Self advocates 




Self-Advocates of Indiana was established in 1990 by people with developmental disabilities. Self-Advocates of Indiana is the culmination of an effort started in 1989. At that time, the Governor's Council on Disabilities provided a grant to The ARC of Allen County (now Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana) to host three regional training's and a leadership conference.



Self-Advocates of Indiana is to learn our rights and to speak out about our rights so that we get the respect we deserve.



Self-Advocates of Indiana is a group for learning about rights and responsibilities for all people with disabilities. The group is a place to help people with disabilities understand their rights and encourage self advocates to meet in their communities and speak out to the community.