Faculty Spotlight: Shelly Mulligan

Shelley Mulligan, Associate Professor in the UNH Department of Occupational Therapy, has been associated with the NH-ME LEND program as a faculty member, clinical occupational therapist, and mentor for over 20 years. Shelley’s research and practice has focused on the study and development of quality supports and occupational therapy services for children with neurodevelopmental concerns including attention, learning, sensory processing, and autism spectrum disorders.

LEND Graduate Committed to FASD Awareness

Louise Brassard (LEND 2020) is committed to raising awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). In a recent interview with the NH Challenge she said, “My experience with a close family member on the FASD spectrum has shown me how awareness and a proper diagnosis helps not only the individual with FASD but the entire family.” Louise is now Board Chair of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome- New Hampshire (NOFAS-NH).

Honoring John B. Moeschler, MD, MS

John B. Moeschler, MD, MS, an influential partner and leader at the IOD, has retired as Program Director for New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NH-ME LEND) and Director of the New England Regional Genetics Network (NERGN). His retirement comes after dedicating nearly 30 years of service to improving systems of care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.