Advocacy Health Stories of People with IDD

A Health Story can be a powerful tool for advocacyIt may include personal health facts, activities you do to stay healthy, things you’re proud of about your health, concerns or questions you have, or anything that you want other people to know about you! Your health story is important. By telling your personal health story, you can advocate for your health needs and contribute to research. You can share your health story with doctors, researchers, legislators, friends, family members, or anyone you want!

See examples of different health stories videos below and learn how people with IDD advocate for themselves and others through their health stories

What is a Health Story?

Danny’s Story
Watch the video below or download a print version of his story here.

Steve’s Story
Watch the video below or download a print version of his story here.

Maryann’s Story
Watch the video below or download a print version of his story here.