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Independent living is not doing things by yourself. It is being in control of how things are done.
—Judy Heumann

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network held an Invitational Summit on Supported Decision-Making and the Transition to the Community on October 18th and October 19th,…

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This letter is available as a PDF here.

May 11, 2018

Johnny W. Collett
Assistant Secretary, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland…

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Today, the Centers for Disease Control released the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network report, which estimates the prevalence of autism in certain…

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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.

A theme…

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