|Advocating Change Together|
ACT is a self-advocacy organization run by and for persons with developmental and other disabilities.
This national resource center focuses on Autism.
|Break Through Inc.|
This organization provides training on sensitivity towards persons with disabilities. It is led by Ben Anderson, a person who has cerebral palsy.
|Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition|
This self-advocacy organization is led by people with all types of disabilities.
|CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities|
This is a student organization at the City Universities of New York. They work both on campus and off to educate people about disabilities.
|DAWN - DisAbled Women's Network of Canada|
This is a progressive, volunteer-driven, feminist organization dedicated to the advancement of equality rights of women with disAbilities.
|Kids As Self Advocates (KASA)|
This is a national, grassroots network of youth with special healthcare needs.
|Mobility International USA|
This organization helps people with disabilities get involved in studying and/or volunteering in countries around the world. It places special emphasis on empowering women who have disabilities.
|New American Movement for People with Disabilities|
This self-advocacy organization works on issues that affect everyone around the United States. It is located in New Jersey.
|Northamptonshire People First|
This self-advocacy organization is in Central England
|Not Dead Yet|
This group of disability activists is opposed to the legalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia.
|Oklahoma People First, Inc.|
This is the statewide self-advocacy organization for Oklahoma.
|People First of Wisconsin|
This is the state Self-Advocacy Organization for Wisconsin
|People First and ALLY Toastmasters of Northern Virginia|
This is a self-advocacy organization for people with disabilities
|People First of California, Inc.|
Statewide self-advocacy organization in California
|People First of Connecticut|
This is the statewide self-advocacy organization in the state of Connecticut.
|People First of Nebraska, Inc.|
This is the state wide self-advocacy organization for Nebraska.
|People First of New Hampshire|
This organization is directed by people with disabilities who advocate for themselves and for others with disabilities.
|People First of West Virginia|
This is a statewide organization led by self-advocates. Their website has a lot of resources that work for all self-advocacy groups.
|People On the Go of Maryland|
This is a statewide self-advocacy and leadership group in Maryland.
|Self Advocacy Group Powerhouse|
This self-advocacy group is located in Massachusetts. It helps people learn skills and gain knowledge.
|Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas (SACK)|
An advocacy group in Kansas made up of adults with developmental disabilities. They help people speak up for themselves to have the highest possible level of independence.
|Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)|
Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is the national self-advocacy organization.
|Shoot Your Mouth Off|
This company makes films about issues important to self-advocates, and the actors are the people with disabilities who wrote the scripts. It is located in the United Kingdom.
|Tennessee Disability Coalition|
This alliance of advocacy organizations promotes the full and equal participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of life.
|The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)|
An organization that advocates for equal opportunities and rights for people with disabilities.
|The Autistic Self Advocacy Network|
This agency provides support and services to people with autism. It also advocates for community change and is run by and for people with autism.
|The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)|
A national organization run by and for people with disabilities. It works to advance independent living and the rights of people with disabilities in the United States.
|The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project|
This is a statewide self-advocacy initiative in New Jersey.
|The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, Inc.|
The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, Inc. is a strong voice for and by people with disabilities.
|We Care A Lot Foundation|
This Northern California organization offers many programs to help people with disabilities live good lives in the community. Some of their programs are led by self-advocates.
|World Institute on Disability|
An internationally recognized public policy center organized by and for people with disabilities. WIDís programs address employment, economic development and financial stability issues.
|Youth Organizing! Disabled & Proud|
A program that connects, organizes and educates youth with disabilities.
|Mary Kay Kennedy|
Mary Kay Kennedy has been responsible for the development of self-advocacy curricula, innovative outreach approaches, and effective community organizing workshops. She has been successful at helping groups build individual and collective leadership on...
Mike works from a citizen-centered perspective with local people at the center. The focus is on two organizing questions: organizing local citizens and their allies to mobilize their local resources to work together to solve problems, and how agencies ...
Ruthie-Marie Beckwith, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Tennessee Microboards Association, Inc. a statewide non-governmental organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities self-manage their services and supports. Prior to developing ...
I am the director of the Self-Advocacy Associations of New York State, and have been for the last 12 years. I have worked with and for people with developmental disabilities since 1969 when I was an attendant at a state institution--yes it was a horr...