Autism Speaks e-Speaks email@example.com via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Jul 23, 2009, 11:21 PM to Genevieve e-Speaks || July 24, 2009 Autism Speaks Supports Seminar on Gene-Environment Interactions and their Influence on Child Health Made possible by an environmental sciences grant, Autism Speaks recently held the “Autism: Genes and the Enviroment” symposium at the 49th Annual Society of Teratology meeting. The theme of this year’s meeting was […]
By Claudia Wallis Friday, Nov. 06, 2009 Few medical conditions rival autism as a magnet for controversy. Practically everything about the disorder — its cause, its treatment, the way it is diagnosed, how it is studied — is subject to bitter dispute, sometimes to the point of death threats. The most impassioned disagreements are propelled by desperate […]
We are neurodiverse, you are neurotypical … #actuallyautistic Fresno Autistics spoke with Lilia Luciano a couple of years ago. Included in the video here are my children and Jennifer Marie Davis … plus a few others. My children matter. All of my children. All of my Autistic children and non-autistic children. So why does Autism Speaks board member bash children […]
Billy Mann: Def many Autistic activist are deep into skewering me and my experience as a father. Yet there are still a lot of voices int his community that want/need/should be heard. Tom Clements: Against neurodiversity: “The movement has good intentions, but it favours the high-functioning and overlooks those who struggle with severe autism” @mocost
Billy Mann: I literally have parents DM-ing me saying any effort towards talking to autistic self-advocates is pointless because “they are zealots.” At the same time, autistic self-advocates are attacking for admitting my own evolution/failures + trying to work it though. #missionaccomplished?