Self-advocacy and the self-advocacy movement

Autistic people have been standing up for ourselves forever.
We stand up for ourselves in lots of ways.
This is called “self-advocacy”.
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 self-advocacy movement is
  • How to be a self-advocate