The Detention of Immigrant Children with Disabilities in California: A Snapshot | Disability Rights California

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for housing unaccompanied immigrant children in a variety of placements ranging from short-term foster care to locked juvenile detention facilities. Many of these children arrive having experienced trauma, including symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other … Continue reading The Detention of Immigrant Children with Disabilities in California: A Snapshot | Disability Rights California

First-Hand Perspectives on Behavioral Interventions for Autistic People and People with other Developmental Disabilities | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Greater Boston prepared this report to provide personal perspectives on behavioral interventions for people with developmental disabilities. These interventions include Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Floortime, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). We believe strongly that people with lived experience can provide well-needed perspective on what works and doesn’t work for them, … Continue reading First-Hand Perspectives on Behavioral Interventions for Autistic People and People with other Developmental Disabilities | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The  Loud Hands Project , a project of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, was funded through IndieGoGo to create an anthology titled  Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking . Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking is a collection of essays written by and for Autistic people. Spanning from the dawn of the Neurodiversity movement to the blog posts of today, … Continue reading Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking | Autistic Self Advocacy Network