About Amy Sequenzia

Amy Sequenzia is a non-speaking Autistic, multiply disabled activist and writer. Amy writes about disability rights, civil rights and human rights. She also writes poetry. Amy has presented in several conferences in the US and abroad, and her work is featured in books about being Autistic and Disabled. Amy is deeply involved with the Neurodiversity Movement and has been outspoken about the rights and worthy of disabled people. Amy serves on the Board of Directors of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), and the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST). http://nonspeakingautisticspeaking.blogspot.com and Autism Women’s Network. You can also follow Amy on Twitter at @AmySequenzia.

Parents, Are You Listening To Your Child?

2016-11-10T10:11:24-05:00By |Categories: Amy Sequenzia, Autism, blog, Neurodiversity, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As a non-speaking Autistic, I pay special attention to comments and statements made by parents of other non-speaking Autistics, especially children. Many times I see parents lamenting that they will never listen to their Autistic child say "I love you", or how much they long to hear those words.

Disability History and Pop Culture

2016-11-10T10:11:24-05:00By |Categories: Ableism, blog, Cross Disability, Entertainment, Media Representation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

X Company is respectfully educating viewers about the ableism, discrimination and elimination of disabled people during the war. Hopefully, it will make more people aware of how disabled people are still discriminated against and abused in unthinkable ways.

Assumptions and Ableism

2016-11-10T10:11:25-05:00By |Categories: Ableism, Amy Sequenzia, Author, Autism, blog, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've recently read an article about how some researches are

On Not Being “Pretty”

2016-11-10T10:11:25-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, Author, blog, Cerebral Palsy, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My friend Cara wrote this awesome article about being "ugly"

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