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Interprofessional Preparation of Related Services Personnel Serving Children with Disabilities

The purpose of this scholarship program is training of related services personnel in interprofessional evaluation and management of school-age children with disabilities presenting with high-intensity needs.

This project supports the need for highly trained personnel in disciplines included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1975/2004 (IDEA) as related service providers.

Apply for the 2021-22 program!


Service Obligation

This project is made possible by the Personnel Development Program, authorized by IDEA, a Federal program aimed at increasing the supply of qualified personnel in the field of special education. This program awards competitive grants to institutions of higher education to support scholars who are preparing to provide special education and related services to children and youth with disabilities. Scholars who receive funding agree to work in the field of special education or related services for two (2) years for each year of support they receive.


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Interprofessional Preparation Grant

LSUHSC Human Development Center

Michael C. Norman, Ph.D.

Project Director



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