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They Work For Us: A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Getting Through to your Elected Officials – Easy Read Edition

Civic engagement means: learning about how the government works, and making sure that the people we elect to government listen to us. Right now, many people are getting involved in political advocacy for the first time. People are going to town hall meetings and making phone calls to their members of Congress. They’re writing letters…

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They Work For Us: A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Getting Through to your Elected Officials – Plain Language Edition

Civic engagement means: learning about how the government works, and making sure that the people we elect to government listen to us. Right now, many people are getting involved in political advocacy for the first time. People are going to town hall meetings and making phone calls to their members of Congress. They’re writing letters…

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APSE Employment First Statement

APSE, Green Mountain Self-Advocates, Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered, and Think Work got together and wrote about what Employment First means and why Employment First is important. “Employment First means that finding work in the community is considered the first option for people with intellectual disabilities who receive state agency services,” says Think Work. This statement is…

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