Selected Awards

Yes She Can Inc., Advocates for Adults with Autism Award (2016)

University of Alabama/Glenwood Scholar (2015)

National Parenting Publications Bronze Award (2014)

American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Champion (2013)

The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership (GRASP) Divine Neurotypical Award (2009)

American Occupational Therapy Association Scholar (2007)
Autism Society of America Evening of Champions Awards:
Network of Autism Training and Technical Assistance Programs (2007)

Cotsen Teaching Award (Asperger’s Association of New England) (2006)

Kansas Council for Exceptional Children Research Award (2006)

Princeton Lecture Series Fellowship Award (2006)

University of Kansas School of Education Faculty Achievement Award: Teaching (2005)

Autism Society of America Wendy F. Miller Autism Professional of the Year Award (2004)

Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Developmental Disabilities
Burton Blatt Humanitarian Award (2004, 2014)

Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States Outstanding Service Award (2002)

Autism Society of America Outstanding Literary Work of the Year (2002)

Hartman Child and Family Scholar (2002)

W. T. Kemper Excellence in Teaching Fellowship, University of Kansas (1999)

University of Kansas School of Education Faculty Achievement Award: Scholarship (1997)

Northeast Kansas Council for Exceptional Children Outstanding CEC Member (1996)