Meghan - St. Albans, Vermont
Cole - Lawrence, KS
Meghan talks about finding her own place to live, and how she used self-determination to assist in her search for housing.
Cole is a self-advocate who has a great definition and experience of self-determination. He talks about getting a job, being a home owner, and caring for his dog--all examples of living a self-determined life.
Tonya - Austin, Texas
Nancy - Middletown, Connecticut
Tonya has a very powerful story. In this video she talks about moving from Chicago, Illinois to Austin, Texas. She outlines the steps she took to make sure the move was successful and then discusses the things she did to become a part of her new community, such as acting and dancing. She also talks about a "New Self-Advocacy" that is about being comfortable with who you are.
Nancy discusses her previous living conditions and how she lives independently advocating for herself.