Lilly Jacqueline Tennant

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"Twenty five years ago, I learned valuable lessons at Perkins, including how individuals with disabilities are valued members of the community and how services should be designed to raise them to their optimum potential. I owe a debt of gratitude to Perkins."
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United Arab Emirates (Residence)
India (Origin)

ELP class of 1992

Associate Professor, Division Head - Counseling Heath and Special Education, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates

Academics/Functional Academics
Low Vision
Teacher Training
Teaching MDVI/DB

Originally from India, Lilly is currently an Associate Professor at the Emirates College for Advanced Education in the United Arab Emirates. In addition to the ELP training she earned a PhD in Special Education - Moderate to Severe Disabilities from the University of Arizona, Tucson.