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Meet Our Staff

Tawny L. McManus:  Assistant Vice Provost for Accessibility & Disability Services
tmcmanus@umbc.edu
410-455-2459
Michael CanaleMichael Canale: Assistant Director for Student Disability Services
Testing & Accessibility Specialist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Coordinator, Technology Liaisoncanale@umbc.edu
410-455-6358 (Desk)410-688-5088 (Text, Facetime for DHOH students)
866-970-9192 (Video Phone)
Cassie Kilroy ThompsonCassie Kilroy Thompson: Disability Service Coordinator
Advising Support, Resources & Referrals, DAPi Advisor, Data Managermthomps2@umbc.edu
410-455-3248
Valerie ValentineValerie D. Valentine: Disability Specialist

Intake & Accommodation Specialist

valerie@umbc.edu
410-455-8496

Laura HesseltonLaura Hesselton: Program Management Specialist
Reception Desk Manager, Testing Coordinator, & Payroll Supportlahessel@umbc.edu
410-455-2459
Stephanie LazarusStephanie Lazarus: Campus ADA Coordinator

Office of Accessibility & Disability Services
Accessibility Manager, Facilities Management liaison

slazar@umbc.edu
410-455-5745

Joyce Trussell: Administrative Assistant II, SDS & ADS

Business operations and reception desk support

joycet@umbc.edu

410-455-8455

 

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Lydia Stamato: Graduate Assistant

Notetaking and Assistive Technology support

 

For general inquiry or accommodated testing questions
disAbility@umbc.edu
For note-taking inquiries
sdsnotetaking@umbc.edu