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Karl Williams – Songs of the Self Advocacy Movement

The Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) National Conference was held June 7, 2018 – June 9, 2018. A Life time Achievement Award was given to Karl Williams.  Karl is a singer songwriter who has captured the spirit of the Self Advocacy Movement with SABE by writing, and producing an album released in April 1998. RESPECT…

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Self Advocacy Start-Up Toolkit: More Power, More Control Over Our Lives!

This is a toolkit where self advocates can learn about how to start a self advocacy group in their area or improve their current group.  You will learn about the history of the self advocacy movement, developing your mission, setting goals, learning leadership skills, describing member roles, and choosing advisors. HANDOUTS Below you can download…

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Poster About Being a Self-Advocate and Supporting Self-Advocates

People First of Nebraska has developed a series of Disability Advocacy posters to promote awareness, inclusion, and respectful language and behavior towards people with disabilities. This poster was created for self-advocates and their allies. Click the link below to download this poster. Posters were developed with the generous funding from the Nebraska Planning Council for Developmental…

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Chit Chat Thursday With Taylor: Interview With Dr. Gordon Cannon

Chit Chat Thursdays with Taylor uses video to highlight self-advocacy efforts in Mississippi and around the nation. In this video Taylor interviews Dr. Gordon Cannon professor at University of Southern Mississippi. Professor Cannon is vice president of research at Institute of Disability Studies.

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