Sara Elizabeth Kennedy, Executive Director
Start Date: 2011
Sara is a mom of four children, including a nearly-launched daughter who was late identified as profoundly deaf after a homebirth. An occupational therapist by training, Sara has worked with Hands & Voices since 2001 and currently serves as the editor of The Hands & Voices Communicator and Director for the Colorado Chapter. Sara has a special interest in practical ideas that work for families. She was a coauthor for the manual Bridge to Preschool: Navigating a Successful Transition, coordinates the Colorado Resource Guide updates, has written or presented on navigating the IEP/IFSP system, safety, giftedness, itinerant services, why families move, the decision process regarding cochlear implants and a memorable presentation on teaching our deaf/hh children about sex along with Susan Elliott, an HQ Board member and Colorado Teacher of the Year.
She reads, hikes, refinishes furniture, and skis when she can with her family.
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