Julie Smith

Clinic & Family Coordinator


  • B.S., Design, University of Cincinnati, 1987

Professional Background

Julie Smith is the Clinic and Family Coordinator for the Seacoast Child Development Clinic, a training site for the NH Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities program. At the clinic she supports families and serves as a mentor to LEND trainees around family centered clinical practices. She is a parent of a young adult with autism, an active parent advocate, and community support volunteer, connecting families to resources and other local families. She serves on consumer councils for Community Partners and the Institute on Disability, participating in committee work in the areas of autism, as well as, disability and public health. She founded the Oyster River Parents of Young Children with Autism, and is a graduate of the NH Family and Self-Advocate Leadership Series.


The NH and ME Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (NH-ME LEND) is a collaboration among Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire, and the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies/UCED at the University of Maine-Orono. The purpose of NH-ME LEND is to improve the health of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities by preparing leaders to enter the field of maternal and child health.

Julie Smith
Institute on Disability
Pettee Hall
55 College Road, Room 103
Durham, NH 03824