Youth Self-Advocacy

Youth Self-Advocacy

MHALC has partnered with Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities to help youth with developmental disabilities (DD) learn Self-Advocacy in schools.

What is Self-Advocacy?

  • Speaking up for yourself.
  • Asking for what you need.
  • Negotiating for yourself.
  • Knowing your rights and responsibilities.
  • Using resources that are available to you.

For more information, contact Christina Peña-Whittington at 740-522-1341 ext. 306 or email

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