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Meet Our Staff

Tawny L. McManus:  Assistant Vice Provost for Accessibility & Disability Services
Director, Student Disability Services, Title IX Resources Team member

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 Liaison

canale@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 Manager

mthomps2@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, Finance & Payroll Support

lahessel@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

joycet@umbc.edu

410-455-8455

 

Lydia Stamato: Graduate Assistant

Notetaking and Assistive Technology support

For general inquiry
disAbility@umbc.edu
For note-taking inquiry
sdsnotetaking@umbc.edu
For testing inquiry
sdstesting@umbc.edu