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Advocacy for the Mentally and Developmentally Disabled Adult


Advocacy for Mentally and intellectually Disabled Adults

This research will the explore Advocacy through knowledge, leadership and empowerment skills.


  • Introduce topic : Give background, an anecdote, or the status quo
  • What is the Debate/ Conversation/ Perspectives surrounding the issue?
  • Major Claim – Thesis statement
  • Body paragraph Outline (# of body paragraphs depends on assigned essay length)
  • Counterargument-and Rebuttal Paragraph
  • Conclusion Paragraph : Restate thesis and major reason(s)
  • References – Separate Page
  • If Applicable, followed by reference (footnotes/ tables/figures)

Sub-claim = Points you want to make = Reason(s) that helps prove your thesis.

  • Explain/ Elaborate/ Commentary
  • Evidence
  • Concluding Sentence/ Transition to next point (connect back to thesis)
  • Answer why is this topic important to think about?
  • This paper must be written in Microsoft Word (no exceptions)
  • This paper must follow APA format: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
  • This paper must be double spaced, 12” font, 1” margins all around
  • Submission of this research paper must have cover page with appropriate headers, page numbers, and appropriate information utilize in APA format
  • Must use references/resources submitted.
  • In-text citation (Last name, Year)
  • Give me your best and intelligent writing because I need to maintain A average
  • Absolutely, NO PLAGARISM

E.g. Last Name, F.M. (Year). Article Title. Journal Title, Pages From – To.

Last Name, F.M. (Year). Book Title. City Name: Publisher Name

Additional instructions


  • What is mental and developmental disabilities advocacy?
  • How can one best advocate for adults with mental and developmental disabilities?
  • What are the skills, qualities and practices needed to be an excellent advocate for adults with mental and developmental disorders?
  • What are the resources needed for adults with mental and developmental disabilities?
  • What do adults with mental and developmental incapability need help with most?
  • How do advocates help them meet those needs?
  • How are people with mental and developmental disabilities able to overcome barriers or impediments with the help of advocates?
  • Discuss how might an advocate support the development and enforcement of policies that protect persons in vulnerable situations.
  • Discuss policies and practices as regards to government obligation in supporting advocacy for the rights of persons with disabilities.
  • What means are provided through advocacy in addressing the social determinants of health and fulfilments of health rights for people with mental and developmental disabilities.

Key words:-human rights, discrimination, rights to freedom, abuse, inequality, enhancing quality of life, awareness, self-help, family, integrating in society, human services

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