The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network is looking for an intern in the DC area for the Fall 2011 semester. The intern would assist with administrative and other tasks, such as research, to support ASAN's important work. Requirements include good organizational and time management skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office, and professional communication skills. This is an unpaid internship, but ASAN is happy to work with interns to arrange course credit. This is a great opportunity for someone eager to work in the disability rights community and gain valuable skills. Being a self-starter and having excellent computer skills is a must, as this position will occur primarily via teleco...... (read more)
Submitted by Sharon on Tue, 7/26/2011 - 2:36pm GMT
I joined Autism Women's Network, because I'm a filmmaker producing a documentary about black women with AS. I started 10 years ago when I first heard about AS; overtime I've met more and more women. We've become friends and collaborators on this project. Take a look at the website for "ASPIE Girls". http://aspiegirlsmovie.com/.
I live in Atlanta and the production is in Washington D.C/Maryland. Yes, I have to travel to the D.C. area and I enjoy each trip.
AWN Radio, Workshops, and an Invitation Back to the White House
Autism Awareness Month
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 add it to our announcements for our AWN Radio broadcasts throughout the month. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We at Autism Women's Network have a busy month ahead, and we are excited to see April arrive in full bloom. First, AWN Radio will increase the number of broadcasts in order to highlight various events, community news, and authors throughout April.
Friday April 2nd is designated as World Autism Awareness Day for 2010. The autism community will be celebrating this day by participating in various events around the world. This year, the Autism Women's Network will be adding to their list of celebratory activities, a trip to our nation's capitol.