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The Self-Advocacy Leadership series is a training that provides education and training support to people with disabilities.

This series seeks to help people improve their skills in the areas of decision-making and leadership. This series provides opportunities to connect people with disabilities to self-advocacy networks as well as expand a person's social network.

What is the Self-Advocacy Leadership Series?

The Self-Advocacy Leadership Series is a training that provides education and training support to people with disabilities.

This series seeks to help people improve their skills in the areas of decision-making and leader-ship.

This series is a 9-week program with each class session lasting 2 hours.

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What Makes this Series Unique?

This series offers ten consecutive classes giving people time to:

  •  Develop friendships
  •  Effectively interact in each of the topic areas
  •  Build self-confidence through role-play and practice
  •  Complete homework assignments designed to connect class members outside of class
  •  Participate in an official graduation ceremony

How does a Leadershp Series Work?

A maximum of 12 class members are selected through an application process.

Applicants must be a person with a developmental disability. Applicants are chosen based on their answers to the questions on the application, and on their willing-ness and availability to attend and participate in all classes.

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