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LEND Fellowship

Educating leaders for tomorrow's challenges

The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program offers collaborative interdisciplinary training focused on improving the health of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and special healthcare needs.

  • Steve Sulkes AUCD Photo
  • Abra Caroci AUCD Photo
  • Jeiri Flores AUCD Photo

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LEND Alumni

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Visit our curriculum page to learn more and see what our LEND alumni had to say about their experience.

In our program, you will

  • Acquire valuable experience working as part of a research team
  • Attend national conferences as a presenter or participant
  • Train in clinical and classroom settings

Our LEND program is 1 of 49 nationally and the only program serving Upstate New York. LEND is a collaborative training program of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). Trainees are primarily at the graduate level and are selected on the basis of their leadership potential and career goals.

Recent Graduates

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