A Peruvian research center affiliated with Kansas University has received the Peruvian Congressional Medal of Honor.
The Centro Ann Sullivan del Peru received the award for its work with children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Liliana Mayo, the center's director and founder, is a KU graduate. She currently serves as an honorary associate professor in KU's department of applied behavioral science.
Founded in 1979, the center now serves 350 children and adults through clinical, professional and parent programs.