U.S. Access Board
Debra Martins is an Accessibility Specialist with the U.S. Access Board where she provides technical assistance and training on design standards for accessible buildings, facilities, and public right-of-way. Martins brings occupational therapy experience as a clinician, educator, and business owner. She brings a diverse skill set consulting on projects within healthcare, public health, education, employment, housing, and mobility/transportation industries with a focus on accessibility and/or Universal Design. She earned a Master’s in Education degree from Bowling Green State University, a graduate certificate in assistive technology from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy from Elizabethtown College. Martins has been named a Fellow to the American Occupational Therapy Association (FAOTA), has earned the American Occupational Therapy Association Specialty Certification in Environmental Modifications (SCEM), is a Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), a National Association of Home Builders Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS), and International WELL Building Institute WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP).