One family's perspectives on autism and disabilities rights
Indeed we can!
Autism and Autism Rights:
Autism National Committee:
"Social Justice for All Citizens with Autism"
Autism Network International:
Autistic-run self-help and advocacy organization for autistic people
Honoring the variety of human wiring
"The Real Voice Of Autism"
Getting The Truth Out:
An Autism Awareness Site
(note: in order to absorb fully the message from this site,
please take the time to read it in its entirety)
Ooops... Wrong Planet! Syndrome:
Jypsy's page on Autism Spectrum Resources;
archived version, dated March 2005.
(Linked with Jypsy's kind permission,
and thanks to the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.)
Autistic People Against Neuroleptic Abuse (APANA):
Dedicated to raising awareness about the harmful effects of anti-psychotic drugs on autistic people and the non-psychotic nature of autism
General Disabilities and Disabilities Rights:
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA):
To secure high quality educational services for children with disabilities
For The Record:
A free resource on how to access government and school records. This was my project for Partners in Policymaking (below).
Partners In Policymaking:
A leadership training program for adults with disabilities and parents of young children with developmental disabilities
Virginia Board For People With Disabilities:
Virginia's Developmental Disabilities (DD) Council; offers the "Partners in Policymaking" course, which I took in 2003-2004
Equity, Opportunity and Inclusion for People with Disabilities since 1975
The Alliance to Prevent Restraint, Aversive Interventions, and Seclusion (A.P.R.A.I.S): Dedicated to ending the use of inhumane practices in educational and residential programs for children and youth with disabilities
Children Injured by Restraint and Aversives (CIBRA):
Advocacy for people traumatized by abusive behavior modification practices
Other Civil Liberties:
Facilitated Communication Institute:
Research, public education, training and scholarly seminars.
DEAL Communication Centre:
Non-profit organization providing instruction in FC and other modalities, and dedicated to helping people with communication impairments.
site last updated May 19, 2009
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email: acujames -at- yahoo -dot- com