Prince George's County
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Regional Advocacy Specialists
Build relationships with self-advocates, self-advocacy groups and providers
Support other self-advocates to learn about and understand DDA services
Coordinate and conduct a seven week training with a group of Self-Advocates
Provide general support to people receiving services from DDA
Develop and conduct additional training that meets the needs of Self-Advocates in their regions
What we offer:
In response to feedback from self-advocates, we will offer training on topics that people need. To ensure all self-advocates statewide receive the same information, at least one training will take place in each region every quarter. Self-advocates are encouraged to contact the regional advocacy specialists for support for any individual issue about DDA.
Do you understand how your IP is written?
Do you want to know how to get different or more services from DDA?
Do you want someone to explain DDA processes in terms that make sense to you?
Do you just need support to fill out DDA paperwork?