Autism Question

posted almost 3 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Good question. They definitely have raised awareness and are in the fight to get legislation changed, however, for being such a large organization, I wish they used… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

I am the same way... I got a safety box from them, which has helped, they are full of resources like the 100 day kit? but quite afew are saying terrible things about… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

I think every organization has their niche. Autism Speaks is very political and the 'squeaky wheel gets the grease'. In my view, any group that honestly sets out to… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

It's so/so; I'm sick of all this money being poured into research with nothing to show for it in terms of real life applications for families dealing with… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Also, some of their "awareness" has been quite hurtful to my son, who is trying to accept himself and embrace his autistic personality in a positive way. I wish there… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Autism Speaks has worked to improve its image, but most HFA adults are hostile to them. They do NOT want to include autistics in decision-making, they were founded by… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Oh, and here's the full "Autism Everyday" video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjEC0kw_nvA

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posted almost 3 years ago

This is very interesting! I am learning so much!

posted almost 3 years ago

Autism Speaks is extremely bad. They would rather try to find a cure for autism rather than allow society to change and mature to accept people on the spectrum. They… read more

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