ILO Self-Advocate Discussion Materials

These life skills resources are for ILO self-advocates and Community Builders in support of the pursuit of independent living for those with developmental disabilities. 

January/February – Health & Wellness

Healthy New Year Goals

Making a Schedule

Just like Olive, who goes on her morning walk as scheduled, the rest of us need to consider defining and refining our schedules.

Video Link:

Exercise Your Name

February – Let’s Talk About It:  

Discrimination, Inclusion, Greatness

Let’s Talk About It Part I: Discrimination, Non-Violent Civil Unrest, Inclusiveness, Safety


Let’s Talk About It Part II: Moving Forward – Making a Difference in Our Community


Let’s Talk About It Part III: What Matters Now – Strength of Character


March/April – Mental Health, Staying Positive

Feeling Lonely or Isolated?
We’ve Got Some Ideas

Daily Questions to Keep Yourself in Balance

May/June – Emergency Safety

Using a Fire Extinguisher

Tips for Asking for Help and Calling 911

Handling Emergencies and Emergency Kits

July/August – Internet & Social Media Safety

Internet Safety

September/October – Relationship Building

Tips for Relationship Building

10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation


Part I – Are you Ready for a Relationship?

Part II – Building Healthy Relationships

Part III – How to Have Incredible Relationships

November/December –

Dealing with Anxiety, Stress and Depression

As Needed – COVID-19

May 2020 COVID-19 Update – Moving Forward Cautiously


DIY Mask, FAQs and Instructions

Even Olive wears a mask!

Safety Tips for Dealing with COVID-19


Elections – We Vote Remote

We Vote Remote Guide


Earning to Live

Coming Soon

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