Adams Coverage Area
Sean has been a Case Manager since 2009, and has had additional 2 years of direct care experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities in the Fort Wayne and Bloomington areas.
He has chosen to work in this field because he has always been compelled to assist individuals in need and help others to maximize their potential.
Sean has degrees in Psychology and Communication from Indiana University. One of his goals is to assist individuals in successfully living in their communities. Health and fitness are very important to Sean. He tries to go to the gym 5 days per week where he lifts weights and runs on the treadmill. He is also a huge tennis fan, and weather permitting, tries to get on the tennis courts to play matches several times per week. These activites not only help him stay fit and active, but they help to keep him positive and act as natural stress reliever. Having an active interest in physical fitness allows him to maintain his overall health and well-being
Specialized Case Manager – Transitional
Megan has 14 years of experience in a variety of positions including a provider agency, in a day program, as a case manager as well as a Service Coordinator in First Steps and the Director of the academic and recreational skills program. Megan has had the opportunity to work for the State of Indiana to move individuals living at the Fort Wayne State Develeopmental Center into Supported Living or other community settings. For the last 6 years she has been a Quality Surveyor on behalf of Bureau of Quality of Improvement Services and Division of Aging to monitor services for Medicaid Waiver Services. During this time, she has been able to work with providers and individuals to help improve the quality of services being delivered.
Megan chose to work in the Intellectual Disabilities field because she has a sister with Intellectual Disability. She has enjoyed working with her and learning that she can do so much more than anyone expects. It is awesome to know that she can help others achieve their goals. Megan enjoys scrapbooking, reading and spending time with her family and especially her son.
Specialized Case Manager – Resource
Britney is a wife and a mother to four girls, has lived in Ft Wayne her whole life and has a love for anything outdoors and being active. She has a passion for helping others and advocating for a variety of populations.
After graduating in 2010 from Indiana Wesleyan with a bachelor's degree in marketing, Britney worked in the mental health field side by side with adults dealing with severe and persistent mental illness, helping them with housing, employment, educational goals and finding a place to belong. After five years she transitioned to case management with Advocacy Links in order to serve an even wider group of individuals including those with developmental disabilities.
Britney has had the opportunity and pleasure to work with individuals with specific needs as a Behavior Rehabilitation Specialist.
This experience has taught her to be a more focused and active listener.
She has more compassion, patience, empathy and understanding due to her experience in the field.
She has also learned how to become a great advocate and discovered new resources that are available in the community and how to best utilize them.
The most rewarding and valuable experience in working with the individuals that she serves is giving them the opportunity to consistently voice their thoughts, feelings and desires.
This, in turn, has given her more clarity and insight concerning maintaining and improving their quality of life.
In her free time, Britney enjoys being outside, bike riding, walking, hiking or working in the garden.
Working out has become a regular part of her life in addition to incorporating healthy eating habits into her daily routine.
Spending time with family is extremely important to her and she is so blessed to be a mother to three daughters.
Sierra has 6 years experience working with individuals with disabilities. From daily living activities, assisting them in becoming independent as much as possible to their ability to monitoring their safety and teaching them basic everyday skills. Sierra loves working in this field and finds this field very rewarding as well as advocating for individuals who can’t speak for themselves.
Sierra enjoys playing softball with friends and family, camping, bike riding, anything outdoors. She watching her daughter play softball, as well as attending her dance competition shows. She also enjoys learning new information and trying new hobbies.