Antonia Brathwaite Fisher, MA

Georgetown UCEDD/LEND
Box 571485
Washington,, DC 20057-1485
Phone: 202-687-6435
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 15, 2011

Antonia Brathwaite Fisher

Leadership: Associate UCEDD Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Community Education Director
Community Support
Adult Services
Discipline(s): Rehabilitation Services
AUCD Council Membership: Community Education Directors' Council


Antonia T. Brathwaite Fisher, MA

Ms. Fisher is a research instructor in the Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD) and the Associate Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Ms. Fisher has oversight responsibilities for short-term and ongoing programs in support of individuals who experience disabilities from birth throughout the life span and their families; planning and implementing training, technical assistance and community services programs. She has degrees in secondary education and rehabilitation counseling with over 34 years working with and on behalf of individuals with developmental and other disabilities and their families in the District of Columbia.

Ms. Fisher was the Executive Director of the District of Columbia Developmental Disabilities Council, and worked for the DC Protection and Advocacy Agency for over twelve years in a variety of capacities including the deputy director of the agency. She was also the Acting Director of the State Assistive Technology grant - DC partnership for Assistive Technology.

Ms. Fisher serves on numerous advisory councils and committees (both federally mandated and local committees) related to children and adults with developmental and other disabilities.