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2016 Annual Meeting Sessions Presentations

 

 Concurrent A - June 7



ATTAINING WORKFORCE STABILITY AND POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR PEOPLE WITH IDD



UNFOLDING SYSTEM CHANGE EFFORTS: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM CHANGE IN PROCESS?

  • Impact of the Ligas Consent Decree In Illinois on Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Moving Off the Waiting List for Community Based Services
  • The Impact of a National Policy Change to Disability Funding Models on the support available to individuals in Australia
  • Medicaid Managed Care: Implications for Practice and Policy


 EFFECTIVE TRANSITIONS TO EMPLOYMENT



UNPACKING THE BEST PREDICTORS OF QUALITY OF LIFE



DIVING INTO WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT US K-12 DATA AND OUTCOMES


ACHIEVING MEANINGFUL COMMUNITY INCLUSION


Concurrent B - Tuesday, June 7

BUILDING COMPETENCIES OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ABOUT IDD

 

ACHIEVING MEANINGFUL OUTCOMES AND QUALITY MEASURES


 

BUILDING LEADERSHIP AT ALL LEVELS

  • Beyond Tokenism: People with significant developmental disabilities serving in influential leadership positions on boards, task forces, and advisory committee
  • Building Leaders:  What do the data and experience say about Leadership Development for Self-advocates and Families?

 

CREATING THE FUTURE OF AGING SUPPORTS



PROMOTING ACCESS TO THE GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR STUDENTS WITH COMPLEX SUPPORT NEEDS

  • Strengthening Inclusive Practices
  • Improving the Education of Children and Youth with IDD: Recommendations from the 2015 AAIDD National Goals Conference


BUILDING INCLUSION IN FAITH COMMUNITIES

  • Same Lake Different Boat: An Examination of the Attitudes, Values, Beliefs, and Behaviors of an African-American Faith Community Toward Adults with Significant Disabilities
  • Efforts to Improve the Inclusiveness of Faith Communities

Concurrent C - Tuesday, June 7

 

ENHANCING COLLABORATION AMONG PROFESSIONALS FOR HIGHER QUALITY SUPPORTS


 

USING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES


 

ACHIEVING A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF THE NEEDS AND PREFERENCES OF FAMILIES AND SELF-ADVOCATES

  • Individuals and Families at the Foundation of Disability Policy and Practice
  • Decision Making Support and Families
  • Advocating for Health and Wellness:  Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Find their Voice

 

PROMOTING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY TO ACHIEVE HEALTH OUTCOMES

  • Stress, Social Support, and Physical Activity as Determinants of Well-being in Adults with Intellectual Disability
  • Uncovering Disparities in Physical Activity in Georgia: Use of the R.A.M.P. Framework to Promote Inclusive and Adaptive Physical Activity Programs to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Adults with Disabilities


ACHIEVING A FULLY INCLUSIVE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION FOR PEOPLE WITH IDD


 

GRASPING MEANING AND EXPERIENCE IN CROSS CULTURAL ENVIRONMENTS


Concurrent D, Wednesday, June 8


INTRODUCING THE SIS-A ANNUAL REVIEW PROTOCOL

  • Creating the Supports Intensity Scale  Adult Version (SIS-A) Annual Review Protocol



ACHIEVING PARTICIPATION OF PEOPLE WITH IDD IN RESEARCH

  • Is it Really my Choice? Promoting Participation of Individuals with IDD in Research and Treatment Decisions
  • Shifting Boundaries: Processes and Outcomes of Inclusive Research


CHANGING THE CONVERSATION WITH SELF-ADVOCATES

  • Let's Continue Moving from "I can do that for you" to "How can I Support you Effectively so that you can do it"
  • Understanding the Term Self-Advocate: The Changing Role of Individuals with Disabilities

 

CHANGING CULTURE AND PRACTICE REGARDING THE SEXUALITY OF PEOPLE WITH IDD

  • Supporting Relationships and Sexuality of Adults with I/DD

  • The Mythology of Sexual Deviance of Men with ID: a Cultural Backdrop that supports false Allegations of Criminal Activity


SHIFTING THE PARADIGM IN EDUCATION ON INCLUSION

  • Professionals in Inclusive Spaces
  • UDL and Individuals with Intellectual Disability: Intentional Inclusion


SAFE HAVENS FOR DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: HOW WE TALK WITH EACH OTHER - PART 1


Concurrent E, Wednesday, June 8

 

POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORTS CURRICULUM: INNOVATIONS IN ACHIEVING OUTCOMES



USING RESEARCH TO INFORM POLICY AND PRACTICE

  • Autism and Policy: Putting the Research in Context: The Life Experience and Outcomes of Adults on the Autism Spectrum Receiving Services in 31 states
  • How States and Provider Agencies can Collect and use Data for Quality and HCBS Compliance


UPDATE ON THE NTG

  • The Current Status of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease and its Impact on Adults with Intellectual Disability


UNDERSTANDING SUPPORT ROLES IN SELF-ADVOCACY



ADAPTING INSTRUCTION: LESSONS LEARNED IN BRAZIL AND GHANA



SAFE HAVENS FOR DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: HOW WE TALK WITH EACH OTHER - PART II