Developments, March 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Developments is AUCD's new newsletter for MCHB-funded LEND and DBP programs. Formerly known as LEND Links, Developments is published three times each year: in the beginning of the school year, the beginning of the second school semester, and at the end of the school year. Developments strives to feature news, events, resources, and success stories from LEND and DBP programs and trainees throughout the AUCD and CAAI Networks.

This issue of Developments was delivered via email and contained the following articles:

  MCHB Minute

Q&A with Wendy Adam, New MCHB Training Branch Chief

  LEND & DBP Network News

Einstein's Special Care Dentistry Unit Treats Vulnerable Population


A New Perspective: Illinois LEND Includes a Self-Advocacy Discipline


Training Video Illustrates Ways of Giving Feedback After a Diagnostic Assessment


Passionate Advocate Links Community to Shriver Center


The Project DOCC Experience for LEND Trainees at the Munroe-Meyer Institute


Literature and Medicine Addresses Cultural Competency at Nisonger Center

  Trainee Corner

Disability Policy Seminar Debrief - Webinar For Trainees by Trainees

  AUCD to Begin Recruiting for the 2011-2012 Virtual Trainee
  Awards & Honors

Stephen Sulkes, MD, Honored by the Golisano Foundation for Work with People Who Have Disabilities


Judith Holt, PhD, Receives USU's Strong Human Service Award


Bruce Shapiro, MD Receives 2010 Arnold J. Capute Award


Katie Keiling Arnold Receives Chicago Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year Award


For a listing of events of interest to LEND and DBP programs, visit the ITAC Events webage

  For a listing of resources of interest to LEND and DBP programs in both ASD and DD, visit the ITAC Resource Compendium webpage.  
  Keep in Touch

These stories, events, news, and more are posted on the ITAC and AUCD websites.

Have a story that should be featured?  Submit it (and a photo) here!