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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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Dear friends,

We need your help. This summer, President Obama signed into law the Autism CARES Act, replacing the Combating Autism Act and giving us…

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Making the New Medicaid HCBS Settings Regulation Work In Your State


ASAN has published a toolkit for advocates, families and administrators on how to ensure that people with disabilities receive Medicaid-funded Home and Community-Based Services in…

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By Quentin Davies

The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in Canton, Massachusetts, has long been criticized for its treatment of disabled children and adults. It has been…

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Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to fill three paid internship opportunities. The ASAN-Freddie Mac…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network applauds the recent collaboration between Campus Pride, an LGBTQ rights organization focused on creating safer college and university campuses,…

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