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Leadership Training

  • Leadership Assessment
    • Help us figure out where we need to focus our training for BLT members, future members, and youth in the community by taking the BLT Leadership Self-Assessment survey. Need help? Please ask a parent, friend, or support person to help you complete the BLT Leadership Assessment, for Support Person survey.
    • BLT Leadership Self-Assessment
      This survey is based on a self-assessment tool developed by the National Consortium on Leadership and Disability for Youth (NCLD-Youth). It is designed to help you look at how you are growing as a leader. The goal is to get you and your peers/project staff talking about what you are doing great and what other things you need to practice.
    • BLT Leadership Assessment, for Support Person
      This survey is based on a self-assessment tool developed by the National Consortium on Leadership and Disability for Youth (NCLD-Youth). It is designed to help you look at how youth in your program are growing as a leader. The goal is to get program staff and participants talking about where the program is doing great and which areas need strengthening.
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Advocacy
    • The Riot! Newsletter Issue 11
      This Youth Issue has articles about youth being self-advocates; the different attitudes of "young" and "old" self-advocates"; speaking out against hurtful words; what youth want from the service system; leadership and mentorship; tatoos; and more.
    • Disability Law Lowdown
      Podcasts about disability rights issues including high school and college transitions. Available in English, Spanish, and ASL.
  • Self-advocacy and self determination


Last updated: June 7, 2010.

"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.


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