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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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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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Dear friends,

The Senate plans to vote THIS WEEK to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The vote could come as early as TOMORROW – even…

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The Senate is rushing their ACA repeal bill to a vote THIS MONTH. Some Senators claim that their version of the bill will be…

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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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