Lauren O’Connor

Accessibility Specialist

Lauren is an accessibility specialist for the ADA team in the Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX Office (ECRT). In this role, Lauren facilitates the interactive process between departments and employees with disabilities to determine reasonable accommodations. Lauren is passionate about creating more inclusive environments for individuals with disabilities and ensuring equitable access in the employment setting.

Prior to joining ECRT, Lauren worked as an occupational and vocational therapy supervisor at the Therapeutic Rehabilitation and Vocational Training Center. Lauren has expertise in vocational rehabilitation as a National Board Certified Occupational Therapist and is also a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS).

Lauren earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Bowling Green State University and a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Michigan University.