Independent Living Specialist – Assistive Technology, Youth Services
Provides services to persons with disabilities which may include but not limited to; advocacy, empowerment trainings for youth/adults, independent living skills training to Deaf/Hard of Hearing, facilitates job readiness skills training throughout Oakland County School District as well as training and demonstrating items for Assistive Technology.
Jenell joined DNOM in July of 2010 with a background in human service. Jenell completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sign Language Studies with a minor in Psychology from Madonna University. Jenell completed her Master of Arts degree in Social Justice at Marygrove College. Jenell has worked as a Sign Language Educational Interpreter at Connections for Deaf Citizens for two years. She also worked as an Intake Specialist and Supports Coordinator for Neighborhood Service Organization for three years. At Neighborhood Service Organization, she assisted the developmentally disabled population with case management services (linking and coordinating) within Wayne County.