LENDs

 

LEND Programs are interdisciplinary leadership training programs federally funded through HRSA's Maternal Child Health Bureau. View more information about individual LEND disciplines by clicking on the menu at left.

 
 

News

 

MN LEND Brief on ASD and Culture Released

The latest edition in the bi-annual LEND Brief series provides information about how diverse communities view, understand, and experience Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. It showcases projects and programs that recognize dimensions of culture, socioeconomics, and language through the services and supports they deliver to children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and families.

 
 

AUCD Now Accepting Applications for 2015-2016 Virtual Trainee

Applications Due May 29, 2015

The AUCD Virtual Trainee will use leadership skills to build relationships and communications among trainees throughout the nationwide AUCD network of UCEDDs and LENDs.

 
 
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2015 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting - Proposals Being Accepted Through April 24

Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in Real World Settings

Poster proposals are now being accepted for the 2015 Autism CARES Meeting (July 16-17 in Bethesda, MD). This bi-annual meeting is an opportunity for MCHB-funded CARES legislation grantees (representing research, training, and state implementation stakeholders) to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration.

 
 
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2015 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting - Registration Open

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Real-World Settings

Registration is now open for the 2015 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting, which will be held on July 16-17 in Bethesda, MD. This bi-annual meeting is an opportunity for MCHB-funded CARES legislation grantees (representing research, training, and state implementation stakeholders) to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration.

 
 

New Report Outlines Opportunities, Challenges for LEND and DBP Programs

As the next five-year funding cycle for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) programs approaches, AUCD took the opportunity to pause and engage in strategic thinking about future directions for the LEND and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) training programs.

 
 

OHSU Autism Webinar Series

Please join the OHSU Institute on Development & Disability as we help celebrate Autism Awareness Month with a month-long Wednesday webinar series!

 
 

AUCD2015: Growing Leaders, Driving Change

The 2015 AUCD Conference will examine how we develop strong leaders, support them in their work, and collaborate across the network and with partners in the field to reach our mutual goals.