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American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

  • Marc J. TasséEmail author
  • Matthew Grover
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_1820-3

Major Areas or Mission Statement

The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) is an interdisciplinary professional society of members who have a professional focus in the area of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The AAIDD counts approximately 3,500 interdisciplinary professionals as its members. The membership structure includes professionals working in the field of intellectual disability and related developmental disabilities. Members can select from a tiered membership menu: basic, classic, standard, premium, and corporate. AAIDD is primarily a North American professional association, but it also offers an “international” membership option and has international members from 55 countries. The corporate membership is available to centers or agencies who may join, garnering a reduction on membership dues for the employees affiliated with the corporate member.

Association members have the option of joining any of its 21 special interest...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nisonger Center – UCEDD, Departments of Psychology and PsychiatryThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Otterbein UniversityWestervilleUSA