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Nicole LeBlanc is a self-advocate from Maryland and is a 2018-2019 SARTAC Fellow. Nicole’s project was creating a Toolkit for Self-Advocates on the Importance of Competitive Employment. Nicole worked in partnership with the National Disability Rights Network and the Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center to develop these Self-Advocacy Leadership and Policy materials.Read More
Robert Peterson is a self-advocate from Illinois and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Bob’s project was creating materials about Advocating for More Flexible Self-Directed Services and Hosts to Promote Employment. Bob worked in partnership with the University of Illinois Chicago UCEDD (Institute on Disability and Human Development) in Chicago, Illinois. Bob developed the following resources as…Read More
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…Read More
Shiloh Blackburn is a self-advocate from Idaho and is a 2017-2018 SARTAC Fellow. Shiloh’s project was creating materials about Developing Accessible Online Leadership Trainings and Resources. Shiloh worked in partnership with the Idaho Self-Advocate Leadership Network, the Center on Disabilities and Human Development, and the Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center to develop these Self-Advocacy Leadership materials.…Read More
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…Read More