Tagged with #boycottautismspeaks

this is getting old

Image is a photo of Brooke on the Boycott Autism Speaks Facebook page holding a sign that she and I made together. I wrote the text in purple at Brooke’s request, and Brooke wrote “Thank You” and “Boycott Autism Speaks” by herself in pink. She is wearing the t-shirt that she happened to be wearing on … Continue reading

why i #BoycottAutismSpeaks

why i #BoycottAutismSpeaks

{image is a photo of me at a lectern, addressing the crowd at an Autism Speaks dinner in Hartford, CT. I believe it was 2009.} I thought that I was doing right by my child. (I didn’t know yet how radically I wasn’t.) I thought that I was fighting for her. (I was fighting HER.) … Continue reading

again

again

Text: If you really want to be an advocate, start by listening to the people you claim to be advocating for. Earlier today, I sent the following email to Liz Feld, President of Autism Speaks. It is short and not particularly well-written, but it is what it is. I didn’t feel the need to repeat … Continue reading