Plans-with-tag : Self-advocacy

  • “1986 Temple Grandin publishes Emergence: Labeled Autistic, her first book about the expereince of having autism. (Donvan and Zucker 2016, p.558)

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  • “1993 Self-advocate Jim Sinclair delivers a speech titled “Don’t Mourn for Us,” marking the birth of a movement for self-advocacy by people with autism. The speech lays the foundation for a philosophy that opposes attempts to cure autism, later dubbed “neurodiversity”. (Donvan and Zucker 2016, p.559)

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  • 2004 Dan Grover and Alex Plank set up Wrong Planet.net: The largest online community for autism. the site includes a chatroom, a forum, and articles describing how to deal with daily issues. (Plank, 2022)

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  • 1992 - Donna Williams publishes “Nobody Nowhere. The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl”

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