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Advocates in Action Rhode Island is Rhode Island's Statewide Self-Advocacy organization with federal 501(c)3 non-profit status. Use the MENU on the left to navigate our website, and feel free to contact us if you're looking for something specific!

If you're looking for the date of any upcoming events, CLICK HERE for our EVENT CALENDAR. Note: you can also reach this link through our site menu on the left.

graphic of a person with the words "why not?!?" over the head. They are holding a sign that says: Save the Day, Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Rhode Island's 23rd Annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference.

Save the Date for Rhode Island’s 23rd Annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference

Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at the Crown Plaza in Warwick

Check-Out some of the scene's from Rhode Island's 2017 Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference:

Last Year's Conference was a B-L-A-S-T-!!!

CLICK HERE to Open the Page for "Why Not?!?", Rhode Island's 2018 SELF-ADVOCACY CONFERENCE

Find out what's happening, and how/when to register this year's event.

Let's Make Some Amazing Memories Together!


We have extended the EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT to accommodate all of you who have called or emailed us to ask for a few more days. No worries! The FINAL DEADLINE for the EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT is now Wednesday, October 17th, but clock is still ticking and space is filling up fast! Register today to gaurantee your spot and save!!

CLICK HEREif you'd like to complete a registration form and pay by credit card. Once we receive your registration information, we'll send you an invoice. NOTE: Conference Invoices must be paid in full prior to the conference. Sorry, but our budget does not have room for "I.O.U.s".

The price will increase by $10 for both the Conference Day and the Dinner Dance after Wednesday, October 17th

Welcome to our newest Leadership Series: the Class of 2019 is looking good!!!


New to Self-Advocacy? Check out our "SA Pokey" music video to find out what it's all about!

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Here are just a few of the cool videos and songs that we've created and posted on YouTube:

Find the Right Fit for YOU!

Sometimes you have to think outside the box to find the things you really want. Everyone is different, and awesome in their own unique way!



A Lofty Ambition

Don't let anyone stop you from pursing your dreams!



Having a Good Day!

Having a "good day" means different things for different people, but there's no "wrong answer", as long as YOUR good day means doing that things that matter most to YOU!



Ideas about Your Individual Service Plan

When something is "individualized", it means it's created specifically for the person who it's all about. It's like getting an outfit custom-tailored so it fits you perfectly. It's like ordering "a la cart", or "off the menu". If you don't the thing you're looking for, don't just settle. Ask questions. Find out what's possible and choose the things that are important to you!



Ideas About the Support Intensity Scale ("SIS")

The SIS is a set of questions about your day to day life, and what kind of support you need to be successful. The SIS is NOT a test, so you can't get the answers wrong, because it's all about you! Don't be afraid to let the people who are asking your the questions know what you need.



R-Word Busters!

Sticks and stones and NAMES HURT, TOO!



I Will Hold My Head Up High, and Keep It There Everyday

An awesome song about being proud, with lyrics by Leadership Series graduate, Amy E.


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This page was updated on Sunday, October 14, 2018