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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If you have questions, contact us! We are happy to guide you as you use these resources to help strengthen your organization.

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Tip Sheets For Self-Advocacy Groups

January 26, 2022

These TEN TIP SHEETS were written by self-advocates. They will help your self-advocacy group run smoothly.  Each tip sheet is…

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COVID-19 Vaccine – Public Service Announcements

January 4, 2022

SUFU, Speaking Up For Us made video public service announcements to help increase COVID-19 vaccinations among people with disabilities. The following…

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How Self-Advocates Define “Who’s in Control” of Community Services

September 18, 2021

The big question: are staff controlling people who get services? Staff can “take over” control of someone’s services, even if…

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