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Networking

When you hear the word, “networking” you probably think of social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. Having friends and developing a social network is good, but there is another type of networking that you should consider developing – employment networking. Employment networking can expand the people you know who can provide information about job and career opportunities. …

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Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are community-based organizations that are designed and operated by people with disabilities. Centers for Independent Living believe in consumer control, where people with disabilities directly govern and staff the organization. Centers for Independent Living serve people with all types of disabilities and provide: Centers for Independent Living provide resources for : Some Centers for Independent …

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Self-Advocacy

Self-advocacy means speaking up for yourself and asking for your needs and wants. Self-advocacy is important because as an adult, you will want to become more independent. You’ll make decisions about your life: It can also mean standing up for what you believe in such as removing barriers to people with disabilities and protecting equal rights. Check out these resources: …