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Empowerment is when you have gained the confidence in yourself to have the light bulb go on in your head. You realize you can take control of your life and you understand that now you have done it. —Nancy Ward

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) strongly condemns the institutionalization of Arnaldo Rios-Soto, an Autistic Latino young man, in Carlton Palms – a facility…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network strongly condemns the police shooting of Charles Kinsey, an unarmed Black support worker to an autistic man in Miami….

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Organizations go through many stages. One of the most challenging and important are transitions in leadership, particularly when they involve founding members. Over the…

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Today, the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, the National LGBTQ Task Force, and the National Center for Transgender Equality released a joint statement about the needs…

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This March, I filed a complaint with the Department of Justice on behalf of five non-speaking autistic students in Arlington, VA who use letter-boards…

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Enthusiastic two hand wave, gentle (or tight) hugs, fist bump of solidarity, or whatever greetings you prefer! I’m glad to be here with all…

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