Somerlee Monaghan, MS

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department of Pediatrics
335 George Street
Suite 3500
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
 
Phone: 732-427-3047
Email: somerlee.monaghan@rutgers.edu
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Last Updated: June 06, 2017

 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Training & Consultation Specialist, Person Centered Approaches in Schools and Transition (PCAST)
 
Discipline(s): Education: General
Speech-Language Pathology
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Education: Person Centered Thinking and Approaches

Vita/Bio

Somerlee Monaghan, MS, is a Training and Consultation Specialist at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. Ms. Monaghan provides project training and assistance on the Person Centered Approaches in Schools and Transition (PCAST) project, working closely with schools, students, and families. Ms. Monaghan is certified in Person Centered Thinking and Person Centered Facilitation in Schools by the Learning Community for Person Centered Practices.

 

Prior to joining the Boggs Center, Ms. Monaghan worked as a speech and language pathologist for more than 14 years. She is a passionate proponent of the development of critical communication, self-advocacy, and self-determination skills. Ms. Monaghan is certified in the area of augmentative and alternative communication by Stockton University as well as customized employment by the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators.

 

Ms. Monaghan is a founding member of the Transition Coordinators’ Network of South Jersey, which serves as a community of practice to unite people with disabilities and those who support and care about them. She was the recipient of the 2016 APSE Educator of the Year award. Ms. Monaghan received a Bachelor of Science degree from Stockton University and a Master of Science degree from LaSalle University in the area of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.