The Art of Impact: A Handbook for Self-Determined Living (National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities, NACDD)
The Art of Impact: A Handbook for Self-Determined Living - This e-book is your guide to self-advocacy and healthy living in your community. It will help introduce you to self-advocacy. Those of you who already know about self-advocacy can learn more about it. You can learn how to practice and improve your self-advocacy skills. You can also learn tips from veteran leaders.
In the first chapter of this e-book, you will read about what self-advocacy is. You will learn about how people from diverse backgrounds self-advocate every day. You will also learn about your rights and what it means to live in the community.
In the second chapter of this e-book, you will read about the Self-Advocates Leadership Circle. The members of this group come from several states around the U.S. and the territory of Guam. They have achieved success with self-advocacy in many different ways. They will write about how they learned about self-advocacy and what it means to them.
In the fourth chapter of this e-book, you will read about leadership. You will learn about what it means to be a leader in your community. You will also learn about how to start and run groups and organizations