Supported Decision Making in Indiana – Guardianship, Civil Rights and the Case for a Less Restrictive Environment

The Arc of Indiana, through a grant from the National Resource Center for Supported Decision Making and the Administration for Community Living, has developed the report, Supported Decision Making in Indiana. Guardianship, Civil Rights and the Case for a Less Restrictive Environment.    The Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary Probate Study Subcommittee… Read More

General Resources

Self-Advocacy Resources Self-Advocacy Online General Info Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) National Self-Advocate Group Self-Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC) Self-Advocacy Resources and Training Green Mountain Self-Advocates Self-Advocacy Resources and Training The Riot! Self-Advocate Newsletter and blog The Arc US – National Council of Self Advocates National Self-Advocate Group Activate Here Video Resource about… Read More

Health & Wellness

Living a healthy lifestyle is important to everyone, including people with disabilities.  We hope these resources will provide people with disabilities, their families and caregivers the information they need be healthy and well at every stage of their lives. Special Olympics Indiana Healthy Athletes The Special Olympics Indiana Healthy Athletes initiative is designed to help Special… Read More

Public Policy & Advocacy

Public Policy & Advocacy Resources The Arc of Indiana Public Policy Advocacy Indiana Voter Registration Find Your Legislators – Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Guardianship & Alternatives to Guardianship Supported Decision Making  National Resource Center for Supported Decision Making Read More

Video Gallery

We all have a story to share.  Learn more about Self-Advocates of Indiana and self-advocates by watching, listening to and reading our stories. About Self-Advocacy — Speaking for Ourselves https://youtu.be/jrk-j7SP9e4?list=PLAB54D27207DDBADA Self-Advocates of Indiana — Our Voice Counts! https://youtu.be/kjRFYIO0XRc Advocate for Change — Melody Cooper https://youtu.be/hyOiFoTsdKA?list=PLuA7_XuwpSe436n-4W_9yfbN3JIuvKIwG Aspiring Employees https://youtu.be/7iWo8Uy2hw4 Pathways to Employment https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuA7_XuwpSe436n-4W_9yfbN3JIuvKIwG My Dream to… Read More

SAI Membership

Self-Advocates of Indiana is a statewide network, with more than 46 self-advocate chapters across the state.  A “chapter” means a group of self-advocates who are working together to empower themselves and others. What is a Chapter? A chapter is: A group of citizens with disabilities who work together to affect positive change in their community… Read More

SAI Chapters

To contact a self-advocacy group near you, please contact Self-Advocates of Indiana at  317-977-2375 for more information. To renew your chapter’s membership for 2022-2023 (effective November 13, 2022-November 12, 2023), please click here to complete the online Annual Membership form (printable form available upon request). Select your county on the map for more information. Read More

Self-advocacy is important because it is a way for people to know that all people, including people with disabilities, have rights. We help people understand that we want to be treated with respect.

It is a way for our voices to be heard.

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