Latest Self-advocacy Stories

2014-05-27 23:11:41

On Friday May 23, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Not Dead Yet and twelve other disability rights organizations filed an amicus brief in a case challenging the University of Wisconsin Hospital

2014-02-28 23:30:23

As part of a nation-wide Day of Mourning, disability rights advocates in the Rochester area will be joining about 20 other cities by holding a vigil Saturday, March 1, 2013 to honor the lives

2014-01-16 23:28:16

Use Your Self Advocacy Skills to Help Make the Right Decision Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 As college acceptance notices begin arriving, high

2013-10-02 23:33:58

Learning disabled students often need accommodations to succeed academically, but they arrive at college unprepared to explain their needs to school administrators and professors.

2011-12-09 14:00:00

Leading healthcare advocates and organizations working on behalf of patients were recognized during the 2011 Patient Advocate Conference on Dec.

2011-10-11 09:23:54

Previous studies have documented that women with disabilities are more likely to be sexually assaulted than women without disabilities.

2011-06-16 08:00:00

CHICAGO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking Consent Decree in Ligas v.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.