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Archived | e-Speaks: Gene-Environment Interactions Symposium; Rep. Mike Doyle’s Historic Pledge; Send Us Your Video | Circa July 23, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org 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 […]

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‘I Am Autism’ Advocacy Video Sparks Controversy – TIME | Circa November 6, 2009

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 […]

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From The Archives | Autism Speaks Newsletter: e-Speaks | Circa August 7, 2009

e-Speaks || August 7, 2009 Autism Speaks President Shares Mid-Year Highlights Autism Speaks President Shares Mid-Year Highlights In 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 […]

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Maybe if @BillyMann got off his privileged ass and saw how Autistic self-advocates ‘lived’ he would evolve his tune and sing another. | Eve Reiland

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 […]

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#BILLYMANNRECEIPTS | @BILLYMANN: Def many Autistic activist are deep into skewering me and my experience as a father.

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

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#BILLYMANNRECEIPTS | @BILLYMANN: Blocked

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#BILLYMANNRECEIPTS | @BILLYMANN: … talking to autistic self-advocates is pointless because “they are zealots.

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?