Speaks Out is an organization that assists individuals with understanding their strengths, needs, personal goals, rights, and responsibilities. The club empowers self-advocates to speak out for themselves by making informed choices about their own lives. Hancock County Speaks Out members must be 18-years old.
Project STIR – Steps Toward Independence and Responsibility – is a training program for self-advocates designed to provide individuals with the tools to advocate for themselves, mobilize others in advocacy, and gain leadership experience.
OHIO SELF DETERMINATION ASSOCIATION
The Ohio Self Determination Association is a non-profit organization that empowers people with disabilities. The organization’s goal is to expand awareness of self-determination principles, provide valuable training resources, and promote advocacy efforts.