Why I’m Still Boycotting Autism Speaks

Rainey Days


Autism Speaks is widely distrusted and disliked by actually autistic people. To most of the rest of the world, they are the acknowledged source to go to for information about autism. When parents get an autism diagnosis, it is material produced by Autism Speaks that gets handed to them during this vulnerable time period. While they are trying to wrap their mind around a diagnosis report entirely focused on deficits, full of defeatist language, it is Autism Speaks that slides in with their fear mongering to scare the crap out of them.

On November 27, 2015 a Planned Parenthood clinic was attacked in Colorado. Strangely, many Americans weren’t upset. You might wonder why I am bringing up this topic, when I was just talking about Autism Speaks. There are correlations in my mind. I need your patience while I make them clear to you.

People vilify Planned Parenthood, to the point…

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