Below, please find information about a new program, LEAP, offered through Pilot Parents of Southern Arizona. You can get more information about the program by going to www.pilotparents.org.
Through funding received from the Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
Pilot Parents of Southern Arizona is pleased to announce the implementation of a
new state-wide program entitled LEAP (Leadership Education Advocacy Partnership).
The LEAP program will provide scholarship funding for individuals with developmental
disabilities and their families to participate in valuable learning opportunities that will
increase their knowledge of disability issues and increase their skills as advocates and
This program consolidates local, state-wide and national training opportunity
information into one easy to use calendar located on the Pilot Parents website at
www.pilotparents.org. The site also lists eligibility requirements, event requirements,
funding limits and application instructions. The program application is available for
download in an easy to use fillable PDF form.
Collaboration with state agencies, the UCEDDs, Parent Training & Information Centers,
Independent Living Centers, self-advocacy groups, non-profits and disability specific
organizations is being utilized to provide outreach, identify educational opportunities
and assist in the recruitment of interested applicants.
For more information on this program contact Pilot Parents of Southern Arizona
Toll-free at 1-877-365-7220, in Tucson at (520) 324-3150 or visit us on the web at