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Concurrent B Sessions

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 1:45 - 3:15 pm

Health Care Outcomes

Moderator: Lynne Tomasa, PhD, University of Arizona

Examining the Organization of Healthcare for Adults Aging with Intellectual Disabilities
Nancy Jokinen, PhD, University of Northern British Columbia

Partnering with People with Developmental Disabilities to Address Health and Violence: A Community-Based Participatory Research Project
Dora Raymaker, MS, Portland State University
Katherine McDonald, PhD, Syracuse University

Older Women with Intellectual Disabilities' Experiences of Accessing Gynecological Care
Genevieve Breau, University of British Columbia
Jennifer Baumbush, University of British Columbia

Self Determination Outcomes

Moderator: Anna Esbensen, PhD, FAAIDD, Commonwealth Children's Hospital

Supports, Self-Determination, and Transition
Karrie Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Carolyn Hughes, PhD, FAAIDD, Vanderbilt University
Erik Carter, EdD, PhD, Vanderbilt University
Angela Huntington, EdD, Lockport Township High School   


Postsecondary Education and Employment

Moderator: Ruth Luckasson, JD, FAAIDD, University of New Mexico  

Expanding postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities: The viability of distance education
Scott Kupferman, MS, Utah State University

Self-Directed Futures: Advancing employment and cognitive accessibility for students with I/DD
Emily Shea Tanis, MEd, University of Colorado
Wendy Parent, PhD, University of Kansas
Jeffery Hoehl, MS, University of Colorado

Similarities and differences between PSE programs for students with ID
Colleen Thoma, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University


Parents and Autism Spectrum Disorder 

Moderator: Stacy Jones-Bock, PhD, Illinois State University

“I can do things normal people can’t.” Parent Influence on Self-concept for Adolescents With ASD.
Kacey Vierling, Oklahoma State University 
Emily Popplewell, Oklahoma State University 
Jennifer Jones, PhD, Oklahoma State University 

Diagnostic Differences in Caregiver Burden Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Vanessa Vogan, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Johanna Lake, PhD, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Suzanne Robinson, MA, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Ami Tint, MA, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Examining the Relationship Between Perceived Burden and Social Support In Parents of Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Suzanne Robinson, York University
Jonathan Weiss, PhD, York University
Yona Lunsky, PhD, FAAIDD, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Ashleigh Blinkhorn, Queen’s University


Organizational Change

Moderator: Robert Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, Schalock & Associates

Using Outcome Measures for Organizational Change
Cathy Ficker Terrill, MS, FAAIDD, The Council (CQL) 

How Organizations are Overcoming The Challenges of Today: An International Perspective
Patty van Belle, MBA, Arduin–Middleburg
Dale Peterson, MA Alberta Catholic Social Services
Tim Lee, PhD MBA, Taipei Vocational Training Center 
Vince Scott, PhD, AZTEC

Person-Centered Systems Change   

Moderator: Susan Palmer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

A View from the Field: Innovative Programming Toward Community Inclusion
Al Condeluci, PhD, United Cerebral Palsy 
Dori Ortman, United Cerebral Palsy
Mary Jo Alimena Caruso, MEd,The Watson Institute

Implementing Uniform Waiver Assessments
Nancy Shanley, Ascend Management Innovations