Human Development Center



AUCD Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental and other Disabilities
LEND Programs are interdisciplinary leadership training programs federally funded through HRSA's Maternal Child Health Bureau.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
AUCD is a network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities.
Louisiana LEND Fact Sheet
Louisiana LEND Fact Sheet
Updated Trainee Handbook (National)
The AUCD Trainee Handbook is intended to be used to support AUCD network trainees with a variety of learning goals. This document will provide a consistent approach to accessing information about the network, its history, our federal partners, and the rich resources available to trainees. This handbook is considered a supplement to Trainee Handbooks provided at local programs.
Lend Trainees Handbook (local)
LEND Trainee Handbook 2020-21 (Local)
Center for the Social and Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (CSEFEL)
CSEFEL is a national resource center promoting evidence-based practices to support social emotional competence and appropriate behaviors in young children. It provides print and video resources for professionals and families.
Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI)
TACSEI takes the research that shows which practices improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates FREE products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day.
"Understanding Down Syndrome Diagnosis" Booklet Available Through Kennedy Foundation and Kentucky's Human Development Institute
Copyright to the nationally lauded booklet has been donated to the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. The booklet continues to be available in print and as a free digital download through the Lettercase program at the University of Kentucky's Human Development Institute. Over 25,000 copies of Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis have been distributed nationwide since 2008.