The Election Is Over. Now What?
by Shelley Hendrix, Director of Grassroots Development
The election is over. Now what?
90 days ago, we began the 1 in 88 Can’t Wait campaign. Since that time, about 12,000 more Americans have been diagnosed with a... More...
I Have Autism and I Voted
by Amelia Mullins, 20, of Lexington, Kentucky with help from her mom, Wendy Wheeler-Mullins
Amelia Mullins has autism. She voted for the first time by absentee ballot, then in her second election used a voting machine.&nb... More...
Alpha Xi Delta Sisters Say '1 in 88 Can't Wait'
This post is by Allie Sautter, a member of the Theta Iota Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta at Florida Atlantic University
Autism and the Right to Vote
By Stuart Spielman, Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel for Autism Speaks
As Election Day 2012 draws nearer, many in the autism community have asked us for clarification on the voting rights of people with autism. Key issues ar... More...
1 in 88 Can't Wait: We Will Succeed
In a new election video, self-advocate Amy Gravino asks this year’s candidates, “This fall, please don’t break my heart.” And she calls upon the autism community to be a part of the conversation as the nation debates o... More...
My 1 in 88 Can't Wait
By Stephanie Rollins, a mom from Lakeland, Florida
1 in 88 Can't Wait: A Special Autism Community Blog
NEW YORK (October 4, 2012) -- Autism Speaks made our "1 in 88 Can't Wait" message loud and clear at Wednesday's fir... More...
Vote As If Your Life Depends On It
By Kim Niederst, Ohio Walk-Events Director, who represented Autism Speaks at Friday's National Forum on Disabilities Issues held in Columbus.
Our community needs your vote!
On Friday, September 28, I had the privilege of... More...
1 in 88 Can't Wait: A Daughter Turns 18
By Darnell Carr-Newsum. Watch Darnell in our election video "1 in 88 Can't Wait" and read her blog about why this year's election is important to her as a mother.
When the Personal Gets Political
By Liane Kupferberg Carter, a community activist, journalist and Autism After 16 blogger, who has served on Autism Speaks’ Parent Advisory Committee.
Remember that saying from the 1970s – the personal is political?... More...
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