The Dark Side of Autism Speaks

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Almost everyone has heard of Autism Speaks, be it though light it up blue, autism walks or the puzzle piece logo. What many people don’t know is that Autism Speaks has an extremely dark past and unsettling present, rife with the demonization and even torture of those they claim to protect. Autism Speaks is an extremely harmful organization, and many autistic people consider it an autism hate group. They have done many horrible things including endorsing a center that tortures autistic kids, supporting cure rhetoric, and publishing videos on the horrors of autism. You should stop supporting Autism Speaks and start listening to autistic people and autistic led organizations.

There is a long list of scandals that Autism Speaks is associated with, but by far the most…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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