Assistive Technology (AT) Program Manager
Laura Hall supports the program's advisory council and coordinates MATP's efforts with many other organizations including AT Leadership Team at Disability Network Michigan. She also manages and provides technical assistance to local organizations who provide device demonstrations and other services through the program. Laura provides training to the public through both webinars and in person sessions and is a regular contributor to MATP's blog.
Laura has over ten years experience working in the disability community.. In 2010, she received the "Unsung Advocate Award" from the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council for her work related to reducing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and as state Organizer for ADAPT Michigan. She has provided trainings and continuing education courses statewide on Social Security and Work Incentive programs. Laura is passionate about assistive technology as a path toward independence and employment for people with disabilities.
Laura has a B.A. in Elementary Education, and a Masters of Social Work from Michigan State University. She was also trained as a Certified Work Incentive Coordinator through Virginia Commonwealth University. Laura can be reached at MDRC, extension 328.