Resources for Advocacy

  • Fact Sheets

    • This resource guide created by FAAST, in partnership with the Florida Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program, provides general resource and self-help information for family members, caregivers, guardians, advocates/representatives, and older individuals with disabilities.

    • The information contained in this pamphlet is designed to enable you to become an effective self-advocate. A self-advocate is someone who is actively involved in getting what they want. As advocates for organizations can attest, advocacy is a process.

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  • Stories

    • 05/22/2013 - 9:38am
      With the Florida legislative session ending just a short time ago, many of us are starting to see what new laws have been passed and what laws never came to be. Now that the dust has finally settled, FSCIRC took a quick gander at what...

    • 10/19/2012 - 1:59pm
      Courtesy of The Arc, a 501(c)3 charitable organization for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Both The Arc and The Florida Department of Health are legally prohibited from taking positions in support of or in opposition to...

    • 10/09/2012 - 9:32am
      The Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities and the Tampa Mayor's Alliance for Persons with Disabilities are conducting a brief survey concerning the Gas Pumping Assistance Ordinance passed in December, 2011 by the Hillsborough...

    • 07/19/2012 - 8:49am
      by Scott Porter On June 26, 2012, the United Spinal Association put together an event in Washington, DC called "Roll on Capitol Hill” which I was invited to attend as a Florida delegate. Having to push my manual chair to my...

    • 11/17/2011 - 1:05pm
      by Justin Stark Once an injury or illness occurs, you quickly realize one of the new hassles in life – dealing with insurance companies. You get inundated with statements and have to comb through a policy that is difficult to read and filled with...

    • 08/19/2011 - 9:43am
      Recognizing the devastating effects of sustaining a spinal cord injury, the United States Senate has declared September as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. This Resolution, sponsored by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Bill Nelson (D-FL...

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