Graduate Certificate, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Education/Mind, Brain and Teaching Program, 2014
B.S., Ithaca College, Teachers of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped, 1993
Has been working in the area of deafness and Deaf Education since 1998, both at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Frederick Campus (MSD) and the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Has experience working in a clinical environment working with children with a variety of special needs, including developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, etc...
Has participated in events and activities throughout the DC/MD/VA Deaf Community for many years, including working with the MSD high school theater productions, leading a Girl Scout troop at MSD, teaching courses and workshops through Deaf Access Services in Frederick, MD, and interpreting on a part-time basis
Is currently the Coordinator of both the Camp SHARP and CODA Language Stimulation Group within the Gallaudet University Hearing and Speech Center
Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing; Pediatric Aural Rehabilitation; Developmental Disabilities; Autism; Language Disabilities; Language Processing; Language Development; Literacy; Neuro-cognition