Karen Ross, Ph.D., V.P. of Educational Services at the Carroll Center, was recently selected as the recipient of the Fr. Carroll Award at the annual conference for the Northeast Chapter of the Assoc. for Education and Rehabilitation held at the Boston/Quincy Marriott Hotel on Nov. 14. This award recognizes an individual known as an innovator, a mover, a shaker, who has a positive impact on the lives of people with visual impairment. Dr. Ross was recognized for her long-time commitment to providing service to blind children throughout the state and for her innovative special programs, CarrollKids / CarrollTeens that have brought a new dimension of educational enrichment to blind and vision impaired school children attending public schools.