Shannon Haworth, MA
Senior Program Manager, Disability and Public Health
Shannon Haworth is the Senior Program Manager, Disability and Public Health for the Public Health team at AUCD. She leads and implements workforce capacity building, training, health education, health promotion, development , and technical assistance activities for the AUCD network. Her focus is on workforce development and including people with disabilities in public health planning and health promotion efforts to decrease health disparities for this population. She most recently worked as the Senior Program Specialist on the LEND team at AUCD.
Before coming to AUCD she worked at the Partnership for People with Disabilities as the Project Manager for the Virginia state autism implementation grant. She is a former Virginia LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) trainee. Shannon is also the proud parent of a young child with autism.
Shannon has a Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, and a graduate certificate in Autism from Ball State University. She has also earned a Post Baccalaureate Graduate Certificate in Disability Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is currently studying Health Promotion in the Ph.d program at Walden University.