The Arc of Tennessee ®
What is “self-advocacy?”
Who are “self advocates?”
Our own Scott Finney made the news! Check out his interview about the "R" word with Tennessee News Service HERE. He also speaks at conferences and to groups of self-advocates. Contact Scott Finney to schedule a speaking engagement.
How do I learn more about self-advocacy and becoming a self-advocate?
National Council of Self Advocates of The Arc (NCSA) - Join the National Council of Self Advocates of The Arc (NCSA) and be part of a group of leaders representing the full spectrum of ages and abilities across our national chapter network. This is your opportunity to be part of a group of self-advocates who will unite with a clear and strong voice to create lives that allow them – and you! – meaningful choices for a promising future.
Calling all self-advocates to complete the TASA Survey. We want to know what people, like you, need and want TASA to do to support more individuals with disabilities in becoming self-advocates. Your feedback will make a big difference in the future work of TASA.
Partners in Policymaking - Partners in Policymaking is a free leadership and advocacy training program for adults with disabilities and family members of persons with disabilities.
People First of Tennessee - People First strives to serve as an outlet for people with disabilities to air and alleviate their concerns about disability related issues and to work together to address those issues. They are empowering themselves by learning what their rights and responsibilities are and how to be effective self advocates.