Meghan Reed, Training & Innovations Lead at Diversity and Ability (D&A)

Meghan leads the Training and Innovations team at D&A and is usually found facilitating workshops, designing e-learning or group learning courses or creating inclusive, interactive resources. Meghan started at D&A as an undergraduate student in 2017, having received support from D&A through the Disabled Student Allowance. Initially delivering 1-1 assistive technology training, she now facilitates training across a range of topics including disability and neurodiversity, confidence and mental health and wellbeing. Meghan loves to innovate and is involved in many different D&A projects. She is also the creator of several D&A videos and e-learning resources.

Meghan’s background is in Allied Health and she recently graduated with a Masters’ Degree in Osteopathy with Distinction. Her experience in healthcare has driven her to integrate her skills into sharing knowledge in an inclusive group learning environment to ensure that individuals receive personalised support at work, in education and in a healthcare setting. Meghan also has a passion for championing mental health and is a mental health first aider, on the way to completing the MHFA England Instructor Course.

Utilising her own lived experience, coupled with a passion for holistic, person-centred care, Meghan hopes to inspire a passion for accessibility in others and to create safe, inclusive learning spaces and resources. Meghan is proud to be a part of the D&A community and loves to organise in-house events to bring the team together.