David Helm

LEND Director

BA, College of William and Mary MA, PhD, Boston University

David Helm has over 40 years of experience in the disability field working with families and students to address needed system change. He is the director of the LEND program at Boston Children's Hospital for the past 12 years, having served as its training director for the prior 18. David's work has focused on interdisciplinary training, understanding cross-cultural perspectives, end-of-life care, and professional development. He has coordinated and supervised the Barbara Wilenski Gopen and Allen C. Crocker Family Fellowship programs since their inception and has served on numerous boards including AUCD and AAIDD.