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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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Since before there was a self-advocacy movement, our community has fought for the right to be in control in our own lives. Now, a…

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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network opposes the final position statements from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) regarding Facilitated Communication (FC) and Rapid…

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You already know how important the Affordable Care Act is for people with disabilities in the US. Over the last year and a half,…

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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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