I Support #BoycottAutismSpeaks


Reason #1 resonates with me as when Stephen was a young boy many relatives and family friends said that he would one day snap out of it as though something magic would happen when he got to a certain age. These ignorant stereotypes still persist.

Married, With Aspergers

Autism Speaks is a high profile US charity. Their website describes their mission as “funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families”. So why do I have a problem with them? Allow me to explain…

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