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Nicole LeBlanc is a self-advocate from Maryland and is a 2018-2019 SARTAC Fellow. Nicole’s project was creating a Toolkit for Self-Advocates on the Importance of Competitive Employment. Nicole worked in partnership with the National Disability Rights Network and the Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center to develop these Self-Advocacy Leadership and Policy materials.Read More
Over time, members of minority groups have joined together to fight for their human and civil rights. This paper describes the history of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the LGBTQ Movement, and the Self-Advocacy Movement.Read More
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 mission, setting goals, learning leadership skills, describing member roles, and choosing advisors. HANDOUTS Below you can download…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