Erin Wood

Discipline: Early Childhood Education

About: Erin Wood, M.Ed has a BS in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Maine at Farmington and a M.Ed from the University of Maine in Special Education with a focus in Early Intervention. Currently, Erin is a one-on-one behavioral health professional at the Children’s Odyssey preschool in Portland, Maine where she works directly supporting students with developmental disabilities. In conjunction with her one-on-one support, Erin also oversees the direct service of several students, coordinates therapies, schedules evaluations, and advocates for services to support both the child and their families. Erin has always known she has wanted to make a difference in the lives of others, a dream which her family believed she could achieve. Each step in her journey has introduced her to different aspects of the lives of children and families working through a complicated system to find supports to create a better life for themselves. She aims to help these families get the support they deserve through research, presenting her findings to others, and changing policy to make it easier to get the services they deserve.

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