Civic Engagement Toolkit for Self-Advocates

Updated: July 2019
Cover of the toolkit displaying the following writing: Easy Read Edition They Work For Us: A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Getting Through to your Elected Officials Part 1: Introduction

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is a grassroots disability rights organization run by and for autistic people which works to advance civil rights, support self-advocacy in all its forms, and improve public perceptions of autism. ASAN's activities include public policy advocacy, the development of autistic cultural activities, and leadership trainings for autistic self-advocates.

This toolkit is intended to help self-advocates learn who their elected officials are and what strategies they can use to have their voices heard by elected officials. 

An easy read edition of the publication and more information can be found here: