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Speaking up and speaking out: an international self-advocacy movement

International Self-Advocacy Leadership Conference (1984 Tacoma, Wash.)

Speaking up and speaking out: an international self-advocacy movement

a report on the International Self-Advocacy Leadership Conference, July 23-29 1984, Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A..

by International Self-Advocacy Leadership Conference (1984 Tacoma, Wash.)

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Published by People First of Washington in Tacoma .
Written in English


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Mental Health Advocacy, From Then to Now. The history of advocacy -- which literally means "speaking for another" -- is also long, beginning with Clifford Beers' book "A Mind That Found Itself," and Dorothea Dix, who attempted to help make mental hospitals at least somewhat cleaner and safer.   Cultivating Self-Advocacy for All Students on College Campuses. Posted August 7, By Kathleen A. D’Alessio and Dorothy A. Osterholt. Over the past year, an increasing number of students have come forward to speak out against school violence.

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Survivors Speak Out, Self-Advocacy Action Pack — Empowering Mental Health Service Users (SSO, ). Google Scholar Jan Wallcraft, ‘Winning Through . Thomas’s Story, a memoir of growing up autistic in the s and 80s) Autism Information: AutisticUK. Neurodivergence, self-advocacy and the neurodiversity movement. Autism Acceptance, by ASAN. The Autistic Self-Advocacy Movement, by ASAN The Neurodiversity Movement, by Neurocosmopolitan.


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