[UPDATE: NYU's controversial "Ransom Notes" campaign has now been officially halted. Huge thanks and congratulations are in order for Ari Ne'eman of ASAN, and everyone in the disability, self-advocacy, and 'neurodiversity' communities who pulled together to convince NYU to rethink their approach. Still, there are crucial aspects of our message that have simply not been heard. This must change ...]
To family, friends, neighbors, activists, weblog readers, and other fellow travelers on Planet Weird,
The advertising agency BBDO, which represents numerous US and multinational corporations including Pfizer and Glaxo-SmithKline, has produced pro bono a public service campaign, as conceived by New York University’s Child Study Center whose stated objectives include eliminating stigma and promoting awareness of what they call an epidemic of children with psychiatric illnesses.