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Self Advocacy


An effective self-advocate is assertive, not aggressive. Assume that the college personnel are there to help meet our needs is always a positive start.  

Practicing what we are going to say beforehand is a good habit (this will help us be clear and concise when asking for help). 

Clear communication is always a bonus and often results in positive outcomes. 


Morse, A. (2016, August 3). Self-Advocacy at College or University. Easter Seals Kids at School.