The Center for Child Health and Development (CCHD) is a resource for families. When a child has trouble learning, speaking or acting, parents want answers and help. The staff at CCHD work as a team of experts to diagnose your child. Recommendations help families know where to begin. Our goal is to provide family-centered care.
CCHD staff have expertise in child development, autism spectrum disorders, Fragile X syndrome, and other developmental disabilities.
The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) training provides graduate and post-graduate level professionals from a variety of disciplines the necessary preparation for becoming future leaders in the field of developmental disabilities for the improvement of the health of infants, children, and adolescents with disabilities. The program serves graduate, post-doctoral, continuing education healthcare professionals, and family members of children with disabilities. This video describes the nationwide network of LEND centers and programs and the many ways they work to improve our communities https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EG5u8ybB92o We are currently accepting applications for the 2017- 2018 LEND program.
CCHD is a resource for Kansans through our:
Evaulating children through an interdisciplinary team approach.
Finding evidence-based practices and new methods.
Pre-service & post-doctorate students learning to become leaders.
Sharing best practices with local, state, and regional audiences.