On January 11, 2021 The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) announced and congratulated 2 of our very own members 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.
Congratulations to Hilda Trahan and Elizabeth Watts, and thank you very much for your service to AAIDD and to our State Chapter. They will be officially honored at the 145th National AAIDD Conference in June 2021.
See the complete list of new national Fellows here:
Although we had plans to continue with our events this year, we made the difficult decision to postpone all events until we were able to host them in a safe manner, while still providing the kind of quality that you expect from AAIDD-LA. Although we took a small hiatus over the past year, we do plan to return in 2021 and will be gathering soon to begin planning.
In the meantime, we ask that you stay safe and follow the recommendations provided by your local and state authorities so we will be able to see all of you again!
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Make sure you maintain proper distancing when around others