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We are excited to welcome our new class of Va-LEND trainees. We have enrolled fourteen trainees from from ten different disciplines: occupational therapy, genetic counseling, special education (2), family, psychiatry, physical therapy, speech pathology, social work (2), psychology, and nursing. Furthermore, … Continue reading
In recent weeks four Va-LEND trainees have presented their leadership projects. These are innovative projects related to the field of disabilities that the trainees have developed with the guidance from their faculty advisers. Below are highlights of these projects. Kayla Claxton, … Continue reading
Meera Mehtaji completed her Leadership Project. It is a presentation to orient new attendees to the CAS Autism Assessment Clinic. The presentation explains autism, the team process, and the diagnostic tools. A video is included to provide an example of … Continue reading
Our very own Shannon Haworth, Va-LEND graduate and now our Clinic Coordinator, is the Richmond Times-Dispatch Guest Columnist today! Read her article, “Lawmakers, Remember the Children,” on the … Continue reading
http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/local/education/college/students-with-disabilities-ace-it-at-vcu/article_68632317-a0ec-58ed-8b50-428480739fb1.html Our own Beth Bader, Va LEND faculty member, is Academic Advisor for this program!
Mariah Abercrombie, Social Work trainee, researched and developed a family-friendly travel guide, Tips for Traveling by Airplane for Children with Special Health Care Needs. It provides practical information to help families plan for their next trip. It is posted on this … Continue reading
In recent weeks several Va-LEND have presented their leadership projects. These are innovative projects related to the field of disabilities that the trainees have developed with the guidance from their faculty advisers. Below are highlights of these projects. Keri Ayres, … Continue reading