• Weekly sessions on Thursdays (8:00am to 12:30 pm) for the University academic year
  • Clinical site observations across campus and the metro area
  • Individual Leadership Learning Plan (ILLP) and a LEND project developed with the support of MNLEND faculty-mentors
  • Families And Self-advocates as Teachers (FAST) integrated learning experiences
  • Online and experiential supplemental learning opportunities
  • OLPD5356 Disability Policy and Services course and/or Policy & Advocacy module and policy project

Fellows actively participate in multi-modal learning activities from late mid-August through late May. Training includes weekly sessions taught by academic and community experts. Fellows also join in other field- and community-based experiential learning opportunities, including direct experience learning from families and/or self-advocates. 

For more detailed information see the MN LEND Fellow Training Manual

The MNLEND Trainee Manual describes the year expectations and requirements for the current MNLEND trainees. Current program requirements and offerings are not guaranteed for future trainees. Changes can occur.