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.

Recently Added Resources

Getting Rid of Your SSI Payee

November 20, 2022

A payee is a person or organization who gets your monthly social security or SSI check. They are responsible to…

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SABE CDC Mini-Grant State Projects 2022

October 1, 2022

Self Advocates Becoming Empowered was asked to help the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to get information to our members about…

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Covid-19 resources created by People First of Missouri

September 16, 2022

These resources were created by People First of Missouri. Resource 1: David talks about how Covid changed his life. Discover…

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