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Independent living is not doing things by yourself. It is being in control of how things are done.
—Judy Heumann

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To:      U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations

Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

I am writing on behalf of the…

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This month, Maryland became the first state in the United States to enact the Autistic Self Advocacy Network’s model law banning disability-based discrimination in…

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On April 22nd, 2015, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network issued the following statement regarding the CDC’s recent announcement as to the expansion of the…

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Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to fill two paid summer internship opportunities for college…

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Reflections on the 2015 Disability Day of Mourning

From ASAN President Ari Ne’eman

Memory is an important part of how we define our communities. When we…

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The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is a residential facility in Massachusetts where disabled residents are subject to electric shock, sensory assault, food deprivation, prolonged…

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