Self-Advocacy Support

Self-Advocacy Is

  • About speaking for yourself
  • About speaking out for your rights
  • About teaching others to speak out for their right

Help To Advocate For Yourself

  • Some people cannot speak or communicate easily with others
  • You may need a friend, family member or someone else who knows you well to speak with you or for you

Self-Advocacy Is About Having Choices

  • People with disabilities have the right to make choices
  • Sometimes people with disabilities need help to make choices
  • Family and friends can help people learn about choosing
  • Self-Advocacy Means Having a Say About Your Services

People With Disabilities Can Have A Say About Services By

  • Participating in the individualized planning of their services
  • Letting people know if they are satisfied or not with services
  • Participating in an advocacy group
  • Getting support so that their voice can be heard

Learning About Self-Advocacy

  • Everyone has the right and the responsibility to learn to speak for themselves
  • People with disabilities can teach each other to speak for themselves
  • It can be easier to speak out for yourself by forming a group

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Upcoming Events

Nov
23
Thu
2017
all-day Purdy’s Christmas Fundraiser
Purdy’s Christmas Fundraiser
Nov 23 all-day
Christmas season begins with TACL fundraising with Purdy’s Chocolatier! All funds raised this year will be going towards TAAC Mural project. For more information about the TAAC Mural Project, have a look at our Fund
Nov
24
Fri
2017
all-day Purdy’s Christmas Fundraiser
Purdy’s Christmas Fundraiser
Nov 24 all-day
Christmas season begins with TACL fundraising with Purdy’s Chocolatier! All funds raised this year will be going towards TAAC Mural project. For more information about the TAAC Mural Project, have a look at our Fund
Nov
25
Sat
2017
all-day Purdy’s Christmas Fundraiser
Purdy’s Christmas Fundraiser
Nov 25 all-day
Christmas season begins with TACL fundraising with Purdy’s Chocolatier! All funds raised this year will be going towards TAAC Mural project. For more information about the TAAC Mural Project, have a look at our Fund

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