Meet our Whole Selves instructors!
Maggie Rice, M.Ed
Maggie Rice is a Special Educator whose experience combines teaching, curriculum, and program development. Skilled in planning, designing, and implementing a wide range of educational, social, and enrichment programs for children, teens, and young adults of all abilities, including special needs, to facilitate integration within the larger community. Extensive personal experience with speech therapy, occupational therapy, and alternative health care options for children with special needs and anxiety. Maggie developed the Whole Selves program and has co-written the Whole Selves curriculum, along with Brian Melanson, which they implement in local school systems as well as our center.
Brian Melanson, M.Ed, MSW
Brian Melanson has been working with students with I/DD as a sexuality educator for more than 10 years. He has co-written the Whole Selves curriculum, along with Maggie Rice, which they implement in local school systems as well as our center. He has facilitated programs for students of all ages on a variety of sexuality topics, including boundaries, relationships, consent, puberty, sexual health, and masculinity. Brian holds an M.Ed in sexuality education and an MSW from Widener University.