Judith Greenbaum, PhD, is the mother of an adult daughter with moderate/severe and mild mental retardation. She currently consults with school districts and families on the development of appropriate educational environments for children with disabilities. She has worked with children and adults with disabilities for 35 years, and has spent much of her educational and professional career as an advocate for people with disabilities and their families.
She has written numerous articles and presented many workshops and seminars for families, educators, social service workers, and mental health professionals on how to access community services, develop effective programs and work with other educational and social services professionals to best care for and support developmentally disabled people. She earned her PhD in Special Education at the University of Michigan.