2011 Summit Report

After the completion of 5 regional summits in the spring of 2011 a report was written on the overall outcomes of these summits.  Below are 3 versions of the report: a full report, a summary report and a video of the summary.  All versions of the report use accessible language.

Full Self-Advocacy Summit Report

This version is the entire report which was written by Joe Caldwell, Katie Keiling Arnold and Mary Kay Rizzolo from the Institute on Disability and Human Development at The University of Illinois at Chicago.

Summary of the Self-Advocacy Summit Report

This version is a summary which was edited to be shorter in length by self-advocates, Julie Petty and Liz Weintraub.

Video of the Summary Report

This version is a video of Liz Weintraub presenting the summary report.

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Links to Appendices

  • Appendix A: Information About ADD (Administration on Developmental Disabilities) and the DD Network (Developmental Disability Network)
  • Appendix B: Summit Agenda
  • Appendix C: State Team Plans
  • Appendix D: National Recommendations

Complete Report

This version is the entire report and appendices.

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