Helping Teenagers with Disabilities to Self-Advocate

Self-advocacy is a critical skill for students with disabilities to be successful in school and in life.

Self-advocacy is a critical skill for students with disabilities to be successful in school and in life. However, they do not necessarily pick up these skills naturally from their same aged peers. This workshop will focus on the specific skills required for self-advocacy, as well as the positive outcomes such as increased self-esteem. Educators will learn strategies to support teenagers to self-advocate, such as identifying their strengths and needs, understanding their disability and setting goals.

Intended Audience

Administrators
Counselors
Grades K-12 Instructors

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