Lamara Love graduated from the Ohio State University College of Nursing. She has worked as a pediatric nurse for 29 years and is certified in pediatrics. Lamara has been at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) for 26 years; 18 years coordinating the Hospital-Based, Region IV, Help Me Grow Child Find Program for the state of Ohio. She has been an active member of the NCH Action Network Advocacy Group, belongs to the National Society of Pediatric Nurses and AACPDM. Lamara is the Comprehensive Cerebral Palsy Program Coordinator and is responsible for program development and operational oversight, to include the supervision of nursing and case management services.
Judith Lang graduated for the College of Mount Saint Joseph School of Nursing. She has worked as pediatric nurse for 30 years and is certified in pediatrics. Experiences include 5 years at Dayton Children’s in the PICU/NICU, Home Health Pediatric nurse for MCH services, over 10 years at Ohio Pediatrics in Dayton Ohio, 3 years at Westside Primary Care at Nationwide Children’s and currently is a BCMH Service Coordinator for the Comprehensive Cerebral Palsy Clinic. She is a member of AACPDM and National Society of Pediatric Nurses.
Sha Clark is the Social Work CP Program Manager. She received her BA from Purdue University in 1986 and her MSW from The Ohio State University in 1988. In 1992 she was certified as a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and received her Supervisor designation (LISW-S) in 2008. Sha has worked at Nationwide Children's Hospital since 1997 in various areas of the hospital, including the Cerebral Palsy clinic since 2001.
Sha’s role is to assist families with the social, emotional and financial difficulties that can occur as a result of having a child with Cerebral Palsy. She can provide information about the hospital, link families with community resources, and assist with care coordination. Sha also serves as an advocate for the patient and family and can address any additional needs that may be identified by the family or the Cerebral Palsy Program staff.
Special Education Advocacy: The Platform to Your Child’s Success
Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s)
Saturday, October 10, 2015
9:00 am – noon
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
575 South 18th Street
Columbus, OH 43205
$10 per person includes instruction and educational materials.
This program is intended for caregivers who have a child with special needs that want to learn more about developing an effective IEP.