LoneStar LEND (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston)


doc File Self-Advocate Trainee Application Example.doc (957KB) [download]

doc File Second Year Trainee Peer Mentor Plan.doc (30KB) [download]

doc File LoneStar LEND Community Advisory Board ByLaws (DRAFT).doc (31KB) [download]

doc File Community Advisory Board Invitation Letter.doc (35KB) [download]

pdf File Guidelines for Family Advisory Boards.pdf (1,186KB) [download]

pdf File Program & Affiliation Agreement with VAST Academy.pdf (153KB) [download]

pdf File Marketing Flyer 1.pdf (266KB) [download]

pdf File Marketing Flyer 2 (extended).pdf (317KB) [download]

pdf File Marketing Flyer with Hangtags.pdf (363KB) [download]

pdf File Marketing Postcard.pdf (485KB) [download]

pdf File Marketing Slide for Large-Screen Monitors.pdf (537KB) [download]

Project Summary:

Revise its current curriculum to support the inclusion of trainees with disabilities, launching a targeted marketing strategy that involves partnerships with local organizations and laying the groundwork for a Community Advisory Board that represents the full range of program stakeholders.

Objectives Accomplished:

  • Revised the current curriculum to support the inclusion of trainees with disabilities, leveraging a second-year trainee as peer-mentor
  • Built interagency partnerships with local organizations that serve individuals with disabilities (i.e. targeted marketing) and encourage these sites to refer applicants; grow the program's visibility within statewide self-advocacy community by participating as informational exhibitors at relevant conferences
  • Formed a Community Advisory Board that includes individuals with disabilities, who contribute a unique perspective and serve as established liaisons between the program and the self-advocacy community

Primary Contacts:

Prisca Franklin | prisca.franklin@uth.tmc.edu

Pauline Filipek | pauline.a.filipek@uth.tmc.edu