Self-Advocacy Support

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

Jun
8
Fri
2018
4:00 pm Arlington Meat Draw @ Arlington Bar & Grill
Arlington Meat Draw @ Arlington Bar & Grill
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Trail Eagles Auxiliary organizes Meat Draws held at the Arlington Bar & Grill. Various non-profits from the Trail region are invited to raise funds for their organization by selling tickets. All funds raised go
Jun
19
Tue
2018
5:00 pm TACL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING @ Trail Association Activity Centre
TACL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING @ Trail Association Activity Centre
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The goal of the AGM is to encourage as much participation and attendance by our members as possible. The objective is that members feel welcome to attend with no expectations other than to learn about

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