Ceremony to take place at 139th AAIDD Annual Conference in June 2015
January 9, 2015 (Washington, DC)
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) is pleased to announce and congratulate ten 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 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:
Elaine C. Brown, PhD, State of Nevada Developmental Services, Sierra Regional Center
Nicole Cadovius, MBA, MSM, Ability Beyond
Erik W. Carter, PhD, Vanderbilt University
Guy A. Caruso, PhD, Temple University
Judith M.S. Gross, PhD, University of Kansas
Patti N. Martin, MEd, Alabama Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities
David Morstad, MEd, Bethesda Lutheran Communities
Susan E. Percy, AAIDD Region X Board of Directors
Frank Symons, PhD, University of Minnesota
Maria G. Valdovinos, PhD, Drake University
The formal ceremony of preferment to Fellow will be held at AAIDD’s 139th Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky from June 1-4, 2015.
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.