Moore has been a part of
’s advocacy movement since 1991, at
to Independent Living she volunteered as a mentor and later worked as a liaison
between ABIL and then Pilot Parents (now Raising Special Kids) to assist young
adults with disabilities and their families with adult and family transition
goals. While at ABIL she also
started People First of Arizona a self advocacy organization.
She also volunteered with the national people first organization Self
Advocates Becoming Empowered board. Projects she has worked on include state,
national and international: First Jobs Arizona, Life After High School,
Project Leadership, Everyone Can Serve,
Pathways to National Service, My Voice My Choice,
Project VOTE and Planting the Seed for the Future in the
country of Cyprus. She utilized her
volunteer and employment experience to start her own business Moore Advocacy
Consulting to support self-advocacy and self-determination efforts throughout
Teresa works for the Governor’s Council of Developmental Disabilities,
supporting self-advocacy groups to form area coalitions to work on local issues.
These area coalitions are invited to participate in the Self Advocacy Coalition
of Arizona to work on state and federal issues.
Always seeking opportunities for
to be involved with innovative efforts she provides technical assistance to The
National Technical Assistance Center for Voting and Cognitive Access and
serves on the “Inspire” Human Services Cooperative board and writes for the
“Riot” national self advocacy newsletter.