Happy Birthday ASAN

16 Nov

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is celebrating it’s 5 year anniversary today. While it is too late to register for the event, below is the announcement they put out.

Please Join Us for
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network’s
5 Year Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a special celebration and fundraising event
The National Press Club in Washington, DC
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011
6:30 – 9:00 pm
1st Annual Award for
Exceptional Services to the Autistic Community

Kathryn Bjornstad and Corina Becker
Creators of Autistics Speaking Day

Award given to those who have helped to build the Autistic community through exceptional advocacy, ingenuity or service.

with Special Guest Commissioner Sharon Lewis, ADD
Honoree: Ms. Nancy Thaler, Executive Director, NASDDDS
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alexa Posny, Assistant Secretary, SERS
Special Announcement: Ms. Subha V. Barry, Senior VP, Freddie Mac

Cocktails, hor d’oeuvres and dessert will be served.
Proceeds will support our advocacy work and programs for the coming year and allow us to continue working to empower disabled people across the country.

ASAN is a 501(c)(3) organization – Ticket amount above $50 and additional donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


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