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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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In the next two weeks, you have a chance to make a difference for the disability community. Your Members of Congress are back in…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network strongly condemns the President’s regressive World Autism Awareness Day proclamation, and the announcement that the White House will be…

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Today, the House of Representatives pulled the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Speaker Paul Ryan just said publicly that the ACA “is…

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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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