#ASDNext is designed to connect Pennsylvania teens and adults with autism to the most helpful resources and information, and with others in their community.

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Recent blogs

Public Speaking – Thomas Hassell

Thomas Hassell

Thomas writes "As a well know Autism Self-Advocate in Pennsylvania, you do have to learn how to become a well-spoken person and to be able to relate to the public." He blogs about his history and experiences with public speaking starting in grade school up to today.

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Taking pride in Queer Joy

Rachel

Rachel blogs that "Pride month, any pride month, is about celebration." June is LGBTQIA+ community Pride month and Rachel has a lot of mixed feelings about celebrating when there are so many struggles for this community. She shares that she is affected by the progress that the LGBTQIA+ community has made over the years in many ways.

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My Blogging Experience

Annie Snow

Annie writes about how she became a blogger for ASDNext. She has dreams of writing a book, and she feels like blogging is a great way to start writing in a public setting. She finds joy in being able share her thoughts with others through her blogging.

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LGBTQIA+ Ally blog

Out-of-Sync Woman

Out-of- Sync Woman blogs about her support of the LGBTQIA+ community. She writes about how she feels even closer to this community ever since she found out that some members of her family are part of this community. She feels strongly that the world should be a kinder and gentler place.

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Transition Resources

#ASDNext houses resources and information for Pennsylvania teens and adults with autism, as well as family members, caregivers, professionals and community members. Use this resource navigator to find the information most relevant to you.

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