2023 NYSIDDDNA Scholarship Winner : Rebecca Chalupnicki

Congratulations to Rebecca Chalupnicki, a full-time nursing student in Cayuga Community College’s ADN program. Rebecca was selected as the recipient of the 2023 NYSIDDDNA $1,000 Scholarship.  In her application, Rebecca expressed a passion for working with the ID/DD patient population. Her goal is to work in a Residential Program setting where she can be an advocate for […]

2020 Scholarship

New York State ID/DD Nurses Association

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT A $1000 scholarship is awarded each year by the New York State ID/DD Nurses Association to encourage LPNs and other staff working in the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities to explore or remain in the field of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Nursing.   An eligible applicant is: An LPN or other non-nurse staff member who is […]

2018 Joyce Binder Award Winner

Joyce Binder award won in 2018 by Kathleen Keating, a longtime member and supporter of the NYSIDDDNA who has recently passed. The award was well deserved and she will be missed. “

2017 Joyce Binder Memorial Award Winner

Karen Bazan was chosen as the 2017 winner among many worthy candidates.  Attendees at the presentation ceremony included: Jim Bazan, Karen’s Husband; Jane Jaskowiak, her Mother;  Bob Lusiak, Karen’s brother-in-law; Denise Menento, Friend; Pat Knuth, Executive Director ARC Otsego; and Todd Hansen, Chief Operating Officer ARC Otsego. Thank you for your nominations and congratulations to Karen.

Conference 2018

New York State ID/DD Nurses Association

NYS ID/DD NURSES ASSOCIATION 34th Annual Conference Honoring the past, Empowering the present, Educating the future September 30 – October 2, 2018 Doubletree by Hilton, Syracuse NY 179 nurses attended for a networking and professional development event that was enjoyed by all.