News & Events

  • “Hey, Miss Idaho, Is That an Insulin Pump on Your Bikini?” Sierra Sandison opted not to conceal the insulin pump she uses to treat her Type 1 diabetes during the pageant in July 2014.
  • In a TED talk by Stella Young, a comedian, journalist, and disability advocate, she tells audiences “I’m not your inspiration thank you very much.”
  • The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was passed July 9th and awaits the President’s signature. The following links will take you to summaries issued by special interest groups and organizations that also have a vested interest in this legislation and its impacts.
    National Council on Disability
    AUCD
  • Division Mark Sherer, PhD, ABPP, FACRM and Susanne M. Bruyère, PhD, CRC win the Diller and Wright-Dembo awards, respectively and are profiled on the new Member Highlights page.
  • The Board of Directors of the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology announces the following psychologists have passed all requirements for specialty certification in Rehabilitation Psychology:

    Kimberly Alfano. ABPP (Rp), California
    Mark Alfano, PhD ABPP (Rp), California
    Elizabeth Horin, PhD, ABPP (Rp), California
    Sara Howard, PhD, ABPP (Rp), Virginia

    This board certification attests to their excellence in meeting the advanced education, training, and professional standing established by the specialty, as well as examination by peers in the specialty attesting to the demonstration of practice in the specialty.

    Congratulations to you and thank you for participating in the specialty certification process.

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