WHY JOIN

SELF ADVOCATES BECOMING EMPOWERED

SABE

HELP US MEET OUR MISSION

To ensure that people with disabilities are treated as equals and that they are given the same decisions, choices, rights, responsibilities, and chances to speak up to empower themselves; opportunities to make new friends; and to learn from their misstates.

 

JOIN SABE

Become a part of the only national self advocacy organization in the USA led by self advocates for self advocates.  SABE influences the direction of the self advocacy movement and legislation that affects the lives of people with developmental disabilities.  Each standing committee and ad hoc committees created by the President (except the Finance Committee), will appoint three members at large * to the committees every two years at the discretion of the president of SABE.  Become a member of SABE and get your voice heard!

* Members at large serving on committees for a two year term are not required to attend board meetings.

 

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  • SABE membership is for two years, renewable at national conferences or on-line.
  • Voting members can elect officers and recommend priority issues for SABE to support.
  • Only voting members can be nominated to run for the SABE Board of Directors or as an officer.
  • Eligible for appointment to SABE Committees. This appointment does not require attendance at board meetings.
  • Receive a SABE Membership Card and Button
  • Discounts on SABE Products (15% – self advocates and 10% allies/others).

 

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP AND DUES

Self Advocate (Voting Member): $15

Individual (Non-Voting Member) allies, family members and others: $20

Self Advocacy Group*: $25

Advocacy and Non-Profit Organizations: $100

For Profit Organizations, Corporations, etc.: $500

 

If you are interested in becoming a member of SABE, please fill out the membership form here.