Self-advocates can be leaders! It requires knowledge, skills, and courage. Disability organizations such as TASH are the place to begin. Until self-advocates assume leadership roles, they will never imprint their dreams on a world where inclusion means all – in ALL capacities. Let’s strive for a high standard of inclusive leadership. Join our panel of self-advocates as we present and discuss ways to do this.
After this session participants will able to:
- 1. Identify traditional and non-traditional roles.
- 2. Determine way to build personal and professional skills, including confident.
- 3. Achieve posts on disability boards, councils,and committees.
- 4. Reach and maintain leadership positions that include solving and dealing with problems faced by all leaders.
- 5. Establish systems of support and strong networks of professional contacts and friends.