Meet the people of ABLE — a talented and dedicated group working together to provide alternative ways for people with print disabilities to read.
Executive Director At the helm of ABLE since 2007, Cheryl is a lifelong recipient of ABLE services and is so privileged to be giving back to the community through her strong and vibrant leadership. She brings to ABLE a strong background in management, collaboration and volunteer coordination.
Office Manager With ABLE since 2016, Karen brings over 12 years of office experience, strong organizational skills and a willingness to take on a challenge.
Tactile and Production Manager With ABLE since 2007, Matt brings tremendous initiative and creativity, and single-handedly developed a complex and diverse tactile program to add to our array of services.
Braille Manager With 37 years of experience as a teacher of the visually impaired, Claire joined the ABLE team in 2012. She brings a strong commitment to braille literacy and understands its importance for blind children and adults. She has amazing coaching skills and an in-depth understanding of braille. She is fondly known as the Braille Whisperer.
Tactile Assistant With ABLE since 2012, Sean brings a strong knowledge of math, science, drawing and attention to detail, thus creating amazing tactiles that are put in the hands of blind and visually impaired children every single day.
Braille Assistant With ABLE since 2017, Shawn adeptly balances speed and accuracy with the use of Optical Character Recognition software to bring images of typed, handwritten or printed text into a word-processing editable format. His hard work enables a greater organizational capacity to produce Braille and Large Print documents.