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How to Speak Up and Be Heard: Self Advocacy

Date Posted: Friday, January 01, 2016


A Spanish translation of this publication is available for download under "Additional Files" below.

Self Advocacy is the ability to speak up for yourself and for the things that are important to you. This tip sheet offers advice and gives examples of how to self advocate at home, at school, at work and in the community.

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Cómo expresarse y ser escuchado- la autodefensa.pdf (265 kB)
Spanish translation

Subject Area

Transition Age Youth


community of practice, youth, self advocacy, Spanish

Repository Citation

How to Speak Up and Be Heard: Self Advocacy [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2015;12(1):1092. Retrieved from