Each year, the URLEND training program admits a core group of long-term trainees who complete 300 hours of URLEND experiences. Stipends are provided for long-term trainees.
Professional trainees come from the following disciplines:
- Genetic counseling
- Health administration
- Medicine (relevant medical specialties or subspecialties)
- Occupational therapy
- Pediatric dentistry
- Physical therapy
- Public health
- Social work
- Special education/education
- Speech-language pathology.
Other disciplines may be considered in special circumstances.
Long term trainees also included:
- Individuals with Disabilities
- Family members of individuals with disabilities
- Community members in positions to support individuals with disabilities
Autism-Enhanced (AE) Training
Trainees who have completed the long-term URLEND training program may apply for the URLEND-AE program to receive increased training related to Autism. Trainees are required to complete 150 hours and receive a stipend.
Medium-term trainees who complete 40-299 hours are also considered for participation in the URLEND program. Medium-term trainees may come from any of the disciplines noted above. Medium-term trainees are not provided a stipend.
For more information on how to apply to be a URLEND trainee, please click on the appropriate link below:
Trainee in a professional discipline
URLEND AE Trainee
Family member or Individual with a disability (coming soon)