Archived | Autism Society applauds Congressional review of environmental research; Advocates for employment policy change | Circa August 12, 2010 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWS In Memoriam: O. Ivar LovaasThe Autism Society is saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas, an esteemed pioneer in the development of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Dr. Lovaas, an emeritus member of the Autism Society’s Panel of Professional Advisors, passed away on August 2. He suffered from Alzheimer’s disease during …

Archived | Registration Open for Day on the Hill 2010; Autism Society Conference Call for Papers Deadline Next Week! | Circa December `17, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely no longer work. NEWS Registration Open for Day on the Hill 2010 The political spectrum in the United States today directly impacts the autism spectrum, from educational policies to federal funding for key disability programs to Medicaid reform, meaningful insurance reform and other policy initiatives. To ensure that …

Archived | Colorado Legislature Passes Autism Insurance Coverage; Riders Roll Through Jacksonville for Autism Awareness | Circa May 7, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably don’t work anymore. Riders Roll Through Jacksonville for Autism Awareness The thunder rolled last weekend as motorcyclists converged on Jacksonville for the 7th annual Lex and Terry’s Ticket to Ride. Read more … National Autism Awareness Month Draws to a Close National Autism Awareness Month has come and gone, and …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4: Autism Speaks & The $2.0 Billion Autism Market

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4 Autism Angel’s: Autism Speaks https://open.spotify.com/episode/1ce2m2dWj5dB66M8Kn8dFv?si=bd3oZDJNRTmaTe__zNhBgQ https://youtu.be/-HLWZHJI0Xk Welcome to  Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Podcast episode 4. Trigger Warning: Eugenics, Filicide, Murder/Suicide, functioning labels, person-first language, ableism, abuse, ABA, othering, stigma, Bob & Suzanne Wright, Harry & Laura Slatkin, Alison Singer and more.  This week’s Deconstruction of Autism Speaks focus is back on the …

Deconstruction Of Autism Speaks | New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism | Circa February 6, 2006

Press Release: February 6, 2006 New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism Campaign To Be Created In Partnership with Autism SpeaksNEW YORK (February 6, 2006) - The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks today announced a new three-year public service advertising (PSA) campaign in support of autism awareness. The campaign, which is being created pro bono …

Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: Autism Advocacy Community Applauds U.S. Congresswomen for Introducing the Combating Autism Act of 2005 

Each article in this series will take an Autism Speaks press release from the archives dated back to 2005 and use my Autistic perspective to break it down and illustrate the patterns I notice. These articles will be added to the Autistic History archives. The first deconstruction piece I wrote was about Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive …