Sharon Janosik

Sharon Janosik brings her lived experience as an Autistic adult, parent of two children with disabilities, and a volunteer advocate for Special Education and disability issues to her role as the Western Coordinator for PEAL’s Families 2 the Max and Path to Graduation programs. She is a graduate of Duquesne University and Temple University Institute on Disability’s C2P2 program. Sharon also serves as a School Director for her local school district and on Pennsylvania’s Special Education Advisory Panel.

Sharon is passionate about changing hearts and minds towards recognizing the inherent worth, value, and dignity of people with disabilities as the first step towards creating environments and systems that can truly support the potential of all people and provide everyone with the ability to live a good life. She lives near Pittsburgh with her family and two Golden Retrievers, who keep everyone busy on walks, camping, swimming, and trying to steal pieces from family board games.

Team Information

 SPDG Families to the Max Project Coordinator West
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