Autistic people have been standing up for ourselves forever.
We stand up for ourselves in lots of 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