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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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A Path to Power: Self Advocates Community Organizing

Marie Malinowski is a self-advocate from New York and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Marie’s project was to teach self-advocates about community organizing using videos, handouts, and presentations. Marie worked in partnership with the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State and VOICE Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. Marie developed the following resources as part of her fellowship: Two…

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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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Environmental Checklist (See How Self-Advocates are Involved in an Agency)

The Environmental Checklist can help identify gaps in self-advocate involvement in the life of an agency or disability organization. People can fill out the checklist as a group or alone. It can be used by staff with different levels of responsibility. We have found that self-advocates often have different views than agency directors. The Environmental…

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