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SCOTUS has heard a case that could prove vitally important to special education across the country http://owl.li/glBT3086KQV
It's almost impossible right now to keep up with all the stories circulating. Congress is defunding the ACA. The Republicans voted down an amendment against mandating coverage of people with pre-existing conditions, condemnin...
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Some things to consider when thinking about opening an ABLE account http://owl.li/VOA330893FV
ABLE plans aid people with disabilities, but consider tax incentives and fees before opening an account.
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ADAPT protested against repealing the ACA in Janesville, WI http://owl.li/9Njt30890uQ
Activists came out Saturday night in protest, hoping to send a message to House Speaker Paul Ryan to not repeal Obamacare.
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Medicaid block grants would disproportionally impact people with the most serious and expensive health-care needs http://owl.li/O5kP3088ZLx
The Affordable Care Act is a complex, multipronged health-care package. Most of the anti-ACA vitriol has focused on the mandatory health-insurance exchanges. Very little attention has been given to the Medicaid-expansion component.
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UK: Re: access failures on airlines, "None of this is the exception, which is why I am raising it." http://owl.li/QVyr30893Qx
BBC correspondent Frank Gardner criticises the time it takes to help disabled passengers off planes.
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Check out some of the resources that the Department of Transportation has for PwD! http://owl.li/Mp8J30893Wq
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Learn about Pennsylvania's implementation of the ABLE act! http://owl.li/OkWL30893ij
Are you an adult (18 or older) who is the intended beneficiary's parent, guardian, power of attorney, trustee, SSA representative payee, or designee of parent or guardian? Yes No Start Over. Do you have a disability whose onset occurred prior to your 26th birthday? Yes No Start Over. Does the ...
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CDRNYS urges you to fight to save the ACA and he Community First Choice Option! http://owl.li/R7ax308901X
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PADSA Resources: Same Old Story: Strategies to Combat Media Misrepresentations [PDF] http://owl.li/Y7yo307Sd6N
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The lower courts have disagreed about what kind of programs public schools must provide [disabled students] http://owl.li/ahUc3086KIJ
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Workplace discrimination is prohibited by law, but that doesn’t mean it’s gone, by any means. http://owl.li/bVra30893Ap
Cities and municipalities have sometimes passed their own legislation when explicit federal updates to employment discrimination bans have not been created. Here's a quick primer.
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The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) is a non profit organization run by and for autistics.
Introduction
Nothing About Us Without Us!
Mission
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism. Drawing on the principles of the cross-disability community, ASAN seeks to organize the community of Autistic adults and youth to have our voices heard in the national conversation about us. ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which Autistic people enjoy the same access, rights, and opportunities as all other citizens. We hope to empower Autistic people across the world to take control of our own lives and the future of our common community. Nothing About Us, Without Us!
Company Overview
The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) is a non-profit organization run by and for autistic people. ASAN's supporters include autistic adults and youth, those with other distinct neurological types and neurotypical family members, professionals, educators and friends. ASAN was created to provide support and services to individuals on the autism spectrum while working to change public perception and combat misinformation by educating communities about persons on the autism spectrum. Our activities include public policy advocacy, community engagement to encourage inclusion and respect for neurodiversity, quality of life oriented research and the development of autistic cultural activities and other opportunities for autistic people to engage with others on the spectrum.

ASAN initiatives include the Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE), an active Speaker's Bureau and advocacy in support of autism and disability-related issues such as de-institutionalization and community living supports, educational opportunity and inclusion, employment supports and other initiatives at both state and federal levels.
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(202) 596-1056