Law & Justice

ASAN works on policies and laws that affect autistic people and people with other disabilities. There are laws that protect our rights as people with disabilities. We work to make sure these laws are enforced fairly and people have their rights respected. But the legal system is often not fair to disabled people, especially disabled people of color. As we fight for our rights, we must also fight to change the way the legal system treats people.

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Congress Leaves Disability Community Priorities Out of Inflation Reduction Act

ASAN is deeply disappointed by the Inflation Reduction Act. While the bill contains some small investments that will tangentially benefit the disability community, almost every disability-related policy from the Build Back Better Act was stripped out. This was not due to lack of heroic grassroots advocacy; the disability community made our voice heard loud and…

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🏖️ ASAN July Update 🏖️

ASAN July Newsletter Dear friend, As Disability Pride Month, July is always both a celebration and a reminder. We commemorated the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a landmark civil rights bill for the disability community. We were also reminded of how far we still have to go to achieve true equality, safety…

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