New England Regional LEND Programs Present Annual Spring Conference (NH, ME LEND)

May 1, 2018

The New England Regional LEND Programs are proud to present our annual Spring Conference: Topic: Caring for Diverse Children & Youth with Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Keynote Speaker: Maria Mercedes Avila, Ph.D., MSW Dr. Avila will speak to the importance of understanding the social determinants of health, cultural and linguistic competency, and workforce diversity in promoting health equity for unserved and underserved racially/ethnically and other culturally diverse communities. The session will also highlight the importance of promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and cultural-linguistic responsiveness in every aspect of service provision.

Registration is online and by credit card only. The registration fee is $75. To register, please visit: For registration questions, please email [email protected] or call (603) 653-1234. Presented by: NH-ME LEND Program at Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College; BANDS (Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Services) at DHMC; Connecticut LEND (CT LEND) at UCONN Health; Eunice Kennedy Shriver LEND Program at University of Massachusetts Medical School; LEND Program at Boston Children's Hospital; LEND Program at the Rose F. Kennedy Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center; Maine LEND at the University of New England; Vermont LEND, College of Medicine at University of Vermont.