Award Recipients

RESNA is honored to have had the opportunity to recognize the work of so many individuals and organizations who have made a difference in the fields of rehabilitation and assistive technology.  These webpages are a record of the award recipients' achievements that will inspire future generations of RESNA members and the public. 

Awards By Year

Please click on the link for the desired year:  

2017 Awards        
2016 Awards 2015 Awards 2014 Awards 2013 Awards 2012 Awards
2011 Awards 2010 Awards 2009 Awards 2008 Awards 2007 Awards
2006 Awards 2005 Awards 2004 Awards 2003 Awards  

Awards by Categories

Please click on the linked category name to view the awardees. 2015 Awardees are not included in the categories at this time. 

Fellows     Honorary Fellows       Distinguished Service Award       Leadership Award    

Sam McFarland Memorial Mentor Award   Emerging Leader Award    Certificates of Appreciation

 

Fellow - RESNA Fellow Awards recognize members who have made long term and substantial contributions to the field of rehabilitation and assistive technology as well as significant contributions to RESNA.

Honorary Fellow - RESNA Honorary Fellow Awards recognize non-members who have promoted issues and demonstrated leadership highly relevant to the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering and who have encouraged the independence of individuals with disabilities.

Distinguished Service Award - RESNA Distinguished Service Awards recognize members for their sustained contributions and service to RESNA and the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering. 

Leadership Award - RESNA Leadership Awards recognize an agency, company, association, or university for their signficant contributions to the advancement of the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering and who have provided recognition and support of RESNA.

Sam McFarland Memorial Mentor Award - RESNA Mentor Awards recognize members or groups of members who have influenced, counseled, and nurtured others in the field of rehabilitation engineering and assistive technology.

Emerging Leader Award - RESNA Emerging Leader Awards recognize new members who have made significant contributions, provided leadership, and have made an impact to RESNA during their first several years of participation.

Certificate of Appreciation - RESNA Certificates of Appreciation recognize members or non-members for special one-time activities benefiting either RESNA or the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering. 

Colin McLaurin Distinguished Lectureship Award - RESNA Recognizes a scholar and leader who has made substantial and innovative contributions to the field of rehabilitation engineering and assistive technology through research, education, and/or practice.