ERIC Number: ED332430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Self-Advocacy, Feature Issue of IMPACT.
Hayden, Mary F., Ed.; Shoultz, Bonnie, Ed.
IMPACT, v3 n4 Win 1990-91
This newsletter issue gives people with disabilities the opportunity to educate others about self-advocacy. Twelve of its 17 articles are by individuals with disabilities who are self-advocates, or by other representatives of self-advocacy organizations. It includes information on self-advocacy strategies and examples of its impact on lives. Article titles and their authors include: "Out of My Old Life and into My New One" (Michael J. Kennedy); "A Short History of American Self-Advocacy" (Bonnie Shoultz); "Starting Local Self-Advocacy Groups" (Nancy Ward); "Advocacy in the Danger Zone" (interview with Debbie Robinson); "Self-Advocates and the Legislature: Making Voices Heard at the Capitol" (Walter Rupp); "Independence or Sponsorship: An Issue for Self-Advocacy Groups" (Bonnie Shoultz); "Who Can Teach Change Better?" (Beatrice Roth); "Elements of Choice" (Dennis J. Campbell); "Confessions of a Professional" (Mary F. Hayden); "A New National Organization? News from the First North American People First Conference" (Bonnie Shoultz); "Self-Advocates on Boards and Committees"; and "Tennessee Self-Advocates Conduct Quality Assurance Surveys." A list of 11 resources is included. (JDD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Community Living.