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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 proposed nomination of Senator Jefferson Sessions III, a staunch opponent of civil liberties, as United States Attorney…

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Dear friends,

Last week was a trying time for many who work for disability rights in America. Many of you share our deep concern with…

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ASAN partnered with the Family Network on Disabilities to produce Roadmap to Transition: A Handbook for Autistic Youth Transitioning to Adulthood. This plain language…

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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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