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TOYS for AUTISM you will LOVE – YouTube

Sensory toys for Autism are very helpful for people on the Autism spectrum with ASD and Aspergers Syndrome. Here is a video on a super new start up store all about sensory gadgets. Hey thanks for watching my video more stuff below, 😁👇🏼 .

 

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Netflix ATYPICAL SEASON 2 ANNOUNCED | The Aspie World – YouTube

A new season of Netflix Atypical has been announced! Hey thanks for watching my video more stuff below, 😁👇🏼 .

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Press Release | The Autistic Self Advocacy Network’s 11th Anniversary Gala is coming up

 

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Wednesday November 15, 2017
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
at our new event venue:
The Hamilton
600 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Join us for our annual celebration and fundraising event at The Hamilton in Washington, DC. Dinner and dessert will be served and a reception will precede dinner. Proceeds will support our advocacy work and programs for the coming year, and allow us to continue working to empower disabled people across the country.

We’re proud to announce Alison Barkoff as the 2017 recipient of our Ally of the Year award.

Alison Barkoff is the Director of Advocacy of the Center for Public Representation. She works on policy and litigation related to community integration and inclusion of people with disabilities. She is a co-chair of the Long Term Services and Supports Task Force of the Consortium of Citizens with disabilities and has helped lead CCD’s advocacy to protect Medicaid.

She also served as an appointed member of the federal Advisory Committee for Competitive Integrated Employment of People with Disabilities and helped start an Inclusion Task Force in her home school district. Previously, she was Special Counsel for Olmstead Enforcement at the Department of Justice, where led work to enforce the right of people with disabilities to live, work and receive services in the community. She also worked with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to finalize the Home and Community Based Settings Rule. She has an adult brother with an intellectual disability and has been involved in disability advocacy most of her life.
Keynote Speaker: Judy Heumann

Service to the Self-Advocacy Movement Award: Anita Cameron

Additional honorees and speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information about gala sponsorship opportunities, contact Jean Winegardner at jwinegardner@autisticadvocacy.org.