Professor; Chairperson, Teacher Education, Special Education and Curriculum and Instruction
Invited member of the National Joint Committee on the Communication Needs of Individuals with Severe Disabilities, 2010-present.
Peer Reviewer of the Year (2008) (awarded May, 2009). Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.
Virginia M. Sowell Award (2006). Awarded for outstanding contributions in deafblindness/multiple disabilities. Awarded by The Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER).