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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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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is appalled by Christine Montross’s February 18th op-ed in the New York Times promoting a return to mental institutions. Montross’s…

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You can download the coalition’s testimony as a PDF here.
SB 792 Public Health – Nondiscrimination in Access to Anatomical Gifts and Organ Transplantation Senate…

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Dear Deputy Commissioner Arye, Deputy Commissioner Apgar and Assistant Commissioner Shea:

We write on behalf of a broad array of national and New Jersey organizations…

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Reflections on the 2015 Disability Day of Mourning

From ASAN President Ari Ne’eman

Memory is an important part of how we define our communities. When we…

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The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is a residential facility in Massachusetts where disabled residents are subject to electric shock, sensory assault, food deprivation, prolonged…

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The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is a residential facility in Massachusetts where disabled residents are subject to electric shock, sensory assault, food deprivation, prolonged…

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