Developing Leaders to Improve Services and Supports for Children with or at Risk for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Important Dates

August 29-31, 2018
Orientation for all WI LEND Trainees

September 7, 2018
WI LEND Friday seminars begin

Featured Student

Abby TessmannAbby Tessmann is a 2014 self-advocate WI LEND graduate. Abby has taken the policy and leadership skills she learned in LEND to the local, state and national levels, advocating for disability rights. Abby meets regularly with legislators to tell her story. She uses her social media presence to inform the public of upcoming disability advocacy events. Abby is a graduate of the Cutting-Edge Program at Edgewood College. The WI-LEND program provided Abby the opportunity to discover her passion for disability policy and advocacy. Abby continues to contribute to LEND through participation in panel discussions.
Stay up-to-date on disability advocacy at Abby’s facebook page!

What's New

WI LEND is participating in the national MCHB/AUCD Interprofessional Leadership Learning Collaborative. Our state team is a partnership among WI LEND, the UW-Madison Pediatric Pulmonary Center, and the UW-Milwaukee MCH Pipeline Training Initiative


Last Wednesday, November 1st, 2017