Sandi lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains with her husband and recently- rescued border collie, Rocky. She has a married daughter and son in law who live locally, and a son who moved to Pennsylvania a few months ago to pursue his career. Sandra has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Liberty University.
Over 30 years ago, while living in Nashville, Tennessee, she entered the disabled world by befriending a young man with spinal bifida. She would often load up his wheelchair, and off they would go on adventures. More recently, she frequently helps a disabled friend of over 20 years who too, is wheelchair- bound with multiple sclerosis.
Sandi is also familiar with the world of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a person with a disability as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity. This includes people who have a record of such an impairment, even if they do not currently have a disability. It also includes people who do not have a disability but are regarded as having a disability. The ADA also makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person based on that person’s association with a person with a disability. More through serving on a local social services board. She is familiar with waivers and looks forward to learning more as well as being a part of the Moms in Motion team where she hopes she can continue to help people in her community.
Maura was born and raised in upstate New York. She moved to Charlottesville, VA in 2003 for better weather and new scenery. She earned her Bachelor’s in Human Development from Binghamton University.
Maura has over 15 years’ experience working with families providing person-centered services in their homes. She is looking forward to being part of the Moms In Motion team, and sharing her knowledge and experience with the families she will be serving.
For years, Susan has been an advocate for her daughter who has multiple developmental disabilities and complex medical issues. This experience makes her uniquely qualified to build rapport and trust with families in similar situations. As a Moms In Motion team member, Susan brings her knowledge, experience, and sensitivity to the job of helping others navigate the complex process of supporting those with special needs.
Tammy lives in Louisa County where she was born and raised. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Strayer University and is currently working on her Master's Degree in Leadership Development. Tammy was introduced to helping people with disabilities when her father suffered from a stroke and was left paralyzed on one side. She quickly became a caretaker for her father along with her mom and witnessed firsthand how a family's day to day activities can be forever changed. Tammy is extremely excited to become a part of Moms in Motion and is looking forward to servicing many families in her surrounding area.