Join A Group!

These are groups that you can look into joining if you are trying to become more independent. There are groups that will help you learn self-advocacy skills. There are also some links for academic resources.

Self-Advocacy Groups:

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder Self-Advocacy Organizations and Programs 

Self-Advocacy Online

The Advocacy Atlas: Accessible Tools for Leadership and Advocacy Success

Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self Advocacy Report

Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)

Autistic Self-Advocacy Network

National Council of Self-Advocates of The Arc (NCSA)

Learn Something New – Academic Resources:

A Curriculum for Self-Advocates

Cents and Sensibility – A Guide to Money Management for People with Disabilities

White Paper

Accessible Travel: Resources for the Disabled Explorer