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Webinar – “The Role of a Developmental Pediatrician”


Wednesday, September 27, 2023    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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A free webinar on the developmental pediatrician’s unique role in caring for children and teens with developmental delays and learning difficulties

The Arc of IllinoisFamily to Family Health Information Center invites you to take a deeper dive into understanding the role of a developmental pediatrician on Sept. 27 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Developmental pediatricians provide specialized care for children and adolescents with developmental delays and learning difficulties.

Join the Director of the Illinois Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (IL LEND) Program Dr. Kruti Acharya for a better understanding of:

  • The role of the developmental pediatrician
  • Evaluations and what may be involved
  • How a diagnosis can assist a child at school
  • Types of therapies and the age range served

The LEND program is an interdisciplinary graduate-level training program to develop leaders to care and advocate for individuals with disabilities. It is funded through the Maternal Child Health Bureau. There are currently 60 LENDs in 44 states.

Register for the developmental pediatrician webinar online.