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Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and families
What Is Autism? | Autism Speaks
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in the United States today.
Autism Speaks – Wikipedia
Autism Speaks Inc. (AS) is the largest autism advocacy organization in the United States. It sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public. It was founded in February 2005 by Bob Wright, vice chairman of General Electric, and his wife Suzanne, a year after their grandson Christian was diagnosed with autism.
11 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Support Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks has been hailed as one of the greatest “advocates” for autistic people. It has been associated with “Light it up Blue” day (on April 2nd) and basically anything that has to do with autism awareness. People always applaud Autism Speaks for its advocacy. But what people don’t know is that Autism Speaks is actually a terrible …
Autism Speaks – YouTube
Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Call the Autism Response team for help 888-AUTISM2 (US)
Autism Speaks – RationalWiki
Autism Speaks is a vile and highly controversial autism “advocacy” organization founded by Bob and Suzanne Wright after their grandson was diagnosed with the disorder. The organization has garnered huge criticism for their vilification and dehumanisation of autistic people, their treatment of autism as a curable disease and their past flirtation with anti-vaxxers.
7 Reasons To Not Support Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks was founded in 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright after their grandson was diagnosed with autism. Since its conception, it has been the leading organization for autism research and awareness. Unfortunately, the autistic community and supporters have expressed dissatisfaction with the organization because of how it spends its money and the way it represents people with autism.
Why I Do Not Support Autism Speaks – Autistic Mama
Autism Speaks was founded by grandparents of children with autism and run for years and still is today by parents of children with autism. They have a very strong vestment in this organization. Autism Speaks has 4 pillars to their mission…
Autism Speaks has funded nearly $150M, primarily in scientific grants, resulting in an additional $396M of publicly-sourced autism-related funding. *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prevalence estimates are for 4 years prior to the report date (e.g. 2016 figures are from 2012)
Home New – Autism Society of Michigan
The mission of the Autism Society of Michigan (ASM) is to assure full participation and self-determination in every aspect of life for each individual. We will realize this vision by opening avenues of self-advocac