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Understanding your rights as a disability voter

Voting is at the heart of who we are as Americans and no citizen should be left out of the process because of a disability. Here are three of the most basic and fundamental rights as a voter with a disability.

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What it Means to be a Self-Advocate

Self-advocacy is a term thrown out there a lot in the disability space. But what does it actually mean to be a self-advocate? At its most basic level, being a self-advocate means you have a voice of your own, and you use it.

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3 ways the law makes it easier for people with disabilities to vote

While voting shouldn’t be hard, for people with intellectual or developmental difficulties, there can be barriers that make it more challenging. Here are three ways both the federal government and state governments are making it easier for people with disabilities to exercise their right to vote.

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What You Should Know About Supported Decision-Making

Dr. Kira Collins, Director of Admissions at AbleLight College, tells us more about what’s known as Supported Decision-Making and how this new idea helps people with disabilities retain their right to make their own decisions. 

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Taking a step into advocacy

Here are three simple ways to advocate for public policy affecting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.