Autism Speaks

Controversial USA-based autism group known for spreading misinformation and stigma

Autism speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright. Their earlier groups were Cure Autism Now (founded in 1995)[1] and the National Alliance for Autism Research (founded in 1994).

Autism Speaks is a controversial network. It used to view autism as a disease -- which caused controversy in the autistic community.[2]

References change

  1. "Autism Speaks Completes Merger". Autism Speaks. Archived from the original on August 4, 2016. Retrieved Sep 8, 2016.
  2. "Autism Debate Strains a Family and its Charity". New York Times. Retrieved Sep 8, 2016.