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Center for Disability Leadership (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Description:

The Center for Disability Leadership supports and encourages people with disabilities to become leaders in their own lives and leaders in our communities. The Center carries out the mission by:

  • Providing resources for people with disabilities, family members, professionals, and others on current topics of interest;
  • Supporting people with disabilities to become leaders, from finding their individual voices to leading the charge for systems change;
  • Helping people with disabilities to influence local, state, and national policies and practices in order to open doors to full participation; and
  • Partnering with others to advocate with people with disabilities.
Tag(s): ADD/ADHD Autism Spectrum Disorder Collaboration Deaf-Blind Emotional Disabilities Hearing Impairment Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Professional Resources Self-Determination Speech/Language Impairment Transition Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment