Self-advocacy means speaking up for yourself. It requires knowledge of your personal strengths and challenges, understanding of rights as a citizen, and acting in an assertive manner to make your needs known to others. During this self-guided program, you will explore concepts to help you become a better self-advocate and discover your potential.
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This training is self-guided and accessed online. By the end of this training, you will learn important skills and knowledge including…
- Using disability-related terminology.
- Self-assessing disability and accommodation needs.
- Identifying possible careers of interest.
- Understanding laws and legal rights.
- Setting goals for the short-term and long-term.
- Planning for education.
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This training is provided by the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Outreach and Partnerships for the Wisconsin Promise grant.
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Become a better self-advocate by watching our self-guided Advocacy Training videos.
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