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Selection Criteria

All individuals participating in the LEAD project must be an adult with an intellectual and developmental disability or a parent/guardian of a minor with an intellectual and developmental disability.

2019 cohort participants must reside within 20 miles of Kalamazoo.

Cohort participants must attend three in person sessions and one online session between May 2019 and September 2019.

The cohort sessions are as followes:

Lansing (in-person)

  • May 4-5, 2019
  • June 29-30, 2019 
  • August 3-4, 2019

Online Session

  • July 17, 2019

Selection and Notification

Participants for the project will be selected based on their responses to the application, where they live related to the locations of the cohorts and interviews conducted by MDRC staff. Cohort participants will be notified of their acceptance into the cohort by March 22, 2019.

Applications

Applications are due by March 1, 2019!

Applications can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications can be mailed to: 

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
Attn: Breannah Alexander
3498 E. Lake Lansing Road Suite 100 
East Lansing, MI 48823

If you need assistance completing the LEAD application, please call Breannah Alexander at 517.333.2477 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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