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A Tool to Help Your Group Be More Culturally Competent          

Disability groups need to welcome and include all people. This is a tool to help your group be more culturally competent. Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of skills. These skills help your group work effectively with people from any background and who speak any language. Answers to these questions can help groups to learn…

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Funding Advocacy: a Tool Kit to Assist State Self-Advocacy Networks Increase Financial Independence

Christinne Rudd is a self-advocate from Florida and is a 2019-2020 SARTAC Fellow. Christinne’s project researched different ways self-advocacy groups can raise money to keep operating and supporting self-advocacy. She created a toolkit on which potential funding sources could be useful for self-advocacy networks. On October 22, 2020, Christinne did a presentation on her project.…

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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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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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