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Empowering Advocates through Video

Sorretie Jaro is a self-advocate from Washington and is a 2018-2019 SARTAC Fellow. Sorretie created resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on how to educate legislators. Sorretie worked in partnership with the Washington Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds and the Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center to develop these Self-Advocacy Leadership and Policy resources.…

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Invisible No More – Using Strong Relationships to Improve Policy

Kevin Greenstein is a self-advocate from New York and is a 2018-2019 SARTAC Fellow. Kevin created resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on how to speak up about issues that are important to us when partnering with policymakers. Kevin worked in partnership with the Self Advocacy Association of New York State and the…

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Advocating for More Flexible Self-Directed Services and Hosts to Promote Employment

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…

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A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Medicaid – Plain Text Edition

Medicaid is the biggest health care program in the country. It’s an important part of the United States health care system. But a lot of the information about Medicaid can be hard to understand. That’s why ASAN wrote a plain language resource “A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Medicaid.” This resource was developed in collaboration with the…

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A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Medicaid – Easy Read Edition

Medicaid is the biggest health care program in the country. It’s an important part of the United States health care system. But a lot of the information about Medicaid can be hard to understand. That’s why ASAN wrote a plain language resource “A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Medicaid.” This resource was developed in collaboration with the…

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