Former public school teacher. My wife and I have six children, three of whom are disabled and utilize self direction services,
including one whom we adopted from foster care. I have long been an advocate for people with disabilities and currently
serve on the board of directors for the largest provider of autism services in Staten Island. I received my BA from Brigham
Young University and my MS from Columbia University. I am currently a work at home dad to my three youngest children.
Public school teacher; Parenting children with disabilities; Experienced at navigating the IEP and educational process for
services; Able to help parents navigate the OPWDD process to obtain services.