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Independent Advocacy in the Tropics Inc

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Our office is closed Friday 27 January 2023

 

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The Need for Advocacy

People with disability are in particular need of advocacy because they often experience or are vulnerable to discrimination, neglect, exploitation and/or abuse. 
They are  just as valuable as any other human being regardless of what they do or don't do. 
They need the same things that all people need to live well in this world; their own place, sense of belonging, love and affection, safety. 
We are all connected within a community and in our world and people with disability must be fully included in this. 
People with disability should not be separated, segregated or isolated. 

They should be able to make their own decisions, make mistakes, have courage, be fearful, be likeable, be unpleasant just as any other person. 
This is everyone's basic human right.