The Celebration of Autism – Richmond Autism Resource Fair 2015

The Celebration of Autism – Richmond Autism Resource Fair 2015

[A woman’s voice over microphone, off screen] And now I’d like to introduce Denise Abegg, who is going to introduce our keynote. [Applause] Hello everyone, thanks for joining us. So I have the pleasure of introducing Amythest today. She is a multiply disabled Autistic advocate. Amythest was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age…

Listen Up! (Katie)

Listen Up! (Katie)

I’m autistic. I’m not a tragic figure. I’m not broken. I work. I’m happy. I love my family. I’m an artist. I grew up. I like most people! But… Some people, I dislike. Especially people who say they speak for me. Because they don’t. I can speak for myself. So let’s talk. We may even…

Asan PDX Protests “I Am Autism” Video

Asan PDX Protests “I Am Autism” Video

(Dramatic Music)This is KOIN local six news… At six. An Autism awareness group gathers in Portland today… [Crowd noises]…to protest another Autism awareness group. You may have seen the recent Public Service Announcement… …on local television, by the group Autism Speaks. Well, today the members of another group… say this PSA doesn’t speak for them.…