Scholma Named Presentation Chair of Dolly Gray Award

Jun 09, 2020

The Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award makes an impact toward the general public’s recognition of the positive societal contributions of individuals with developmental disabilities. And Assistant Professor of Special Education Christine Scholma ’04 has been named presentation chair for the 2022 award.

The Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award recognizes authors, illustrators, and publishers of high quality fictional and biographical children, intermediate, and young adult books that authentically portray individuals with developmental disabilities, such as autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, and Down syndrome.” As presentation chair, Scholma will be part of the selection committee that selects the winner.

For the last two years, Scholma has read and reviewed approximately 50 picture books and novels that include a character with an intellectual or developmental disability.

Congratulations, Prof. Scholma!