Who Should Apply?

This training may be right for you if:

  • You want to improve systems to make them work better for individuals with disabilities and their families
  • You wish to know more about how to be culturally responsive and person/family centered in your work and community
  • You want to learn how to advocate for change 
  • You are interested in learning more about neurodevelopmental disabilities including autism
  • You want to be a leader 
  • You are a graduate student, community professional, self-advocate and/or family member of a child with a disability.

The disciplines being considered for traineeships/fellowships include:

  • Audiology
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Education
  • Family Member of a person with a disability
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Policy/Law
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Self-Advocate
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Special Fellows
  • Speech Language Pathology

If you come from a different profession/discipline and are interested in the program, please contact Esther Doh (ndoh@uvm.edu).

How To Apply

Contact the faculty in your discipline to discuss the training.

If this feels right for you, click on the link below and complete the application. Once your completed application is received in the VT LEND office, Esther Doh, Program Coordinator, will contact you and set up an interview with the Program Director, Training Director and Clinical Director.

  • VT LEND Recruitment FY2020
  • Application Procedure and Form

Review of applications begins mid-January and continues until all positions are filled.