met in 2016, Bill had …

Archived | e-Speaks: Mid-Year Highlights; Interview with Geri Dawson on Vaccines and Autism; Back to School | Circa August 6, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Aug 6, 2009, 11:09 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || August 7, 2009Autism Speaks President Shares Mid-Year HighlightsIn his mid-year review, Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr recounts the organization's achievements over the past six months. The letter focuses on successes in each portion of the mission (science, government relations, advocacy, family services and awareness), as well as the fundraising efforts that …