The Arc of the United States believes that with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities have the right to advocate for themselves.
Read The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Position Statement
Self-advocacy is using your power to advocate for yourself and to educate others to do the same. If you want to grow as a self-advocate, The Arc Minnesota can help. We have lots of ways for you to get involved, including:
It doesn’t matter how much you know about self-advocacy. We welcome you to learn, grow, and make a difference.
The Arc Minnesota’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee helps members build leadership skills and work on important issues. Watch the video to learn more.
Self-advocates were asked, “What Makes a Good Life?” Watch this short video and discover what they had to say.