Self-advocacy is when people with disabilities speak for themselves.
We provide self-advocacy training to people with disabilities to speak for themselves.
- Speaking up for yourself
- Understanding your human rights and responsibilities
- Telling people your thoughts and feelings
- Asking for what you need and want
- Making decisions for yourself
Self-advocacy helps you live the life you want.
There are many benefits of being a Self-Advocate. Practising self-advocacy can help develop skills in:
- Goal Setting and decision-making
- Communication and relationships
- Self-awareness and assertiveness
- Anger management
- Relaxation and Stress management
- Being social and community participation
Our resources page has tools you can use to help you self-advocate.