Educational Product Awards

United Nations’ WSIS +10 Champion, selected Best of the Best by the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) at UNESCO among 200 past International World Summit Award (WSA) winners (e-inclusion and participation category) for (2013)

Gold Winner, W3 Award, General Website Category – Education, for, the first animated sign language dictionary for kids. (2012)

Top 10 Best of Canada Design Competition Award, for the Deaf Culture Centre with Quadrangle Architects. (2007)

World Summit Award (WSA), international award for best e-content and creativity, e-inclusion category for (2005)

Gemini Award nominee, for Best Interactive TV/website production. (2005)

Gemini Award nominee, for Most Popular Website. (2005)

Grand Finalist, NHK Japan Prize, prestigious international web prize for (2004)

Gemini Award nominee, one of the five best interactive TV/website productions. (2004)

Gemini Awards nominee, Most Popular Website.  (2004)

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre ‘Our Choice’, list of best Canadian books released for River of Hands: Deaf Heritage Stories. A result of the Ladder Awards Program, Second Story Press. (2000)

Personal Honors/ Awards

Telling Deaf Lives: Agents of Change (Deaf History International Book Dedication) (2014)

The Kathy Dolby Award (Singular Canadian award given to a hearing individual In Recognition of Exceptional and Long-term Contributions to the Deaf Community Its Culture and Its Quality of Life) (2006)

A Woman’s Agenda: Celebrating Movers and Shakers (2004)

Certificate for Valued Contribution, Ontario Cultural Society of the Deaf (2000)

Graduate Scholarship, University of Cincinnati (1983)

Graduate Scholarship, University of Cincinnati (1982)

Graduate Assistantship, University of Cincinnati (1981)

Highest Aggregate, Human Communication Disorders, Dalhousie University (1981)

Graduate Fellowship, Dalhousie University (1980)

Ontario Scholarship, University of Toronto (1975)