Self advocacy resources

Disability resources page for self advocates

Hello, and welcome to the disability resource section for Self Advocacy Solutions. Here you will be able to find resources that can help you be a stronger self advocate or develop a stronger self advocacy group. If you would like to share resources on this page, please email George Garcia at

Click here to find state self advocacy groups

State Self Advocacy Groups

Check out our list of self-advocacy groups across the state. Find a self advocacy group near you and join today. This list is hosted by the Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

Click here to download mission statement

Mission Statement

Learn to develop a mission statement for your self advocacy group that lets people know who you are and what is the purpose of your group.

Click here to download values statement

Organizational Value Statement

Learn to write value statements for your self advocacy group the lets people know what’s important to the group.

Click here to download bylaws toolkit


Learn to write the bylaws your self advocacy group will need to run successful meetings

Click here to download board of directors toolkit

Board of Directors

Learn how to develop leadership roles needed to lead your self advocacy group.

Take care to download strategic plan toolkit

Strategic Plan

Learn to develop a strategic plan that will help guide your self advocacy group in achieving their mission.