Division 33 has several ways of honoring individuals who make important contributions to the field of IDD/ASD. See below for a list of recipients. For more information about these awards, eligibility, and nomination procedures, please visit the APA awards page.

Edgar A. Doll Award

The Edgar A. Doll Award is a career award that honors an individual for his or her substantial contributions to the understanding of intellectual or developmental disabilities throughout their career.

Our deepest gratitude to Pearson for their sponsorship of this prestigious award and support of Division 33! 

2016    Michael Cataldo
2015    Laraine Masters Glidden
2014    Wayne Silverman
2013    Steve Warren
2012    Ann Kaiser
2011     Michael Aman
2010    Bruce Baker
2009   Sara Sparrow
2008   Michael Guralnick
2007   Douglas K. Detterman
2006   Ann Streissguth
2005   Robert Sprague
2004   Gene P. “Jim” Sackett
2003   John Borkowski
2002   Travis Thompson
2001    Don Routh
2000   Todd Risley
1999    Murray Sidman
1998    Nancy Robinson
1997    Richard Eyman
1996    Donald Baer
1995    Stephen Schroeder
1994    Ivar Lovaas
1993    Brian Iwata
1992    Earl Butterfield
1991     Alfred Baumeister
1990    Henry Leland
1989    Donald MacMillan
1988    H. Carl Haywood
1987    Ed Zigler
1986    Norman Ellis
1985    no award
1984    Sidney Bijou
1983    Marie S. Crissey
1982    Gershon Berkson
1981     Sam Kirk

Jacobson Award

The Jacobson Award is presented to an individual who has made meritorious contributions to the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities in an area related to behavioral psychology, evidence-based practice, dual diagnosis or public policy. 

2015    V Mark Durand
2013    Sally Rogers
2011     Stephen Greenspan
2009   James Mulick
2007   Richard Foxx

Sara Sparrow Early Career Research Award 

The Sara S. Sparrow Early Career Research Award is presented to an individual who has made substantial contributions to the understanding of intellectual or developmental disabilities as reflected in his or her published and presented works.

2016    Abbey Eisenhower
2014    James McPartland
2012    Anna Esbensen
2010    Laura Lee McIntyre
2008   Luc Lecavalier

APA Student Research Award

2016    Jessica R. Scherr & Elina Veytsman
2015    Allyson Davis & Caroline Leonczyk
2014    Karim Ibrahim & Meredith Robinson
2013    Hillary Hurst Bush & Melissa Wasserman
2012    Carmelo Callueng & Ashley Woodman
2011     Tessa Hesse & Victoria Piazza
2010    Sarak Kuriakose & Paula McCall
2009   Carmelo Callueng & Terisa Gabrielsen
2008   Camilla Hileman & Cameron Neece
2007    Raphael Bernier & Cindy Nam
2006    Paula McCall & Youhua Wei
2005    Naomi Davis & Sigan Hartley
2004    Rachel Horodenzsky & Karen Sze
2003    Lena Freeman & Tomoe Kanaya
2002    Lisa Gilotty & Katherine Matthews
2001     Douglas Bodin & Misty Boy

Division 33 Gatlinburg Conference Student Award

2016    Elizabeth Will
2015    Bridget Tonnsen
2014    Andrea Lewallen
2013    Allyson Davis
2012    Ashley Woodman
2011     Susan Loveall