Self-Advocacy (pdf)

As consumers, we must advocate for ourselves in order to protect our rights and get the services that we need. This detailed guide, which was developed in conjunction with the Freedom Self-Advocacy Curriculum, offers inspiration and advice. Selected Contents: Being Assertive * Identifying Your Rights * Breaking Down a Problem * Developing a Solution * Advocacy on the Telephone * Sample Letters * Holding a Successful Meeting. 39 pp., 8 1/2 x 11.