A change in emphasis from Autism Speaks? 

Please see this, it’s significant.

Autism Speaks updates their mission statement. “Cure” is now gone

Significant move, as it removes ‘we are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and possible cure for autism’ from its mission statement.

Also removed is ‘it is our firm belief that, working together, we will find the missing pieces of the puzzle

Significant as that’s a change in language many in the #actuallyautistic community would be glad to see.

If it follows through to a removal of the jigsaw logo and a drive to remove therapies that are no better than dog training for young kids then, I may get to the stage of tolerating the organisation.


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