Erin Brunelle, MS, OTR/L, ATP

Director, CAT Client Services

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Erin is an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Professional who directs CAT Client Services, which include an array of sponsored awards facilitating individuals with disabilities to achieve their vocational and independent living goals.

Erin serves as the Director of Client Services with the University at Buffalo Center for Assistive Technology, overseeing all service provision and sponsored programs. She provides assistive technology services to clients referred by New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB), Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR), Accessibility Resources at UB, and through private pay services. She also manages the NYS Technology Related-Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program, and provides presentations and demonstrations of assistive technology within the community.  

She holds a BA in Psychology, a BS/MS in Occupational Therapy from the University at Buffalo, and an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) Certification through the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). Erin is currently a PhD Candidate in Human Factors Engineering through UB’s Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. Erin has research interests in the areas of assistive technology and accessibility within the domains of work and education.