Leslie Myers

(she/her)
Senior Program Associate & Access Coordinator at Vera Institute of Justice

Ms. Myers is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor as well as a Clinically Certified Domestic Violence Counselor who has worked in the fields of intellectual/developmental disabilities, independent living, domestic violence and sexual assault for over 20 years. She has provided direct technical assistance to the Disability Grant Program since 2010 and has provided programmatic support to our trainings and webinars. Leslie has worked to create accessible online materials including the Supporting Crime Victims with Disabilities Online Toolkit and Peer to Peer: Bridging the Gap Through Self-Advocacy Curriculum, a curriculum designed for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and created using the principles of plain language. Ms. Myers provides training to grantees and others on creating accessible and safe programs and services as well as creating materials that are accessible to all.