NOTE: The LEAP Foundation for Research to Practice is a separate non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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The LEAP Institute was founded by Dr. Xavier Amador to provide education and training on anosognosia, the problem of poor adherence and provide practical communication tools (LEAP® communication program) designed to build bridges and partnerships with persons who hold views of their illness and needs that are opposite to that of their loved ones, doctors, and sometimes even law enforcement.

LEAP® Institute has trained tens of thousands of clinicians, family caregivers, law enforcement, justice officials and legislators worldwide. LEAP® Institute is separate and distinct from LEAP FOUNDATION which is a nonprofit 501(c)(3).