Aline has been involved at the Joy of Learning Centre since its inception in 2007. She has worked for several years as an instructor therapist and senior therapist and also coordinates the Joy of Learning Centre’s affiliated sports league, Challenger Sports. Aline sits on the board of directors for the Centre’s not-for-profit foundation, Rainbows of Joy, and organizes and participates in on-going fundraising initiatives for the foundation. Aline holds an honours degree in Medical Sciences from the University of Western Ontario as well as a Master’s degree from the department of Biosystems Engineering at the University College Dublin in Dublin Ireland. Aline has grown up her entire life interacting and learning from individuals with special needs and has continued throughout her adult life to advocate and create equal opportunities for those with a special need.