ASSERT Yourself

King, Beverly
January 2000
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p66
Academic Journal
Presents a research-based strategy, complete with techniques, to facilitate the self-advocacy process and lead people with disabilities toward a greater sense of self. Awareness of disability; Statement of disability; Statement of strengths and limitations; Evaluation of problems and solutions; Role play solution; Tryout in real setting. INSETS: What Does the Research Say About Self-Advocacy?;Case Study..


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