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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
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…Read More
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.…Read More
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…Read More
Medicaid is the biggest health care program in the country. It’s an important part of the United States health care system. But a lot of the information about Medicaid can be hard to understand. That’s why ASAN wrote a plain language resource “A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Medicaid.” This resource was developed in collaboration with the…Read More