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Advocating for More Flexible Self-Directed Services and Hosts to Promote Employment

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…

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Toolkit for Serving on a Human Rights Committee

Steven Powe is a self-advocate from Washington D.C. and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Steven’s project was creating a Toolkit for Serving on a Human Rights Committee. Steven worked in partnership with Project ACTION! in Washington, DC.. Steven created a Series of six (6) PowerPoints to train self-advocates and others to effectively serve on Human Rights Committees…

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Developing Accessible Online Leadership Trainings and Resources

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.…

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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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