DDS Self Advocate Coordinator Jossie Torres Published on National Website
Ms. Torres published the following tips:
(This week’s meeting tip was submitted by SARN reader Jossie Torres, a self-advocate coordinator from Waterbury, Connecticut.)
Here’s my best meeting tip: Make members feel important. Group leaders should take time to do personal follow-up with self-advocates.
• Send reminders and thank-you notes.
• Let members know how important they are to your meetings.
• Let members know you missed them when they’re gone.
• Last, but not least: Be creative. Let self-advocates be in control.