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Are You a

High School Junior or

Senior with a Disability Interested in

Self-Advocacy & Leadership Development?

At YLF you will:

  • Learn about choosing a career;
  • Learn about up-to-date available resources and assistive technology;
  • Identify existing barriers to personal and professional success and develop plans to overcome those barriers;
  • Interact with professionals with disabilities who serve as mentors and role models;
  • Develop a Personal Leadership Plan, which includes specific action steps to follow when you return to your community;
  • Gain the power to reach your goals in education, employment and community leadership;
  • Spend five days with peers your age developing a social network.