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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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Right now, many people are getting involved in political advocacy for the first time. People are going to town hall meetings and making phone…

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ASAN is proud to announce the release of our plain language Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates, the first in a series of accessible…

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A few weeks ago, the Senate took the first steps toward repealing the Affordable Care Act. Since then, you’ve mobilized to defend our…

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Trigger/content warning: An ableist slur (the R word) is used in a quote within this post.

My name is Reyma McCoy McDeid. I’m the…

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Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a…

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Growing up with parents who were immigrants from Africa to the United States, I heard a lot of proverbs. I liked many of them,…

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