Partner with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program
The purpose of the LEND program is to train culturally competent, family-centered interdisciplinary leaders who will improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents with or at risk for developmental disabilities. This program has incorporated “Learn the Signs. Act Early”. materials in several ways.
- The LEND program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and The University of Cincinnati (UC) worked with Head Start Centers to provide training and presentations on topics such as “Supporting Positive Parenting Practices”. This training took place during Head Start’s annual parenting conference and reached more than 150 early childcare providers and the parents they support. “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials, including the Milestone Moments booklet and Milestones brochure, and the LTSAE website were featured in the training.
- LTSAE materials have been incorporated into the residency training program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Residents rotate through the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics program and receive the Act Early materials during one week of this monthly rotation.
Stephanie Weber, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Psychologist, and LEND Training Director at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center at University of Cincinnati UCEDD