Cathy Haarstad

Cathy Haarstad has a Master’s Degree in Special Education. Over the past 30 years she has worked on numerous federal and state projects of national significance in supporting people with developmental disabilities and their families. Cathy also has an extensive background in supporting adults with disabilities to achieve behavioral, vocational and independent living outcomes. Finally, she has developed creative, media resources to support people with disabilities in getting information about and making decisions as self-determined individuals.  Cathy currently serves as a consultant to numerous providers and as the parent of an adult daughter with several disabilities has an in-depth awareness of the tension between traditional and person-centered approaches to service delivery.


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Ms. Cathy Haarstad

Minot State University

500 University Avenue West

Minot, ND 58707