TPSID 2019TPSID Meeting 2019 in Boston


15 year15 year employment with University of Memphis commemorative plaque

ABVE2019 Presenting at ABVE with former Associate Chief Judge Paul Lilios


State Rep Thompson visit
On 9/11, State Rep. Dwayne Thompson guest lectured
to the COUN4921 class
on Tennessee State Laws related to Disability Advocacy.

Boling Center

 UTHSC Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities Names ...news.uthsc.edu

The UTHSC Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities has been awarded a National Training Initiative grant to support a one-year diversity fellowship through the U.S. Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities....click to read more:

https://news.uthsc.edu/uthsc-boling-center-for-developmental-disabilities-names-fellow-for-diversity-fellowship-grant/Boling Center



MAPA Meeting
Dr. Leigh Falls Holman presents to Memphis Area Psychological Association (MAPA) on 2/8/18.
UMID hosted MAPA for the second year in a row.
Topic was Animal Assisted Therapy.


UMID works with Alabama A&M University to begin BulldogLIFE in the Fall of 2018
(modeled after UofM's TigerLIFE).

National Council on Rehabilitation Education

 Congratulations to our Associate Director, Maurice Williams (Moe) for being selected for the Institute of Higher Education Leadership Award.

Each year, the State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities presents a leadership award to an individual (this year two individuals were selected) who stands out as a leader in Higher Education.

Moe was selected for the Institute of Higher Education Leadership Award (Administrator, program director, or staff member within an institution of Higher Education who epitomizes leadership in the PSE field).

We are proud of our UMID/TigerLIFE Associate Director!

Photos from the State of the Art Conference in Alexandria, VA where Maurice Williams accepted his Leadership Award.

State of the Art Conference                 State of the Art Conference

Our congratulations to Louvisia Ann Conley who has been selected as the 2016 National Diversity Intern!  She has also been chosen by Mayor Jim Strickland to serve on the Memphis Advisory Council for Citizens with Disabilities.