Dawn Rudolph, MSEd

Senior Director, Technical Assistance & Network Engagement | MCH Engagement & Community Inclusion
Phone: 240-821-9387

Dawn Rudolph, MSEd

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Dawn Rudolph, MSEd, is the Senior Director for Technical Assistance and Network Engagement where she leads a wide range of supports for the national network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs) and the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Disabilities (LEND) programs. She also leverages their expertise in national efforts impacting people with disabilities including the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) and the Morehouse School of Medicine's National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN). She brings over 30 years experience supporting people with disabilities and their families in community and educational settings.

Previously, Ms. Rudolph served as Service Coordination Administrator for the Developmental Disabilities Administration in Washington, DC. Prior to that, she served as a community living program director for two non-profit provider organizations in Maryland and DC. Earlier work includes supporting children, adults, and families in roles of family therapist specializing in families whose young children were first diagnosed with disabilities, early intervention teacher, and direct support professional. Ms. Rudolph brings significant service, training, management, administration, and leadership experience in non-profit and government sectors dedicated to improving quality of life for people with disabilities. Read about what drives her work.

Ms. Rudolph holds an MSEd in Psychological Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Special Education from Gwynedd-Mercy College.

Areas of Interest:

  • Community Living 
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Supported Decision Making
  • Program administration and collaboration