You wanted to learn more about Government


Legislative Advocacy by Self-Advocates in Washington State

These 3 self-advocacy groups work together to educate policymakers on why it is important to self-advocates to eliminate sub-minimum wages for people with disabilities and to close institutions. Here are examples of handouts they created to describe their legislative advocacy.

Read More

The Sex Education Act For People With Developmental Disabilities

Illinois Self-Advocacy Alliance presentation: “Our Advocacy To Pass A New Law Called The Sex Education Act For People With Developmental Disabilities.” Illinois Public Act 101-0506 grants individuals receiving DD services access to sex education, resources, and treatment planning that supports: The right to sexual health and sexual healthy practices. The right to be free from…

Read More

COVID-19 Plain Language Guidance for Employees with Developmental Disabilities

OSHA means the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This government office makes rules to keep people safe and healthy at work. OSHA has rules that will protect workers from COVID-19. This booklet uses plain language to describe many of those rules. It includes information and tools to use to make a decision about going out…

Read More

What Is The US Census

Join ASAN, SARTAC, and other self advocates to learn about the United States Census.  These resources are about what the census is: what questions it asks, and how you can take the census. Plus, learn why the census is important for people with disabilities. You count, so get counted! There are 3 resources provided: A…

Read More

All About The ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“the ADA” for short) is a law that gives rights to people with disabilities. This webinar will teach you about the different parts of the ADA, and why the ADA is so important! Click here to see a video of this one-hour presentation explaining the ADA.

Read More

I want to learn more about: