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NEW! December 2017: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Fri, 12/01/2017

 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3rd is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Six million people in California and over one billion in the world have a disability. Learn more about being a self-advocate and making choices.     

Click here to view picture.   Supporters: Learn About Disability 
   One in seven people in the world have a disability. Click
   here to learn more. 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to view picture.   Self-Advocates: Speak Up for Yourself   
   It's important to know your rights and make your own
   choices. Learn more about self-advocacy here.

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to view picture.   Supporters: Help Individuals Exercise Their
  Rights   
   There are many things you can do to help the individual
   you support. Ask yourself these questions.       
   

 

 

 

Woman working with supporter  Self-Advocates: Use the Choices Worksheet
   You can make many choices in life. Here is a tool that
   can help you!
  

 

 

 

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Last updated on Fri, 12/01/2017 - 08:41