Pediatric Audiology Competitive Supplement to Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)

Announcement Number:
HRSA-16-190

Bureau/Office:
Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Date(s) to Apply:
06/28/2016 to 07/28/2016

Estimated Award Date:
09/30/2016


What is the program?

This announcement solicits applications for the Pediatric Audiology Competitive Supplement to the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program.  This supplement will support the clinical and leadership training of pediatric audiology trainees within LEND programs with the following specific goals: To strengthen the focus on screening, treatment, and follow-up in infants and young children confirmed to be deaf or hard-of-hearing with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and/or other related neurodevelopmental disabilities (DD); To increase the number of pediatric audiologists with clinical and leadership skills, utilizing these unique skills in delivering care to infants and young children with ASD and/or other DD to work across disciplines to better serve children with hearing loss and their families; and To enhance the systems’ capacity to increase enrollment of infants/children with ASD and/or other DD confirmed to be deaf or hard-of-hearing into early intervention programs.


Are you eligible?

Only LEND graduate training programs funded under FOA HRSA-16-031 (start date of July 1, 2016) are eligible to apply for this competitive supplement.

Foreign entities are not eligible for HRSA awards, unless the authorizing legislation specifically authorizes awards to foreign entities or the award is for research.  This exception does not extend to research training awards or construction of research facilities.

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Contact Us

Robyn J. Schulhof

rschulhof@hrsa.gov

Phone: (301) 443-0258

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