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On Mel Bagg’s untimely death

April 12, 2020
Image shows a crocheted heart and crochet hook on a wooden surface. White text reads: "We have to know. That we will be okay no matter what skills we learn, what skills we lose, and what skills we end up with by the time we grow up. That the world will have a place for us. - Mel Baggs" A small AWN logo is in the bottom right corner.

Yesterday, the autistic community, the self-advocacy movement, and humanity at large lost a titan, a leader, a visionary, a public intellectual, and an artist whose work has influenced, inspired, and forged […]

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We Heart Hannah Gadsby (& Hannah hearts us!)

August 22, 2019
Image is a photo of Hannah Gadsby in a dark suit, holding some of her handmade pet rocks. A text box at the bottom says, “ADOPT A PET ROCK TODAY / No vaccinations required!* / *does not guarantee pet rocks will not be autistic”

Hannah Gadsby uses her public platform to speak honestly and openly about vital issues like disability, ableism, autism, sexism, misogyny and the public health importance of vaccination, and we love her […]

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