New guide for increasing advocacy skills in young adults with disabilities

Tim Davis and John Waterman of PEAC, Judy Shanley of Easterseals, and Genelle Thomas of PYDAt the recent convention of the American Association of Intellectual and Development Disabilities, PYD, Easterseals, and PEAC released the new Implementation Guide for the Transportation Advocacy Mentoring Initiative (TAMI).

This “how to” manual provides guidance on leveraging peer mentoring to improve advocacy skills and highlights the successes of the 2017 TAMI pilot project.

The guide can benefit those interested in improving self-advocacy skills for youth and young adults with disabilities, peer mentoring strategies and models, and/or accessible transportation.

If your organization is interested in replicating the TAMI project in your area, please contact nationalcenter@pyd.org for support and guidance.

Download Guidebook Here