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Sharon Link

Sharon Link, PhD, is the lead principal consultant for Leadership via Design and senior learning strategist for She holds a PhD in leadership from Gonzaga University, a MEd in educational leadership with an emphasis in human resources, and a BA in education. After serving as a human resources director for several years and administering HR training, compliance management, and onboarding, Dr. Link worked as a classroom teacher with K-12 students and graduate students at various universities. Since then, she has focused on teaching adult learners throughout the country for a variety of organizations. At Leadership via Design, Dr. Link provides instructional design consulting, leadership development with an emphasis on women, and course development for a variety of industries. Her passions are leading, teaching, researching, and writing.

How to Best Prepare Your Child With Autism to Drive

How to Best Prepare Your Child With Autism to Drive

For individuals with autism, driving may seem like a goal that will never be achieved, even though driving is both a marker to independence and adulthood. Yet, up until recently, Dr. Gary Gaffney, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University Of Iowa College Of Medicine, reported that most people never thought individuals with autism […]

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