Congratulations to K. Charlie Lakin, PhD, appointed the new director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)!
Dr. Lakin has a long history with NIDRR. As a professor at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration, Dr. Lakin headed the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Integration for more than 20 years. He has more than 40 years experience as a teacher, researcher, consultant, and advocate in services for people with disabilities.
We at NARIC have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Lakin several times and are very excited to see him step into this new role. He starts at NIDRR on August 29th.
A quick search of REHABDATA for articles, books, and reports authored by Dr. Lakin: http://tinyurl.com/lakin-results