Emily Herman

Emily Herman

Assistive Technology Advocate
Brief info

Emily is a born and raised Yooper who has always appreciated calling the U.P. home. With interests in the human health services field, she received her Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from Northern Michigan University. Emily continued her education and earned her Master of Arts in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy from Western Michigan University. She returned to the U.P. not only for the Superior shoreline and her family roots, but also to serve the people of her community.




A Few Kind Words

"Disability Network has allowed me to share ways to deal with social issues, given me new ideas about technology and other accommodations, helped me to share and release stress, and increased my self esteem."

Geri Taeckens

"As an intern at SAIL, I have been able to direct many people toward programs or organizations that may help people live more independently. Every time a goal is accomplished, the feeling of success is totally noticeable. Even with one client at a time, the community is noticing that this organization cares about our clients and the communities in which they serve."

Jennifer Webber

"I want to improve acceptance, community integration and employment opportunities for people in my community who have disabilities. They are individuals with strengths and challenges just like everyone else."

Kris Keranen