Issues in the Lives of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Self-Advocacy is learning how to speak for yourself and make your own decisions about your life. Below are some valuable resources to help navigate and better understand current social, economic and personal issues.

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Recently Added Resources

Medical Advocacy

February 28, 2023

SANYS is the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State. Their New York City team created a medical advisory presentation. How…

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The Power of Language

February 23, 2023

A session about Person First vs Identity First language. What is the difference? Presenters Mike Rogers and Sophia Roberts from SANYS…

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Advocate Voice: A Podcast Blog by Max Barrows and Hasan Ko

February 1, 2023

Join Max Barrows and Hasan Ko from Green Mountain Self Advocates as they discuss how state leaders, service providers, and…

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