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LEND Trainee Matt Pascarella and Lindsey Rose, PT, D.P.T., interact with children at the annual picnic.
LEND Trainee Matt Pascarella and Lindsey Rose, PT, D.P.T., interact with children at the annual picnic.

Maine LEND holds annual family picnic at UNE

October 19, 2017

On September 30, 2017, the Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program hosted its second annual educational outreach and support picnic at UNE. Designed for individuals and...

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UNE well-represented at AOTA Centennial Hill Day

October 04, 2017

On September 25, 2017, students and faculty from UNE’s Occupational Therapy program traveled to Washington, D.C. for Centennial Hill Day. Organized by the American Occupational Therapy Association, this annual event...

LEND trainees and leaders at the 2017 Ceremony
LEND trainees and leaders at the 2017 Ceremony

Maine LEND program celebrates success and recognizes trainees

May 12, 2017

On May 5, 2017, nine interprofessional trainees were honored as they completed the nine-month inaugural Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program at the University of New England. The...

Kathryn Loukas and Laurie Raymond outside Senator Susan Collins' office in Washington, D.C.
Kathryn Loukas and Laurie Raymond outside Senator Susan Collins' office in Washington, D.C.

UNE LEND leaders make a difference in Washington

April 03, 2017

Two leaders from the Maine Leadership Education for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) attended the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) 2017 Disability Policy Seminar in Washington D.C. Kathryn Loukas, OTD,...

Caryn Husman, Cathy Dionne of the Autism Society of Maine, Councilor Robert Quattrone and Mayor Alan Casavant
UNE Director of Health, Wellness & Occupational Studies Caryn Husman, Cathy Dionne of the Autism Society of Maine, Councilor Robert Quattrone and Mayor Alan Casavant

City of Biddeford teams up with UNE to form summer camp for children with Autism

February 22, 2017

On February 21, 2017, the City of Biddeford announced a new summer camp for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The University of New England Westbrook College of Health Professions...

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