The application period for the 2023 Fellows is now open!
Nominees must have:
To apply for Fellowship Status, please download the application and follow the instructions.
Deadline:October 31, 2022
Nomination for preferment to Fellow is a self-nomination. Interested members must submit a completed application form, their resume or CV, and 3 letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters must be from a Fellow. See the list of current Fellows in Good Standing link on this page.
A Committee of current Fellows evaluate completed nomination packages and makes its recommendations to the Board of Directors on an annual basis. The eligibility requirements and areas of evaluation are operationalizations of the Association's By Laws.
Fellows of the Association shall be in support of the mission and values of AAIDD. If a Fellow is found to have breached the AAIDD code of professional conduct, the designation of Fellow status may be revoked with a two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors.
Fellows in Good Standing are current or emeritus members.
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