Sarah Lynn Taub, 42, of Westborough, at her home, following an illness. Sarah was the daughter of Barbara Taub of Ashland and the late Dr. Irwin A. Taub. She is survived by her wife, Kathleen Brant, of Westborough; her brother and sister-in-law, Mitchell and Janet Taub; and her nephew and niece, Samuel and Olivia Taub, all of New Milford, CT; her aunts Janice Cohen of Duluth, MN and Myrna Solstein of Queens, NY. She touched many lives, personally and professionally, and was cherished by family, friends, and colleagues.
Sarah, a senior policy specialist, worked for Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) of Cambridge since 1996. She was the Project Director of the National Core Indicators (NCI) Program. NCI, a collaboration between HSRI, the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS), and 39 member states, measures performance of developmental disabilities service systems provided by states. Prior to joining HSRI, Sarah worked for the Newton Wellesley Weston (NWW) Committee for Community Living, which serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, and subsequently served on the NWW board. She has been a member of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Sarah held a Master’s Degree in Management of Human Services from the Heller School at Brandeis University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Cornell University. She is the author of many peer-reviewed professional publications and has received awards for her outstanding research.
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