Mayda LaRosse, M. A.
The JAN staff would like to honor the memory of our dear friend and colleague, Mayda LaRosse. Mayda was born March 25, 1957, in Havana, Cuba. She passed away April 1, 2004, after a long illness. For seven years, Mayda worked as a JAN consultant on our Cognitive/Neurological team and as our Spanish interpreter. She was an inspiring teacher and mentor who shared her knowledge, sense of humor, and enthusiasm with everyone whom she met or spoke. Mayda will be sincerely missed by her family, friends, co-workers, church, school, and all others whose lives she enriched with grace and compassion. We love and miss you.
- Mayda earned a Master of Arts in Special Education specializing in learning disabilities.
- Mayda was a member of JAN's Cognitive/Neurological team. Her specialty areas included learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, sleep disorders, and epilepsy.
- Mayda's interests were speaking to audiences about accommodations for learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and the ADA.
- Mayda's research interests included the implementation of accommodations not only in the work setting but in the classroom setting as well.