Self advocates 

 

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History

Self-Advocates of Indiana was established in 1990 by people with developmental disabilities. Self-Advocates of Indiana is the culmination of an effort started in 1989. At that time, the Governor's Council on Disabilities provided a grant to The ARC of Allen County (now Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana) to host three regional training's and a leadership conference.

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Mission

Self-Advocates of Indiana is to learn our rights and to speak out about our rights so that we get the respect we deserve.

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Purpose

Self-Advocates of Indiana is a group for learning about rights and responsibilities for all people with disabilities. The group is a place to help people with disabilities understand their rights and encourage self advocates to meet in their communities and speak out to the community.