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Self advocacy begins by understanding that rights are never granted from above. They are grasped from below by those with the courage and determination to seize that to which they are entitled. —Tony Coelho

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network issued a statement on Wednesday, October 8th, regarding the sentencing of K. Stapleton.

K. Stapleton, having pled guilty to charges…

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This letter is available in PDF form here.

September 29, 2014

 Toby Douglas, DirectorCalifornia Department of Health Care ServicesP.O. Box 997413, MS 0000Sacramento, CA 95899-7413 

Dear Mr….

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This letter is available as a PDF here.

October 7, 2014

Honorable Marilyn TavennerAdministratorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services7500 Security BoulevardBaltimore, Maryland 21244 

Dear Administrator Tavenner:

We recognize…

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By Quentin Davies

The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in Canton, Massachusetts, has long been criticized for its treatment of disabled children and adults. It has been…

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Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to fill three paid internship opportunities. The ASAN-Freddie Mac…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network applauds the recent collaboration between Campus Pride, an LGBTQ rights organization focused on creating safer college and university campuses,…

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