Clinic Information

The South Dakota Leadership Education Excellence in Caring for Children with Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) Clinic at the Center for Disabilities within the Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota works to improve the health status of infants and children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities. The LEND Clinic conducts a FREE half-day developmental clinic for families who are interested in gathering more information on how to support their child’s strengths, weaknesses and health care needs.

Clinic Goals

The South Dakota LEND Developmental Clinic is available to anyone with concerns about their child’s development. The clinic provides evaluation services as a FREE service to provide parents and professionals with further information to improve the health status of children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities.

Clinic Services

The South Dakota LEND Developmental Clinic provides a FREE interdisciplinary evaluation to children ages six months to five years of age who may have a developmental concern and is offered once a month at the USD Sanford School of Medicine Health Science Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. School/program/agency personnel are invited to participate in any or all of the evaluation process.

Referrals Procedures

Referrals may be made for children ages six months to five years of age who may have a developmental concern. An intake packet will be sent out after a referral is received. The referred individual will be scheduled for the evaluation once the necessary paperwork is returned.

Clinic Forms

The following forms are required for a request of clinic services. Download the forms below, complete them by typing in the boxes, print the forms, sign the forms, and return the completed forms to the Center for Disabilities.