The Center for Disability Empowerment/Ohio Family Network
Leadership Academy Course
What is the purpose of Leadership Academy?
The purpose of the program is to teach best practices in disability policy and delivery of support for individuals with disabilities; to teach competencies needed to influence public policy at all levels; to facilitate systems change in the disability community; to work toward and achieve a new vision for people with disabilities; to prepare leaders of tomorrow.
Who may participate?
Participants are selected through an application process.
- Residents of Franklin, Delaware, Licking and Union counties
- Parents or Caregivers of young children with disabilities
- Individuals with I/DD
- Preference for individuals who have had no, or minimal, experience with advocacy and leadership opportunity