FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Banning Aversive Shock Therapy at the Judge Rotenberg Center

2016-11-10T10:11:35-05:00By |Categories: Ableism, Advocacy, Author, Autism, blog, Conversation Starters, Cross Disability, Disability Rights, Featured (Homepage), General, Sarah Levis, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thursday, April 24, was a day that I'd been waiting

Take Action to Keep All Students Safe at School! || Stop Hurting Kids

2016-11-10T10:11:36-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy Resources, Articles, Autism, Cross Disability, Disability Rights, Featured, Inclusion, Inclusion Resources, Politics, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stop Hurting Kids needs all supporters of the Keeping All Students Safe Act to take action and urge members of the U.S. Senate to co-sponsor this bill.

Who Cares About Kelsey

2016-11-10T10:11:43-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy In Action, Author, blog, Cross Disability, Education, General, Henry Recommends, Inclusion, Inclusion Videos, Inclusive Education, Lauri Swann Hunt, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kelsey Carroll lived with homelessness, self-mutilation, abuse and ADHD.  She was a likely high school dropout — until she encountered an education revolution that’s about empowering, not overpowering, teens with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Kelsey’s story, a story of trying to be seen for her potential rather than her past behavior.

Issy Stapleton: Emergency Information and Autistic Community Response

2016-11-10T10:11:43-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy, Advocacy Resources, Autism, Autism Resources, General, Parenting, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Emergency information is on here, followed by commentary. Emergency information

Standing With Ashley

2016-11-10T10:11:50-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, Amy Sequenzia, Author, blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

Sexual Assault and Ableism in Martin de Porres Academy

2016-11-10T10:11:54-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Author, blog, Featured (Homepage), General, Sarah Levis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

K.J. told police that she said "No" and "Stop" when the three ninth grade boys sexually assaulted her. She had to be physically assaulted to keep from escaping. But, because K.J. and her attackers were labeled with IQs below 50 the sex is considered "consensual".

Breaking News from Autistic Hoya: The End of Torture at the JRC?

2016-11-10T10:11:56-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy, blog, Featured (Homepage), General, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick filed a motion to vacate (render null) the 1987 settlement agreement that has permitted the Judge Rotenberg Center to use aversives, including the notorious electric shock GED devices.

Parents Wire Kids To Prove Teachers’ Verbal Abuse

2012-12-16T10:17:31-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Teachers hurled insults like "bastard,"

Autistic Hoya: End the torture. Make this go viral.

2016-11-10T10:12:13-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Politics, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The public must see what the Judge Rotenberg Center is doing. Their experts claimed that the public would not understand the content of this video without "proper context." There is no context that justifies the use of torture against anybody ever. The public has not merely a right but a responsibility to watch this video and share it everywhere.