Empowering Self-Advocates – Helpful Materials & Guides

MAC has develop helpful informational materials for our Fellows — guides, tools, templates and rubrics that to explain in clear language:

  • What is Special Education Law?
  • How can I participate in my Individualized Education Program planning?
  • How are laws made?

Our Fellows and our Mentors have also developed rubrics and templates that have been helpful to them, feel free to use or adapt:

  • Introduction to working in an office environment – an orientation
  • Tips and tools to stay organized.

We’re making these materials available to the public to support self-advocates and other advocacy organizations that want to launch a similar Fellowship program. All materials can be downloaded.


Fellowship Templates

Mentor Factsheet

Fellowship Orientation

How Laws are Made Guide

Special Education Law Guide

Individualized Education Program Guide