Advocacy in action : the fourth book of speaking up : a by John Tufail; Kate Lyon

By John Tufail; Kate Lyon

Advocacy for individuals with disabilities is largely practised, yet what approximately self-advocacy? How frequently do mom and dad or carers converse 'for' you and stop you being heard? are you aware your rights inside advocacy legislation? The 4 books within the conversing Up set have been conceived and written in particular to advertise self-advocacy to disabled people who are looking to how to converse up for themselves. This fourth publication within the series Read more...

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Dilly's tale --
creating a plan --
Advocacy difficulties --
Letting cross --
Advocacy and clash --
Advocacy and conversation --
Advocacy and the legislations --
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summary: Advocacy for individuals with disabilities is broadly practised, yet what approximately self-advocacy? How usually do mom and dad or carers communicate 'for' you and stop you being heard? are you aware your rights inside advocacy legislations? The 4 books within the conversing Up set have been conceived and written in particular to advertise self-advocacy to disabled people who are looking to methods to communicate up for themselves. This fourth ebook within the sequence seems at difficulties that could happen in an advocacy partnership, similar to dependency at the recommend and clash among companions. It additionally discusses advocacy and the legislation. All 4 books

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Sometimes it is very hard to keep loyalty. You might want to look at the second book of speaking up, where we talk about duty of care and risk management, to see other examples of situations where an advocate’s loyalty to the partner might be challenged. 39 5. Letting Go The best thing an advocate can ever hear from the partner is: ‘Thanks. ’ This is when all advocates know that they have done the best job that can be done. But a lot of the time this doesn’t happen. Sometimes partners will never feel confident enough to do things alone.

Some advocates might want to tell that person that they don’t agree with the choice the partner is making. But doing this will stop the advocate speaking up effectively for the partner. 6. An advocate might be speaking up for someone who doesn’t like the services being provided by their service provider. But the service provider is also giving money 38 to the advocacy organisation that the advocate is working for! The advocate’s boss might say, ‘Be careful, because we don’t want to lose our funding.

People with disability have a lot of rights that are set down by the law. For example, in most countries these days the law says that what a person with disabilities receives depends on what each person’s needs are, NOT on what is available or what service providers have available. ’ have one spare’ or ‘We think this person doesn’t need a wheelchair, because he doesn’t need to go out’. Another example – people have a right to go on holiday. They also have a right to have a say in where they go HUMAN RIGHTS 59 on holiday and when!

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