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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 […]

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NEW TREND? | SOME BUSINESSES ARE NOW RECOGNIZING & MARKETING TO AUTISTIC PEOPLE | EVE REILAND

By Eve Reiland, via Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style It’s getting close to April. This is the month that companies, both large and small, promote “Autism Awareness” products en masse. April is also the month I feel the most erased as an Autistic woman, and as an Autistic mom to Autistics. During “the month” store […]

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Caregivers That Abuse & Murder Autistic And Disabled People Receive Public Sympathy | Eve Reiland

As a disabled person I know far too well the harms of being vulnerable and unable to care for myself, and being gaslighted, financially abused, sexually abused, and physically harmed. This was all done in the justification that it was for ‘my own good’ and I it was because I was such a burden and […]

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Why Did Fashion & Style Companies Create An “Autism Market” That Excludes Autistic People? | #AutisticFashion

Original post located at AutisticStyle.Fashion.blog. Bring on the color, and bring it in metallic, neon, holographic and pearl sheen! And then show me more in glossy, shimmer and sheer. My happy space is in color and sparkle. I’m not alone in this love for expression. Fashion, makeup, hair and style products are loved by many […]

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From Sia To Saving Tower Theater: Rain Dove Chats With Eve Reiland | #ActuallyAutistic #AllAutistics

Via AutisticStyle.Fashion.blog >> I’m feeling so fortunate to be heard! Recently, I reached out to Rain Dove on Instagram to share about the challenge we have in Fresno, California to protect our Arts & Culture community here in The Tower District. Adventure Church is attempting to bully their way into the community by purchasing The Tower Theater. They […]

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#ADAPTIVEFASHION: WHY IS FACEBOOK REJECTING THESE FASHION ADS? | AutisticStyle.Fashion.blog

Access to adaptive fashion and disability fashion has been restricted on Facebook and Instagram with the systems currently in place. This leaves small businesses with incredible fashion options unable to connect with their customers, disabled people. (See story on AutisticStyle.fashion.blog >>) It seems the algorithms are routinely mistaking adaptive fashion products, and related advocacy and pride […]

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Divergent Flair & Autistic Style: An Introduction To My New #AutisticFashion Project | EVE REILAND

Introduction to my new project focused on fashion and advocacy at AutisticStyle.Fashion.blog >> I love Autistic Fashion & Divergent style. The Autistic and Divergent communities have a definite flair for expression from super colorful glam sparkle to casual but iconic t-shirts, muted colors and comfort wear.  Quite often Autistic and Divergent fashion doesn’t reflect today’s […]