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Concurrent D Sessions

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Caregiver Experiences:  What We Learned from the 2017 FINDS
Lynda Anderson, MPH, University of Minnesota
Amy Hewitt, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota

Families as Teachers, Team Members, and Advocates: Affirming Family Voice in Inclusion
Sarah Curtiss, PhD, Michigan State University
Melinda R. Snodgrass, PhD, Hunter College, CUNY
Margaret R. Beneke, PhD, University of Washington
Gloria K. Lee, PhD, Michigan State University
Hedda Meadan, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  
Gregory A. Cheatham, PhD, University of Kansas
Jina Chun, MS, Michigan State University
Hung Jen Kuo, PhD, California State University, Los Angeles


Best Practices for Training Social Workers about Working with Parents with Intellectual Disability and Their Families

Robyn Powell, JD, Brandeis University
Monika Mitra, PhD, Brandeis University
Susan L. Parish, PhD, MSW, Northeastern University
Joanne Nicholson, PhD, Dartmouth College

Doing It Safely: Healthy Relationships for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability Across the United States
Rhonda Black, EdD, University of Hawaii
Leslie Walker-Hirsch, MEd, FAAIDD, Consultant
Marklyn Champagne, MSW, Consultant
Christina Meneses, MSW, YWCA Metro St. Louis
Kayla Potter, MSW, YWCA Metro St. Louis
Rebecca Kammes, MA, Michigan State University


The Self-Determination Inventory: Student Report Reliability, Validity, and Accessibility
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Sheida K. Raley, MEd, University of Kansas

Cross-Cultural Equivalence and Primary Evidence of Turkish Translation of The Arc’s Self Determination Scale-Adult and The Arc’s Self Determination Scale-Adolescence
Atilla Cavkaytar PhD, Anadolu University
Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Susan Palmer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Yasemin Ergenekon, Anadolu University
Hatice Uyanik, University of Kansas
Gizem Yildiz, Anadolu University
Mustafa Uluyol, Anadolu University 
Tahir Mete Artar, Anadolu University


The Gap Between Theory and Practice: The Application of Cultural Brokering in Community Services for Culturally Diverse Families of Individual With Disabilities
Yali Pang, MA, Virginia Commonwealth University 
Parthenia Dinora, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Dana V. Yarbrough, MA, MS, Virginia Commonwealth University

Exploring the Support of People with Diverse Identities Through Cultural Brokering
Dana V. Yarbrough, MA, MS, Virginia Commonwealth University
Yali Pang, MA, Virginia Commonwealth University
Angela West, MS, Virginia Commonwealth University


Research to Practice: Data Informed Advocacy at the Local, State, and National Levels
Amie Lulinski, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado
David Ervin, MA, The Resource Exchange
Nicole Jorwic, JD, The Arc of The United States
Beth Terrill, Self-Advocate
Christopher Jorwic, Self-Advocate



Including Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities in Access to Community Mental Health for Trauma Intervention
Susan Kahan, MA, University of Illinois at Chicago

The Impact of Physical Exercises on Behavioral Outcomes for Children and Youth with ASD: A Systematic Review
Yazid Alqahtani, MA, Illinois State University
Yun-Ching Chung, PhD, Illinois State University

Use of Self-Management Interventions with Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Susan Copeland, PhD, FAAIDD, University of New Mexico
Megan Griffin, PhD, University of New Mexico



Big Data and Deep Learning
Luigi Croce, MD, ANFFAS
Tim Lee, MBA, Qi Zhi Vocational Center
Jos Van Loon, PhD, Arduin Foundation

Changing Attitudes Towards Inclusion of Persons with Intellectual Disability
Sofia Santos, PhD, Universidade de Lisboa 
Ana Maria Lopes, MA, Universidade de Lisboa

Deinstitutionalization: America’s Past and Korea’s Future
James Conroy, PhD, FAAIDD, Pennhurst Memorial & Preservation Alliance
Sook Kyung Park, PhD, Kyunghee University Humanitas College

Keeping the Promise:  The Intersect Between Oversight, Rights, and Restrictions in Community Support 
Elaine Brown, PhD, State of Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
Kate McCloskey, MA State of Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division

Reaffirming Diversity and Inclusion in Portugal
Sofia Santos, PhD, UIDEF, Universidade de Lisboa
Fernando Gomes, PhD, Universidade de Lisboa
Cristina Simões, PhD, Universidade de Lisboa
Ana Cláudia Pinheiro, MA, Universidade de Lisboa
Ana Filipa Silva, MA, Universidade de Lisboa
António Rodrigo, MA, Universidade de Lisboa
Inês Margarida Nunes, MA, Universidade de Lisboa 
Joana Ramos, MA, Universidade de Lisboa
Mariana Freitas, MA, Universidade de Lisboa
Nádia Jardim, MA, Universidade de Lisboa

Rights for the Inclusion of Children with Intellectual Disability in Portugal:What Now?
Sofia Santos, PhD, Universidade de Lisboa
Fernando Gomes, Universidade de Lisboa

Social Role Valorization of Caregivers in School Systems: The Influence of Terminology in Federal Education Legislation
Grace Francis, PhD, George Mason University
Tracy Gershwin Mueller, PhD, University of Northern Colorado
Rud Turnbull, JD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

Least Restrictive Environment of Students with Intellectual Disability and Transition: A Literature Review
Robin Pelt, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University
Lauren Bruno, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University