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Director of CT Residential Appointed to National Task Group

December 23, 2014

The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices has recently appointed Nicole Cadovius, Director of CT Residential at Ability Beyond, as a member of their steering committee. The ‘NTG’ is a coalition of interested persons and organizations working toward ensuring that the needs and interests of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia – as well as their families and friends – are taken into account as part of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease.
Nicole is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Formally of Haven Health Care as the Executive Director of the Smith House HCC, and a Regional Director of Operations throughout Connecticut. Nicole earned her MBA and MSM from Albertus Magnus College and a BS from the University of Connecticut. She serves on the AAIDD Region 10 Board and Healing the Children Northeast Board. Published on ASAonline Aging and Disability article, speaker at the ASA and YAI 2011 conferences.

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