Responsibilities: Amy Carlsen is the UW LEND Family Professional Partnerships Discipline Leader. Amy represents the LEND program on the AUCD Family Discipline Workgroup. Amy brings great expertise as both a parent of a child with special needs and a nurse with many years of clinical experience. She has a passion and gift for helping families and health care professionals understand and communicate effectively with each other. Amy is available to family trainees for mentoring as well as to other discipline trainees for family-related information and resources.