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Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities
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Off-site Opportunities

All UW LEND Fellows must participate in opportunities off-site of the CHDD. Discuss a plan for community-based experiences with your faculty mentor. You may choose from the menu below or discuss alternative approved experiences. On completion of each community-based visit fill out online questionnaire to record your experience.

Community-Based Clinical Opportunities
Opportunities Information/Schedule

Boyer Children's Clinic

1850 Boyer AVE E
Seatle, WA 98112

Early intervention  interdisciplinary services for children birth to three years of age.

Haring Center/Experimental Education Unit (EEU)

Location: next door to CHDD Clinic Bldg.

Comprehensive early childhood center providing inclusive educational services for families and children with and without disabilities from birth through kindergarten.

Also have autism-specific programs.

Holly Ridge Developmental Center

5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA 98312

Early intervention interdisciplinary services for children birth to three years of age.

Kindering Center

6120 NE 8th ST
Bellevue, WA 98008

Early intervention interdisciplinary services for children birth to three years of age.
Seattle Children's Hospital
Visit the specialty clinics for evaluation, consultation, and management for children and youth with special health needs and their families.

Children's Autism Center


Yakima Children’s Village

3801 Kern Road Yakima, WA 98902

A one of a kind integrated community system that is more that the bricks and mortar of their unique physical building. Offers medical specialty clinics, developmental evaluations & collaborative diagnostic clinics, dental services, therapy services, mental health counseling, education services, behavioral intervention and nurse home visiting programs, and a parent support program for families in the greater Yakima Valley area.

Contact: Sally Stuart

For additional clinical activities
to consider:

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatric (DBPeds) Website


Community-Based Leadership Opportunities
Sites Information

Community Asset Mapping

Ongoing technical assistance to rural communities in Washington State For more information

Contact: Amy Carlsen

Communication Network Meeting – Title V

Quarterly meeting hosted by Title V – Healthy Starts and Transitions Unit, including Children with Special Health Care Program. Attended by Regional CSHCN Nurse Coordinators, state agency representatives, and Title V contract programs for the purpose of communication, networking , and problem solving among partners.

Contact: Kate Orville

Washington Autism Advisory Committee

Council of key statewide stakeholders committed to promoting and advocating for coordinated systems of services and supports for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. For more information

Contact: Sally Stuart

Adolescent and Adult Transition

Opportunities available to visit and participate in clinical settings, community meetings, and other activities that offer support to adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Provides opportunities to explore and experience services for individuals through the life course.

Contact: Sally Stuart

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