Let’s start with some fun questions!
Being a self-advocate is tough! But it is a skill that everybody can learn. Let’s see key steps you need to be able to find information and ask for help as you need it!
Steps to Self-Advocate at Home, School, Work, or Community
- State the problem. You can start with words like I struggle…/It is difficult…/I don’t know…/It’s hard for me…
- Explain how you tried to solve the problem on your own. For example, I have tried…/I have used…/I have asked…
- State what you need that person to do. You can start with Could I please…/Could you please…/It would be helpful if…
Here is a situation for you to try out: ACCESS GOOGLE SLIDES
Self-Advocacy Escape Chamber
Now, that you have learned the basics of self-advocacy, challenge yourself with a Self-Advocacy Escape Chamber!