Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 1990
Long Island University, course work towards Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology
Gallaudet University, Washington, DC. MA, Education of the Deaf 1976
Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. BA, Communication Sciences 1974
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Fordham University School of Law (1998-Present)
Staff Attorney, Hofstra Law School, Disabilities Law Clinic (1992-96)
Lead counsel for the plaintiff in Bartlett v. New York State Board of Law Examiners, a landmark case on the rights of people with disabilities
New York City Bar Association
Disability Law Committee – Chair (Legal Issues Affecting Persons with Disabilities) (2000-03)
Transportation Committee – Member (2005 – 2007)
Disability Rights Bar Association – Member (2008 – Present)
Author of law review and professional journal articles; chapters in numerous books, co-editor of special issue of “Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal,” published by the Learning Disabilities Association. Chapter in Representing Individuals with Disabilities, 3rd Edition, published by New York State Bar Association.
Founding Member of the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) www.ahead.org
Special education teacher and college administrator (1975-81)
Sign language interpreter with experience interpreting on Broadway and Off-Broadway (1978-00)
Sought after speaker and regular advisor of faculty and administrators regarding issues pertaining to higher education and disabilities; high-stakes standardized tests; and transitioning students with disabilities from high school to postsecondary education.
NYS Office of Court Administration: ADA Advisory Committee – one of three outside members of internal OCA committee charged with advising the court system on increased access to the courts by persons with disabilities.
National Employment Lawyers Association – New York