The Illinois Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities Program (IL LEND) is a 1 year interdisciplinary graduate-level training program that prepares future leaders who will serve children with disabilities (with a focus on autism) and their families through coordinated, culturally competent, and family-centered care, as well as through public health services and policy systems change.
How to apply: Visit illinoislend.org for application procedures and further information. Priority is given to graduate students in the 15 represented disciplines: Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Disability Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Psychiatry, Public Health, Social Work, Special Education, Speech/Language Pathology, Family, and Self-Advocacy.
Currently accepting applications on a rolling basis.
For more information, see the brochure below and visit: https://www.illinoislend.org/apply.