Autonomous Press (also known as AutPress) is an independent
I originally wrote this piece for the blog 107daysofaction.wordpress.com. I
Today is “Stop Combating Me” flashblog. We are not the enemy but the way legislation is written puts us in real danger.
Today is “Love, Not Fear” flashblog. We write about the beauty of being, living, sharing and experience Autism, an Autistic life.
January 6, 2014 To the Sponsors, Donors, and Supporters of
'Weird and Wonderful", a feature-length documentary, tells the story of the disability rights movement from the late 1960s until today.
Autism Speaks has been hurting autistics for too long. We are fighting back and we are stronger. It is time to say things like they are. This post is because I feel offended by people defending hateful speech.
CALLING ALL SENATORS .It’s time for the U.S. To
Kari Wagner-Peck ,the author of A Typical Son blog, and
Best place for all autistic people, all disabled not disabled people, all families to speak together. Speak together for acceptance, inclusion, communication, and rights for all people. I am thinking when you look closely, this is what autism is.
"Learning is easy when the teacher knows you can learn. " Henry Frost
Some people consider it so abhorrent to entertain the possibility
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network’s third annual gala and celebration
Many times in the autism community parents of autistic children do not like autistic adults weighing in on situations that have to do with their autistic children. I am an autistic adult and often have parents telling me that I should not judge situations if I have not lived it – the “until-you-walk-a-mile-in-their-shoes” is told to me nearly every week as I post the latest news articles along with my comments on social media.
The Thinking Person's Guide To Autism interviews Ari Ne'eman of The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network about specific advantages, opportunities, and sticking points of the Affordable Care Act for People with Disabilities
I said a long time ago that I would not only be an real student In a school that supports me but also a self advocate for those lost in segregated settings echoing the dreaded lives of people in the world that are like me without the right supports.
Emergency information is on here, followed by commentary. Emergency information
My soul hurts and I am naming names. And I am saying, if you have a drop of sympathy for the murderers, or almost murderers, you have blood on your hands too.
The Judge Rotenberg Center is recruiting disabled students in the Midwest to be legally tortured with electric shocks. Help us stop this inhumane treatment of disabled people.
National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA) is a national cross-disability coalition
Inclusion is not only socially just, but research shows it improves academic outcomes for all students.
How does it make you feel when you hear a
A new United Nations report, "The State of the World's
Join the Stop Hurting Kids campaign to end restraint and seclusion abuse in schools.The easiest way to make a meaningful contribution is to take a stand.
I stand with Ashley because she is part of our community, she is brave and she survived brutality.I stand with Ashley because I hope to show her, one day, that the joy of belonging to our caring community trumps the memories of pain.
"Acceptance is an action." Autism Acceptance Month from the brilliant folks
Johnny Butchko, 14, is hearing impaired. Tired of being unable to watch a movie at his local theatre, he stood up and got AMC to provide Closed Captioning in Santa Monica. But he's not stopping there.