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Be a more effective stroke advocate by viewing the following educational webinars

Advocacy Tips for Your Stroke Support Group webinar

Advocacy Tips for Your Stroke Support Group

Learn how your stroke support group can help the broader stroke community through simple advocacy. We’ll show you 10 simple tasks that can make a big difference for members of your group and other stroke survivors across the country.

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Download the slides from this webinar and the handout featured in the webinar (both are PDFs). In order to view these documents, you need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer (download Adobe Reader).

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Don’t Let Policymakers Call ALL the Shots—Call Some Yourself

Learn what to expect in Congress and in state legislatures in 2013 and how to influence your legislators and the decisions they make on stroke-related issues. Also learn how to develop your own step-by-step calendar of simple and effective advocacy activities for the new year.

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Download the slides from this webinar and the Yearly Planning Worksheet featured in the webinar (both are PDFs). In order to view the tool kit, you need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer (download Adobe Reader).

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What Special Interests in Washington, D.C., Can Teach Us About Effective Patient Advocacy

Learn how to put advocacy skills to work in the healthcare system—to support yours or a loved one’s stroke recovery.

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Download the slides from this webinar and the Audience Intel Worksheet featured in the webinar (both are PDFs). In order to view the tool kit, you need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer (download Adobe Reader).

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Make a Difference From the Safety of Your Community

Learn how to meet with your legislators about stroke-related issues in your own community.

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Download the District Meeting Tool Kit, which is the primary training tool for this webinar. In order to view the tool kit, you need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer (download Adobe Reader).

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The Legislative Process and You

Learn about the legislative process at both the state and federal level and how advocates can and should participate at each step of the process.

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Grassroots and the Elections

Learn how you can participate in the electoral process and make a positive difference for the stroke community.

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Developing a Personal Advocacy Plan

Learn the specific steps to take and when to take them to make a difference on policy issues at the state or federal level. Download the Advocacy Planning Worksheet and Advocacy Throughout the Year Worksheet presented in the webinar.

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What YOU Can Do to Make A Difference

Learn five things you can do to make a difference for the stroke community.

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The Federal Budget

Learn the five things stroke advocates should know about the federal budget process and how to effectively persuade legislators to fund stroke-related programs.

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Getting to Know Your Legislators

Learn about the tools and resources available to help you identify your legislators and where they stand on issues important to you.

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Advocacy 101 webinar

Advocacy 101

Learn how to be an effective advocate and how the Stroke Advocacy Network can help. Download the worksheets referred to in this webinar—the Legislator Intel Worksheet and the Developing and Telling Your Story Worksheet.

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Download the slides from this webinar in .pdf format. In order to view these slides, you need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer (download Adobe Reader).

Supported by Allergan, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, Inc.,
H. Lundbeck A/S, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc.

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Stroke and You

National Stroke Association

1-800-STROKES
1-800-787-6537
9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112
info@stroke.org