Erin Fitzgerald works as a Disability Program Specialist at the Human Development Institute at the University of Kentucky. Specifically, Erin works on the Supported Higher Education Project and will serve as Coordinator of the Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) program at UK.
Erin holds a master’s degree in special education, with a focus on assistive technology. She previously worked as a support coordinator and community support professional in the community mental health field, where she demonstrated skills in and commitment to person-centered planning. Erin believes strongly that the person receiving support should always be directing the plan for support, and that the focus should be on access and inclusion - based on a person’s strengths and interests.