Month: April 2022

Autism Acceptance Keynote for Special Needs Network

Best Selling Author and Prominent Thought Leader Michael Eric Dyson to Keynote

TOOLS FOR TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE Special Needs Network presents Tools for Transformation Conference in Observance of April as Autism Acceptance Month MEDIA RELEASE LOS ANGELES – The Special Needs Network (SNN) is excited to announce that New York Times best-selling author and one of the country’s prominent thought leaders Michael Eric Dyson will deliver the keynote …

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Autism Acceptance Month: Celebrate, Support, But Don’t Forget the Disparities

When my son Marty was diagnosed with Autism at the age of two, April was Autism Awareness Month, and had been since the 1970s. Last year, it was changed to Autism Acceptance Month. The shift away from the term “awareness” and towards “acceptance” was an important step forward. “Awareness” can only do so much to …

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Op-Ed: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s U.S. Supreme Court Confirmation Proves That You Can’t Keep a Great Black Woman Down

I recently wrote an Op-Ed in Ebony discussing the brilliant legacy of Black women breaking barriers and their persistence and unflappability in the face of criticism, and the nevernding onslaught of those trying to keep them down and to maintain the status quo. I examine the barrier-breaking and the criticisms through the lens of my …

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