Category: Advocacy

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ASAN and AASPIRE Gateway Project

We are writing to you on behalf of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network. ASAN has partnered with researchers at multiple universities to create the AASPIRE Gateway Project (www.aaspire.org/gateway). The AASPIRE Gateway Project serves as a gateway...

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Us and Them

I feel sad saying this, but I’m starting to think along these lines. Neurotypicals to Atypicals. Curebies to anti-cure. However you want to phrase it. I didn’t start out thinking like this, but slowly, due...

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Welcome New Visitors!

Thanks to my friends at ASAN, AS Parenting is getting some exposure. I wanted to welcome those who happen to click links across “blogdom.” ASAN has been wonderfully inviting. ASAN, Autistic Self Advocacy Network, is...

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The Importance of Advocacy!

With our move, I have come to realize one big truth about myself. I must advocate for my children and myself. While I still know people that live in the Dallas area, I am required...

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State Congress Bills

I’m doing this quick blurb, but have more that I’m waiting on. Specifically, I have some videos that we’re editting here at home. I’ve chosen to speak to those of you in the US. I’ve...

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The Autism Reform Act of 2009

Ladies and Gentlemen readers, I ask today that you all take the time to read this act ( http://www.change.org/ideas/view/accept_and_sign_the_autism_reform_act_of_2009 ). There are many wholes in this proposed legislation, but there are some key elements that...

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Going Past the Election

For those of us in the US, tomorrow is election day. Whether you’re voting or not, and no matter who you’re voting for, we are going to have representatives in office. Following the election, it...