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Disability Specialty Group

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Our Mission

  • We will address the issues of people with disabilities and chronic illness through intra- and trans-disciplinary research, education, knowledge exchange, and actions in order to enable the broader AAG community, as well as the public, to become a more inclusive society.
  • We will actively work to identify and work on common interests for future joint endeavors with other specialty groups.
  • We will support and advocate for our members’ interests in all AAG events and efforts.

Our Vision is to live inclusion and to produce space for inclusion as well as to work for the development of an inclusive society.

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Announcements

  • Deadline for Board vacancy self/nominations is June 1.

    Please send your self/nomination for the secretary-treasurer or one of the two at-large board members vacancies for the 2016-2018 board term. No previous experience is necessary. Grad students are welcome. The new term begins July 1, 2016.

    Nominations will be accepted until June 1 so that the ballots can be emailed as soon as possible.

    If making a nomination, please make certain that your nominee agrees to run. Self-nominations are welcome. All nominations should have a short one-paragraph bio and be sent to deborah.metzel@umb.edu.

    We meet periodically via Skype and the work load has been very manageable.

  • New Mission and Vision Statements for the DSG

    I am pleased to announce the new mission and vision statements for the DSG. They are as follows:

    Our Mission
    We will address the issues of people with disabilities and chronic illness through intra- and trans-disciplinary research, education, knowledge exchange, and actions in order to enable the broader AAG community, as well as the public, to become a more inclusive society.
    We will actively work to identify and work on common interests for future joint endeavors with other specialty groups.
    We will support and advocate for our members’ interests in all AAG events and efforts.

    Our Vision is to live inclusion and to produce space for inclusion as well as to work for the development of an inclusive society.

  • NEW Twitter AAG Disability SG

    The feed has been established as part of an ongoing specialty group directors' initiative to raise visibility for Disability Specialty Group activities and group members' achievements.