Youth Summit

**The deadline for submitting applications for the 2015 Summit has passed. All applicants will be notified by April 10th with the status of their acceptance.**


The Youth and Parent Summit is a two-day event held each June and sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and the Partnership for People with Disabilities. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities.

During the Summit, participants work in groups facilitated by I'm Determined Youth Leaders to discover how the core components of self-determination can be applied to their lives. Summit attendees are expected to return to their home schools and communities to share the self-determination message.

When is it held?
June 17-19, 2015

Where is it?
The 2015 Youth Summit will be held at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Check out the closing video from the 2014 Youth Summit!