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 8 new stories per month. We pay $100 for each story selected.

For 2022 we are looking for 250-350 words stories

We are seeking positive stories of success, survival or healthy distraction ideas during the pandemic :

  • For the time being we’re looking for positive stories overcoming your situation during Covig19 crises.

  • Have you achieved a goal related to: Employment, learning a new skill, taking a course, Healthy lifestyle? Tell us about it.

  • Tell us about a recent success that you have had.

  • Have you overcome any challenges lately? We would like to hear about it!

  • What does it mean to you about labelling: Example: Developmental Disabilities, A Client using a Non Profit Service, A Person in Wheelchair? How you were able to overcome it positive story tell us about it.

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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