Instead of “Autism Speaks”, listen to the actual words of a person with Asperger’s!
I found out Autism Speaks has a short movie out called Sounding the Alarm: Battling the Autism Epidemic, which is available on Netflix, iTunes, and GooglePlay. You can consider this a sequel to my previous post about them, The Truth Behind Autism Speaks”. They are not worth your money, and frankly, I am sick of them owning the narrative about autistics.
These people do NOT wish to help autistics. They want to cure them. In fact, the word “cure” is said twelve times in this movie. To them, autism is a disease, hence the subtitle of the movie, “Battling the Autism Epidemic”. This is not the first time that their propaganda has actually shown you their true motives.
Polio is a disease. Smallpox is a disease. Influenza is a disease. Autism is not a disease. It is a disability. The movie even admits that children don’t die from…
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