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Deconstruction of Autism Speaks | Town & Country: Autism’s Angels pt. 1

“Deconstruction of the Autism Speaks” is a new series I started in honor of “the month” in April 2021 on InternationalBadassActivists.org. This breakdown article from Town & Country will be included there as well. This article originally published on Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style. Each article in this series will take an Autism Speaks press release, or an article, […]

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

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 Autistic community. The Golden Globes nods towards Sia’s problematic movie, “Music,” felt like salt grounded into a fresh wound. Yeah, […]

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Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism

Press Release: February 6, 2006 New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism Summary Autism Speaks publishes a press release to announce their partnership with the Ad Council and their three-year focus on Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about autism on February 6, 2006. The Ad Council is a private non-profit and trusted source of information with […]

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Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: Joint Statement On Mercury from Autism Speaks, Cure Autism Now and the National Alliance for Autism Research

Press Release: Joint Statement On Mercury from Autism Speaks, Cure Autism Now and the National Alliance for Autism Research Summary: July 6, 2005 Autism Speaks is releasing a joint statement about mercury and thimerosol with Cure Autism Now (CAN) and National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) on July 6, 2005. There’s not a single Autistic […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]