News & Events

  • Sarah Raskin, PhD, selected the April 2015 Science Spotlight article.
  • Check out the latest issue of the Spotlight on Disability Newsletter.
  • Division member Kim Gorgens, PhD, contributed to a report on brain trauma a Denver jail's high-risk unit.
  • Tessa Hart, PhD, selected the February 2015 Science Spotlight article.
  • "People with Disabilities Aren't Heroes - They're People" Dana S. Dunn, PhD on the perception of disability among the general public.
  • “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
  • 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.