William P., & Shoultz, B. (1982). We can speak for
ourselves. Boston: Brookline Books.
Materials available from The Arc, P.O. Box 1047, Arlington,
Texas 76004, (817) 261-6003. (Prices include shipping and
A Call to Action: The Roles of People with Mental
Retardation in Leadership. (1992). A handbook outlining
the proceedings from the leadership forum held during The Arc's
1991 national convention. Discusses barriers and strategies to
supporting leadership of people with mental retardation. 1-9
copies, $2.50 ea.; 10-29 copies, $1.50; over 29 copies, $.75
Bill of Rights Series. (1990). These materials
were prepared for use in helping to educate high school students
with mental retardation about our constitutional system of
government. These materials help people learn about their rights
and responsibilities as citizens of the U.S. and about the history
of our Constitution. $5.00.
PASS Q & A. The Arc PASS Project (1992). A fact
sheet for self-advocates on the Social Security Administration's
Plan for Achieving Self-Support work incentive program. Single
copies free by sending self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Self-Advocacy Bibliography. (1992). Books,
pamphlets, video cassettes and other material on self-advocacy from
around the United States and Canada. Single copies free by sending
self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Self-Advocacy Program Directory. A listing of
self-advocacy groups in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. $3.00.
Self-Advocacy: Supporting the Vision. The Arc
of the U.S. and The Arc of New Mexico. (1992). An accompanying
handbook to the video. Provides additional information and detail
on the importance of supporting self-advocacy and steps to
organizing a self-advocacy group.
Voting. (Revised 1992). A brochure for self-
advocates. Answers questions about voting: What is voting? Who
can vote? When and how can I vote? Single copies free by sending
self-addressed, stamped envelope. $13.00 per 100.
Voting: Preparing for Citizenship - A Guide for the
Teacher and Citizen Advocate. (Revised 1992). Flier on
voting. Single copies free by sending self-addressed, stamped
envelope. $13.00 per 100.
Self-Advocacy Position Statement. (1990). Single
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