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 many Long-Term Trainees.
Professional Trainees come from the following disciplines:
- Applied Behavior Analysis
- 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.
** Long term trainees also include people from within our community. Community trainees are welcomed and strongly encouraged to apply:
- 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.
How to Apply
Please click on the link below for the program you wish to apply:
Trainee in a professional discipline
URLEND AE Trainee
Family member or Individual with a disability please contact Gina Pola-Money at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: EXTENDED THRU APRIL 16, 2021 for the 2021-22 year.
Openings may be available after this date. *** UPDATE APRIL 28, 2021: Openings are not currently available; any applications received will be placed on a waitlist.*** Please contact Gretchen Peacock (email@example.com) to inquire.