2018 Chapter Awards Descriptions

2018 Chapter Awards Nominating Form

Newsletters

2/21/18 – The Advocate: Governor Ivey to Speak at ADC 2018
3/13/18 – The Advocate: Annual Awards
3/26/18 – The Advocate: Conference Speakers
4/25/18 – The Advocate: Interns Wrap Up
5/28/18 – The Advocate: Texas Roadhouse Support
6/30/18 – The Advocate: Summer Leadership Institute
7/31/18 – The Advocate: NCE Award Winners from Alabama
8/31/18 – The Advocate: 2019 Disability Conference Announcement
10/2/18 – The Advocate: Capital City Gala Announcement

Self-Advocacy Videos

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Surveys

2014 Alabama NCI Survey Results

Click HERE for “An Introduction to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”

Click HERE for a great copy of a “Personal Assistant Toolkit”

2017 Hot Tips for Legislative Advocates on Developmental Disabilities

This is a very helpful tool for Legislative Advocacy! Learn tips on how to find your legislator, how to communicate effectively with your legislators, how a bill becomes a law and more HERE!

Transition Planning

Click HERE for a very helpful guide to transition planning, school to life in the community – where do we go? The Alabama Planning for Transition Handbook is a very helpful guide for self-advocates and families. The guide facilities a discussion about life after school and questions to consider when planning for the future.

Links of Interest

The Arc/US

Alabama Department of Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities Division

ADMH “Do you know YOUR RIGHTS?  Brochure

ADMH “What Does An Advocate Do?  Brochure

Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)

Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities

Autism Society of Alabama

Down Syndrome Alabama

www.al-apse.org

www.rehab.alabama.gov

www.abilitylinks.org

askjan.org

www.careeronestop.org

www.disability.gov

www.gettinghired.com