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Council on Exceptional Children:

                 Community Service Award [1994]

Dewitt Clinton Mason Award:

                 Community Service Award [1996]

Monroe #1 BOCES:

                 Staff Appreciation Award [2008]


IAWP Buffalo Conference

Genesee Valley BOCES Agency Fair Day

Monroe BOCES #1 Transportation Department

NYS Psychiatric Nursing Conference

Special Education Teachers [TX]

TedTalk at TEDxFlourCity

Museum Staff and Doctents [CA]

"Teena’s presentation is an eye-opener and an inspiration. Through her lens we get to experience life as an individual with a disability-- the challenges, the successes, the pain, the joys, the relationships that tear sprits down,  and the relationships that allow spirits to soar."

Susan Talbot

Director of Childhood and Adolescence Education

Wells College, Aurora NY

"We invited Teena to speak at our company and the feedback was tremendous. Everyone felt inspired after hearing her story."

John G. Doyle, Jr.

Doyle Security

"For two decades Teena has told her personal and poignant life story to literally hundreds of my graduate and undergraduate students. I love you Teena and will be forever indebted to you for all the lessons you taught my students that I never could."

John O'Kan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Roberts Wesleyan College

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