Thu, 20 Aug 2015

Open letter to the NAS trustees

If you have had any dealings with the National Autistic Society, please read an open letter to its trustees calling for its use of inclusive language, and its focus on the positive of autism and on equal opportunities for autistic people. (This letter concludes a campaign of engagement with the National Autistic Society detailed in a separate document.)

If you are supportive of this letter and are happy to sign it, email me and I’ll add your name as a signatory.

The letter was sent to the National Autistic Society trustees on 2015-09-04. They responded on 2015-09-11 with a short generic text (copied below the open letter) ignoring all the issues raised in the letter and demonstrating a lack of respect to the signatories.

I have requested the membership department of the National Autistic Society to terminate my membership with immediate effect.

First published on 2015-08-20; last updated on 2015-09-12.

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