Alice Havel completed a PhD in Counselling Psychology at McGill University. Before her retirement, she was the Coordinator of the Student AccessAbility Centre at Dawson College. In 2015 she received the Gérald-Sigouin Award (AQPC) for the impression her work left on the college community. She has maintained her interest in learning disabilities as a board member of the Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities. She is a research associate with the Adaptech Research Network and a Scholar in Residence at Dawson College. Her research focus is on the development of inclusive teaching practices through universal design and the use and accessibility of information and communication technologies in post-secondary education for students with disabilities.