- A.S., Criminal Justice, New Hampshire Technical Institute, 1997
Amy H. Frechette, A.S., is an adjunct faculty with UNH’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Institute on Disability. Amy has a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome and brings her expertise as a self-advocate to her work with the Institute on Disability and NH-ME LEND. She is a strong advocate and statewide leader in the area of autism spectrum disorders, previously serving as a board member for the Autism Society of NH and currently as a governor appointed self-advocate for NH Council on ASD which is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the recommendations made in the report NH Commission on ASD. Amy is a 2007 graduate of the NH Family and Consumer Leadership Series. Amy is a co-instructor for the Graduate Seminar on ASD in the Communication Sciences & Disorders Department with Rae Sonnenmeier. Amy has owned and trained her own Autism Service Dogs since 2003; her current dog is a Keshond, Judah.