Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) is a training program for graduate students, community professionals, and family members who care for infants, children and adolescents with disabilities.  

LEND students develop knowledge and experience in: 

  • Neurodevelopmental and related disabilities, including autism 
  • Family-centered, culturally competent care 
  • Interdisciplinary and leadership skills 
  • Policy development related to disabilities 

Occupational Therapy Graduate Program students can apply to the program at New Mexico Lend 

For more information about the LEND national network, visit Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities 

OT Students in Hospital

The OT Graduate Program is giving me the opportunity to participate in a career that empowers people to take control of their health. Students and faculty are passionate, caring and hardworking.  

Elisa Dry, MA, MOTS '17