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Disability Specialist

Nacira is a disability specialist at UCSB. She obtained her occupational therapy doctoral degree from Pacific University and holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from UCSB. With her expertise in occupational therapy, Nacira possesses a deep understanding of task analysis, functional limitations related to disabilities, and experience with adaptive equipment and environmental modifications. Her passion lies in promoting independence, and inclusivity, as well as enhancing the academic experience of students with disabilities. She firmly believes in the power of adaptive technology to remove barriers and create equal opportunities for all students.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, exploring new restaurants, tending to her indoor jungle, and spending time with her family.