November 2016
Remember that all funds raised in L.A. stay in L.A. at ASLA . . .
Advocating!
 
This month, our newsletter focuses on upcoming events which feature advocating for our community...
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016  
ASLA proudly launches the Self-Advocate's Speakers Bureau for adults of all disabilities over 18 years old.If you are an adult with a disability who likes to speak in front of audiences to create acceptance of differences, please see the flyer below. San Fernando Valley will be coming soon!
 
Friday, December 9, 2016
ASLA launches the 1 st in a series of Community Town Halls. December 9 will focus on Special Education - Please note this is across all disabilities.  Representatives from a range of school districts will attend to hear your concerns.  Future Community Town Halls will include Regional Centers and Medical & IHSS. (see flyer below for RSVP details)
 
Monday, December 12, 2016 
Our friends at South Bay Down Syndrome Association have an event on December 12th which is relevant to the Autism community - How to Give Testimony and Influence Public Policy. We look forward to seeing you at this event! (See flyer below for RSVP details)
 
Thank you to all who participated in the "Virtual Candlelight Vigil for the Self-Determination Law" - If you still want to send your photo and message, instructions are at www.selfdeterminationnow.org
 
Finally, in anticipation of the election on Tuesday please see this link from Disability Right California regarding the hotline for voters with disabilities - HERE
 
If you use Facebook, please be sure to "LIKE" us at  AutismLA  to see our initiatives in the community.
   
See you soon!
 
Kim Sinclair
Executive Director
Autism Society of Los Angeles



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