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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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Site coordinators are a vital part of the Disability Day of Mourning. Site coordinators secure space in their communities to hold a vigil, do…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is now accepting applications for the 2020 Autism Campus Inclusion (ACI) Summer Leadership Academy! The ACI Summer Leadership…

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One of the first openly autistic people to run for, and be
elected to, public office, says…

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Dear friends,

As a person who was diagnosed as autistic over thirty years ago prior to entering the foster care system, I have personally experienced…

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Dear friends,

When I learned that I was autistic, I was overwhelmed. I felt lost and misunderstood. I was fixated on what I perceived as…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is a national grassroots disability rights organization run by and for Autistic Americans, advocating for systems change and ensuring…

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