Shiloh Blackburn is a self-advocate from Idaho and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Shiloh’s project was creating materials about Developing Accessible Online Leadership Trainings and Resources. Shiloh worked in partnership with the Idaho Self-Advocate Leadership Network, the Center on Disabilities and Human Development, and the Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center to develop these Self-Advocacy Leadership materials.
1) Self-Advocacy 101
Welcome to Self-Advocacy 101. This training will give you information on what a self-advocate is and how you can become a self-advocate and to share the groups of people who can help you find the services you need to have a better, happy life.
2) Self-Advocacy 102
Welcome to Self-Advocacy 102. This training will help you empower your self-advocacy journey and share examples of respectful positive behavior and negative, angry behavior.
3) Self-Advocacy: Friendship
Welcome to Self-Advocacy: Friendship. This training will help you to make friends and teach you how to be a friend.
4) Self-Advocacy: Being Part of Your Community
Welcome to Self-Advocacy: Being Part of Your Community. This training will help you learn about barriers and how to overcome them.
5) Self-Advocacy: Your Voice, Your Story
Welcome to Self-Advocacy: Your Voice, Your Story. This training will help you learn why your story matters, and how to tell your story.
6) Sharing Your Story With Your Legislators
Welcome to Self-Advocacy: Sharing Your Story With Your Legislators. This training will help you learn how to find your legislators, how to contact your legislators, how to testify at the Capitol, the do’s and don’ts when visiting the Capitol, and to have fun at the Capitol.
7) Policy Statement: How Money Follows the Person (MFP) Helps Support Independent Living
Download the PDF below or read the Policy Statement.