A Message to Suzanne Wright and Autism Speaks

2016-11-10T10:11:37-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, Author, blog, Disability Rights, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I will soon write about posAutive messages but I had to write this first. I know my rights and I will fight against oppression at the same time that I spread the messages of acceptance and respect.

Hopes

2016-11-10T10:11:38-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, Author, blog, General, Search Categories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I might be too optimistic for the reality, but I need HOPE to be able to keep demanding the rights taken away from me, just because I am me.

Inclusion, Communication and Civil Rights

2016-11-10T10:11:41-04:00By |Categories: AAC, Accommodations, Advocacy, Advocacy, Author, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, Disability Rights, General, Henry, Henry Frost, Inclusion, Inclusion Videos, Inclusive Education, Inclusive Education, Neurodiversity, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Learning is easy when the teacher knows you can learn. " Henry Frost

From “Severe and Low Functioning” to “Kind of a Big Deal”

2016-11-10T10:11:42-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy, Author, blog, Disability Rights, General, Judy Endow, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Some people consider it so abhorrent to entertain the possibility

Don’t Mix Up Empathy and Civil Rights

2016-11-10T10:11:42-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy, Author, blog, Disability Rights, General, Judy Endow, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 Reality Behind Those Walls

2016-11-10T10:11:44-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, Amy Sequenzia, Author, blog, Featured (Homepage), General, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

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

2016-11-10T10:11:56-04:00By |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.

My Civil Rights

2016-11-10T10:12:06-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Author, blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), General, Henry, Henry Frost, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Inclusion, Martin Luther King, Jr, The Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and education.

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

2016-11-10T10:12:13-04:00By |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.

State Obligations | UNESCO

2016-11-10T10:12:17-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Like all human rights, the right to education imposes three

UNESCO | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

2013-06-17T14:43:23-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Politics, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations,