Attention Self-Advocate Net is an on-line community for the voice of Self Advocate leaders across BC.
It is a place to have a voice, break down stereotypes and encourage positive change in our communities.
Self Advocate Net publishes up to four stories a month. We pay $100 for each story published.
For 2024 we are looking for positive stories of success. These stories encourage others and is an awesome way for you to celebrate your achievements.
Stories may be written about:
  • Employment successes
  • Personal goals achieved
  • How you advocated and succeeded in accessibility challenges in the community (transportation, building access, dispelling stereotypes etc)
  • Leadership
  • Learning new things (school, training, hobbies, cooking etc)
Please keep to under 350 words, include a photo, do not name names of others, instead say friend, support staff, sister etc.
It does take time to review and select so please be patient.
Stories submissions are reviewed once a month.
If your story idea is approved for publication, we will email you. Please send a photo to go with your story.
Each author can have a maximum of 4 stories per year published- as long as they have been submitted on this form and approved.
You can have other stories published for free (not paid) if you are at your limit.
Priority will be given to those who have not yet been published on Self Advocate Net.
There is a Save and Continue feature on the bottom of the form in case you need to stop and continue later.
*Please note that it can take 4 weeks after your story is published to receive your cheque.
**Please note we only support stories from Self-Advocates who live in British Columbia, Canada. 
If your story is accepted you will be asked to fill out a consent form.

Story Submission

  • Max. file size: 250 MB.
  • Collection and Use of Photos, Videos and Stories

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