Project Stir is a training curriculum that was developed by self-advocates at the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of North Carolina. The tools are designed to help individuals with disabilities to learn crucial advocacy skills. Advocacy skill building helps individuals speak and act on behalf of themselves and or others.

Training Format/Duration: Classroom/2-Day

Target Populations:

  • People with disabilities

This workshop is designed to help you:

  1. Develop individualized approach for teaching trainees with varying abilities and learning styles    
  2. Share real-world examples of how advocacy works with trainee                              
  3. Work with all trainees until they have a full understanding of the project STIR curriculum            
  4. Effectively demonstrate the importance of evaluating both the impact of The Project STIR curriculum on trainees          
  5. Make appropriate modifications to STIR curriculum alongside People on the Go staff as changes become necessary      
  6. Impart desire within trainees to become project stir trainers in order to ensure long-term sustainability of the project