Amy Frechette

Amy Frechette
Advocate
Phone: (603) 862-0561
Office: Institute on Disability, Pettee Hall Rm 103, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: She/her/hers

Education

  • 1997 New Hampshire Technical Institute, Associate’s in Science, with a Major in Criminal Justice
  • 2020 University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of the Arts, Psychology

Professional Background

Amy H. Frechette is a self-advocate and provides program support at 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 N.H. and currently as a governor-appointed self-advocate for N.H. Council on ASD, which is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the recommendations made in the report N.H. Commission on ASD. Amy is a 2007 graduate of the N.H. Family and Consumer Leadership Series. Amy has owned and trained her own Autism Service Dogs since 2003; her current dog is a Keeshond, Judah.