Dan K. Davies

Daniel K. Davies has been actively involved in research and development of technology for individuals with intellectual and cognitive disabilities for over 20 years.  He has been closely associated with issues important to individuals with disabilities, as his oldest brother John lived with severe intellectual and physical disabilities.  Mr. Davies has directed over 75 research projects focused on technology and cognitive disabilities funded by the U.S. Department of Education, National Institutes of Health, DARPA and the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation.  He has been on the leading edge of research into cognitive support technology for individuals with intellectual disabilities and consequently in 2006 was selected out of 951 nominations from 98 countries to receive the Technology Museum of Innovation’s prestigious Katherine M. Swanson Equality award for “pioneering information technology for individuals with cognitive disabilities.”   Currently he serves as Co-Chair of the Technology Division for the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and was awarded the 2004 Technology and Media Leadership Award by the Council for Exceptional Children for “national leadership in the area of research and development of cognitive support technologies.”   He has authored over 100 publications, reports and book chapters related to cognitive technology for individuals with disabilities and is an invited presenter at professional conferences nationally and internationally

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