Applications are now available online for AG Bell’s acclaimed Leadership Opportunities for Teens (LOFT) program for 2011. LOFT is a four day program designed for participants to develop skills in individual leadership, teamwork, understanding group dynamics, communication, public speaking, and self-advocacy. The 2011 program will take place July 24-28 at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D.C.

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