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UPDATE: Fighting For The Disability Community During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious threat, not only to our health, but also to the services and supports that people with disabilities depend on. People with disabilities, and other marginalized people, are disproportionately impacted by this crisis, and we are seeing that impact unfold day after day. But...

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ASAN Leads Letter on Supporters in Hospitals

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network and over a hundred national, state and local advocacy organizations have issued a letter urging governors and hospital administrators to allow supporters to accompany hospitalized people with disabilities.  Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, some hospitals and doctors’ offices have stopped allowing people with...

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Find your local Day of Mourning vigil site

In the past five years, over 600 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. On Sunday March 1st, the disability community will gather across the nation to remember these disabled victims of filicide – disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. In...

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Find your local Day of Mourning vigil site

In the past five years, over 650 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. On Friday, March 1st, the disability community will gather across the nation to remember these disabled victims of filicide – disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. In...

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