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New Publications Offer Advocacy Help for Ohio’s DD Community

July 20, 2021 / Advocacy

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Today the Adult Advocacy Centers (AACs) are releasing two new publications to help people with developmental disabilities (DD) become better advocates:

  • An Advocacy Guidebook for People with Developmental Disabilities outlines strategies for developing advocacy skills and information to help victims of crime navigate the criminal justice system.
  • A Reference Guide to DD Self-Advocacy Groups in Ohio is a comprehensive list of contact information for statewide and county-level groups throughout the state. The publication is a joint effort between the AACs and Ohio’s DD Council, with support from the state’s independent living centers. Additional contributions to this list from the community are welcome at 

We hope that these publications inspire self-advocates to find more ways to come together and make their voices heard.