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ACTION ALERT: #MedicaidCantWait!

Congress is putting together the next COVID-19 relief package now, and the House of Representatives has already included emergency HCBS funding in their version of the COVID relief package. Now we need the Senate to do the same. ...

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New Easy Read fact sheet on the COVID-19 vaccine!

COVID-19 changed the way we live. We do things differently to stay safe from COVID-19. We stay in our homes a lot. We have to wear masks when we go out. It can be harder to get the services we need. How will things get back to normal?...

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ASAN Condemns Discriminatory Air Travel Regulations

Read our plain language “Know Your Rights” explainer on the new DoT regulation by clicking here. The Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns the Department of Transportation’s release of new regulations that discriminate against people with disabilities who use support animals while flying. The new rules take away travelers’ right...

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Learn the history of institutions — and where we’re going next — with our new toolkit!

People with disabilities do best when we live in our communities and make our own choices — not when we are put in institutions, separated from everyone else. For decades, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have been fighting to get out of institutions and back into our communities....

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There’s still time to make your voting plan!

2020 has been stressful to say the least — but making your voting plan doesn’t have to be. In this short email, we’ve got lots of information and resources that make it easy to learn the steps, make your plan, and make your vote count! First, make sure you’re...

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Action Alert: HCBS at risk — call and email NOW to save critical community services!

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been calling on our Senators to protect the disability community and pass a COVID-19 relief bill that includes emergency funding for home- and community-based services (HCBS). Now, we are hearing that the upcoming Senate bill will not include funding for HCBS. This is...

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We’re launching our new membership program!

As part of our #ADA30 celebration, we’re rolling out a new membership system to support our advocacy work!...

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Coalition Demands a Full Pardon for Neli Latson

View this statement as a PDF here. WASHINGTON – Neli Latson should be a free man. Instead, he’s faced a decade of unjust prosecution and abuse in a criminal justice system where, as a young Black man with disabilities, he’s experienced the disastrous combination of systemic racism and ableism. ...

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Action Alert: Disability Policy Call-ins on COVID Relief and Police Violence

Thirty years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are still struggling to build a world in which all people with disabilities can live safely and freely in our communities. Some of our community members are facing dangerous losses to their home- and community-based services, leaving...

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ASAN Joins Partners in Petition for Improved COVID-19 Response in Congregate Settings

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