Jennifer Percival is the Assistant Director at Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. She holds a Doctorate from FAU in Educational Leadership and Research Methodology with a research area of Disability Studies. She is a Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Jennifer serves on the Royal Caribbean International Autism Advisory Board, the CareerSource Palm Beach County Youth Employment Board, the City of Boynton Beach ADA Board, and Palm Beach County’s Special Needs Advisory Council. Prior to working at FAU Jennifer divided her career between the Florida Department of Education’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Florida Department of Children and Families. She is a community leader who develops infrastructure through her work with interagency collaborations, while assisting individuals with person centered planning, navigating the transition process, interacting with government agencies, and advocating for improved access and inclusion.