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Peer Mentoring

National Center for Disability Education and Training (NCDET) and the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) have launched a peer mentoring program, adapted from Peer MentoringWorks, for mentees (high-school students) aged 16-21 and mentors aged 18-26.  The program aims to foster self-advocacy, establish a network, and increase confidence within both mentor and mentee.  The pair will be matched in line with their career, academic, and/or social interests.  Through regular meetings, mentors and mentees will have the opportunity to explore self-determination skills, career interests, disability resource navigation, and so much more.

For more information or questions contact Dr. Annie Baghdayan: abaghda1@ou.edu or call 405-3250158.

You can send questions or inquiries about the program to peermentoring@ou.edu.