Difference between revisions of "Amy Sequenzia"

From Deletionpedia.org: a home for articles deleted from Wikipedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (inclusion power)
m (inclusion power)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
<!-- The nomination page for this article already existed when this tag was added.  If this was because the article had been nominated for deletion before, and you wish to renominate it, please replace "page=Amy Sequenzia" with "page=Amy Sequenzia (2nd nomination)" below before proceeding with the nomination.
 
<!-- The nomination page for this article already existed when this tag was added.  If this was because the article had been nominated for deletion before, and you wish to renominate it, please replace "page=Amy Sequenzia" with "page=Amy Sequenzia (2nd nomination)" below before proceeding with the nomination.
 
-->{{Article for deletion/dated|page=Amy Sequenzia (2nd nomination)|timestamp=20190616200806|year=2019|month=June|day=16|substed=yes}}
 
-->{{Article for deletion/dated|page=Amy Sequenzia (2nd nomination)|timestamp=20190616200806|year=2019|month=June|day=16|substed=yes}}
<!-- Once discussion is closed, please place on talk page: {{Old AfD multi|page=Amy Sequenzia|date=16 June 2019|result='''keep'''}} -->
+
<!-- Once discussion is closed, please place on talk page: {{Old AfD multi|page=Amy Sequenzia|date=June 16, 2019|result='''keep'''}} -->
 
<!-- End of AfD message, feel free to edit beyond this point -->
 
<!-- End of AfD message, feel free to edit beyond this point -->
  
{{Use mdy dates|date=May 2016}}
+
{{Use mdy dates|date=June 2019}}
'''Amy Sequenzia''' is a non-verbal autistic prominent in the field of [[Autism spectrum|autism]] and [[disability]] activism. She is known for voluminous writings that are produced through [[facilitated communication]] and published under her name.<ref name="Bakan">{{cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=gnpVDwAAQBAJ&pg=FA201|title=Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism|last1=Bakan|first1=Michael B.|last7=Peterson|first7=Gordon|date=2018|publisher=Oxford University Press|year=|isbn=9780190855833|location=|pages=201–216|language=en|authorlink1=Michael Bakan|url-access=subscription|via=Oxford Scholarship}}</ref>  
+
'''Amy Sequenzia''' is an American non-verbal autistic prominent in the field of [[Autism spectrum|autism]] and [[disability]] activism. She is known for voluminous writings that are produced through [[facilitated communication]] and published under her name.<ref name="Bakan">{{cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=gnpVDwAAQBAJ&pg=FA201|title=Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism|last1=Bakan|first1=Michael B.|last7=Peterson|first7=Gordon|date=2018|publisher=Oxford University Press|year=|isbn=9780190855833|location=|pages=201–216|language=en|authorlink1=Michael Bakan|url-access=subscription|via=Oxford Scholarship}}</ref>  
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
Sequenzia moved to [[Florida]] in 2005.<ref name=":0">{{Cite news|url=https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33007543/|title=CATA Poets Speak Their Minds Tonight|last=Corona|first=Laura|date=29 July 2010|work=North Adams Transcript|access-date=18 June 2019|via=Newspapers.com}}</ref> She writes poetry using a special keyboard with help from her [[caregiver]].<ref name=":0" /> In Florida, she has addressed the [[Florida Legislature]] on issues relating to health and [[Disability|people with disabilities]].<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33007760/|title=Range of Issues Discussed|last=Berman|first=Dave|date=13 December 2012|work=Florida Today|access-date=18 June 2019|via=Newspapers.com}}</ref>
+
Sequenzia was born in [[Miami]] and grew up in a community group home in [[St. Louis]] where there was a better [[special education]] program.{{Sfn|Bakan|2018|p=205}} Sequenzia moved back to [[Florida]] in 2005.<ref name=":0">{{Cite news|url=https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33007543/|title=CATA Poets Speak Their Minds Tonight|last=Corona|first=Laura|date=July 29, 2010|work=North Adams Transcript|access-date=June 18, 2019|via=Newspapers.com}}</ref> She has [[cerebral palsy]],<ref>{{cite magazine|url=https://slate.com/culture/2016/10/why-abc-s-speechless-feels-like-such-a-revolutionary-depiction-of-disabled-people.html|title=Why ABC's Speechless feels like such a revolutionary depiction of disabled people|work=Slate|date=October 19, 2016|accessdate=June 19, 2019}}</ref> and is a member of the [[Autistic Self Advocacy Network|Autistic Self-Advocacy Network]].<ref>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=KdtdDwAAQBAJ&lpg=PT238&dq=%22amy%20sequenzia%22&pg=PT238#v=onepage&q=%22amy%20sequenzia%22&f=false|title=Communication, Gaze and Autism: A Multimodal Interaction Perspective|last=Korkiakangas|first=Terhi|date=May 30, 2018|publisher=Routledge|isbn=9781317221258|language=en}}</ref> Writings and other commentary attributed to Sequenzia include poetry,<ref name=":0" /> contributions to the book ''Loud Hands'',{{Sfn|Bakan|2018|p=203}} and a speech to the [[Florida Legislature]] on issues relating to health and [[Disability|people with disabilities]].<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33007760/|title=Range of Issues Discussed|last=Berman|first=Dave|date=December 13, 2012|work=Florida Today|access-date=June 18, 2019|via=Newspapers.com}}</ref> In speaking panels, she uses a special [[iPad]] that "speaks" for her based on input typed by a facilitator.{{Sfn|Bakan|2018|p=216}}
  
She is a member of the [[Autistic Self Advocacy Network|Autistic Self-Advocacy Network]].<ref>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=KdtdDwAAQBAJ&lpg=PT238&dq=%22amy%20sequenzia%22&pg=PT238#v=onepage&q=%22amy%20sequenzia%22&f=false|title=Communication, Gaze and Autism: A Multimodal Interaction Perspective|last=Korkiakangas|first=Terhi|date=2018-05-30|publisher=Routledge|isbn=9781317221258|language=en}}</ref>
+
According to her facilitated communications, she self-identifies as a "non-speaking Autistic", preferring to use the capital letter as a mark of pride "because it is my identity and cannot be separated from me", and says she is "not ashamed" of her condition.<ref>{{cite news|url=https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/20/autism-does-aba-therapy-open-societys-doors-to-children-or-impose-conformity|title=Autism: does ABA therapy open society's doors to children, or impose conformity?|first=Sydney|last=Parker|newspaper=The Guardian|date=March 20, 2015|accessdate=June 19, 2019}}</ref> Additional statements have included telling parents not to try and "fix" their children, but to celebrate and endorse who they are so they will be "safe to live disabled",<ref>{{cite news|url=https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-perry-picciuto-disability-rights-abortion-zika-20160829-snap-story.html|title=Disability rights and reproductive rights don't have to be in conflict|work=LA Times|date=August 29, 2016|accessdate=June 19, 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite magazine|url=https://theweek.com/articles/807005/child-not-prop|title=Your child is not a prop|work=The Week|date=December 29, 2018|accessdate=June 19, 2019}}</ref> and criticizing [[Temple Grandin]] for only focusing on and listening to high-functioning autistics.<ref>{{cite news|url=https://blog.sfgate.com/lshumaker/2012/08/12/15-things-you-should-never-say-to-an-autistic-by-lydia-brown/|title=Things You Should Never Say to An Autistic|work=San Francisco Chronicle|date=August 12, 2012|accessdate=June 19, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
{{reflist}}
+
{{reflist|30em}}
 +
=== Sources ===
 +
 
 +
* {{cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=gnpVDwAAQBAJ&pg=FA201|title=Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism|last1=Bakan|first1=Michael B.|last7=Peterson|first7=Gordon|date=2018|publisher=Oxford University Press|year=|isbn=9780190855833|location=|pages=201–216|language=en|doi=10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0010|authorlink1=Michael Bakan|url-access=subscription|via=Oxford Scholarship|ref=harv}}
 +
 
 +
{{Authority control}}
 +
 
 +
{{DEFAULTSORT:Sequenzia, Amy}}
  
 
==External link==
 
==External link==
Line 25: Line 32:
 
[[Category:People with insomnia]]
 
[[Category:People with insomnia]]
 
[[Category:Year of birth missing (living people)]]
 
[[Category:Year of birth missing (living people)]]
 +
[[Category:21st-century American women writers]]
 +
[[Category:American women poets]]
 +
[[Category:21st-century American poets]]
 +
[[Category:American women activists]]
 +
[[Category:Autism activists]]
 +
[[Category:Disability rights activists from the United States]]

Revision as of 06:30, 20 June 2019


This article was considered for deletion at Wikipedia on June 16 2019. This is a backup of Wikipedia:Amy_Sequenzia. All of its AfDs can be found at Wikipedia:Special:PrefixIndex/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Amy_Sequenzia. Purge

Template:Use mdy dates Amy Sequenzia is an American non-verbal autistic prominent in the field of autism and disability activism. She is known for voluminous writings that are produced through facilitated communication and published under her name.[1]

Biography

Sequenzia was born in Miami and grew up in a community group home in St. Louis where there was a better special education program.Template:Sfn Sequenzia moved back to Florida in 2005.[2] She has cerebral palsy,[3] and is a member of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network.[4] Writings and other commentary attributed to Sequenzia include poetry,[2] contributions to the book Loud Hands,Template:Sfn and a speech to the Florida Legislature on issues relating to health and people with disabilities.[5] In speaking panels, she uses a special iPad that "speaks" for her based on input typed by a facilitator.Template:Sfn

According to her facilitated communications, she self-identifies as a "non-speaking Autistic", preferring to use the capital letter as a mark of pride "because it is my identity and cannot be separated from me", and says she is "not ashamed" of her condition.[6] Additional statements have included telling parents not to try and "fix" their children, but to celebrate and endorse who they are so they will be "safe to live disabled",[7][8] and criticizing Temple Grandin for only focusing on and listening to high-functioning autistics.[9]

References

  1. Bakan, Michael B. (2018) (in en). Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism. Oxford University Press. pp. 201–216. ISBN 9780190855833. https://books.google.com/books?id=gnpVDwAAQBAJ&pg=FA201. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Corona, Laura (July 29, 2010). "CATA Poets Speak Their Minds Tonight". North Adams Transcript. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33007543/. 
  3. Template:Cite magazine
  4. Korkiakangas, Terhi (May 30, 2018) (in en). Communication, Gaze and Autism: A Multimodal Interaction Perspective. Routledge. ISBN 9781317221258. https://books.google.com/books?id=KdtdDwAAQBAJ&lpg=PT238&dq=%22amy%20sequenzia%22&pg=PT238#v=onepage&q=%22amy%20sequenzia%22&f=false. 
  5. Berman, Dave (December 13, 2012). "Range of Issues Discussed". Florida Today. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33007760/. 
  6. Parker, Sydney (March 20, 2015). "Autism: does ABA therapy open society's doors to children, or impose conformity?". The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/20/autism-does-aba-therapy-open-societys-doors-to-children-or-impose-conformity. Retrieved June 19, 2019. 
  7. "Disability rights and reproductive rights don't have to be in conflict". LA Times. August 29, 2016. https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-perry-picciuto-disability-rights-abortion-zika-20160829-snap-story.html. Retrieved June 19, 2019. 
  8. Template:Cite magazine
  9. "Things You Should Never Say to An Autistic". San Francisco Chronicle. August 12, 2012. https://blog.sfgate.com/lshumaker/2012/08/12/15-things-you-should-never-say-to-an-autistic-by-lydia-brown/. Retrieved June 19, 2019. 

Sources

Template:Authority control


External link

  • Blog at Ollibean.com