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Presume Beneficence – Psychology Today

Bravo to Amy Lutz who says that “parents are part of the autistic and I/DD communities, not the enemy.”

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Amy Lutz: Education, Not Exploitation

Our dear friend and former FSU Guest Speaker defends vocational programs for students with severe I/DD.

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Videos: The Swanson Family Supports #ChoiceFirst

As part of the Coalition for Community Choice #ChoiceFirst campaign, special educator and sibling, Katharine Swanson, explains why she supports the full array of housing options for individuals with autism and other I/DD. Katharine Supports #ChoiceFirst from Families Speaking Up! on Vimeo. Katharine and her brother, Andrew, want #ChoiceFirst! Support #CHOICEFIRST from Families Speaking Up! on …

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Video: Casa de Amma Wants #ChoiceFirst

Be sure to watch this fantastic video of individuals with I/DD who live full, happy lives at Casa de Amma. It was created as part of the ‪#‎ChoiceFirst‬ Campaign.

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