Autistic people have been standing up for ourselves forever, in lots of different ways.
This is called “Standing up for yourself so you get what you need.”. Self-advocacy means standing up for yourself so you get what you need.
This chapter will talk about these things:
- What self-advocacy is
- Who can be a self-advocate
- What the When people with intellectual and developmental disabilities fight for our rights. It is a part of the disability rights movement. is
- How to be a self-advocate