Each year, AAIDD honors a select number of individuals and groups who have made outstanding contributions to the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. A call for nominations is made each fall, and awards are presented at the Association's annual meeting.
Awards were presented at the 139th Annual Meeting of AAIDD
in Louisville, KY.
Dybwad Humanitarian Award: Nancy Weiss, MSW
Hervey B. Wilbur Historic Preservation: Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
Education Award: Eva M. Horn, PhD
International Award: Laura E. Gomez, PhD
Leadership Award: Steven M. Eidelman, MSW, FAAIDD
Research Award: Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, FAAIDD
Service Award: Thomas Fish, PhD, FAAIDD
Student Award: Lieke van Heumen, MS
Download a copy of our 2015 Awards Program