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Brooke Shelby’s passion for working with individuals with intellectual disabilities started in high school. She chose to teach CPR & First Aid to transitional high school students in a special needs classroom and fell in love with the population. From there, Brooke studied Social Work and received her BSW from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. After moving from Florida to Texas, Brooke joined the D&S team and has now served across several locations and in various positions. Brooke started her D&S career in the North Austin office as a Case Service Manager supporting 30 plus individuals. Brooke then relocated to Arlington in 2017 after she was promoted to serve as the Program Director. Shortly after, Brooke advanced again and moved to Houston to be the Executive Director for that program in 2018. Brooke is dedicated to serving her individuals and providing the most person-centered care they can receive. It is her passion to continue to be an advocate and ensure the happiness and welfare for the individuals she cares for.