USA-Iowa TOOLKIT #2.0 - Page 1 of 2 Used and adapted with permission from the IDEAS Project - Center for Disabilities & Development
"Self-advocacy" is letting our needs and wants be known to others. It means making our own decisions and speaking for ourselves.
USA-Iowa TOOLKIT #2.0 - Page 2 of 2 Used and adapted with permission from the IDEAS Project - Center for Disabilities & Development There are two other kinds of advocacy:
"Individual advocacy" means having other people (like a family member or friend or a lawyer) represent us in difficult situations.
"Community advocacy" means making changes in the way that laws and rules are written so that all people with disabilities benefit.
COMMUNITY ADVOCACY is also called: