We are pleased to announce that one of our Directors, Dr. Diane Morin, Professor at UQAM, was recently named to the Order of Canada, as a Member. Dr. Morin has a long history of training professionals in the field of intellectual disability and autism in Quebec, and has done extensive research in this area. Her publications have been featured in both French & English scientific journals. In recent years, she has focussed on disabled people with severe behavioral problems and has promoted new best practices in this area in the Quebec public rehab system. In 1993, she won the Lily Butters prize of the Butters Foundation as a leading graduate student in the field of intellectual disability. She is presently the Head of the Chaire en déficence intellectuelle et troubles du comportement at UQAM.