Tagged: self-advocacy

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“Think It Might Be You?”

Home » Posts tagged: “self-advocacy” Our personal life has been overwhelming for as long as we can remember. It can be draining and it feels like something big is always happening. I think anyone who...

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Autistic Activism in the Babywearing World

Home » Posts tagged: “self-advocacy” As many of you know, I haven’t done a lot of activism-y type stuff since leaving ASAN. Well, a couple of months ago a company called Butterfly Kisses Baby Boutique...

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Society is so Inaccessible..

Home » Posts tagged: “self-advocacy” (Quoted with permission) “Its just been difficult accepting that he may have a harder life than others,” was said in a group this morning. You see, I joined a new...

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“Because I’m stupid?”

Home » Posts tagged: “self-advocacy” Tomorrow is the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (and my birthday). We are also celebrating the 5 year anniversary of the ADA Amendments Act which was particularly...

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ASA Conference – 2013

Home » Posts tagged: “self-advocacy” I mentioned a few posts (months) back that I’d be presenting at the ASA conference this year. Well, we are a week away, and I will admit that I’m becoming...

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ASAN and AASPIRE Gateway Project

Home » Posts tagged: “self-advocacy” 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...

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The Importance of Advocacy!

Home » Posts tagged: “self-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...