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Engaging Youth In The Self-Advocacy Movement

Engaging Youth in the Self Advocacy Movement is a Fellowship Project completed by Julian Wang from Colorado. Julian conducted a survey that looked at youth involvement with the disability rights self advocacy movement. Here are his survey questions: Engaging Youth in the Self Advocacy Movement – Survey Questions Julian used the information helearned from his…

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How To Organize a Youth Summit

This resource includes information on how to organize a youth summit. This is a 6 hour event where youth learn from adult peer leaders about self-advocacy and ways in which life gets better after high school. We do activities like “Making your Case” which is an activity where students role play how to ask the…

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Getting Younger People More Involved in Self-Advocacy

Max Barrows and Nicole LeBlanc presenting This resource is a recording of a webinar, handout and links to other resources we found helpful. The discussion begins by busting myths some may have about youth. It is important for seasoned leaders of the self-advocacy movement to examine their words and actions when they work side by…

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Getting Youth Involved in Self-Advocacy

Green Mountain Self-Advocates has prioritized working with students. It is one of the many ways we recruit members with diverse backgrounds. Learn tips for promoting youth leaders. It is how you keep your organization strong going into the future.

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