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June 29, 2016 (Washington, DC)
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has preferred twelve individuals with the designation of Fellow of the Association (FAAIDD).
This distinction is a high honor and is presented after review and consideration by a committee of leaders in the Association. Individuals may be nominated for Fellow after they have had at least seven years of continuous membership in AAIDD, participation in the professional and business affairs of the Association, and are judged to have made a meritorious contribution to the field of intellectual disability. The newest Fellows are:
Shelly Thomas Christensen, MA, Inclusion Innovations
Jennifer Lynn Jones, PhD, Oklahoma State University Justin Kuehl, PsyD, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Carol Britton Laws, PhD, MSW, University of Georgia
Robert D. Dinerstein, JD, American University Washington College of Law Terri M. Leibfried, MEd,Vinfen Corporation of Connecticut Anne Masters, MA, Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Newark Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD, University of Oregon Colleen A. McLaughlin, MEd, Rutgers–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Alya Reeve, MD, MPH, United Counseling Service of Bennington County
Nancy R. Weiss, MSW, University of Delaware
Founded in 1876, AAIDD is the oldest professional association concerned with intellectual and developmental disabilities. AAIDD advocates for the equality, dignity, and human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and for their full inclusion and participation in society. Learn more about the organization at http://www.aaidd.org.
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