AWN Commends Build-A-Bear Workshop for Severing Partnership with Autism Speaks

Boycott Autism Speaks is pleased to learn that Build-A-Bear Workshop has severed its partnership with Autism Speaks. Autism Women’s Network extends our sincerest thanks to Build-A-Bear Workshop for acknowledging and addressing the concerns of Autistic activists and parent allies in the Boycott Autism Speaks Movement.

Image text reads: Thank you Build-A-Bear! We celebrate the end of your partnership with Autism Speaks! You have made these two Autistic kids "Beary" happy! #BoycottAutismSpeaks
Image text reads: Thank you Build-A-Bear! We celebrate the end of your partnership with Autism Speaks! You have made these two Autistic kids “Beary” happy! #BoycottAutismSpeaks

We at AWN enthusiastically support the Boycott Autism Speaks Movement. We are grateful for their efforts as they attempt to change the conversation about autism from one of tragedy and the rhetoric of fear to one of respect, inclusion and the value of human diversity.

*Boycott’s Statement

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