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The greatest lesson of the civil rights movement is that the moment you let others speak for you, you lose. —Ed Roberts

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Today the Raise the Wage Act was introduced in the Senate and the House of Representatives. This bill would raise the federal minimum wage…

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ASAN strongly condemns the deep cuts that the President’s proposed budget would make to Medicaid, Social Security, and other critical programs for people with…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is looking for a full-time Community Engagement Coordinator. The Community Engagement Coordinator works closely with the ASAN Director of…

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One of the most accurate metaphors I’ve used to describe my life is this: I’ve occupied several closets simultaneously. To become my most authentic…

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Very little money donated to Autism Speaks goes toward helping autistic people and families.


Trigger/content warning: derogatory language, institutionalization, dehumanizing treatment.

My name is Carol Quirk. I’m the Chief Executive Officer of the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education and…

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