Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1974. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1976.
Graduate rehabilitation researcher Institute Mental Retardation and Related Disabilities, Ann Arbor, 1976. Rehabilitation research assistant Institute Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1977—1978. Placement research associate Human Resources Center, Albertson, 1978—1981, Indiana living project coordinator, 1981—1984.
Coordinator School-to-Work Transitional Services, 1984—1986. Senior coordinator Transitional Employment Services, 1986—1987, senior coordinator client services, since 1988.
Member National Rehabilitation Association, American Association Counseling and Development, Association for Advancement Behavior Therapy.
Married Leonard Gerschitz Swirsky.