Mistrett Honored By Council For Exceptional Children

Release Date: June 3, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Susan G. Mistrett, education specialist in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the University at Buffalo School of Health Related Professions, has been awarded the 1998 Service Award by the Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.

The award recognizes outstanding service by a member of the Technology and Media Division who has enhanced the effective use of technology and media by children, youth and adults with disabilities.

Mistrett has spent much of her career working on federally funded efforts to develop assistive technologies for children with disabilities.

She is project director of Let's Play!, a project in the UB Center for Assistive Technology that provides assistive technology to families with infants and young children with disabilities.

Before joining the UB professional staff in 1993, Mistrett was director of technology at the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Western New York.

She received a bachelor's degree from Daemen College and a master's degree in education from Buffalo State College.

She resides in Snyder.

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