Video: Advocating for Healthcare Needs

In this video, Petra Hayden-Wisnewski from the Southcentral PA HCQU, provides information for self-advocates on how they can advocate for their healthcare needs.


How to be your own self-advocate with key steps and a guide to advocating for your needs and wants when it comes to your healthcare or any other important decisions.

I am different, not less.
– Temple Grandin

Key Takeaways:

    • Your voice is important and needs to be heard.
    • You know yourself best so speak up for what you need and want.

For more information:

Advocacy Groups and Organizations in Pennsylvania

PA Families, Inc.

Vision for Equality

Self-advocacy Toolkit

Video Overview (PDF)

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