University of Vermont

VSAP Welcomes Emma Nelson, Project Coordinator!

Emma Nelson

The Vermont Sensory Access Project is happy to welcome Emma Nelson as Project Coordinator for the new grant cycle! Emma is joining the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion both as a Statewide Educational Consultant for the I-Team and as the Coordinator of the Vermont Sensory Access Project. In this role, she provides technical assistance, consultation, and training to educational teams serving students with significant disabilities and deaf-blindness.

Emma holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Special Education from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College and a Masters in Special Education in Severe Disabilities and Deaf-blindness from The City University of New York Hunter College. Emma is certified as an early childhood special educator and has taught preschool students with disabilities in both self-contained and inclusion settings. She also has served as an itinerant preschool and early intervention home-based service provider and evaluator. Emma recently moved from New York where she served as an Educational Consultant with the New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative providing technical assistance to school teams and families for children with dual sensory loss. Emma is thrilled to be a part of CDCI, and is excited to be working with families and children in Vermont!