Episode 3: Living That MI-LEND Life

March 2022

Michigan Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (MI-LEND) is a two-semester training program that fosters the development of family-centered and culturally competent interdisciplinary leadership skills. In this episode, Lily Slavin from MI-LEND Cohort 2020-2021 talks about her experience with the program and how it creates tomorrow's leaders in the disability community.



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In This Episode

Lily is a Caucasian woman with brown, curly, shoulder length hair. She is wearing a black blazer and is smiling.

Lily Slavin, MA, Doctoral Candidate

Central Michigan University School Psychology PhD Program

Email address: slavi1l@cmich.edu

Lily Slavin is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in the school psychology PhD program at Central Michigan University. She is a member of the CHARGE Syndrome Research Lab and her research focuses on educational needs and supports for students with CHARGE. Lily is currently completing her pre-doctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI), with 6-month rotations in the Pediatric Developmental Disabilities clinic and the Pediatric Feeding Disorders clinic. Lily was a MI-LEND trainee during the 2020-2021 academic year. She is currently completing her second year as a LEND trainee at KKI, and she will continue her LEND training with the Delaware LEND in the 2022-2023 academic year as part of her postdoctoral fellowship at Nemours Children's Hospital.



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