Barbara Sapharas


Barbara Sapharas


Ohio, USA


Barb has worked in the IDD field for over 45 years in a variety of roles, including Direct Support Professional, Speech Language Pathologist, Service Coordinator , Staff Development Specialist and some administrative roles. Barb currently works as an Independent Consultant. She is also a Charting the LifeCourse Ambassador and Coach. Her passion to support and empower people with lived experience and families is driven by her role as a sibling. 

Focus Areas

Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities

Trainer Certifications

MENTOR: Families Planning Together, MENTOR: Person Centered Plan Facilitation, MENTOR: Person Centered Thinking, TRAINER: Families Planning Together, TRAINER: Person Centered Plan Facilitation, TRAINER: Person Centered Thinking