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Self Advocacy - More Information

In this part, you will find more information about self advocacy from different groups and organisations around the world.


Self-Advocacy Toolkit
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>>


UN BROCHURE
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>>


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>>



Self advocacy booklets (waiting for information)

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>>


SUPPORTING SELF-ADVOCACY
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>>