Autistic Community Voices: Creating Autistic Suffering, ASAN Statement, Autistic Routines & More | May 19, 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices These things are not luxuries By Julia Bascom at Just Stimming … Historically, Washington, DC has only provided home and community-based services (HCBS) to people with developmental disabilities who also have an intellectual disability. This year, DC is joining most of the rest of the country in expanding eligibility to include …

Autistic & Ally Voices: From “Profound Autism” Category Is Segregation To The Evidence, Ethics & Effectiveness of Autism Interventions | January 3, 2022

Creating a "Profound Autism" Category Is Segregation, Not Progress by Shannon Rosa TPGA twitter.com/shannonrosa All parents of autistic children struggle to give our children the lives they deserve, but we struggle in different ways because our children’s support needs vary so widely. I understand this complexity at a deeply personal level, as my autistic son …

Archive | Julia Bascom of ASAN | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

Julia Bascom, Executive Director of Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) Julia Bascom is an American autism rights activist. She is the current Executive Director of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network and replaced Ari Ne'eman as president of ASAN in early 2017. Bascom also organized and founded The Loud Hands project. via Wikipedia Archive Inclusion is …

Archive | Therapist Neurodiversity Collective | #AutisticDignity #DisabilityRights #BanABA

Therapist Neurodiversity Collective International: Therapy, Advocacy, Education. Established 2018 Therapist Neurodiversity Collective An international collective of licensed and/or credentialed therapists who believe that neurological differences are to be recognized and respected as any other human variation. We practice empathetic and respectful, ABA-free Therapy.  Mission Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s mission is to provide free public access to …

Archive | Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic #NothingAboutUsWithoutUs

Autistic Self Advocacy Network Autistic Self-Advocacy Network | USA The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism.  ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which autistic people enjoy equal access, rights, and opportunities. We work to empower autistic …

Archived | ASAN Issues Statement on Latest CDC Autism Prevalence Data | March 27, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ASAN Issues Statement on Latest CDC Autism Prevalence Data March 27, 2014 Autistic Self Advocacy Network Issues Statement on Latest CDC Autism Prevalence Data Latest CDC numbers reflect better understanding of autism; racial and gender disparities persist. ASAN Washington, DC — March 27th, 2014 — The Autistic Self Advocacy Network issued the following statement in response …

Senate COVID-19 Relief Proposal Overlooks Disability Community, Advocates Say – Disability Scoop

As negotiations begin in earnest on Capitol Hill for another coronavirus relief bill, advocates are warning that the needs of people with disabilities are on the verge of being ignored again. U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled their $1 trillion proposal this week to address the ongoing pandemic. The legislation, known as the HEALS Act, calls for …