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

 

AUCD2015: Submit a Proposal Today

Deadline: June 5

AUCD is currently accepting proposals for our 2015 conference. This call for papers includes submissions for concurrent interactive presentations, concurrent panel presentations, single presentations, and posters. Proposals are welcomed on a multitude of topics on all things disability, including but certainly not limited to advocacy, behavior supports, disability studies, employment, health and wellness, leadership development, self-determination, technology, and much more.

 
 

There is still time to apply! Call for Applications - 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.

 
 

Vermont LEND has a New Name!

The Vermont LEND is proud to announce that on May 1, 2015, they have officially changed their program's name from Vermont Interdisciplinary Leadership Education for Health Professionals (VT-ILEHP) to Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (VT LEND).

 
 

Angela Tomlin, PhD, IN LEND Director receives "Inspirational Woman" Award

At the end of March, women faculty, staff and student leaders were recognized and celebrated at the Annual Women's Leadership Awards Reception sponsored by the Office for Women and the Office of Student Involvement. The awards highlight the campus celebration of Women's History Month, which this year featured the theme, "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives."

 
 
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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.