Self-determination and Self-Advocacy
Looking for some tips on how to get started in feeling empowered to be your own self-advocate?
There are some great tip sheets and websites that support youth with disabilities.
1. Check out what the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability says about self-advocacy.
2. Learn about Kids As Self Advocates (KASA) a national, grassroots project created by youth with disabilities for youth and Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) a self-advocacy organization working for full inclusion of people with developmental disabilities.
3. Check out the website I’m Determined to learn more about the importance of self-determination.