Psychology Interest Network
AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Check out the research project our 2023 AAIDD Psychology Interest Network Scholarship Recipient is working on!
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Attending an upcoming conference? Look out for these posters/presentations from our group members!
Interested in having your project highlighted on the website? Email Rebecca.Kirchner@nationwidechildrens.org
Kansas City, MO
April 10-13, 2023
Manisha Udhnani, M.S., our PIN Co-Vice Chair, is a recipient of the Gatlinburg Conference 2023 David Zeaman Student Award. She will be presenting her thesis project, which involved the development and validation of an outcome measure, called the Accommodations and Impacts Scale for Developmental Disabilities, for caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities on Tuesday, April 11th at 3pm.
Jenny Mai Phan, Ph.D., our PIN Secretary, is a recipient of the Gatlinburg Conference 2023 Theodore Tjossem Postdoctoral Award. She will be presenting her collaborative work with the Autism Centers of Excellence GENDAAR Research Consortium on the pubertal effects on executive functioning among autistic and non-autistic youth, on Tuesday, April 11th at 4:30pm.
Wolf Wolfensberger Valor Award
***Call for Nominations for the Valor Award 2024***
On behalf of the Psychology Interest Network (PIN), we are asking you to consider nominating someone for the annual Wolf Wolfensberger Valor Award. All nominations are due by Friday, March 1, 2024. Detailed information regarding the intent of the award, which will be presented at the AAIDD Annual Meeting in June 2024, is in the following link where nominations can be submitted: https://forms.gle/BszSyB8a8F6SFsCF9.
Wolf Wolfensberger Valor Awardee 2023
Tim Barksdale, Psy.D., LMSW, NADD-CC
Wolf Wolfensberger Valor Awardees
Hall of Fame
2022 Cameron Neece, Ph.D.
2020 Karyn Harvey, Ph.D.
2019 Carol Salas, Psy.D.