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ASAN Announces 7th Annual Day of Mourning – Join in 2018 Events Across U.S.

Not Dead Yet is honored to be a partner in the seventh annual Day of Mourning, first inaugurated by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network in 2012. Here is ASAN’s announcement of the 2018 Day of Mourning: In the past five years, over 550 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. … Continue reading ASAN Announces 7th Annual Day of Mourning – Join in 2018 Events Across U.S.

National Day of Mourning March 1st

Thanks to our colleagues at the Autistic Self Advocacy for their leadership in creating and annually organizing a National Day of Mourning in cities across the country on March 1st, in the honor and memory of people with disabilities killed by family members and caregivers. It is not to late to sign up as a … Continue reading National Day of Mourning March 1st

Message from ASAN: Join in Disability Day of Mourning

[Editor’s Note:  Not Dead Yet joins the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) and other disability organizations across the country in the Day of Mourning.  Below is a message from ASAN about this annual day of remembrance of lives lost.] Today, March 1st, is the 2016 Disability Day of Mourning – a day for disability communities, … Continue reading Message from ASAN: Join in Disability Day of Mourning

NDY Joins Autistic Self Advocacy Network, ADAPT and NCIL in Annual Day of Mourning

To any media observer, a disproportionate number of people with disabilities who have been killed by their parents have autism.  Therefore, it’s not surprising that the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) has led the way for all of us in publicly mourning these horrific tragedies. The following message is from ASAN: In the past five … Continue reading NDY Joins Autistic Self Advocacy Network, ADAPT and NCIL in Annual Day of Mourning