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Apply now for our advisory committee: Families Reimagining Inclusive Lives (FRIL)

Encourage families of young children with disabilities to focus on options for inclusive living and learning, rather than assuming that a segregated setting is the best or only option. The advisory committee will meet virtually so you can participate from the comfort of your own home!

Are you...

  • a parent of a child with a disability between ages birth to 5 years old?
  • an advocate for young children with disabilities?
  • a provider of services for young children with disabilities?
  • a person with lived disability experience and a passion for inclusion?
  • interested in learning more or sharing your knowledge about inclusive options and activities for families of young children with disabilities?

If you answered "YES " to any of these, consider becoming an advisory committee member.

Meetings are virtual and held at least quarterly.

Kick-Off Meeting: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 3 p.m.


Other ways to be involved in the FRIL program:

Family Trainer

Help families of young children gain skills and knowledge to select community inclusion.


Learn more about:

  • Inclusion in educational settings
  • The right to services for children in inclusive settings
  • Self-determination for their your child

To learn more about becoming a Family Trainer or a Participant, or to learn more about the FRIL program, please email Jamie Ray-Leonetti  at jamie.ray-leonetti@temple.edu.



Apply to be part of the FRIL advisory committee, a family trainer, or a participant.


Our Partners

  • Values into Action
  • Parents as Partners in Professional Development (P3D)
  • The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) fellowship program
  • Hispanos Unidos para Niños Excepcionales (HUNE)

For more information, please email Jamie.ray-leonetti@temple.edu.

This project is funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council.