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Student Self-Advocacy Classes

May 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm MDT

| Free

What’s Up?

A summer self-advocacy course for students with disabilities! ‘It’s All About the Plan!’ allows students to learn about and practice self-advocacy skills. Includes hands-on activities, community speakers, and e-learning tools. Developed through a partnership between Disability Rights Nebraska, Arc of Lincoln/ Autism Family Network, and Fritz & O’Hare Associates.

Why Self-Advocacy?

Self-advocacy skills help people speak up for what they need and want in life. It is especially important for students with disabilities to learn how they can make their voices heard!

Who’s Invited?

Any student with a disability, ages 14 to 21.

Sign up now!  Space limited!

What Does It Cost?

It’s free…thanks to a Nebraska VR grant!

Assistance with transportation costs may be provided, as needed.

Student Sessions

The course will run four days with 3 hour daily sessions from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Youth ages 18-21: June 4th-7th

Youth ages 14-17: June 11th-14th

Parent Sessions

Parents are invited to a session that will provide information about Nebraska services and supports on May 30th  from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker Ben D. Anderson will be speaking at student and parent sessions! Don’t miss this opportunity!

For More Information

E-mail Mindy Baird at:


or call:



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May 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am
June 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Harms Advanced Technology Center-WNCC
2620 College Park Road
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States
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