Self-advocacy is understanding your rights.
Self-advocacy is speaking up for yourself and others if they cannot speak for themselves.
Self-advocacy is taking action.
Self-advocacy is taking control of your life.
A powerful self advocate has:
Training and the right support when needed.
Opportunities to learn by doing.
Confidence in yourself.
What is self-advocacy?
What are self-advocacy groups and why are they important?
Becoming Board Members
Setting Up a Self-Advocacy Group
Rules within self-advocacy groups
Creating a vision statement
Creating a code of practice
Inclusion Ireland Guide to Advocacy