Voodoo Doughnut Cherry Time Quarterly Giving Doughnut | Proceeds to Benefit ASAN

Note: Voodoo Doughnuts originally slated Autism Speaks as the beneficiary of proceeds. Due to Autistic Activist work Voodoo Doughnuts was educated about the harm Autism Speaks causes the Autistic community. They since have switched the beneficiary organization to Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN). Amanda Seigler advocated for the change and now Voodoo Doughnuts is a … Continue reading Voodoo Doughnut Cherry Time Quarterly Giving Doughnut | Proceeds to Benefit ASAN

Conference at Ohio State supports more accessibility in science

"Sign language interpreters supported the sessions during the conference, written programs were available in Braille and rooms were dedicated for quiet periods needed by attendees with sensory sensitivity. Even the nametags for the conference used a color communication system developed by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to let people know whether or not they wanted … Continue reading Conference at Ohio State supports more accessibility in science

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

Let us know how you’ve been taking action to end subminimum wage! #WorkWithUs | ASAN

ASAN has been celebrating the summer by fighting for equality in employment. What actions have you been taking to support fair wages and inclusion in the workplace? Let us know by tweeting @autselfadvocacy and using the hashtag #WorkWithUs! We’re excited to hear how your emails, comments and op-eds are going. For more information about what you can … Continue reading Let us know how you’ve been taking action to end subminimum wage! #WorkWithUs | ASAN