BA: University of Manitoba
BEd: Unversity of Manitoba
Special Education Specialist: OISE
Reading Specialist: OISE
Ontario College of Teachers
Other Pertinent training outside of your credential:
Teacher in Autism Research Project: University Hospital: Ann Arbor Michigan
Teacher in Child Development Precshool Training Program: Child Analytic Study Program: Unversity of Michigan
Teacher in Adolescent In-Patient Psychiatric School Program: University of Michgan Department of Psychiatry
Teacher and Consultant in Care and Treatment Programs (Section) Toronto District School Board (TDSB)
Teacher and Consultant for Speech and Language Intensive Support Programs (TDSB)
Consultant on System Wide ASD Support Team (TDSB)
Coordinator for Board Wide Programs for students with Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Years of Experience (in general): 30 +
Length of Time with ISAND: since "day 1"
Position at ISAND: Education Consultant
Any areas of Specialization:
Parent Support regarding Navigation within school systems/school Boards in and around Ontario
Professional Accomplishments ( at least one):
Co-Author of a pilot Curriculum for students in Alternative Secondary Programs
What brought you to ISAND:
Common goals with like minded colleagues who founded the Agency
What do you really like about ISAND:
I enjoy the collaborative and integrated approach in providing service to families.
A little bit about who you are outside of ISAND – hobbies and interests
I enjoy the Arts-music (all kinds) drama, dance and visual art.
I enjoy the outdoors-cycling, hiking, gardening.