Ann Patterson

Project Director, Partners for Inclusive Communities

Ann Patterson has focused on program development and policy issues across the lifespan. Her most personally rewarding experience has been her work on children’s health and mental health, including positive social emotional development for young children and support for their families. She is currently the program director of Teaming for Early Childhood Inclusion, a project of Partners for Inclusive Communities, the University Center for Excellence in Disabilities at the University of Arkansas. Ann is also a charter member of the Arkansas Association for Infant Mental Health.

Favorite Children’s Book: Baby Farm Animals.

What I miss most about childhood: is growing up in the country and going to town.

My favorite song when I was a child was: “Rockin Robin” by Bobby Day.

As a child, my favorite activity was: going to my brother’s ballgames.