Self-help information about self-advocacy
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DRW Information Sheets
Advocacy Strategies - Building a Community Plan is a booklet filled with worksheets and practical information for strengthening advocacy efforts.
Develop your decision making ability.
This booklet provides information about the rights of patients who are at the adult psychiatric hospitals run by the State of Washington: Western State Hospital and Eastern State Hospital. The first section explains specific patient rights. The second section explains what a patient may do if he or she disagrees with a decision to limit or take away a right.
A listing of state and national organizations who work with prisoners with disabilities and their families.
Tips for how to get the most out of meetings.
A list of organizations providing information, dispute resolution, legal and other services to people with disabilities who use public special education services.
An explanation of the importance of Personal Assistance Services (PAS) to independent living.
A description of advocacy in the disability rights movement.
Writing Your Mental Health Advance Directive is a downloadable booklet with practical, easy to read information and resources.