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The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXVII

LEND Director, Dr. Robert Noll will be presenting along with Dr. Amy Houtrow at The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXVII: The Intersection of Chronic Disease and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities - CME activity at Johns Hopkins Learn More >

Save The Date!

Anita Graham, MSW, LCSW will be speaking about leadership in clinical and research social work as a keynote speaker at the School of Social Work on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Learn More >

The Upside of Down Syndrome

Kurt Kohndrich will be presenting about "The Upside of Down Syndrome" on Tuesday, March 31st at Seton Hill University. He helped craft the Down Syndrome Prenatal and Postnatal Education Act "Chloe's Law" which requires medical practitioners to give expectant or new parents factual, supportive information about Down syndrome when their child is diagnosed. Learn More >