Joanne Castellano, TECHConnection Program Director
Joanne has been the Program Director of the TECHConnection Program of FRA since 1991. She began her career at FRA creating a place for people with disAbilities to come to and learn about assistive technology. Giving people an opportunity to have a real hands-on experience while learning about the technology and helping them to find a solution. As the center has grown into providing classes for individuals with disAbilities, she oversees class curriculum and assistive technology needs of the students. As well, Joanne’s focus is to provide an easy and balanced environment for the teachers of FRA and the students that attend. Joanne has two sons. Her son, Thomas, has Down syndrome. Joanne credits Thomas for bringing her into such a beautiful world of people with special needs and the technology that has changed the playing field.
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