In this part, you will find more information about self advocacy from different groups and organisations around the world.
Self Advocacy Newsletter – June 2013
This newsletter is a way for Self Advocates to
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Self Advocate representative for
the Asia Pacific Inclusion International
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Ciara Evans Guide to Twitter
As well as being a self advocate and council member for Inclusion International Ciara Evans works for Mencap as a campaigner. At Mencap Ciara developed this beginners guide to Twitter. We think its great! Follow Ciara @ciaraannevans1
David Corner, II Council Member and Self Advocate’s, Presentation to IDA CRPD Workshop
Our Voices – Self Advocacy Newsletter: October 2012
In this issue:
- Self Advocate Council Members Participate in Asia Pacific Regional Forum
- Stories by Asha and Musa, self advocates from Zanzibar
- Lebanon Self advocates visit Moldova
- 2012 VALID Conference and Launch of Inclusion Australia.
We like this Self Advocates Group on Facebook
Self-Advocacy Online is a place to find accessible information on current topics in self-advocacy. This group were in Washington at the conference in October 2012 and they’ve posted some pictures of the event.
Understanding and Supporting Self Advocacy
Taskforce on Self Advocacy
This material is part of the Toolkit for Self Advocacy that is being developed by the Taskforce on Self Advocacy. The Taskforce welcomes contributions of best practice and inspirational materials that can be added to the Toolkit … Read More (PDF file)
Priorities for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. This booklet is intended to raise awareness about key issues affecting the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. It outlines how the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities can be used to address those issues. The Convention is important because … Read More (PDF file)
The implication of the CRPD
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities can help to close the gap between the theory of inclusive education and reality. Using the CRPD as a framework for reform, the report provides a roadmap for governments and international agencies to move forward in building a new global agenda for education that includes people with disabilities…… Read More (PDF file)
What is self-advocacy? By IHC.Read More (PDF file)
CONVENTION IN PLAIN LANGUAGE
This information is a plain language version of the text of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The full text is available… Read More
THE UNCRPD COMMENTED BY ITS PROTAGONISTS
This Guide is the vehicle of expression of a group of young people with intellectual disabilities who, with the support provided by their membership to Project Amigo, decide to start working together on the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…Read more (download the PDF)
The African Network for Developmental Disabilities, ANDD has Self Advocacy as a prioritized area. In cooperation with ANDD and NFU– Norway, Inclusion International has given some of its member organizations the opportunity to conduct workshops for Self Advocates in Africa. The project started in January 2008 and since they have trained self advocates at national level in the following Inclusion International/ANDD member countries: Uganda, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa, Kenya, Zanzibar, Tanzania and Malawi.
James Mung’omba and Quincy Mwiya, Council member of II, have assisted the National Member Organizations to organize and conduct self-advocacy sessions… Read More (Word file)