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AAIDD Announces Its 2022 Fellows

Ceremony to take place during the 146th AAIDD Annual Meeting in June 2022.

January 11, 2022 (Silver Spring, MD)

The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) is pleased to announce and congratulate the following individuals who have been identified to receive 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 the 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:

Rhonda S. Black, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Steven Erickson, PharmD,
University of Michigan
Grace L. Francis, PhD,
George Mason University
Jessica Kramer, PhD,
University of Florida

Mark McManus, PhD,
University of Akron

Michelle Reynolds, PhD,
University of Missouri Kansas City
Dion White, MBA,
Center for Life Resources
The newest Fellows will be honored at the 146th AAIDD annual meeting  to be held June 13-16, 2022.

Founded in 1876, AAIDD is the oldest professional association concerned with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more about the organization at

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