University of Vermont

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

Meet The Green Mountain FASD Project
Team Members and Consultants


SUSAN RYAN, Project Director and Executive Director @UVM/CDCI

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Email: Susan Ryan, Ph.D
Address: : University of Vermont, CDCI, 208 Colchester Ave, Mann Hall 3rd Floor, Burlington, VT 05405
Phone: (802) 656-1143
Fax: (802) 656-1357
Bio: Susan M. Ryan, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion and a Professor of Special Education within the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont. Dr. Ryan completed her doctoral degree in early intervention and special education from the University of Oregon and received a Fulbright Research Award at the National Institute on Intellectual Disabilities, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. From 1991-2006 Dr. Ryan was a Professor of Early Intervention and Special Education at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Between 1998-2004 Dr. Ryan served as an external evaluator on a FASD research project funded by the Center on Disease Control, and she was awarded the Alaska Office of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. During that time Dr. Ryan worked directly with children with FASD and their families. Dr. Ryan has experience working in third world countries as well as, writing grants, conducting research, providing technical assistance and personnel preparation. Dr. Ryan's research interests including FASD, inclusion, and rural service delivery. 


JEANNE NAUHEIMER, Executive Assistant and Local Outreach

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Email: Jeanne Nauheimer
Address: University of Vermont, CDCI, 208 Colchester Ave, Mann Hall 3rd Floor, Burlington, VT 05405
Phone: (802) 656-1141
Fax: (802) 656-1357
Bio: Jeanne serves as an assistant to Susan Ryan, the Executive Director at the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion. Jeanne graduated from Saint Michael's College in 2009 with a degree in English and concentration in Secondary Education. She is currently pursuing her Master's in English at the University of Vermont. Ms. Nauheimer is developing an FASD outreach and training program for Vermont youth, which she will begin presenting this Fall. Additionally, Ms. Nauheimer has begun working alongside Dr. Ryan on a number of FASD publications.


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