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Message to the Community Ring out the old, bring in the new. 2012 came and went in a flash. We here at the Autistic Self Advocacy Network are excited at the prospect of a new year. 2012 came and went in a flash: vigils, our first Autism Campus Inclusion summer...
Message From the Board: Joy and Sorrow ASAN Board As we close out 2012, we reflect on a year united by twin themes: joy and sorrow. The Autistic community has been through a lot in 2012, and the tumultuous events of our December, the great joys and devastating sorrows,...
Message From the Board ASAN Board In the spirit of the November holiday season, ASAN would like to give thanks this month to all of our members and supporters. We are grateful for all of the various ways in which you have stood beside our organization, and in which...
Message From the Board: Allies and Adversity ASAN Board This month’s newsletter deals with a few tough and controversial issues facing the Autistic community and our allies. Those words are important to remember: “community” and “allies.” While Autistic people bear the brunt of society’s harmful misunderstandings of and negative...
Message From the Board: Keep Up the Advocacy! by Ari Ne’eman What a summer! As we enter the Fall, we’re excited about a new season of advocacy. Last month, ASAN held our first Autism Campus Inclusion Summer Leadership Academy. It was an exciting experience, bringing seventeen Autistic college students...
From The Board: The Work Goes On… by Ari Ne’eman Summer is in full swing and so is the disability rights movement. In response to attacks against the Americans with Disabilities Act, leading national disability organizations have declared a national boycott against hotels with inaccessible pools. Recently, the Senate...
From The Board by Ari Ne’eman When it comes to disability advocacy, the details matter. A lot. For many years, the self-advocacy movement has worked to put out the right messages and help communicate the values of inclusion, self-determination, and community integration to the broader disability world. In some...
From The Board by Ari Ne’eman As you’ve most likely noticed by now, ASAN has recently unveiled a new website with a new look. We’re excited to share with you the new image of our organization – just as we’ve grown and developed over the years into a stronger,...
From the Board: New Year, New Opportunities by Ari Ne’eman 2011 was a time of incredible growth for ASAN. We hired our first full time staff members, held our Five Year Anniversary Celebration and our Symposium on Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Autism Research, launched exciting new projects around...