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Ohio Legislative Visit with LEAP

Monday, March 11th, 2019

When: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Where: LEAP Office
2645 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44113 | map

Ohio legislators will be visiting LEAP to learn how Independent Living Centers enable Ohioans with disabilities to live full lives in our communities by providing services such as:

  • Information and Referral/Assistance
  • Access to Public Benefits and Community Resources
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Peer Support
  • Youth Transition
  • Nursing Home Transition
  • Employment Services
  • Recreation and Socialization

2019 Center for Independent Living (CIL) Fact Sheet

Thank you to the following Ohio legislatures for vising LEAP today to discuss how the work we (and other Ohio CILs) do saves Ohio millions of dollars a year in addition to helping the lives of seniors and those with disabilities to improve their quality of life through community living and engagement and have better health outcomes.

  • Rep. Kent Smith (D)
  • Rep. Stephanie Howse (D)
  • Rep. Juanita Brent (D)
  • Rep. Bride-Rose Sweeney (D)

Also, thank you to LEAP Board Members and staff who assisted in our event:

  • Scott Fedor, Vice President
  • Bill Eyman, Secretary
  • Don Roy, Board Member
  • Nate Leber, Board Member
  • Danielle Krakora, Board Member
  • Rob Nordman, Board Member
  • Melanie Hogan, Executive Director
  • Cheryl Gorham, Dir. of Independent Living Services

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