Valley Mountain Regional Center

Partners in Policymaking

Partners is an innovative, competency-based leadership training program for adults with developmental disabilities and parents of young children with developmental disabilities. The purpose of the program is two-fold: to teach best practices and to teach the competencies needed to influence public policy.  Our 2022 class is now accepting applications.  The application deadline has been extended to Monday May 16, 2022.  Application decisions and notifications will be made by May 23, 2022.

Day One Session 5

The 10 Campaign as an Example of Large Scale Policy Change Effort (English) (Spanish)

Day Two Session 5

Federal Public Policy Agenda Powerpoint (English) (Spanish)

Federal Public Policy Agenda National Report (English) (Spanish)

English Application 

Spanish Application


Frequently Asked Questions English

Frequently Asked Questions Spanish


Information Session Video April 22, 2022