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Concurrent C Sessions

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Grief and Loss in Individuals with IDD: Clinical Implications, Practical Approaches

Moderator: William Gaventa, MDiv, FAAIDD, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Lara Palay, MSW, LISW-S, Ohio Center for Autsim and Low Incidence

Finally...An Adaptive Behavior Scale Focused on Providing Precision At The Diagnostic Cut-Off            

Moderator: Ellis (Pat) Craig, PhD, FAAIDD, Consultant

Marc J. Tassé, PhD, FAAIDD Ohio State University
Robert Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, Schalock & Associates
Giulia Balboni, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Pisa
Sharon Borthwick-Duffy, PhD, FAAIDD, University of California-Riverside


A New Focus for the Future: Identifying and Creating Enabling Environments for Trasition Age Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

Moderator: Amy Rosenstein, PhD, Eastern Illinois State University

Jessica Kramer, PhD, Boston University
Erik Carter, PhD, Vanderbilt University
Matthew Brock, PhD, Vanderbilt University
Carolyn Hughes PhD, FAAIDD, Vanderbilt University


Building Inclusive Communities through Community Members: Effective Approaches to Enlisting Community Members in Inclusion Efforts 

Moderator: Sharon Gomez, FAAIDD, Evergreen Life Services

Angela Amado, PhD, University of Minnesota
Eric Jacobson, MA, Georgia Department of Human Services
Sandra Amador Dusek, State of Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council

Services in the Community: How Interagency Collaboration Can Improve Communication Supports for Adults with IDD

Moderator: Joanna Pierson, PhD, FAAIDD, The Arc of Frederick County             

Carrie Leonhart, MS, Temple University 
Celia Feinstein, MA, FAAIDD, Temple University 
Amy Goldman, MAMS, Temple University 
Larry Pace, MA, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health


The Social Security Administration's Youth Transition Demonstration: Program Model, Technical Assistance, and One-Year Impacts

Moderator: Laura Owens, PhD, Association of People Supporting Employment First

Kelli Crane, PhD, TransCen, Inc
Richard Luecking, EdD, TransCen, Inc
Thomas Fraker, PhD, Mathematica Policy Research
Taylor Runner, West Virginia Human Resource Development Foundation