Beth Miller Harrison welcomed as Director of Knowledge Translation for Southeast ADA Center
September 27, 2018
Beth Miller Harrison, Ph.D., has joined the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University as the director of Knowledge Translation for the Southeast ADA Center.
Dr. Harrison has dedicated her professional career to advocacy for persons with disabilities. Prior to joining the Burton Blatt Institute, Beth worked with the national IDEA Data Center (IDC) providing technical assistance to states regarding their special education data. For 28 years, she worked at the University of Kentucky Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities where she wrote many successful federal and state grant proposals on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the community, notably high school to employment, education, and living.
Fostering interagency collaboration to create systems change and promoting the use of high quality data in decision-making have been consistent themes in her work. Beth is proud of the diverse friendships that have resulted from her person centered planning opportunities and systems improvements she has had a part in fostering.
About Southeast ADA Center
The Southeast ADA Center, based in Atlanta, GA, provides leadership, training, information and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and disability access tailored to the needs of people, business, and government at the local, state, and regional levels. The Center also conducts research to reduce and eliminate barriers to employment and economic self-sufficiency and to increase the civic and social participation of individuals with disabilities.
The Southeast ADA Center is a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) of Syracuse University and one of ten regional ADA centers in the ADA National Network funded by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, & Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).
About Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)
The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, former dean of SU’s School of Education and a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities.
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