Self advocacy and awareness
Updated: 1/14/2021
Self advocacy and awareness

Storyboard Text

  • I love horror and comedy movies, What about you?
  • So what's your favorite genre of movie?
  • Hey mom, I want to talk to you about something important. I don't like the way you treat me compared to Mitchell. You seem to be a lot more strict with me than you are him and it doesn't seem fair.
  • Wow this is a lot to study for. I should take more time to study on math than English since I struggle with math quite a lot
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  • Two new friends are getting to know each other and they're currently discussing their favorite genre of movie. This scene shows self awareness because the girl on the left is aware of her taste in movies.
  • Sure!
  • Hey do you want to study for the exam together? I work a lot better in groups plus we can help each other out!
  • A teenage girl isn't happy with the way her mom treats her versus her brother. She decided today to speak to her mom about this. This scene shows self advocacy because it shows that the daughter is able to speak up for herself.
  • Hmm 5 different personality traits.... I'm very helpful. I always like to help people regardless of what it is.
  • It's the end of the year and exams are coming up. Christian struggles a lot with math and notices he has a lot to study for. He made the decision to study more on math than English. This scene shows self awareness because Christian is aware of his strengths and weaknesses. In this case, it's his weaknesses in math
  • I've decided I'm going to work at the local animal shelter. I've got everything I need and it's the best option. It's a part time job that is after school so it won't get in the way of my education!
  • Emma is asking her friend/classmate if she wants to study together for the exam so they can help each other and because Emma works best in groups. This scene shows self advocacy because Emma is speaking up for herself when she needs/wants help.
  • Liam got an assignment in his career's class where he has to talk about himself. One of the questions is to list 5 different personality traits of himself. One thing he knows for sure is that he is a very helpful person. This scene shows self awareness because Liam is able to describe his personality.
  • Charlotte is in need of a job so she went on a search for one. She came to the decision that working at the local animal shelter would be best since it's something she likes and it's a part time job that wouldn't get in the way of school. This scene shows self advocacy because Charlotte is making her own decisions in life, understanding that this is a responsibility, and finding the information she needs to pursue her interests