Jodie earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Fitchburg State University in Human Services. Jodie has over ten years’ experience working here at The Arc of Opportunity. She started out as Direct Care in Residential and moved over to Shared Living in 2007 as Case Manager, eventually becoming Division Director. In 2015, Jodie took over as Director of Specialized Supports working in the Individualized In-Home Supports Department and also oversees the DESE and Agency w/Choice Programs. Jodie especially enjoys working with people directly out in the community and continues to learn from our clients.
Developmental disabilities is common in the US (about 1 in 6 children) and that the number of such children increased 17.1% (about 1.8 million more children) over the past 12 years studied.