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We are pleased to welcome the Multilingual Speech-Language Pathology Clinic at UNH as a new training site this year and renew our collaboration with F... Learn More
In November, NH-ME LEND joined experts from across the disability field at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Annual Confere... Learn More
Opportunity to share your LEND story! Learn More
This year we welcome three organizations who will challenge trainees to build community engagement, support innovative research and assess parental ne... Learn More
This year, the NH-ME LEND program is pleased to welcome two alums from the 2021 cohort who will bring their expertise in early childhood education and... Learn More
An afternoon of team building at UNH’s Browne Center for Innovative Learning has become a NH-ME LEND annual tradition. Learn More
This year NH-ME LEND will bid farewell to three University of New Hampshire faculty members: Rae Sonnenmeier, Communication Sciences and Disorders; Sh... Learn More
This year’s NH-ME LEND cohort participated in two year-end events in May to showcase and celebrate their accomplishments: the annual Capstone Poster S... Learn More
NH-ME LEND is delighted to spotlight a valued leadership partner, Maine’s Title V Program, Maternal and Child Health (MCH), located within the Maine C... Learn More
A Valuable Network and Resource for Leaders
AUCD coordinates network activities, disseminates a wide variety of resources and information, and provides technical assistance to the network on a b... Learn More
Through her work as an advocate, teacher, and writer, NH-ME LEND faculty member, Kathy Bates has influenced how today’s world views and supports peopl... Learn More
In January, NH-ME LEND convened trainees, faculty, and five panelists for a Leadership Intensive: Organizing to Influence Your State's Policy. Panelis... Learn More
At the top of the year, NH-ME LEND trainee Karina Mancini, NH-ME LEND Director Betsy Humphreys, and Karen Volle, Project Director with the New England... Learn More
In November, several NH-ME LEND graduates and faculty gathered in Washington, DC, to attend the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUC... Learn More
We are pleased to welcome Dover Pediatrics, Gateways Community Services, and Community Partners Behavioral Health Services as new training partners th... Learn More
In late September, NH-ME LEND convened an in-person Leadership Intensive at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston/Auburn Campus. Through short m... Learn More
September marks an exciting time of year, as NH-ME LEND welcomes a dynamic, new cohort of trainees. Learn More
This year, the NH-ME LEND program welcomes two new faculty members who bring expertise and vision to carry on the work of our tenured faculty.  Learn More
This spring, in preparation for the Disability Policy Seminar (DPS) in Washington, DC, trainees engaged in a six-week policy module where they were im... Learn More
For the first time in two years, NH-ME LEND faculty, trainees, and community partners celebrated together at the University of New Hampshire on May 6,... Learn More
NH-ME LEND celebrated their 30th anniversary by creating a video that features LEND trainees, alums, and staff reflecting on what LEND means to them a... Learn More
Each year, NH-ME LEND trainees are challenged to expand their leadership skills and advance their knowledge of the system by partnering with disabilit... Learn More
It’s time to get the word out! NH-ME LEND is actively seeking our next interdisciplinary cohort for the 2022-23 academic year. Do you know a colleague... Learn More
NH-ME LEND health policy faculty member Kay Johnson is the 2021 recipient of the Title V Lifetime Achievement Award through the Maternal and Child Hea... Learn More
In late January, NH-ME LEND hosted Keynote speaker Laura Sweet and additional panelists as part of its virtual Spring Semester Kick Off Event “Organiz... Learn More
Community Crossroads, valued as a long-time partner of the NH-ME LEND program, has offered numerous opportunities for trainees in leadership and clini... Learn More
NH-ME LEND welcomes new faculty to their team. Learn More
Welcome to the 2022 NH-ME LEND Trainees! On a beautiful September day, trainees from across New Hampshire and Maine arrived in Durham, NH to kick off ... Learn More
New Hampshire Family Voices (NHFV) began in 1994 as a grassroots organization in response to the national call for ... Learn More
Marnie Morneault (LEND 2013) joined the faculty in 2019 bringing her expertise in inclusive education and care ... Learn More
April Fournier (2018) has recently accepted a new position working as the Early Childhood Support Specialist for the Outpatient Pediatric Clinic at Ma... Learn More
NH-ME LEND is proud to be celebrating 30 years of a rich and evolving history of preparing interdisciplinary leaders to enter the field of maternal an... Learn More
On May 7, 2021, over 50 Leadership Partners, UNH, and U-Maine faculty and disability leaders virtually joined the gradua... Learn More
This month, Spotlight highlights and acknowledges the valuable work of our NH-ME LEND Advisory Committee.  Learn More
Patrick Shannon, Associate Professor in the UNH Department of Social Work, brings expertise in Disability Advocacy and Policy to the NH-ME LEND progra... Learn More
New Hampshire Parent Information Center (NH PIC) has identified and responded to the changing needs of children and families in New Hampshire for over... Learn More
Maternal and child health (MCH) providers and leaders across the country responded with great agility in service and support of families during these ... Learn More
In March of 2020, as public spaces closed across the county due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NH-ME LEND clinical partners closed physical office spaces t... Learn More
In the state of New Hampshire, the DD Network includes the Institute on Disability (IOD) as the UCEDD, the New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disa... Learn More
Karen Mountjoy draws from educational experiences at UNH, the Institute on Disability, and private practice to support LEND trainees' clinical experiences
Karen Mountjoy draws from educational experiences at UNH, the Institute on Disability, and private practice to support LEND trainees' clinical experie... Learn More
NH- ME LEND is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MECDHH), initiated by the new... Learn More
We are currently accepting applications from family members, self-advocates, and professionals who are looking to sharpen their advocacy skills or fi... Learn More
At the midyear point of every academic year, NH-ME LEND trainees engage in a self-reflection activity as part of their LEND professional development f... Learn More
In July of 2020, Briana White (LEND 2013), transitioned to the position of Care Manager with Home Health Care Manager for Visiting Nurse and Hospice f... Learn More
Shelley Mulligan, Associate Professor in the UNH Department of Occupational Therapy, has been associated with the NH-ME LEND program as a faculty memb... Learn More
Louise Brassard (LEND 2020) is committed to raising awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Learn More
Meet the 2021 NH-ME LEND Cohort! Learn More
LEND graduates implement innovative wraparound practices to address family healthcare needs
LEND graduates implement innovative wraparound practices to address family healthcare needs Learn More
This month we congratulate Rae Sonnenmeier, Ph.D., CCC-SLP on her appointment as Director of the Speech Hearing and Language Clinic within the College... Learn More