Pam Williamson serves as the Assistant Director of the Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The Southeast ADA Center is a member of the ADA National Network and is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, a Center within the Administration for Community Living located in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Ms. Williamson has expertise on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), supported employment, including disability as part of diversity in the workplace, building effective grassroots networks, special education services, and aging populations. She is a member of Board of Directors for Georgia APSE (Association of People Supporting Employment First) and serves as the Secretary. She also facilitates collaborations among individuals and groups, builds the capacity of organizations to facilitate voluntary compliance with the ADA, and leads groups to enhance their knowledge and skills in mutually identified areas of interest.
Ms. Williamson contributed to the development and implementation of three online courses: ADA Basic Building Blocks, At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities, and the ADA Title II Tutorial. She also co-authored the curricula, Serving Customers with Disabilities in Air Travel and the ADA and Self-Advocacy for Youth - Train-the-Trainer Curriculum: An Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Roadmap, and the publication, The ADA and Face Mask Policies.
Ms. Williamson is a person with a psychiatric and neurological disability. She has been involved with people with disabilities on a personal and professional level most of her life. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia.