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Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network

AWN Radio, Workshops, and an Invitation Back to the White House

April 1, 2011

Today is the kick-off to what looks like a really busy month for the autism community.  With that said, please let us know what you or your organization has planned for April, and we will…

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Not the Critic

February 25, 2011

Man in the Arena :: Citizenship in a Republic Theodore Roosevelt The Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910   “It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man…

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Meet Annie: ASD, Synesthesia, Blind and a Community Advisory Board Member Addressing Violence Against People with Disabilities

February 17, 2011

Annie W. lives in Oregon. She is on the autistic spectrum, as well as blind. Annie is actively involved in her local community, and serves on a community advisory board for a project designed to…

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Karla Fisher: a Mom, Sr. Program Manager, and Professional Football Player

February 3, 2011

Elesia: Football, wow! Please share how you first became interested in the sport? Karla:  When I was a child, I did not really have my own friends so much as I hung out with my older…

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Claire Danes & Temple Grandin Win Golden Globe, Share an Emotional Moment

January 17, 2011

Clare Danes picked up a Golden Globe tonight for her portrayal of the famous professor, animal scientist, author, and woman with autism, Temple Grandin. The HBO Movie Temple Grandin, which was passed over for “best mini-series…

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AWN Australia and USA Updates!

January 16, 2011

Katharine Annear, AWN’s International Director Australia, and Executive Director, Sharon daVanport met yesterday for a scheduled review to discuss organizational updates in the US and OZ.  Katharine and Sharon are immensely pleased about both AWN…

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Autism and the Internet Survey

January 16, 2011

Autism & the Internet Survey: currently recruiting new participants for an online research survey regarding autism and the Internet.  They are in need of relatives of autistic people (especially siblings and parents) and anyone who…

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One Year Anniversary for Taylor Morris’ Videos

January 16, 2011

One year ago, in January 2010, Taylor Morris posted a video wherein she offered positive advice and encouragement to others on the autism spectrum and their parents.  Little did Taylor know that one year later…

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Asperger Syndrome in the Media

January 15, 2011

Asperger Syndrome is a growing issue with children, as more and more are being diagnosed, and at earlier ages. Its acceptance has now become apparent in the media and how Aspergers and Asperger-like people are…

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Allegations of Discrimination Against Children with Disabilities

January 14, 2011

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) against Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (NLC), a private, for-profit entity that operates a nationwide network…

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Greetings and Salutations AWN Readers!

January 14, 2011

As AWN’s new Editorial Coordinator, I look forward to posting community news and tidbits, interviews, musings, and much more.  I am thrilled to be working in this medum, and it will be a pleasure to get to…

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Girls and Women with an ASD, Contribute to Our New Book!

December 29, 2010

Happy holidays and happy New Year everyone! I am the lead author of the book Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum, which many of you are familiar with, in part because of your contributions of your…

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