The next generation of leaders in service of children and families with disabilities

LEND trainees are graduate students, working professionals, family members, and self-advocates. The IL LEND is proud to have trainees from 15 different disciplines. We accept students from UIC, UIUC, University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Southern Illinois University, as well as other schools in the state including: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, RUSH University, Argosy University, Loyola University, and Governor’s State University.

Meet the 2017-2018 Trainees

Our Disciplines

  1. Applied Behavior Analysis
  2. Disability Studies
  3. Family
  4. Nursing
  5. Nutrition
  6. Occupational Therapy
  7. Pediatrics
  8. Physical Therapy
  9. Psychology
  10. Psychiatry
  11. Public Health
  12. Self-Advocacy
  13. Social Work
  14. Special Education
  15. Speech Language