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SABE 2018 National Conference in Alabama – Photos taken by Jerimie Goike

The Self Advocates Becoming Empowered National Conference was held June 7, 2018 – June 9, 2018. The theme was LET’S MAKE IT HAPPEN! DISABILITY RIGHTS ARE CIVIL RIGHTS. The conference was held in Birmingham, Alabama. Here is a 2-minute video of beautiful photos taken during the conference. They were taken by Jerimie Goike. Below you…

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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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Plain Language

Learn how to write using Plain Language. It saves time and makes it easier for all people to understand what you have to say. Use these resources to learn: to write sentences in a way that most people can understand how to put words and pictures on a page that is easy to read what to…

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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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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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