What is Self-Advocacy?

Self-Advocacy - Helping Yourself

Explore the power of self-advocacy, what it is, what it looks like and how it helps you succeed in school. View our Student Presentation Examples below and learn how to create your very own personalized presentation to share with your teachers!

Check out our student webinar Exploring Self-Advocacy to learn how to help yourself from a student point of view.

What does self-advocacy look like?

Here are fun skits which will show you the right and wrong ways to ask your teacher for help, remind them of your accommodations and teach them about your learning difference.

Student Presentations

Here are examples of presentations that students show their teachers to explain their learning difference and share what they need to succeed in school. Start helping yourself by putting together your own presentation using the outline and template in the More Stuff section below. Your teachers will be amazed!

More Stuff

Here are some awesome tools to help you get started on your path to being a strong self-advocate.

 Bright Idea: Take one of the tools below and personalize it, or make a presentation your way like a picture book or movie!