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Meet Our Staff

Tawny L. McManus:  Assistant Vice Provost for Accessibility & Disability Services
Director, Student Disability Services
tmcmanus@umbc.edu
410-455-2459
Michael CanaleMichael Canale: Assistant Director, Student Disability Services
Testing & Accessibility Specialist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Coordinator
canale@umbc.edu
410-455-6358
866-970-9192 (Toll free Video Phone)
Cassie Kilroy ThompsonCassie Kilroy Thompson: Disability Service Coordinator
Advising support, Resources, DAPi Advisor, Data Management
mthomps2@umbc.edu
410-455-3248
Valerie ValentineValerie D. Valentine: Disability Specialist

Intake appointments, Accommodations

valerie@umbc.edu
410-455-8496

Laura Hesselton Laura Hesselton: Program Management Specialist
Reception Desk Manager, Testing Coordinator, Finance & Payroll Support
lahessel@umbc.edu
410-455-2459
Stephanie LazarusStephanie Lazarus: Campus ADA Coordinator
Accessibility Manager
Office of Accessibility & Disability Services
slazar@umbc.edu
410-455-5745
For general inquiry
disAbility@umbc.edu
For note-taking inquiry
sdsnotetaking@umbc.edu
For testing inquiry
sdstesting@umbc.edu