What is Advocacy ?
Advocacy is defined as public support for a particular cause or policy. You can practice advocacy simply by speaking up for yourself or others.
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So What is Self-Advocacy!
Speaking up for yourself
Asking for what you need
Negotiating for yourself
Knowing your rights and responsibilities
Using resources that you may need
Good Resources for Self-Advocates
Civic Engagement Toolbox For Self-Advocates – A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Getting Through to your Elected Officials