“You Have to Prove it!”: Aggressions Toward a Disabled Person Trying to Buy Groceries

I began to walk forward and, before I had the chance to say that I was going to use the bathrooms to wash my hands, which is part of the county mandate, she said the dreaded words, “You have to prove it!” … More “You Have to Prove it!”: Aggressions Toward a Disabled Person Trying to Buy Groceries

“Through Autistic Eyes” Continues to Shine

We are excited to announce long time Autism Community member and self-advocate, Brian J. Liston, to GRASP’s Board of Directors as Board Outreach Coordinator. In 2016, Brian was recognized by GRASP with a certificate of achievement for his contributions to the Autism Community. He has recently published his first poetry book and we are proud to offer them to our community! … More “Through Autistic Eyes” Continues to Shine

Life After High School Graduation: Resources to transition to community living or post-secondary education

Within this blog post we’ve included resources for Autistics and disabled students transitioning to their communities and students transitioning to post-secondary education. … More Life After High School Graduation: Resources to transition to community living or post-secondary education

Announcing the speakers for GRASP’s 16th Annual Event

Please join us for an evening in New York City to hear presentations from leading members of the Autism Community. Jesse Saperstein, renowned author and autism advocate, will be speaking about his experiences as the Media and Activities Liaison for the College Experience at the College of St Rose. Brian J Liston, poet, autism advocate, … More Announcing the speakers for GRASP’s 16th Annual Event