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Category Archives: Inclusive Education and College

An inclusive educational system, including colleges and universities that provide appropriate services to accommodate students with disabilities, is a vital part of creating a culture in which all people are seen as equal participants in society. Other category archives, along with past entries sorted by date and tag, can be accessed via the sitemap.

Segregation of Autistic Students Ruled Unlawful

School District Liable for Illegal Segregation: A school district violated the law and harmed autistic students by segregating them in a small portable classroom, a judge has ruled....

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To Old Friends and Family

An essay by Melody Latimer. When I speak of Autism, please know I love your support and understanding. When I speak of my Autistic children, please know I understand them very well because I’ve been diagnosed myself. When I speak of the current state of things, please know I...

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Bringing Neurodiversity into the Classroom

An essay by Stephanie Allen Crist. A little boy steps off the bus, confused by his unexpected surroundings. This year—the year he starts kindergarten—the bus stops at the backdoor of a new school, instead of the front entrance of his neighborhood school, after a much longer bus ride....

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Disability Studies Article

ASAN President Ari Ne’eman and Columbia University Professor Alicia A. Broderick co-authored “Autism as metaphor: narrative and counter-narrative,” which was published in a special issue of The International Journal of Inclusive Education (Volume 12, Issue 5/6) devoted to Disability Studies in Education....

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Education Week Story

ASAN President Ari Ne’eman appeared in the story In Advocacy Realm, Specific Disabilities Gain in Prominence in the Sept. 17, 2008 issue of Education Week magazine....

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Interview on Transition Issues

ASAN’s Scott Michael Robertson was interviewed for the article Autism into Adulthood: Making the Transition, which appeared in Social Work Today magazine’s September/October 2008 issue....

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Early Diagnosis and Education

ASAN President Ari Ne’eman commented on early diagnosis and education in a Wall Street Journal article on July 8, 2008....

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Autism Network Conference Keynote

ASAN’s Scott Michael Robertson presented the keynote at the 3rd Annual Penn Autism Network Conference at the University of Pennsylvania. He discussed college transition planning....

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Autism Conference Keynote

ASAN’s Scott Michael Robertson presented the opening keynote at the 10th Annual Penn State National Autism Conference on July 30, 2007. Click here to watch the video webcast....

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It’s Never Too Late

An essay by Kate Goldfield: I started out college fully confident that it would be the solution to all my problems, but found this was anything but the case. After struggling for a few years, though, I began to make the social connections that I had always dreamed of....

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