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ASAN Applauds National Council on Disability’s Report on Parents with Disabilities

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) has issued a statement applauding the National Council on Disability (NCD) for releasing a new report on safeguarding the parenting rights of people with disabilities. On September 27, NCD issued “Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children.” The...

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Parents in the Autism World

An essay by Elesia Ashkenazy. A parent's main concern is going to be to help their child by utilizing whatever means are available. Good Parenting 101 = Help Your Child No Matter What. Parents will naturally lean toward autism-focused groups and/or organizations offering help and support. Inspecting the inner-workings...

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The Burden of Proof

An essay by Estée Klar. I am upset that ANY therapist has such control over us as parents -- that they make us feel unsure about our parenting. It is particularly so right now in our autism community. Those seeds of doubt must exist in every parent. Be it...

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