Please attach as a separate document a brief description (maximum 300 words) of the qualifications of the nominee for this award. Give specific information about the nominee’s activities in improving the lives of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, including examples of significant contributions and leadership. Please include the following:
- List nominee’s professional experience, contributions and other distinguishing professional characteristics
- Areas of strength, leadership and innovation in the area of intellectual and other developmental disabilities
- List nominee’s distinguishing personal characteristics, advocacy work and other activities in the area of intellectual and other developmental disabilities
Identify three individuals who have personal knowledge of the efforts of the nominee.
NOTE: It is encouraged that references submit a short statement (maximum 300 words) in support of the nominee. Statements should include specific examples of work the nominee has done to influence positive change in the lives of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.