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Empowerment is when you have gained the confidence in yourself to have the light bulb go on in your head. You realize you can take control of your life and you understand that now you have done it. —Nancy Ward

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ASAN has prepared a comprehensive toolkit to empower people with disabilities, their families, and other disability advocates to help youth with disabilities manage their…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network applauds Sprint for their newly announced “Neurodiversity ID Pack” containing a number of apps designed to support people with…

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In response to the recent announcement of the new Google-Autism Speaks collaboration to produce, expand and analyze the world’s largest private collection of DNA…

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Last Saturday, I stood in a park across from the Capitol Building, surrounded by my community, as we read a list of names. I…

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by Meg Evans

The characters and events in this short story are entirely fictional.

Sometimes drawing a picture makes things more understandable.

When Kelsey was younger she’d…

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Two weeks ago, they said it couldn’t be done. They said including disabled workers now being paid less than minimum wage in the…

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