The Disability Policy Seminar, held in Washington, DC each Spring, provides experiences related to policy development and advocacy on a national level

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    Annual Leadership, Team Building and Conflict Resolution workshops are conducted with each new cohort of LEND trainees and fellows

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    ArizonaLEND faculty and trainees volunteer their services at HopeFest 2015

The University of Arizona Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (ArizonaLEND) is a leadership training program that prepares the next generation of policy makers, faculty, clinicians and researchers to lead the maternal and child health workforce.


Crossing Borders: The Importance of What You Leave Behind

ArizonaLEND faculty member, Jim Dean AuD, is the director of the ARSOBO hearing health clinic. Dr. Dean co-authored the following article, highlighting the ways in which ARSOBO works toward advancing social inclusion of people with disabilities in Mexico.

Former ArizonaLEND Trainee, Gabe Moreno, co-authored an article in the Maternal and Child Health Journal

Gabe Moreno (former ArizonaLEND trainee) co-authored the aritcle, Caretaker Awareness of Health Care Provided Developmental Screenings: Increases from 2007 to 2012. The article states that, "despite growth, there is still a need to increase developmental screening efforts in many states." The Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) did a nice write-up on the article. Congratulations, Gabe!