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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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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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Empowering Advocates through Video

Sorretie Jaro is a self-advocate from Washington and is a 2018-2019 SARTAC Fellow. Sorretie created resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on how to educate legislators. Sorretie worked in partnership with the Washington Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds and the Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center to develop these Self-Advocacy Leadership and Policy resources.…

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Invisible No More – Using Strong Relationships to Improve Policy

Kevin Greenstein is a self-advocate from New York and is a 2018-2019 SARTAC Fellow. Kevin created resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on how to speak up about issues that are important to us when partnering with policymakers. Kevin worked in partnership with the Self Advocacy Association of New York State and the…

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