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This is a toolkit where self advocates can learn about how to start a self advocacy group in their area or improve their current group. You will learn about the history of the self advocacy movement, developing your value and purpose, setting goals, leadership skills, member roles, and choosing advisors.Read More
Marie Malinowski is a self-advocate from New York and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Marie’s project was to teach self-advocates about community organizing using videos, handouts, and presentations. Marie worked in partnership with the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State and VOICE Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. Marie developed the following resources as part of her fellowship: Two…Read More
Danielle McGill is a self-advocate from Florida and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Danielle’s project was creating materials for the “A Ride Away Project.” This project is all about increasing awareness of the transportations needs for people with disabilities with policy recommendations through a guide for self-advocates, educators and community members. Danielle worked in partnership…Read More
Cole Browne is a self-advocate from Kansas and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Cole’s project was creating materials about Raising the Heat Self-Advocate Style: Using the principles of the Kansas Leadership Center to provide self-advocates with leadership tools. Cole worked in partnership with the Self-Advocate Coalition of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. Here are the materials Cole…Read More
Robert Peterson is a self-advocate from Illinois and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Bob’s project was creating materials about Advocating for More Flexible Self-Directed Services and Hosts to Promote Employment. Bob worked in partnership with the University of Illinois Chicago UCEDD (Institute on Disability and Human Development) in Chicago, Illinois. Bob developed the following resources as…Read More