Kelly Von Lehmden, BBA

Iowa's University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
Center for Disabilities and Development
100 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1011
Phone: 319-353-7387
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: August 04, 2017

Kelly Von Lehmden

Primary Activity Coordinators: Training Director
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Iowa Dept. of Education
Discipline(s): Patient Family Representative
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Community Advocacy
National Training Directors' Council
No Council Membership
Service: Provide support to families with children who have disabilities.
Public speaking on various topics related to life of a child with a disability and family-centered care.




Name: Kelly Von Lehmden

Institution and Location Degree Year(s) Field of Study

University of Iowa, Iowa City IA
Business and Finance

Professional Experience:
2006-present The University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development -Patient Family Representative, and Parents as Mentors Coordinator
1998-2001 Marquette Bank, Vice President and Trust Officer
1997-1998 The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, Investment Representative
1989 -1997 NationsBank, Vice President and Manager

Community Involvement:
2000-present Hawkeye Area Down Syndrome Association
2004-2006 Parent Teacher Association, Chairperson
1994-1997 Food Bank of Iowa, Board of Director

Speaking Engagements:
2008 - "Family-Centered Care from the Parents Perspective", (October 21, 2008) 7U:190 Interdisciplinary Issues in Disabilities, University of Iowa
2008 - A Parent's Perspective parent panel- February 2008, Education, Cornell College
2008 - "A Mother's Story," (September 16, 2008) 7U:190 Interdisciplinary Issues in Disabilities, University of Iowa
2007 - "Family-Centered Care from the Parent's Perspective", ( Spring) 101:200, Pediatric Physical Therapy, University of Iowa
2007 - "Parent Resolution of the Child's Diagnosis and the Parent Child Relationship," (April 17, 2007). Co-presentation with Dr. Kelly Pelzel for 7U:190, Interdisciplinary Issues in Disabilities, University of Iowa
2005 - Mothers Conference - "Why me- A Mother's Story"
2005 - AEA 10 educators from Exceptional Learners Class, "What I Want You to Know- A Parent's Perspective"