Here is the latest Vlog about Closing Institutions from our State President, Bill Gage To read the transcript of this Vlog click here: Transcript_for_Bill_Gage_video_7-30-14 Help spread the word!
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TN People First members Charles Hall and Scott Finney were surprised to learn that they were in one of the pictures the Smithsonian Institute is featuring in their online exhibit about people with disabilities. The exhibit, Everybody: An Artifact History of Disability in America features many important items that explain disability history. It also includes […]
Members of People First of Tennessee were hard at work at this year’s Tennessee Megaconference. Bill Gage, Gatha Logan, and Jennifer Austin presented on the Our Community Standing Strong project. People First also had a Self-Advocacy Survey Booth in the Exhibit hall where conference goers could pick up a copy of the survey or use […]
Teaching Members About Self-advocacy Define: Self-Advocacy is an individual’s ability to effectively communicate, convey, negotiate, needs, and rights. It involves making informed decisions and taking responsibility for those decisions. (VanReusen et al., 1994) www.ehhs.kent.edu/cite/CASAP/docs/SADef+tips.doc Self-Advocacy is American. To be able 2 promote, what he or she wants, when he or she wants it. A carton […]
One of the Southern Collaborative Grant activities is creating video blogs! Video blogs are short clips about things that state self-advocacy groups are working on and self-advocates care about. This is the first video blog from Tennessee. If you would like to post a video blog or just a regular blog about self-advocacy issues, send […]
People First of Tennessee is one of six states that are working together to help strengthen the grassroots self-advocacy movement in the south. One of the first steps is to find out what kind of help each state has to offer other states and what kinds of help their state needs. Each state has to […]
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