ASF President speaks out in WSJ about the parent roles in autism advocacy

Published July 26, 2016

ASF President speaks out in the Wall Street Journal about the roles of parents in autism advocacy

Parent-advocates of children with chronic conditions have long worked toward finding cures. Adult self-advocates are shifting the focus to goals of independent work and living. Children with disabilities or chronic medical conditions, including autism and muscular dystrophy, have grown up and are taking on the mantle of advocacy from their parents. Wall Street Journal’s Amy Dockser Marcus joins Lunch Break with details on the next generation of disabilities advocates.

Read the whole article here:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/new-voices-in-medical-advocacy-often-are-patients-1469468317

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