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Staff from Congressman Mike Doyle’s office visit with the LEND Program

Kate Werley, staff from Congressman Mike Doyle’s office visited with the LEND Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on November 21, 2018. Learn More >
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LEND Faculty Participate in Interprofessional Panel with the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

The discussion centered around dental care for children with complex needs, including autism spectrum disorders. Learn More >
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2017-2018 LEND Trainee, Dr. Tricia Shelton, Receives 2018 Gryphon House Teachers Choice Award for “Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder”

This annual award recognizes and distinguishes an early education book as a must-have for all teachers. Learn More >