The Prince Rupert Self-Advocacy Group members are individuals who have some form of developmental disability. Members attend independently and/or with support, generally by a paid caregiver.
The focus of these meetings is to provide opportunities for friendship building, community involvement and leaning about self advocacy. Self Advocacy means speaking or acting for yourself. It means deciding what is best for you and speaking up for your rights as a person.
Self Advocacy involves believing:
Self Advocacy involves many different areas. Some are: