This department contains products demonstrating positive ways that allies of persons with developmental disabilities are supporting the self-advocacy movement.
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Managed by: Janet Hunt
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online) (12 Products)
Electronic Media (5 Products)
Organizations, Programs, and Projects (5 Products)
Other (2 Products)
People Who Can Help (2 Products)
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
Electronic Media (Videos, CDs, T.V., Radio, Websites, etc.)
|Advice for Advisors: People First|
Written by People First of Canada, this is a handbook for those who act as advisors to self-advocacy groups. Explains what self-advocacy is, how to make it work, the People First movement, empowerment, and qualities of a good advisor.
|Advising Through Self-Determination: An Information Guide for Advisors|
This guide was written to help train people to be advisors to people with disabilities.
|Alabama People First Officer's Handbook|
This handbook explains how a People First group can work together with members, officers, and advisors to get things done.
|GO FOR THE GOLD: Empowerment for Life|
A fun and easy to use six-part training curriculum on personal empowerment
|HELP WANTED: The Self-Advocacy Advisor|
This booklet shares self-advocates' ideas about advisors
|In Our Words ....|
Vermont self-advocates express their training priorities for new workers.
|Large Pepperoni Pizza with an Advisor on the Side: How To Hire, Supervise And Train An Advisor (Revised in 2008 with DVD)|
This booklet is about how to hire, train, and supervise an advisor. It is sold with or without a DVD narration and video training.
|People First President & Advisor Training Manual|
A manual that describes what People First groups are and what they do. It provides advice on starting a new group, and how to operate a strong group.
|Quality in Practice: Advocacy|
A rescource guide that provides suggestions on how organizations can establish an advocacy-oriented perspective.
|Stepping up to supervisor|
This book talks about two skills needed to be a successful supervisor. It gives tips on how to work well by yourself, and how to work well with other people.
|The Self-Advocacy Movement: The Unacknowledged Civil Rights Movement|
This publication examines the self-advocacy social movement.
|The Teacher's Gift: Using your Core Gift to Inspire and Heal|
This book explains how gifts and wounds both help and hinder people's ability to help others. It includes interviews with helpers and their wisdom about gifts and helping.
Organizations, Programs, and Projects
People Who Can Help
|JABBERS: Dreams 'n Goals Game for Self-Advocates|
JABBERS is a game for self-advocates to support them in realizing their goals in life and how to achieve those goals.
|Janet E Hunt Consulting|
Ms. Hunt is a consultant who provides creative approaches to challenging situations. Consulting services include short and long-term projects and activities to accomplish the goals of non-profit organizations. She is an expert on self-advocacy.
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...
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