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About Us

 

Advocacy for Inclusion is committed to a society in which people with disabilities live inclusive and meaningful lives as part of the community, in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. We provide advocacy services to people with disabilities living in the ACT and region, to enable each individual to overcome discrimination and empower them to control their lives and participate in the community.

 INDIVIDUAL ADVOCACY

We act with and on behalf of people in a supportive manner, or assist them to act on their own behalf, free of conflicts of interest and motivated only by a desire to obtain a fair and just outcome for the person concerned.

SELF–ADVOCACY

Advocacy for Inclusion offers courses for people with disabilities to develop skills to make informed decisions and to confidently speak for themselves.

SYSTEMIC ADVOCACY

Advocacy for Inclusion undertakes systemic advocacy by seeking to influence political and social systems and institutions so that inclusive practices are applied.

TRAINING

We offer training across a range of areas including: awareness and inclusion; understanding the human rights of people with disabilities; self advocacy; and, leadership and governance.

 Who can use Advocacy for Inclusion?

  • Individual advocacy is available for people with disabilities who live in the ACT.
  • Self advocacy training is available for people with disabilites in the ACT region.
  • We provide inclusion advice, awareness and Human Rights training for any member of the community who is interested.

 How do we protect your privacy?

Confidentiality is maintained at all times and any information gathered or shared is always with the person’s knowledge and consent. If you would like a copy of our privacy policy please contact us.

 

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