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The greatest lesson of the civil rights movement is that the moment you let others speak for you, you lose. —Ed Roberts

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns the terror attack which took place this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. We join other civil rights organizations in…

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As last year was drawing to a close, some Members of Congress were making plans. They were going to repeal the Affordable Care…

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Yesterday, the Senate voted to open the floor for debate on the ACA repeal bill. The process they’re using moves fast—and that means the…

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One of the most accurate metaphors I’ve used to describe my life is this: I’ve occupied several closets simultaneously. To become my most authentic…

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Very little money donated to Autism Speaks goes toward helping autistic people and families.


Trigger/content warning: derogatory language, institutionalization, dehumanizing treatment.

My name is Carol Quirk. I’m the Chief Executive Officer of the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education and…

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