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This article was written for People First, a self advocacy group based in the USA. It gives practical examples of different types of advocacy. The Self Advocacy example looks at the case of a person whose electricity is about to be cut off, how to define the problem, where to go for advice, how to develop a plan of action and what action to take. The second hypothetical case concerns a person with intellectual disability whose parents are considering arranging for her sterilisation without her consent: What Group Advocacy should People First and its members undertake in supporting her ? Legal Advocacy looks at the role of Lawyers and the Citizen Advocacy example talks about the various roles of Citizen Advocates. Finally, the role of People First as a Corporate Advocate is discussed. Keyword: Advocacy

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Author
Savage, H. S
Source
Unknown
Publisher
-
Publication Date
1 January 2001
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Advocacy
Origin
United States

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