Tag Archives: ASAN

A Call for Solidarity with the Community of Ferguson, Missouri

For the last few days, like many other disenfranchised communities across the country, the disability community has watched what is happening in Ferguson, Missouri. Our hearts are heavy with sorrow, anger, and fear for what is happening to individuals, families, … Continue reading

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Health Update

Person-Centered Planning and Self-Direction: HHS Issues New Guidance on Implementing Section 2402(a) of the Affordable Care Act July 10, 2014   By Sharon Lewis, Principal Deputy Administrator of ACL and Senior Advisor on Disability Policy, HHS On June 6, 2014, … Continue reading

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Blogs and Social Media

@Work Advice: The delicacy of disclosing a disability during the application process BY KARLA L. MILLER June 6 Link     Collection Spotlight from the National Rehabilitation Information Center Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 2 – Friday, June 6 Link … Continue reading

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Blogs and Social Media

AAPD Disability Weekly 5/23 Link   ODEP News Brief May 23, 2014 Full Post   Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement by Guest Author – May 23rd, 2014, 5:00am Link   Black Families’ … Continue reading

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Health Update

March 12, 2014-Congressional Brain Injury Awareness Day Washington, DC Congressional Brain Injury Awareness Day is March 12, 2014. Are you traveling to Washington, DC to speak with your representatives? Contact BIANYS for tips and to coordinate visits. BIANYS will also … Continue reading

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Education Update

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is proud to have launched our new project, the Pacific Alliance on Disability Self-Advocacy (PADSA). The Pacific Alliance supports self advocacy groups in Oregon, Washington, California and Montana in increasing their ability to organize and … Continue reading

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