Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 23:57:03 +0100
Larry I am not praising Alex Plant at all. I sent the email in response to Paul's speech in the UN YoursColin Revell> From: [log in to unmask]> To: [log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask]> Subject: RE: "Wrong Planet Acquires Autism Speaks"-Paul Shattock 'Speaks-Out' at UN!!!> Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 23:02:32 +0100> > Colin I see inconsistency here, you praise Alex Plank, yet you criticise impairment specific> campaigning, personally I condemn Alex Plant as a naieve and ill informed commentator who fails to> appreciate that he is presenting an unbalanced opinion about the autistic and by implication neuro> diverse spectrum. I regard him as fundementally flawed as a denier of the social model and an aspie> supremacist at heart sewing discord not harmony.> > Larry > > > -----Original Message-----> > From: The Disability-Research Discussion List > > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Colin REvell> > Sent: 08 April 2008 22:24> > To: [log in to unmask]> > Subject: FW: "Wrong Planet Acquires Autism Speaks"-Paul > > Shattock 'Speaks-Out' at UN!!!> > > > To: [log in to unmask]: Re: 'Wrong Planet Acquires > > Autism Speaks'Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2008 22:50:29 -0400From: > > [log in to unmask] for the record:-I attended the > > meating at the United Nations on April 3rd and 4th (because I > > was here already).The Spanish representative to the UN > > referred to the Madrid Declaration and various other aspects > > of which you would approve. I spoke later on and explained > > the 'No decisions about us without us' aspects. I also > > explained that it was time that people with ASDs were > > included in all decision making systems and that parents and > > professionsla should be preparing to pass on the baton as > > there are now people with ASD type diagnoses who had the > > ability to take decisions. I was pleased because I got > > applause from the audience at those points.I don't know who > > Plank is but his point is a very reasonable one.Paul > > S.-----Original Message-----From: Colin REvell > >
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