Archives by Day: May 16, 2014

A Guide to Practicing Self-Advocacy: From Lindsey’s View

Lindsey has an important piece of advice to share with the world: “A closed mouth doesn’t get fed!” In other words, to get what you want, you have to speak up! Following this mantra at only 23 years of age, Lindsey is setting an example for what it truly means to self-advocate. She openly shares that she has faced many challenges over the years; however, this hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her goals. She recently presented and impressed her Individual Service Plan (ISP)team with ten pages—front and back—of progress reports and changes she wants to see in her life. With support from Summit DD and one of the Agency’s partnering providers, Blick Clinic, she is well on her way to achieving her dreams. Read More ›

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