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All About Groups – Spanish Version

This resource is in Spanish. It is about forming self-advocacy groups, Self-advocacy groups provide a supportive environment where individuals can develop confidence and independence while working on issues that are important to them. It is important to help each other and always try to include and value the opinion of everyone in the group.  Self-Advocacy…

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All About Groups – Chinese Version

This resource is in Chinese. It is about forming self-advocacy groups, Self-advocacy groups provide a supportive environment where individuals can develop confidence and independence while working on issues that are important to them. It is important to help each other and always try to include and value the opinion of everyone in the group.  Self-Advocacy…

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Advocating Change Together’s OLMSTEAD Academy

Advocating Change Together has responded to Minnesota’s recent push for more integration by launching the Olmstead Academy. The Academy is a 12-month program of classroom and fieldwork through which self-advocates, working in teams, are positioned to help lead the state’s Olmstead Plan, and its goal of greater community integration for people with disabilities. Classroom sessions cover…

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Plain Language

Learn how to write using Plain Language. It saves time and makes it easier for all people to understand what you have to say. Use these resources to learn: to write sentences in a way that most people can understand how to put words and pictures on a page that is easy to read what to…

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Real Work For Real Pay: A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Employment Policy

This toolkit is about Employment First. Employment First means that: people with disabilities should be able to get the same kind of jobs as people without disabilities. workers with disabilities should get paid the same for the same work as workers without disabilities. This toolkit will explain: What Employment First is Why Employment First happened…

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