Scholarship 2018

A Scholarship of $1000 will be awarded annually by the NYS ID/DD Nurses Association to encourage nurses to explore or remain in the field of ID/DD nursing and also support new nursing students who come from a background of work with ID/DD individuals. 

An Eligible Applicant is:

1. An LPN currently matriculating in an accredited RN program in New York State.
2. A NY State resident.
3. A person who is currently working or has previously worked in the field of ID/DD.


Joyce Binder Memorial Award 2017

This year at the annual conference in September we announced the winner of the second “Joyce Binder Memorial Award.” This is awarded to an outstanding NYS ID/DD member who has made a significant contribution to advancing the practice of supporting individuals with ID/DD through the demonstrated attributes of caring/compassionate, advocacy, mentoring, leadership, dedication, education/research. We accept nominee applications for a nurse who is currently an active member of the NYS ID/DD nursing association.