Heather Adams, MA, ALB
Heather Adams’s research focuses on adolescents and young adults with an intellectual disability or autism, and she is actively involved in parent- and practitioner-led initiatives supporting adolescents and young adults with an intellectual disability within communities Prior to joining Harvard FXB, she was a fellow at Harvard’s University Committee on Human Rights Studies, where she worked with the university’s Scholars at Risk Program. Ms. Adams continues this work as a member of Harvard’s Scholars at Risk Committee. She is also a member of the Lurie Center’s Transitions Policy Group, which seeks to address policy and access issues for families with autism spectrum disorders. Ms. Adams holds a Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University.