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AUCD: Poster Symposium: Training Curricula & Outcomes: Lessons Learned when Increasing Family Member Involvement in LEND Training


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Meera Mehtaji, Ph.D.,
Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND


In 2015, Va-LEND was the recipient of a small ITAC grant award aimed at increasing family member involvement throughout the program, especially as trainees. There were numerous benefits for both family and other discipline trainees, but there were also some stumbling blocks that needed to be addressed. This presentation will provide an honest discussion of what the faculty and trainees learned along the way.

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