Dr Lisa Padden Project Lead, University for All, UCD Access & Lifelong Learning, University College Dublin
Dr Lisa Padden received her BA degree in English and Psychology, MA Degree in English and PhD in English from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). Her experience includes teaching in the English Department at NUIG for five years before moving to University College Dublin (UCD) to support students with disabilities. Lisa’s current role is as Academic Skills Coordinator with UCD Access & Lifelong Learning. Her research interests include Universal Design in university settings, promoting independent learning, equal access to education, and assistive technologies.
Kim Lombard Occupational Therapist, UCD Access & Lifelong Learning, University College Dublin
Kim Lombard qualified with a BSc in Occupational Therapy from Trinity College Dublin. Kim joined the Occupational Therapy Service in UCD Access and Lifelong Learning (UCD ALL) in October 2017, working 1:1 with students, facilitating various training sessions throughout campus, and developing online resources for the UCD ALLs BrightSpace Module ALL Student Supports. Kim is currently undertaking a PhD project which aims to improve the evidence base of Occupational Therapy Services in Higher Education.