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Testify (Part III)

Here's my testimony before the NYS Budget Forum Manhattan on March 3, 2019. I got there late, after the Bernie Sanders rally in Brooklyn,...

Testify (Part II)

Earlier this week I went to Albany for the first time. I tagged along with a group called Center for Independence of the Disabled who...

Testify (Part I)

I gave a speech last night before the Citywide Council for NYC School District 75. It was very well received. I was asked to discuss...

An Open Letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Dear Gov. Cuomo, I hope you remember me, my name is Nick Astor and I’m a 19-year-old with cerebral palsy. Last summer, you made it...

There

Last year I made a little video about my son Nick wanting to live away at college called, "Here." This video is called, "There." I think...

Ability Fierce Episode Two Airs Dec.

Join us for Episode Two where we talk with Stephen Martinez, sports commentator and an aspiring sports reporter with cerebral palsy about...

Technical Difficulties Mar TV Debut

Due to technical difficulties at BRIC the first episode of Ability Fierce did not air as promised, at least over internet streaming. They...

Ability Fierce Makes TV Debut

Yes, that's right you can see the first episode of Ability Fierce on your television, if you have cable and live in Brooklyn or have...

Disabled Inclusion at Protest Marches

A few weeks back, I participated as a marshal in a protest march calling on Congress to protect Robert Mueller's investigation in the...