Jennifer joined the UCONN Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in August of 2021. She works as a Research Assistant for the ECPC and other UCEDD community leadership programs. Before joining the UCEDD, Jennifer was the Lead Advocate at Disability Rights Connecticut, where she advocated for individual rights and worked towards systemic change in education, employment, and voting. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Fitchburg State University. Jennifer is a 2017 graduate of Partners in Policymaking and is currently serving as family faculty in LEND.