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U of KY: Program for "growing pop. of children with developmental disabilities"

Jan 27, 2022, UK's LEND program helps provide effective care for children with developmental disabilities

Here in Kentucky and across the nation, there is an increased need for a qualified workforce to better serve the growing population of children with developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorder. A new University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) program is helping to meet that need by equipping health and education professionals with the specialized skills and knowledge needed to effectively care for children with developmental disabilities…. Last year, UK received the five-year LEND grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), making it one of 60 LEND programs in the U.S. While each program is unique, they have a common goal to provide interdisciplinary training to improve the health of children with disabilities….


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