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Benjamin Baer

Resource Specialist

Benjamin has long been passionate about education and equal access. Born into a hearing family, he did not know ASL until college and found Deaf culture while at Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from Canisius College emphasizing his thesis on student affairs professionals and their knowledge of students with disabilities. He has a passion for ADA law, self-advocacy, and equitable access to education.

After working in disability services in higher education, he is excited to focus on deaf success. He enjoys playing sports, finding new restaurants, and reading.