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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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As people with disabilities, we know that every right we have is the result of a hard-won fight. Now, Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network opposes the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. As a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of…

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Join us for a special celebration and fundraising event on Thursday, November 15. Dinner and dessert will be served and a reception will precede…

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On April 5th, ASAN’s Executive Director, Julia Bascom, gave the keynote address at the United Nations event on empowering autistic women and girls. You…

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


Thank you all for coming here today and bearing witness with us to all of the lives taken from us before their time.

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