Yoav Kraiem – Co-Director of the Community Development and Social Change Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
Shosh Kaminsky – M.S.W., Knowledge Resource Development manager, Beit Issie Shapiro
Sarah Sadovnik – COO of Elwyn Israel
Gali Schwartz – Coordinator of the self-representation project, Beit Issie Shapiro
Self-advocacy is action based strategy which is driven by people who share a common denominator and who drive the vision and strategy by working together to bring about real changes and improve their quality of life.
This article describes the process of Leadership Development among people with developmental disabilities that was carried out by Beit Issie Shapiro and Elwyn Israel. Furthermore, this process resulted in the participation of this group in the Parliamentary discussions on the legislative process of self-advocacy.
Dr. Dana Roth, Head of Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
Dr. Dana Roth’s article is a review of Bryen D. N. & Bornman J. (Eds) book “Stop violence against people with disabilities: An international resource”. Pretoria University Law Press (PULP).