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Posters

Important Information for Presenters

  • Posters may be set up Tuesday, June 26, 1 - 5 pm
  • Presentation & Reception will be held Tuesday, June 26, 5 - 7 pm
  • Posters should be removed immediately after poster session


This Guide and Tips For Poster Presentations provides an overview of what you can expect at the poster session and tips for creating a successful poster.

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AGING

Building Community Capacity for Person Centered Planning for People Aging with ID
Haleigh Scott, PhD, The University of Illinois at Chicago
Lieke Van Heumen, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Tamar Heller, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

ASSESSMENT

Analysis of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition Global Composites and Part Scores with Students with Intellectual Disability
Randy Floyd, PhD, University of Memphis
Ryan Farmer, PhD, Western Kentucky University

Developmental Disabilities Clinical and Research Rounds; Steps Toward Bridging the Gap Between Basic Science and Clinical Practice 
Sarah O’Flanagan, Western University
Rob Nicolson, MD, Western University

Differential Post-School Outcomes for Individuals with Mild or Moderate/Severe Intellectual Disability: Data from NLTS2 and Implications for Practice
Kristin Dell’Armo, MA, MAT, The Ohio State University
Marc J. Tassé, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University

Effects of a Working Memory Training Program on Decoding Skills of Students with Significant Intellectual Disability: Preliminary Results
Karine N. Tremblay, PhD, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Enabling Inclusion Via Key Wording Signing in an Irish Context
Michele Glacken, PhD, St. Angela's College, Sligo
Ursula Gilrane, MSc, St. Angela’s College, Sligo
Denise Healy, MA, St. Angela’s College, Sligo
Dympna Walsh Gallagher, PhD, St. Angela’s College, Sligo
Siobhan Healy McGowan, MHSc, St. Angela’s College, Sligo
Carmel Jennings, MSc, St. Angela’s College, Sligo
Seamus Dolan, MHSc, St. Angela’s College, Sligo

Impact of Different Pairings of Respondents on Scores of the Supports Intensity Scale - Children's Version (SIS-C)
Mayumi Hagiwara, MS, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Leslie A. Shaw, PhD, University of Kansas

Paraprofessional-Implemented Systematic Instruction: A Synthesis of Single Case Intervention Research
Virginia Walker, PhD, Illinois State University
Karen H. Douglas, PhD, Illinois State University
Sarah Douglas, PhD, Michigan State University
Rebecca Kammes, MS, Michigan State University

The Indian National Policy for Persons with Disabilities: A Policy Assessment After Ten Years (From 2006-2016)
Sweta Basak, MA, Jawaharlal Nehru University

AUTISM

A Robot to Help Diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Marilyn Gagnon, MOT, Université de Sherbrooke
Véronique Rochon, Université de Sherbrooke
Audrée Jeanne Beaudoin, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke
Catherine Raby-Nahas, MD, Université de Sherbrooke
Mark Vézina, MD, Université de Sherbrooke
Odréanne Laverdière, Université de Sherbrooke
Yves-Marie Mérat, MD, Université de Sherbrooke
François Michaud, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke
Mélanie Couture, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke

From Grounded Theory to Online Toolkit: Creating Mealtimes on the Spectrum
Sarah Curtiss, PhD, Michigan State University

Mindfulness Practices: What Are the Benefits for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Anne Fulton, MA, Illinois State University
Yun-Ching Chung, PhD, Illinois State University

Parental Attitudes and Self-Efficacy Beliefs about Providing Sexual Health Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Tara Lutz, PhD, University of Connecticut

Relevance of Assessment of Adaptive Behavior in Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Profiles of Adaptive Behavior and Symptom Severity
Giulia Balboni, PhD, FAAIDD, Università degli Studi di Perugia
Roberta Igliozzi, MD, IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation
Alice Bacherini, BD, Università di Pisa
Alessia Carducci, BD, Università di Pisa
Gessica Rebecchini, BD, Università di Pisa
Alice Tamberi, MD, Università di Pisa
Romina Cagiano, MD, IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation
Rafaella Tancredi, MD, IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation
Filippo Muratori, MD, Università di Pisa

Using the Bayley-III to Compare Cognitive and Language Profiles for Toddlers with ASD and ID and a Community Sample
Laura Murphy, EdD, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

BEHAVIORAL SUPPORTS

Occupational Therapy Interventions for Preschool Children who Screened Negative for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Marilyn Gagnon, MOT, Université de Sherbrooke
Véronique Rochon, Université de Sherbrooke
Mélanie Couture, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke
Caroline Hui, MSc, Université de Sherbrooke
Natasa Obradovic, Université de Sherbrooke
Chantal Camden, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke
Louise Lemay, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke
Emmanuelle Jasmin, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke

Challenging Behaviors and Residential Service Continuum
Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, L'Université du Québec à Montréal
Cecile Bardon, PhD, L'Université du Québec à Montréal
Melina Rivard, PhD, L'Université du Québec à Montréal

Parents’ Perceptions of Their Needs Regarding Intervention Services and the Management of Challenging Behaviors
Justine Grenier-Martin, Université du Québec à Montréal
Mélina Rivard, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Using www.mnpsp.org for Minnesota Statewide Positive Support Implementation
Julie Kramme, MA, University of Minnesota
Erin Watts, MSW, University of Minnesota
Rachel Freeman, PhD, University of Minnesota

Disparities in Access to Mental Health Services in the Hispanic/Latino Population
Rebecca Kirchner, MA, The Ohio State University
Katherine Walton, PhD, The Ohio State University

EDUCATION

How Do UCEDDs Address the Intersection of Disability and Diversity?
Dan Zhang, PhD, FAAIDD, Texas A&M University
Yi-Fan Li, MA, Texas A&M University

Actions of Special Education in the Context of Regular School: Problematizations on Inclusion of Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Teacher's Training
Sabrina Fernandes De Castro, PhD, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Eliana Da costa Pereira De Menezes, PhD, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Iasmin Zanchi Boueri, PhD, Federal University of Parana, Brazil

College Students' Attitudes Toward Inclusion and Social Justice For People with Disabilities in the University
Tanyathorn Hauwadhanasuk, MA, Saint Louis University
Rafif Alsedrani, Saint Louis University
Husain Alruwaili, Saint Louis University
Turki Alqarni, Saint Louis University
Rasheed Algethami, Saint Louis University

Curriculum Redesign: Applying Behavior Analytic Strategies to Curriculum
Jessica McQueston, MA, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Effects of a Self-Monitoring Strategy to Increase Classroom Task Completion among Senior High School Students with Moderate Intellectual Disabilities
YiFan Li, MEd, Texas A&M University
Hsinyi Chen, PhD, National Taiwan Normal University
Dalun Zhang, PhD, Texas A&M University
Carly B. Gilson, PhD, Texas A&M University

How Preservice Teachers Learn Advocacy
Joseph Cosgriff, PhD, Lincoln Memorial University

Including Individuals with Disabilities in UDL Framework Implementation: Insights from Administrators
K. Alisa Lowrey, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi
Sean J. Smith, PhD, University of Kansas

Inclusive Academic Instruction in Secondary Schools through Use of Participation Plans
Jennifer Kurth, PhD, University of Kansas
Amanda L. Miller, University of Kansas
Samantha G. Toews, University of Kansas

Inclusive Instruction of Social Studies Content for Secondary Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
Joanna Ryan, MEd, University of Utah
J. Matt Jameson, PhD, University of Utah
Jessica Bowman, MEd, University of Utah
Olivia Coleman, MEd, University of Utah
Carrie Eichelburger, MEd, University of Utah
Lyndsey Conradi, MEd, University of Utah

Investigating the Profile of Special Educators: Who is Entering the Program and Who Leaves
Lauren Bruno, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University
Laron Scott, EdD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Philip Gnilka, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Lindsay Kozachuk, MA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Library Support for People with Intellectual Disability
Matthew Conner, PhD, MLS, University of California, Davis
Leah Plocharczyk, MA, MLS, Florida Atlantic University

Nature for Everyone: Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood Environmental Education Programs
Sylvia Collazo, MEd, Florida Atlantic University

Parents' In-School Observations of Their Children with Disabilities: Cultivating Trust and Belonging on the IEP Team
Corina Gilden, MEd, University of Delaware

Peer Perceptions and Behaviors of Persons with ID & DD: Re-affirming Diversity and Inclusion Through an Educational Program with Children & Adolescents 
Cathy Felmlee Shanholtz, OTD, MEd, Shenandoah University
Michelle Gamber, DrPh, Shenandoah University

Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Work with Students with Disabilities through Community Partnership
Samantha Goldman, PhD, Assumption College

Review of Research Trends and Interventions Regarding Inclusive Education for Students with Severe Intellectual Disability
Ji-hye Yeom, MEd, Ewha Womans University
Suk-Hyang Lee, PhD, Ewha Womans University

Sensory-based Curriculum in a Responsive Environment: A Place for Students with Profound Intellectual Disability and Medically Complex Disorders to Increase Communication and Quality of Life
Jane Lurquin, EdD, FAAIDD, Children’s Habilitation Center

Special educator - Perceptions on Access to General Education and Functional Skills Curricula for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (SWSC)
Olivia Coleman, MEd, University of Utah
John McDonnell, PhD, University of Utah
Jessica Bowman, MEd, University of Utah
Joanna Ryan, MEd, BCBA, University of Utah
Lyndsey Conradi, MEd, University of Utah
Carrie Eichelberger, MEd, University of Utah
J. Matt Jameson, PhD, University of Utah

Supporting Students with Severe Disabilities in the Inclusive Math Classroom: The Effect of Embedded Math Stories and Concrete Representations
Jessica Bowman, MEd, University of Utah
John McDonnell, PhD, University of Utah
Olivia Coleman, MEd, University of Utah
Lyndsey Conradi, MEd, University of Utah
Carrie Eichelberger, MS, University of Utah
Joanna Ryan, MEd, BCBA, University of Utah

Teachers' Knowledge of Dyslexia Associated with Weak Working Memory
Turki Alqarni, MA, Saint Louis University

The Effects of Pinyin Presentation on Vocabulary and Chinese Character Learning in Students with Moderate Intellectual Disability
Yutian Lei, PhD, Quanzhou Normal University
Shiu Ling Po, Quanzhou Normal University
Cheng Pui Wan, Quanzhou Normal University

The Impact of Inclusive Education on Student Academic Achievement
Chris Wilt, MS, University of Kansas

The Impact of Interactive Read-Alouds on Vocabulary Acquisition
Carlene Cogshall, MA, Racine Unified School District

The Price of Acceptance: Socioeconomic Status as an Indicator of College Students’ Comfort Levels Toward Individuals with IDD
Kaitlin Foster, Texas A&M University
Carly B. Gilson, PhD, Texas A&M University

Understanding The Experiences of Children With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities In Inclusive Schools IN ACCRA, GHANA
Christiana Okyere, Queen’s University
Heather Michelle Aldersey, PhD, Queen’s University
Rosemary Lysaght, PhD, Queen’s University

Who Belongs in College? Perspectives of Faculty and Students about Inclusive Higher Education for Individuals with IDD
Christina Gushanas, MEd, Texas A&M University
Carly Gilson, PhD, Texas A&M University
Yifan Li, MEd, Texas A&M University
Kaitlin Foster, Texas A&M University

Job Coaching Project: Adult with IDD, Family, and Employers Voices about Employment
Atilla Cavkaytar, PhD, Anadolu University
Yasemin Ergenekon, PhD, Anadolu University
Nursinem Sirin, MA, Anadolu University
Gizem Yildiz, MA, Anadolu University
Mustafa Uluyol, MA, Anadolu University
Fidan Gunes Gurgor, MA, Anadolu University

FAMILIES & CAREGIVING

Small touch support: Engaging Families Intervention Study Using Facebook Messenger
John Kramer, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
John Shepard, MS, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jennifer Bose, MS, University of Massachusetts Boston

Caregiver-Implemented Intervention: Exploring Generalization and Maintenance Four Years Later
Melinda Snodgrass, PhD, Hunter College CUNY
Hedda Meadan, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Development of a Parent Support Group for Parents of Children with ASD and Similar Diagnoses
Rebecca Kammes, MA, Michigan State University
Karis Casagrande, MS, Michigan State University
Brooke Ingersoll, PhD, Michigan State University
Katherine Pickard, MS, Michigan State University
Kate Shannon, PhD, Michigan State University

Developmental Timetable: When Do Parents Shift Responsibility for Management of Daily Tasks to their Children?
Ying-Chia Kao, ScD, Asia University
Wendy J. Coster, PhD, Boston University
Ellen S. Cohn, ScD, Boston University
Gael I Orsmond, Boston University

School Experiences, Health, and Well-being of Latina Mothers of Children with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (IDD): A Systematic Literature Review
Kristina Rios, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Meghan Burke, PhD, BCBA-D, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Perspectives of Parents and Siblings Toward Future Planning for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chung eun Lee, MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Meghan Burke, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Approaching Substance Use Disorders in Patients with Co-morbid Intellectual Disability
Jessica Allen, MD, East Carolina University

Combating Compassion Fatigue for Health Care Professionals
Bobbie Jo Leggett, Trestle Advocacy, LLC

Metabolic Syndrome and Health Impact
Sherry Neal, Health Risk Screening, Inc.

The Disheartening Dual Diagnosis: Why People with Intellectual Disability Diagnosed with Mental Illnesses Receive Poor Quality Psychiatric Care
Lauren Clarke, University of Southern California

The Fatal Five: Common Causes of Death or Morbidity in the IDD Population
Karen Green-McGowan, RN, Health Risk Screening, Inc.

Toward an Inclusive Healthcare Environment: An Innovative Pedagogical Strategy for the Self-Awareness of Intellectual Disability Bias in Healthcare Providers
Melissa Desroches, MSN, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UConn Certificate of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies in Public Health
Tara Lutz, PhD, University of Connecticut
Mary Beth Bruder, PhD, University of Connecticut
Linda Rammler, PhD, University of Connecticut

Understanding Mortality Risk in Order to Prevent It
Gwendell Gravitt, Jr, PhD, Georgia DBHDD
James W. Conroy, PhD, Center for Outcome Analysis
Michael Roszkowski, PhD, La Salle University

HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SUPPORTS

A Young Adult's Journey to Community and Leisure Involvement
Alicia Pence, PhD, Middle Tennessee State University

CoCare Professional Development Program: Supporting Professionals, Families, and Children with Developmental Disabilities
Michelle M. Sands, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hedda Meadan, PhD, BCBA-D, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Moon Chung, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nicole Beitler Adams, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rebecca Frantz, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Melinda R. Snodgrass, PhD, Hunter College CUNY 

Community Living as a Means to Promote Full Inclusion
Irina Cain, PhD, Brandeis University

Culture Matters: Training Disability Fellows in Cultural Competency and Community Engagement
Rooshey Hasnain, EdD, MA, University of Illinois at Chicago
David Helm, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston and Children’s Hospital
Renald Raphael, MD, Haitian-American Public Health Initiative
Abdi Yusuf, MPH, Somali Development Center
John E. Capua, MPH, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Inquiry into Support for People with Disabilities and Families who Experience Dual Risk of Disability and Poverty
Juhee Hong, MA, Ewha Womans University
Suk-Hyang Lee, PhD, Ewha Womans University

Model Approaches to Enhancing Home and Community-Based Services for Adults with IDD
Carol Laws, PhD, MSW, FAAIDD, University of Georgia
Linda Bimbo, MS, University of New Hampshire
Donna L. Gilles, EdD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Katherine Cargill-Willis, AIDD, ACL, US Department of Health and Human Services

Pathways to Friendship-Building Friendships One Person at a Time
Christine Clifford, MHP, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jim Ross, The Arc of Massachusetts

Person-Centered Care: Five Strategies to Drive Empowerment, Inclusion, and Outcomes
Doug Golub, MA, MediSked
Tyler Blake, JD, MBA, MediSked

Public Safety for Persons with Intellectual Disability in the Community
Calisha Chatter-Fitzhugh, EdS, Texas Woman’s University

Saudi Association of Exceptional Children (SAOEC)
Hamaed Almutair, PhD, Qassim University in Saudi Arabia

REAL CommUNIty: Creating Opportunities for Friendship
Josie A. Blosser, Oklahoma State University
Emily C. Tucker, Oklahoma State University
Kacey L. Vierling, MS, Oklahoma State University
Jennifer L. Jones, PhD, FAAIDD, Oklahoma State University

POLICY

How Far Have We Come from the Six-Hour Retarded Child?
Randall Soffer, PhD, University of St. Thomas

Indian Disability Rights Movement: Prospects and Challenges in 21st Century
Gaurav Jha, Mphil, Jawaharlal Nehru University

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, University of Kansas

QUALITY OF LIFE

Adaptive Behavior and Support Needs Predicting Quality of Life: Aligning Supports with Support Needs to Enhance Personal Outcomes
Cristina Simões, PhD, Universidade de Lisboa
Sofia Santos, PhD, Universidade de Lisboa

Building Inclusive Communities to Improve the Quality of Life for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Zipporah Levi-Shackleford, MEd, Creative Approach Development Center, LLC
Shannon M. Haworth, MA, Creative Approach Development Center, LLC

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

Human Rights, the Capability Approach, Supports and Quality of Life: a Shared Agenda
Robert  Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, Hastings College
Claudia Claes, PhD, Hogent University College Equal & Gent University
Marco Lombardi, MS, Hogent University College
Caya Chiu, PhD, National Taiwan Normal University

Leadership, Gender and What it Means for the Field of Disability Services and Supports
Caitlin Bailey, MS, University of Delaware
Corina Gilden, MEd, University of Delaware

The Influence of Employment on Quality of Life of People with Intellectual Disability: Moving to a Bridge with the Community
Cristina Simões, PhD, Universidade de LisboaSofia Santos, PhD, Universidade de Lisboa

Using Video Modeling Plus a System of Least Prompts to Teach People with Intellectual Disability to Participate in Faith Communities
Victoria Slocum, PhD, University of Kentucky

Youth and Adults with Intellectual Disability and the Quality of Life Assessment in Brazil
Iasmin Zanchi Boueri, PhD, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
Sabrina Fernandes De Castro, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Maria Amelia Almeida, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil

Acknowledging Disparities to Support Diversity: Quality of Life Disparities of People with Severe Disabilities
Carli Friedman, PhD, The Council on Quality and Leadership

SELF-DETERMINATION, SELF-ADVOCACY & SOCIAL INCLUSION

A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Promote Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities
Kathryn M. Burke, MEd, University of Kansas
Sheida K. Raley, MEd, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Mayumi Hagiwara, MEd, University of Kansas
Cristina Mumbard-Adam, MEd, Universitat Ramon Llull
Hatice Uyanik, MA, University of Kansas
Sarah Behrens, MSW, University of Kansas Medical Center

Curricula to Teach Skills Associated with Self-Determination: A Review of Existing Research
Sheida K. Raley, MEd, University of Kansas
Cristina Mumbard-Adam, MEd, Universitat Ramon Llull
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Climent Gine, PhD, FAAIDD, Universitat Ramon Llull

Guardian Perceptions of Competence and its Impact on the Involvement of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Different Types of Decisions
Lindsey Ogle, MS, Indiana University

People Have the Power:  A Reaffirmation and Reclamation of the Right to Self Determination
Marian Frattarola-Saulino, MSW, The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports
Caitlin Bailey, MS, The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports
Gail Godwin, MA, The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports
Nancy Weiss, MSW, FAAIDD, The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports 

Impact of Cultural Humility on Transition: A Conceptual Framework
Michelle Boulanger Thompson, MS, OTR/L, Richmond Public Schools

The Effects of Career Education Program with Collaboration-based Instruction Model for Self-Determination on Career Attitude, Self-Determination, and Transition Goal-Attainment of High School Students with Disabilities
Hyun-Myung Lee, MA, Ewha Womans University
Suk-Hyang Lee, PhD, Ewha Womans University

Whole-Class Implementation of the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction in Inclusive High School Mathematics Classes
Sheida K. Raley, MEd, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

SEXUALITY

A Review of the Effective Comprehensive Sexual Education for Individuals with I/DD and the Views and Attitudes of Parents and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Elizabeth Koss, MOT, The Ohio State University
Amy Darragh, PhD,  The Ohio State University

Relationships & Sexuality: Healthy Sexual Exploration: Perception vs. Reality
Aisha Arroyo, Community Access Unlimited
Charlene Walker, Community Access Unlimited
Joshua Bradley, Community Access Unlimited

The Birds, the Bees, and Special Needs:  Making Sex Education Inclusive Using Universal Design for Learning
Linsey Grove, MPH, University of South Florida
Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, WHNP, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN, The Ohio State University
Janet Hess, DrPH, University of South Florida
Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, University of South Florida

TECHNOLOGY

Assessment of Preferences in Individuals with Severe and Profound Disabilities using Eye Gaze Technology
Elizabeth Koss, MOT, The Ohio State University
Emily Bumpus, The Ohio State University
Helen Malone, PhD, The Ohio State University

Evidence for the Video Game Player Disposition: Their ICT Use and Online Learning Activities and Style Preferences
Boaventura DaCosta, PhD, Solers Research Group
Soonhwa Seok, PhD, Korea University

Exploring the Inclusion of the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Community on Social Media: A Content Analysis of Twitter
Heather Williamson, DrPH, Northern Arizona University
Kim W. Fisher, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Devanshi S. Madhvani, OTD, Northern Arizona University
Lori Talarico, PhD, Arizona State University

Supporting an Early Intervention Service Provider to Coach Caregivers of Young Children with Disabilities via Telepractice
Moon Chung, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Melinda Snodgrass, PhD, Hunter College
Hedda Meadan, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nicole Beitler Adams, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michelle Sands, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rebecca Hacker, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Supporting Arabic Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities in USA
Turki Alqarni, MA, Saint Louis University

Use of an Android Pad App to Enhance the Learning of Cognitive Skills for Young Children with Autism and Intellectual Disability
Yixin Lin, MA, University of California, Santa Barbara
Mian Wang, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Video Games as a Literacy Tool and the Challenges of Integrating Digital Technology into Reading Curricula
Boaventura DaCosta, PhD, Solers Research Group
Soonhwa Seok, PhD, Korea University

The Impact of Online Training on Direct Care Workers’ Knowledge and Adherence to Safe Eating and Drinking Practices with Individuals with Disabilities
Emaley McCulloch, MEd, Relias Learning
Elise Valdés, PhD, Relias Learning
M. Courtney Hughes, PhD, Relias Learning

Use of Computer Mediated Communication by Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Laura Massier, EdD, Chicago Public Schools
Debbie Shelden, PhD, Illinois State University

TRANSITION

Transition Planning and Employment Outcomes of Transition-Age Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
Mirang Park, MS, University of Kentucky
Byungjin Kim, MS, University of Kentucky
Maram Alfulayyih, MS, University of Kentucky

Adults with IDD Empower their Financial Well-Being A Transformative Mixed Methods Proposal
Allison D’Aguilar, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

Closing the Gap: Identifying Quality of Life Disparities for Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Transition
Meghan G. Blaskowitz, DrPH, MOT, OTR/L, Duquesne University
Lindsay Randall, Duquesne University
Macie Zelenko, Duquesne University

Incorporating Leisure in Transition Planning for Students with Intellectual Disability: Perspectives from Secondary Special Education Teachers
Kara Klepp, MS, Deer Creek Mackinaw High School
Debbie Shelden, PhD, Illinois State University

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

Post-Secondary Vocational and Educational Opportunities for Individuals with Intellectual Disability: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?
Amy Rosenstein, PhD, Eastern Illinois University
Jennifer L. Stringfellow, PhD, Eastern Illinois University

Preparing Students for Postsecondary Social Opportunities and Relationships through Effective Peer Mentoring
Courtney Wilt, MS, University of Kansas

Strategies to Support the Inclusion of Transition Age Youth with I/DD as Research Collaborators
Ariel Schwartz, MS, Boston University

Strategies to Improve Adult Transition for Youth with Developmental Disabilities and Complex Health Care Needs
Sarah Ballard, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

WORKFORCE

Perceptions and Suggestions of the Coworkers of Individuals with Intellectual Disability on Work Life within the Context of Supported Employment
Tahir Mete Artar, MS, Anadolu University
Atilla Cavkaytar, PhD, Anadolu University

21st Century Engagement: Increasing Diversity and Cultural Competence in the Disability Workforce
Christine Liao, MSW, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Dawn Rudolph, MSEd, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Jessica Drennan, MSW, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Dorothy Garcia, MA, Association of University Centers on Disabilities