Wash. Admin. Code § 388-891A-0769 - What is instruction in self-advocacy?

(1) Self-advocacy instruction provides opportunities for students with disabilities to learn about rights, responsibilities, and how to request accommodations or services and supports needed during the transition from secondary to post-secondary education and employment. Self-advocacy instruction teaches students with disabilities to articulate their needs and make informed decisions about the supports necessary to meet those needs.
(2) Self-advocacy instruction may include peer mentoring from individuals with disabilities working in competitive integrated employment. Examples of self-advocacy instruction include but are not limited to workshops or job clubs in areas such as:
(a) Developing goals;
(b) Time management and organization;
(c) Balanced life planning;
(d) Peer support;
(e) Mentoring groups;
(f) Accessing community resources such as health care, recreation, and social opportunities; and
(g) Using assistive technology to manage life skills.

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Wash. Admin. Code § 388-891A-0769
Adopted by WSR 18-12-035, Filed 5/29/2018, effective 6/30/2018

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