Self-Advocacy and Self-Direction Series

Self-Advocacy Presentations

A Presentation for individuals with I/DD and families to hear directly from nationally recognized self-advocates and learn about how you too can be the best advocate for yourself, your family members and others.

Topics include:

  • Speak Up! Stand Out!: Success in the Self Advocacy Movement
  • People First: Labels Are For Soup Cans
  • Don’t Let Your Disability Control You
  • How to Get Connected to the Community

For more information and to register for these sessions, please call: William Busch, Assistant Executive Director of Member Services, 908-354-3040 x 280 WBusch@caunj.org

Self Directed Services Presentations

A Presentation to learn about the History of Self-Direction across the Country and in New Jersey and how you too can become part of the movement to direct your supports while understanding your roles and responsibilities.

Topics include:

  • Person Centered Planning and Self Directed Services: History and Life Plan

For more information and to register for these sessions, please call: Theresa Smith, Self Directed Services Training Program Manager, 908-354-3040 x 322 TSmith@caunj.org

Presentations provided by: Community Access Unlimited 80 West Grand Street Elizabeth, New Jersey 07202