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.
Self-Advocates: Speak Up for Yourself
It's important to know your rights and make your own
choices. Learn more about self-advocacy here.
Supporters: Help Individuals Exercise Their
There are many things you can do to help the individual
you support. Ask yourself these questions.
Self-Advocates: Use the Choices Worksheet
You can make many choices in life. Here is a tool that
can help you!
To learn more about being independent, visit the DDS SafetyNet!