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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 submitted written comment to the Food and Drug Administration, strongly urging the FDA to ban the use of electric  aversive conditioning devices. These…

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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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Autistic Self Advocacy Network Issues Statement on Latest CDC Autism Prevalence Data
Latest CDC numbers reflect better understanding of autism; racial and gender…

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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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