I ask that the other celebrity guests do the same. I also ask that people who are considering donating to Color the Spectrum instead look up the #FinanceTheSpectrum and give directly to one or more of the autistic people who are struggling right now. Through direct giving, you can make a difference in someone’s life today instead of giving it to people who refuse to listen to the people they claim to support.
Image Description: Black Label with White writing that says "Actually Autistic" Alek Minassian killed ten people: Ji Hun Kim, So He Chung, Anne Marie D’Amico, Andrea Bradden, Chul “Eddie” Min Kang, Beutis Renuka Amarasingha, Geraldine Brady, Munir Abdo Habib Najjar, and Mary Elizabeth Forsyth. He is also responsible for injuring sixteen other people. After the … Continue reading Alek Minassian’s Plea of Not Criminally Responsible is an Insult to Justice and All Autistic People
Image Description: The Statistics Canada logo, a Canadian flag with the words "statistics Canada" on top and "Statistique Canada" on the bottom Statistics Canada (Stats Can) has run three public survey since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic began shutting down public life in March. None of those surveys has considered the unique concerns of … Continue reading Statistics Canada isn’t Collecting Information on Disability During the Pandemic
Content warnings for discussion of adoption, racism and child abuse Image description: A white couple Myka and James Stauffer sit on a white bed while both wearing white shirts. Myka has dyed blonde hair and is wearing glasses, James has a beard and is bald Mika Stauffer is a YouTuber and Instagram influencer. She has … Continue reading Influencer/YouTuber Mika Stauffer and her Husband Dissolve Adoption of their Disabled Son: A Disabled Adoptee’s Perspective
Content Warning for mentions of mental health and abuse Image Description: The words "STAY HOME" written seven times in shades of green, purple, red, and yellow on a pale mint background I have been in self isolation since March 16, I have only gone out twice since then and those trips were unavoidable to collect … Continue reading Cripping Quarantine: Corona Virus, Disability, and Mental Health
Image description: Book cover for I overcame my Autism and all I got was this Lousy Anxiety Disorder. The title is shown at the top under an endorsement from Hannah Gadsby which reads “A treat to read, I’d recommend this book to anyone who struggles to connect to the world, even if you don’t call … Continue reading Sarah Kurchak’s “I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder” is the Memoir Everyone Should Read Right Now
Autistic people exist, you are now aware, can we move on to acceptance and meaningful inclusion and support now?