Carol L Ely
- Community Program Specialist
Ms. Ely is Community Program Specialist, working on both projects and committees, including the College of Direct Support, Quality Mall, and ICI's Community Advisory Council.
As a self advocate, Ms. Ely reviews content for online classes delivered via the College of Direct Support to see that course writers are using language that is respectful, person-centered, and accessible for the diverse people in the direct support profession; and sharing respectful, person-centered resources.
For the Quality Mall, she helps manage content for the online resource directory focusing on person-centered supports for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Ms Ely created and manages the "Grief, Loss, and End of Life" Department on the Quality Mall.
Ms Ely provides support for a Self Advocate on the Community Advisory Council,comprised of leaders in the community who provide input on the Institute's activities.
Ms. Ely has a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Minnesota.
Ms. Ely is on the Self-Advocacy online committee in order to help ensure user friendliness for self advocates or others looking for advocacy information or wanting to navigate this website.