The BLT Project provided resources that promoted independent living, transition skills, and healthy lifestyles and relationships of youth and young adults with developmental disabilities (or as one mom calls it, "differabilities"). We worked with young adult consultants who help link individuals/families with community resources and who are available to speak at meetings or events.
With the ending of the grant in September 2010, staff have changed duties to work with related programs. They are available to help families and agencies connect with services that continue to serve young adults during the transition years.
This web site will be maintained as long as possible, so please keep checking for Future Events (updated through our Facebook page) and recent issues of the Work Sheet newsletter.
The BLT Project's pages contain links to training materials from many organizations and web sites. The staff and advisory committee picked the topics that they thought were the most important for Utahns. We encourage youth, young adults, families, and providers to browse through the links.
The BLT Project does not recommend or endorse the web sites or organizations listed and the content on those web sites is the sole responsibility of the host organizations.
Last updated: December 19, 2011.
"This web page was made with government support by a Youth Information, Training, and Resource Center (YITRC) grant, #90DN0232, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD). The goal of the YITRC grants is to support an increasing ability of individuals with developmental disabilities to exercise greater choice, self-determination and to engage in leadership activities in their communities."
Becoming Leaders for Tomorrow is a project of the Center for Persons with Disabilities, a unit within the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. The CPD is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service within the national network of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities.