Lending Library items are available to be checked out for two weeks to all North Dakota residents.

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Lending Library - Books (2)

Lending Library - DVDs (2)

Online Resources (3)


A Guide to Special Education Advocacy

This book gives strategies for advocating for better provision of special education in schools. Despite the many services and accommodations that have been made for students with disabilities, many of them do not get the services they need and are not placed in appropriate programs or settings. The author's insightful book gives a practical vision of how a parent or a professional can become an advocate to achieve a more inclusive and rewarding education for the child with a disability.

Signs of Advocacy in the Mental Health System
by Ohio Legal Right Service
The intent of this booklet is to reach out to people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing to inform them about advocacy and inspire them to become self-advocates. It promotes the idea that self-advocacy is a way to solve problems in everyday life.


I'm Tyler... don't be surprised
25 minutes
This short DVD is a fun, effective introduction to the concept of Ability Awareness for teachers, administrators, youth leaders, or anyone who is around a lot of kids, and cares.

Inner Strength Live: Greg Smith's Keynote
40 minutes
In this powerful 40 minute program, Greg Smith provides you the key to building your inner strength. After listening to this program and embracing its concepts, you will find yourself on a new path toward success because your mind will be conditioned to step beyond fear and move forward in the direction of your dreams with confidence.

Online Resources

Family Voices of North Dakota

Family Voices of ND is a grassroots non-profit organization that acts as a Health Care Information Center for ND families that have children, youth and adults with special healthcare needs.

ND Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

The ND Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health (NDFFCMH) is a parent-run advocacy organization focused on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders and their families. NDFFCMH is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

ND Protection & Advocacy Project

The Protection & Advocacy Project (P&A) advocates for the legal rights of North Dakotans with disabilities.

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