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Disabled I AM – Use Photos and Social Media to Talk About Disability Identity

Timotheus “T.J.” Gordon, Jr. lives in Chicago, IL He completed a SARTAC Fellowship in 2021. His project is Disabled I AM. It is a multimedia project where people can use pictures and social media to talk about their disability identity. It creates a discussion on the connection between disability and other identities, like race, gender, and…

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What is a position statement and how do you write one?

In December 2020, the SARTAC Advisory Committee did a presentation about position statements and how to write one.  They discussed guidelines for 1) identifying the Issue 2) Gathering Information and Facts 3) supporting your self-advocacy group to write an official statement, and 4) sharing your paper

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SABE National Self-Advocacy Conferences

Every 2 to 4 years, Self Advocates becoming Empowered (SABE) hosts a national conference. Many describe these events as a “family reunion” where self-advocates from across the country come together to celebrate our  accomplishments. It is a time to share our latest tips, tools and concerns about advocating for disability rights. Here are videos highlighting…

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SABE 2018 Conference Highlights

Self Advocates Becoming Empowered National Conference June 7, 2018 – June 9, 2018 Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center, Birmingham, AL This video shows highlights of the SABE conference in Alabama! We had an extraordinary experience learning from each other about our human and civil rights. We learned the history of our struggles by discovering the lessons…

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