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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement in the world of autism. Drawing on the principles of the cross-disability community on issues such as inclusive education, community living supports and others, ASAN seeks to organize the community of Autistic adults and youth to have our voices heard in the national conversation about us. In addition, ASAN seeks to advance the idea of neurological diversity, putting forward the concept that the goal of autism advocacy should not be a world without Autistic people. Instead, it should be a world in which Autistic people enjoy the same access, rights and opportunities as all other citizens. Working in fields such as public policy, media representation, research and systems change, ASAN hopes to empower Autistic people across the world to take control of their own lives and the future of our common community. Nothing About Us, Without Us!

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Recent Meetups

  • Dec 15, 2016 · 7:00 PM

    ASAN York Meeting

    3 Members

    If you have difficulty finding the location, call or text me at [masked]-6187.

  • Sep 22, 2016 · 7:00 AM

    Paul's Law Day of Action

    2 Members

    This is an all day event and can be done from home. Call or e-mail your senator to tell them to support Paul's Law or Senate Bill 902. You can also post on social media.... Learn more

  • Jun 16, 2016 · 7:00 PM

    ASAN York Meeting

    2 Members

  • Apr 21, 2016 · 7:00 PM

    ASAN York Meeting

    3 Members

    We will be filming a promo in support of Bill SB902 at the meeting. The bill will make illegal to deny someone an organ transplant because they have a disability. We... Learn more

  • Mar 17, 2016 · 7:00 PM

    ASAN York Meeting

    3 Members

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