Who We Are

Joan Ead, ALM

As a contract member of the curriculum team, Ead is a writer and content researcher with many years of experience creating skills-based curriculum for practitioners who work with older adults and people with disabilities. Her expertise is in approaching content from a scientific and analytical perspective in the social sciences field. Ead has vast experience through her previous role at the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission in the Social Security Disability Unit, working with interprofessional teams, and serving as a disability adjudicator. She also worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Social Security Administration analyzing and evaluating medical and legal regulations as they pertained to disability laws.