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Va-LEND faculty and trainees have just returned from attending the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Amidst sessions, meetings, and receptions, several poster presentations were made by members of the Va-LEND program. Trainees presenting … Continue reading
During September and October, faculty and trainees will participate in Va-LEND’s Book Adventure program. This annual activity fosters community and engagement with books that address topics related to disabilities, life course, family centered care, and inclusion. This year, El Deafo (2014) by … Continue reading
Va-LEND is excited to welcome 17 trainees this year. We have 13 new long term trainees- (3) family discipline, (3) genetic counseling, (1) occupational therapy, (2) physical therapy, (1) public health, (1) social work, and (2) special education (an early childhood special educator and … Continue reading
Becky King (Social Work Trainee) developed and implemented several presentations and a webinar on Virginia’s Medicaid Waiver Redesign Initiative. These presentations and webinar were for families, self-advocates, and providers. Presentations were made to the Arc of Roanoke, the Arc of … Continue reading
Va-LEND Trainee, Zipporah Levi-Shackleford received a scholarship to attend the AUCD conference last month in Washington DC. Recipients in turn were to write an essay about their experience at the conference. Zipporah took it a step further and created this … Continue reading
Catherine Marchetti, a current Va-LEND Trainee was named Richmond Teacher of the Year! We are proud of her accomplishments! Read more about her here.
In recent weeks we have heard exciting news from four of our Va-LEND graduates. We are proud of the accomplishments of all of our graduates and pleased to share this news. Shannon Haworth Shannon Haworth has recently accepted a job … Continue reading
During September and October, faculty and trainees participated in the Va-LEND Book Adventure. This is an annual activity to foster engagement and develop a sense of community with selected books that address LEND topics and themes related to disabilities, life course, … 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!