Amy Sequenzia:Dear Mainstream Media

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I am an autistic woman, non-speaking and I have many needs.Yes, dear mainstream media, I am the autistic supposedly too “low-functioning” to deserve to be heard. You pity me and you ignore the facts.

Ollibean Think Tank Member Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:08-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, General, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Amy Sequenzia is a poet and autistic self-advocate. Her writing is as beautiful and powerful as she is. She is an extraordinary voice in the disability rights community .

Acceptance

2016-11-10T10:12:17-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome new Ollibean writer, Amy Sequenzia! We know you're going

Amy Sequenzia “Be Proud of Who You Are”

2016-11-10T10:12:19-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Feeling sorry for our disabilities means not accepting ourselves. I feel sorry because disabilities rights are still lacking, not because I am disabled. My message is, hopefully, about our strength and similarities". Amy Sequenzia