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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.

Campus leadership training program

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network with the help of the Mitsubishi Electric American Foundation is launching a new program for Autistic college students. Participants in the Autism Campus Inclusion leadership training program will learn to effect systems change on campus and increase their skills in self-advocacy and self-help....

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Navigating College: A resource for Autistic college students

The Navigating College handbook is a first-of-its-kind resource written by autistic adults for autistic college students exploring the various aspects of the higher education experience. From traditional topics like classroom accommodations and dorm life to hot-button issues such as disclosure and sexuality, Navigating College provides first-person insights...

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Register Now for 2011 Autism Summer Institute

Register Now for Autism Conference: ASAN is organizing the self-advocacy strand for the 2011 Autism Summer Institute at the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability....

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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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