Welcome to the SABE Website!

Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is the self-advocacy organization of the United States. Founded in 1990, we have been working hard for the full inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in the community throughout the 50 states and the world for 24 years. Our non-profit advocacy organization is run by a board of self-advocates representing 9 regions of the country.

SABE 2014 Conference


If you are interested in learning more about SABE's Conference (October 9-12, 2014 in Oklahoma City), you can view the conference website here. There is also a bid packet available here, which provides a structure for potential hosts to submit bids and to organize the tasks associated with the conference.

Learn more about the Roland Johnson Award here and send in your nominations for the award by August 31, 2014.

Learn more about running for SABE Board here. Please make sure you read this information and have a copy of the form and the letter filled out with you when you attend the conference.

Our Community Standing Strong Webinars

There are several webinars available for anyone to listen to. You can view the webinar schedule here. The schedule has been updated with the latest webinar, "How to Use Blogging to Get Your Message Out" on September 23. If you are interested in finding out more information, please contact Juliana Huerena (prinzjana@aol.com, 602-502-7426).

Check out the OCSS Video Blogs


Click here to see the videos. Learn about the issues that are important to people with disabilities, powerful words of leadership.

Fundraiser Position Job Posting

SABE has posted a Fundraiser Position. If you are interested in learning more, click here. Letters of interest and resume are due August 31, 2014.

Public Awareness & Outreach Liaison Job Posting

SABE has posted a Public Awareness & Outreach Liaison job. If you are interested in learning more, click here. Letters of interest and a resume are due on August 31, 2014.