Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Last updated on March 17th, 2021 at 03:18 pm

Autistic Self Advocacy Network - Pro Science - Least Biased - Credible - Autism

Factual Reporting: Very High - Credible - Reliable


PRO-SCIENCE

These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.

  • Overall, we rate the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) pro-science based on alignment with the consensus of science regarding autism.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY-HIGH
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 2006, The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is an advocacy organization run by and for individuals on the autism spectrum. ASAN holds that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which Autistic people enjoy the same access, rights, and opportunities as all other people and that Autistic voices should be included in any public discourse on autism, whether in public policy, mass media, or other venues. ASAN is based in Washington, D.C.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is funded through donations.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the website promotes autism acceptance through public policy initiatives, research reform and cross-disability collaboration, community outreach, college advocacy, publishing, and employment initiatives. News coverage is primarily about the network such as this ASAN Welcomes Discussion Draft of HCBS Access Act. All articles and content reviewed are pro-science and do not deviate from the consensus on Autism.

Failed Fact Checks

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Overall, we rate the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) pro-science based on alignment with the consensus of science regarding autism. (D. Van Zandt 3/17/2017) Updated (3/17/2021)

Source: http://autisticadvocacy.org/

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