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ASAN Endorses New York Bill to Stop The Shock

By Noor Pervez / 2022-05-04
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4th, 2022

CONTACT: media@autisticadvocacy.org

This press release is available as a PDF here.

WASHINGTON, DC – 

ASAN endorses today’s introduction

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Oklahoma on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Wally Tablit / 2022-04-28
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Oklahoma City, OK, April 28 – This week, the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development (GCWED) met to discuss the status of workforce practices in Oklahoma. In response to this meeting, RespectAbility, a national, nonpartisan nonprofit organization, submitted testimony on how to implement best practices, advocate for greater

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Montana on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Wally Tablit / 2022-04-28
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Helena, MT, April 28 – This week, the Montana State Workforce Innovation Board met to discuss the status of workforce practices in Montana. In response to this meeting, RespectAbility, a national, nonpartisan nonprofit organization, submitted testimony on how to implement best practices, advocate for greater inclusion and improve the

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ASAN Supports The Health Equity and Accountability Act

By Meredith Bartley / 2022-04-26
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The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) applauds the House of Representatives’  introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA), a bill which takes

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ASAN Comments on “Public Charge Grounds of Inadmissibility”

By Meredith Bartley / 2022-04-26
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These comments are available as a PDF here.

April 25, 2022
Andrew Parker
Branch Chief
Residence and Admissibility Branch
Residence and Naturalization Division
Office of Policy and Strategy
U.S. Citizenship

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“Economic Justice is Disability Justice”

By Wally Tablit / 2022-04-26
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Artwork for Economic Justice Is Disability Justice report featuring various people with disabilities

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Los Angeles, CA, April 26 – On Thursday, April 21,

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Advancing Competitive Integrated Employment: RespectAbility Advises AbilityOne Commission on Strategic Plan

By Philip Pauli / 2022-04-13
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U.S. AbilityOne Commission logo. Text: TestimonyWashington, D.C., April 14 – One of the nation’s oldest federal disability employment programs is looking ahead and adapting for the future. This week,

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Protected: Action Alert: Ask Your Senators to Confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson!

By AAPD / 2022-04-04
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Advancing Opportunities in Texas

By Philip Pauli / 2022-03-15
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RespectAbility Testimony in 2022 Slide showing disability statistics in Texas pre-pandemic, including a photo of Governor Greg Abbott.

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Austin,

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Minnesota on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Elizabeth Pezone / 2022-03-09
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St. Paul, MN, March 9 – This week, the Minnesota Governor’s Workforce Development Board met to discuss the status of workforce practices in the North Star State. In response to this meeting, RespectAbility, a national nonpartisan nonprofit organization, submitted testimony on how to implement best practices, advocate for greater

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