My thoughts on #AutismSpeaks10

(Trigger warnings: ableism, eugenics, murder, abuse, torture, ABA, bullying)

Autistic people have been criticising the American non-profit organisation Autism Speaks for years, while they ignore us and actively try to silence us. For people who are unfamiliar with Autism Speaks, here is a summary of what it does wrong:

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They call me a disease

(Trigger warning: bullying.)

When I was a teenager, before I was diagnosed with depression and Asperger’s, I wrote this poem about what happened when I was little:

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