Advocacy Stories - Self-Advocacy

Self-Advocacy

Hello, my name is Mildred.

 

Six years ago I wouldn’t speak to anyone, even when I was having some difficulties.  I didn’t know where to get help from, and one of my support workers suggested that I ask an advocate to help me.

At this time I didn’t feel that ‘professionals’...

Marion's story

The staff at my house had tried to explain that L*** (the company they work for) had lost the tender to another company.  I didn’t understand what it meant. 

Staff explained in a way I could understand a bit better and then I was really worried.

A social...