We talk about self-advocacy a lot here at Celebrate EDU and you might be wondering what a self-advocate is.
Self-advocacy is when individuals with intellectual disabilities speak and act on their own behalf, either individually or in groups. It is based on the belief that every person has the right to make their own decisions, even if those decisions might result in mistakes or risks.
If you’d like to learn more about the traits of self-advocates, please download our free Self-Advocacy checklist! You’ll also get other free resources for self-advocates sent to your email once or twice a month.