[This page will be for links and commentary on particular items of interest pertaining to the bright sides of autism and Autistic life, especially examples of fair and accurate representation in media, appropriately respectful and innovative research, and progress in the fight for fully acknowledged and enforced civil and human rights for all Autistic citizens.]
Breaking News – April 1st, 2008
Wrong Planet Acquires Autism Speaks
by Alex Plank
Wrong Planet has acquired autism organization Autism Speaks for $80 million dollars. The deal was completed early tuesday morning and marks a turning point in the campaign by autistics who feel that their needs were not represented by an organization that is run without any input from people with Autism.
“We decided to announce the deal today because this is the first day of Autism Awareness Month” said Wrong Planet founder Alex Plank. “I am planning on completely restructuring the organization to meet the needs of people with autism for the first time” he said…