Shelley Dumas, Ph.D.

Texas Center for Disability Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
Commons Learning Center
10100 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78758-4445
 
Phone: 512-232-0744
Email: s.dumas@utexas.edu
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Last Updated: May 22, 2016

 

Primary Activity Coordinators: Community Support
Person Centered Planning
Community Education Director
Specialty Resource Contacts: Person Centered Practices
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Institute for Person Centered Practices
 
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
Family Studies
Family/Parent/Youth Advocacy
Person Centered Practices
 
AUCD Council Membership: Community Education Directors' Council
Council on Community Advocacy
 
Education: Person Centered Practices, Supporting People to move from institutions to community, community connecting
Service: Person Centered Practices, Supporting People to move from institutions to community, community connecting

Vita/Bio

Shelley Dumas, Ph.D., Director of Community Education, Texas Center for Disability Studies, a University Center for Excellence in Disability Education, Research, and Service, University of Texas at Austin. For the past 25 years, Dr. Dumas has worked with individuals and families as well as national, state and local agencies and organizations in program development and evaluation as well as training and technical assistance, in the areas of self-determination, person-centered practices, and inclusive community and education practices for people with developmental disabilities and their families. She is the parent of an adult with developmental disabilities.