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The National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) at TRI Announces a New Director

Nov 20, 2014

Dr. Linda McDowell

The National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Linda McDowell as the new Executive Director.  Dr. McDowell's expertise in deaf-blindness includes serving as the Administrative Director of the Mississippi Deaf-Blind Project since 1999, authoring numerous publications, presentations at the international, national and state level, and extensive service on national and statewide committees representing deaf-blindness as well as other low incidence disabilities.  She served on the NCDB Personnel Development Consortium and was lead consultant on the Helen Keller Fellows Project.   Her skills and expertise are an excellent match to continue the significant work of NCDB in collaboration with the National Deaf-Blind Technical Assistance (TA) Network and the broader Office of Special Education technical assistance community.  Dr. McDowell will assume her responsibilities February 1, 2015.

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