‘To Siri With Love’ Author Fires Back: Book ‘Wasn’t Written for Autistic Audience’

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Judith Newman says the book “really wasn’t written for an autistic audience.” Since its release in August, Judith Newman’s To Siri With Love has been greeted with critical acclaim and celebrity endorsements. Newman’s son Gus has autism, and he learned to communicate with others through conversations with Apple’s personal assistant. But the memoir, which…

#TheAutisticUnion Pledge | Eve Reiland

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I pledge . . . I’m an Autistic mom to Autistic kids — and non-autistic kid. I pledge to fight for the future of my people, my future generations and for all us Autistics to have a better quality of life, supports and a voice in our communities and…

Take a Pledge | Support Autistics Now #TheAutisticUnion

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Take a Pledge | We Need Your Help. Autism Acceptance must include Autistic culture, community and history. We embrace Autism as a neuro-social difference. We support Autistic  people and their opportunity to live a healthy, happy and productive life. This includes rigorous scientific approaches to co-occurring conditions. We believe…

International Charter of Autists Rights

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Note: The International Charter of Autists Rights has been officially adopted at AmericanBadassActivists.org. Please support, share and help educate others on Autists Rights. 1. THE RIGHT TO LIFE  We will prevent eugenic elimination of autistic people by opposing pre-natal testing for autism. With the right support services in place,…