Indicator 4: AT Self-Advocacy

Self-Advocacy skills allow you to take a leadership role in your IEP planning and eventually with needed departments on campus. Applying your self-advocacy skills to your AT means you know what AT you need, what you are entitled to, and how you can effectively receive it.

Breaking It Down

  • Who advocates for me now?
  • Who advocates with me?
  • When am I good at standing up for myself?
  • When is it still uncomfortable or hard for me to stand up for myself?

Video: 10 Tips to Build Self-Advocacy

Have A Conversation with Your Case Manager And Parents

  • What more can I be doing to advocate for myself?
  • What skills can I develop to reach my goals in college?
  • What AT could I explore to help me?

Think About Your Goal

Right now I want to be able to: ______________________________________.
I’m excited about college and want to ask about _____________________ on a college visit.

In the long term, I’d love to have a job doing____________________.