Creative Action Inc.
What is Self-Advocacy?
Self-Advocacy is learning how to speak up for yourself, making your own decisions about your own life, and learning how to get information so that you can understand things that are of interest to you. Learning about Self-Advocacy will help you finding out who will support you in your journey. It will give you a better understanding of your rights and responsibilities. You will become more proficient in problem-solving, listening and learning, reaching out to others when you need help and friendship, and learning about self-determination.
Why is Self-Advocacy Important?
Self-Advocacy is an important skill for you to have. Having the knowledge needed to succeed and excel in life will help further propel you in the right direction. We want our clients to have the chance to participate in decisions that are being made about their lives.