Self-Advocacy Program

Students will develop self-advocacy skills through a variety of activities.  By the end of the course students will have identified their strengths, interests and challenges. Students will gain a better understanding of their disability, practice goal setting, and develop strategies and resources for problem solving. The course is interactive and students will be given opportunities to practice “telling their story” to others, including employers. Students will plan a culminating event to showcase the skills they have developed.

This program is approved by DORS for Pre-ETS funding.  Speak to your DORS Counselor to apply. Private pay participants also accepted. Click here for more information. 

Student Profile:14-21 year-old students.  Ability to communicate verbally, but may have cognitive or language challenges.  Ability to work in a group environment.
Prerequisites: None
Length: 12 weeks
Parent Group: No parent group. Parents will be invited to attend an end of class presentation. 
Tuition: $2280
Time: Tuesdays 4:00-5:30
Dates:  March 8th-May 31st, 2022 (No class on 4/12)
Spring 2022 program will be held onsite and in-person; however, the classes may switch to virtual for a period of time if the health situation necessitates.


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