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Taylor Cahill, Kim Humphrey and Sanaa Abaljabbar meet with Senator Susan Collins
Taylor Cahill, Kim Humphrey and Sanaa Abaljabbar meet with Senator Susan Collins

Maine LEND Trainees advocate for those with disabilities on Capitol Hill

May 24, 2018

Seven Maine LEND (Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) Trainees traveled to Washington D.C. where they met with Maine’s congressional delegation and attended the Disability Policy Seminar (DPS2018). The conference,...

The 2017-18 Maine LEND Trainees (L to R): Alex Busack, SLP; Matthew Pascarella, self-advocate; Sanaa Abduljabbar, family member;
The 2017-18 Maine LEND Trainees (L to R): Alex Busack, SLP; Matthew Pascarella, self-advocate; Sanaa Abduljabbar, family member; Seth Hunsicker, M.S.W. ’17; Emily Gall, D.P.T. ’18; Lindsey Rose Pace, D.P.T. ’18; Kim Humphrey, M.P.H.; Taylor Cahill, M.S.OT. ’18; Melissa Ward, family member; and Lindsay Spencer, M.S.OT., ’18.

LEND trainees showcase projects at end-of-year event

May 14, 2018

The 2017-2018 long term trainees of the Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, directed by Eileen Ricci, PT, D.P.T., M.S., PCS, associate clinical professor in the Department of...

Kim Humphrey, Lindsay Spencer and Melissa Ward led the discussion of the film Bottom Dollars
Kim Humphrey, Lindsay Spencer and Melissa Ward led the discussion of the film Bottom Dollars

UNE LEND team engages community through events and outreach

April 24, 2018

The Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program at the University of New England has been engaging the community through a variety of events. LEND is federally-funded...

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Maine LEND attendees at AUCD Conference

UNE LEND team attends national advocacy conference

December 04, 2017

UNE was well-represented at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) conference, held November 5-8 in Washington, D.C. The conference emphasized the critical importance of communication and advocacy on...

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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