Somerlee McMahon

Training and Consultation Specialist
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at Rutgers University
335 George Street
Liberty Plaza
New Brunswick,  
United States


Somerlee McMahon, MS, is a Training and Consultation Specialist at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. Ms. McMahon provides project training and assistance on the Person-Centered Approaches in Schools and Transition (PCAST) project, working closely with schools, students, and families. Ms. McMahon is certified in Person-Centered Thinking and Person-Centered Facilitation in Schools by the Learning Community for Person-Centered Practices.

Prior to joining The Boggs Center, Ms. McMahon worked as a speech and language pathologist for more than 14 years. She is a passionate proponent of the development of critical communication, self-advocacy, and self-determination skills. Ms. McMahon is certified in the area of augmentative and alternative communication by Stockton University as well as customized employment by the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators.

Ms. McMahon is a founding member of the Transition Coordinators’ Network of South Jersey, which serves as a community of practice to unite people with disabilities and those who support and care about them. She was the recipient of the 2016 APSE Educator of the Year award. Ms. McMahon received a Bachelor of Science degree from Stockton University and a Master of Science degree from LaSalle University in the area of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.


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