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Leadership Team

Photo of Co-Director Co-Director Dr. Connie Sung

Connie Sung is an assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling and the co-director of Spartan Project SEARCH. Her educational background includes rehabilitation counseling psychology, neuropsychology, and occupational science. Her research interests focus on biopsychosocial factors associated with successful transition, psychosocial and employment outcomes as well as quality of life of individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Dr. Sung is also a Mary Switzer Fellow awarded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).…

Photo of Co-Director Co-Director Dr. Marisa Fisher

I am an assistant professor of special education at Michigan State University, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral (BCBA-D) and the co-director of Spartan Project SEARCH. My research focus on understanding and decreasing social vulnerability among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and supporting the social acceptance of individuals with IDD in the community.…

Photo of Program Coordinator Program Coordinator Blair Dammerman

Blair Dammerman received her Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling from Michigan State University. Blair has experience working with people with varying disabilities of all ages in the nonprofit and public sectors. Her passion lies in working with transition populations of young adults with neurodevelopmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Blair serves as the Project/Research Coordinator for ASSET and EPASS and Spartan Project SEARCH.…