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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
Sites Information/Schedule

Boyer Children's Clinic
www.boyercc.org

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)
www.haringcenter.washington.edu/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
www.hollyridge.org/itp.html

5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA 98312
map

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

Accompany Beth Ellen Davis, MD on certain Fridays to observe her evaluation and classroom activities.

Kindering Center
www.kindering.org

6120 NE 8th ST
Bellevue, WA 98008

Early intervention interdisciplinary services for children birth to three years of age.
Seattle Children's Hospital
http://seattlechildrens.org
Participate in interdisciplinary specialty clinics for evaluation, consultation, and management for children and youth with special health needs and their families.

Child Study and Treatment Center
www.dshs.wa.gov/mhsystems/
cstcindx.shtml

8805 Steilacoom Boulevard SW Lakewood, WA 98498

The only state psychiatric hospital for children designed and staffed for treating children ages 5-17 who cannot be served safely in less restrictive settings within the community.

Contact: Beth Ellen Davis

Contact your faculty mentor for more information.

Yakima Children’s Village
www.yakimachildrensvillage.org/

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 or Cindy Carroll

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 Stats 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: Beth Ellen Davis or Kathy TeKolste

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