Self-advocacy

Use your voice to communicate your skills, negotiate your needs and define your goals.

Self-advocacy

Use your voice to communicate your skills, negotiate your needs and define your goals.

Self-advocacy

Use your voice to communicate your skills, negotiate your needs and define your goals.

Grow with VICTA

VICTA Activities for 18-29s

It all starts with confidence and believing in yourself. Coming together with others on VICTA activities begins your journey to greater independence.

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My experiences with VICTA …

Find out from ‘Emmy’s VIP Life’ how her positive experiences attending VICTA activities helped her build her confidence, a big step to becoming your own self-advocate.

Grow with VICTA

VICTA Activities for 18-29s

It all starts with confidence and believing in yourself. Coming together with others on VICTA activities begins your journey to greater independence.

Join

My experiences with VICTA …

Find out from ‘Emmy’s VIP Life’ how her positive experiences attending VICTA activities helped her build her confidence, a big step to becoming your own self-advocate.

Take your own steps to self-advocacy

Performance and creative arts

UCAN Productions

UCAN is a performance and creative arts cooperative run by and for blind and partially sighted young people between the age of 7 and 25. They promote self-advocacy and self-confidence through their workshops and activities.

Find out about the UCAN Podsquad – confidence building & digital accessibility
Find out more about UCAN and how you can join
Find out about UCAN SASI Workshops

What is self-leadership and how it can help you?

BBC Bitesize

In this article, Ruthie Zerai, writer and self-development coach, talks about self-leadership and how it can help you if you reach the point in life where you feel stuck. Help yourself get back on track and reach your goals.

Read the BBC Bitesize article

Boost your confidence by giving back and getting involved

The Prince’s Trust

They have a range of programmes to develop your skills and boost your confidence. Take part in a community project, go on an adventure, or receive a grant to help you make your next step.

Find out more on the Prince’s Trust website

Take your own steps to self-advocacy

Performance and creative arts

UCAN Productions

UCAN is a performance and creative arts cooperative run by and for blind and partially sighted young people between the age of 7 and 25. They promote self-advocacy and self-confidence through their workshops and activities.

Find out about the UCAN Podsquad – confidence building & digital accessibility
Find out more about UCAN and how you can join
Find out about UCAN SASI Workshops

What is self-leadership and how it can help you?

BBC Bitesize

In this article, Ruthie Zerai, writer and self-development coach, talks about self-leadership and how it can help you if you reach the point in life where you feel stuck. Help yourself get back on track and reach your goals.

Read the BBC Bitesize article

Boost your confidence by giving back and getting involved

The Prince’s Trust

They have a range of programmes to develop your skills and boost your confidence. Take part in a community project, go on an adventure, or receive a grant to help you make your next step.

Find out more on the Prince’s Trust website

We chat to Oxford University Medical Student Tiri Hughes

Tiri chatted to the VICTA Science Fair about how important it is, as a student with a vision impairment, to be your own self-advocate. She talks about her own educational path into medicine and how accessible she is finding her university studies.

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