Self Determination

Sproutflix – Custom Design Your Own Film Festival

Homepage Source: Sproutflix Sproutflix hosts the largest and most diverse assortment of films featuring people with I/DD on the marketplace. An ever growing select collection of over 250 artistic and personal films that entertain, enlighten and touch the heart.   Sproutflix is programmed and supported by Sprout, a NYC-based nonprofit organization founded in 1979, dedicated to bringing innovative programming …

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Home – Self Advocacy Info

Your one-stop resource for organizing and supporting self advocacy groups How can we help your self advocacy group? FEATURED RESOURCES The mission of Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC) is to strengthen the self-advocacy movement by supporting self advocacy organizations to grow in diversity and leadership. Source: Home – Self Advocacy Info The …

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Self-Directed Care May Help People with Serious Mental Illness Take an Active Role in Their Recovery

Source: National Rehabilitation Information Center | Information for Independence Serious mental illnesses (SMI) are conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or depression. People with serious mental illness often receive traditional mental health services funded by Medicaid, such as medications or psychotherapy. These services may help reduce SMI symptoms, but they may not be effective enough to …

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National Goals Conference: Self-Determination and Self-Advocacy Strand

National Goals in Research, Practice and Policy for and with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Setting a National Agenda for Self-Determination and Self-Advocacy Research, Practice, and Policy In August 2015, a National Goals in Research, Policy, and Practice working meeting was held in Washington, DC to summarize the current state of knowledge and identify …

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