Contact InformationMassachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (MASS)
Contact: Gail Delgado, Metro/Southeast Coordinator
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
View Speaking Up with Power and Respect Website
North Plymouth, MA 02362-6025
Area Served: Southeast
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Get a basic introduction to self-advocacy:
- What it is
- How it can help you
- How to communicate assertively
We review three basic ways to respond to a conflict using visual materials. Instructors use real-life scenarios so that you can practice talking with power and respect. Our goal is to increase your confidence and skill when talking about your needs and wants.
Location: North Plymouth, MA
Length of Program: One session for 1.5 hours
Target audience: Youth and Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and support staff.
Maximum Number in class: 15
Trainer: Seasoned self-advocate trainers, John Anton, Donna Jay co-train this session with MASS Regional Coordinators, Bridget Crowley and Susan Moriarty. All trainers are experienced providing this training.
Accessibility: The training is designed with attention to multiple learning styles, and can be customized upon request.
Comments: Original content created by self-advocates and staff of MASS Advocates Standing Strong.
Assertive communication tips were drawn from Pathways to Community Leadership Resource Guide: Published by STIR-- Steps Toward Independence and Responsibility and The Self Determination Resource Center, projects of the Clinical Center for the STudy of Development and Learning: A university Affiiliated Program
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7255
Funding Provided by:
The North Carolina Developmental Diasabilties Services Section of the Division of MH/DD SAS January 2000--
- Self-Advocacy - Leadership
- Self-Advocacy Training
- Intellectual Disabilities
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- Fees: Free Service