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Virginia Leadership Education in
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Applicants for admission must be students currently enrolled in a master's program (or above) or graduates of such programs in the following disciplines:

Autism Fellow
Developmental Pediatrics
Genetic Counseling
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Dentistry
Public Health
Social Work
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in selecting trainees: demonstrated clinical experience in a chosen discipline, additional professional activities, grade point average, letters of reference, and a statement of the applicant's interest in pursuing interdisciplinary leadership training.

To apply to the program, please review the options document and complete one of the application documents below:

  • LEND Application Options PDF | Word

Application Documents

  • Virginia LEND Application PDF | Word
  • Family Application PDF | Word
  • Medium Term Trainee Application PDF | Word

*Long-term trainees/fellows may be eligible for the Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Disability Leadership in the VCU School of Education.

**Limited funds are available for tuition/stipend assistance for qualified applicants.