About this Series... a tour


The ACT Disability Equality Training Series is ACT’s new curriculum of 12-session courses that give self-advocacy groups the tools for building a culture of disability equality. You lead each session, with proven support materials from ACT. 

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The series consists of 12 courses, each containing 12 one-hour sessions. Each course covers the the self-advocacy cycle: building personal power, connecting to disability rights, building better communities.

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The series 

  • is self-led; ACT trains your trainers.
  • is designed so each session is easy to present: support materials are easy to use, clearly organized, and include strategies for engaging participants in activities that enhance the learning experience. 
  • uses group learning with participatory learning model. 
  • includes courses from basic to advanced levels. 
  • has built rigor in program structure, where smaller groups learn over longer periods of time, creating lasting leadership skills. 
  • includes completion certificates recognize achievement. 
  • is established from ACT’s decades of leadership and collaboration on disability rights in Minnesota, as well as nationally and internationally. 

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Pricing of DETS Courses

The Disability Equality Training Series (DETS) courses are priced “per-learning group”. A learning group is a group of 8 to 12 people who have made a commitment to complete an entire 12-session course. You choose the package that reflects the number of such groups you will be leading.

In purchasing and leading a DETS course, you take a step into the future of disability equality for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. And you make a commitment to honor the parameters of the package you have chosen. Please call with any questions: 651-641-0297 or email us at act@selfadvocacy.org. 

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Please contact us at the ACT Center on Disability Leadership with any questions: 651-641-0297 | act@selfadvocacy.org.