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(Individual & Systems)

What is advocacy?

Self-Advocacy is knowing what you need and being able to ask for it. Self-Advocacy is a way in which people speak up and voice their needs, thoughts, and opinions. ILRC works with consumers to support them in understanding how their disability impacts their lives, what things will help them at school and work to participate in community activities and more.

Supporting persons with disabilities to enact change in their community which enables them to obtain support services. ILRC attends and coordinates efforts with consumers to participate in events such as Disability Awareness Month, Disability Rights Rally, Legislative Day at the Capital and more.

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