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Posters

Important Information for Presenters

  • Posters may be set up Tuesday, June 27, 1 - 5 pm
  • Presentation & Reception will be held Tuesday, June 27, 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

 

Aging and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Changing Landscape

Sherry Neal, RN, HRS, Inc.

Promoting Healthy Aging: Nurse Practitioner Model of an In-home Intervention to Stay Well and Healthy

Joan Hahn, PhD, Consultant

Harriet U Aronow, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

 

Providing Appropriate Supports to Individuals Aging with an Intellectual Disability. Are We There Yet?

Patricia Navas, PhD, Universidad de Salamanca

Laura E. Gómez, PhD, Universidad de Oviedo

Benito Arias, PhD, Universidad de Valladolid

María De Los Angeles Alcedo, PhD, Universidad de Oviedo

Verónica M. Guillen, PhD, Universidad de Cantabria

Eva Vicente, PhD, Universidad de Zaragoza

Delfin Montero, PhD, Universidad de Deusto

Natalia Larraz, PhD, Universidad de Zaragoza

 

Self Determination and Services and Supports for People with IDD as they Age

Caitlin Bailey, MS, University of Delaware

Lauren Pasko, University of Delaware

Bridget Petit, University of Delaware

Juliann Emory, University of Delaware

 



ASSESSMENT

 

Analysis of the Relations Between Support Needs, Adaptive Behavior and Self-Determination Through Results Obtained From Four Spanish Children

Veronica M. Guillen, PhD, Universidad de Cantabria

Miguel Á. Verdugo, PhD, FAAIDD, Universidad de Salamanca

Patricia Navas, PhD, Universidad de Salamanca

Eva Vicente, PhD, Universidad de Zaragoza
Antonio Amor, MA, Universidad de Salamanca

Virginia Aguayo, MA, Universidad de Salamanca

Maria Fernandez, MA, Universidad de Salamanca

Benito Arias, PhD, Universidad de Valladolid

 

Can a Disability Support Needs Assessment Accurately Predict Mobility and Physical Support Needs in an Ageing Disability Sample?

Jonathon Mason, PhD, University of the Sunshine Coast

Clinical Unmet Needs and Burden in Fragile X Syndrome: Results of a Targeted Literature Review

Melissa Raspa, PhD, RTI International

Patricia Sacco, RPh,  RTI Health Solutions

Donald B. Bailey, PhD, RTI International 

Jeannie Visootsak, MD, Ovid Therapuetics

Raquel Cabo, Ovid Therapuetics

 

Confirming the Factor Structure of Adaptive Behavior: Conceptual, Social, and Practical

Marc J. Tassé, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University

Giulia Balboni, PhD, FAAIDD, Università di Perugia

Robert L. Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Hastings

Patricia Navas, PhD, Universidad de Salamanca

Rebecca Andridge, PhD, The Ohio State University

Kelsey Bush, MA, The Ohio State University

 

Current Challenges in the Assessment of Global Developmental Disorder or Intellectual Disability in Very Young Children

Nadia Abouzeid, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Mélina Rivard, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Melanie Bolduc, Université du Québec à Montréal

Marjorie Morin, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Cline Mercier, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Malvina Klag, PhD, See Things My Way Centre for Innovation in Autism and Intellectual Disabilities

 

Early Cognitive and Language Functioning in Toddlers with ASD and ID Compared to those with ASD and a Community Sample: Assessing with the Bayley-III
Laura Murphy, EdD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Sarah Irby, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Phil Norfolk, MS, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Maryellen Verdoes, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Aimee Rovane, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Bruce Keisling, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Lauren Benner, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Electroencephalographic Spectral Power as a Marker of Cortical Function and Disease Severity in Girls with Rett Syndrome

Katherine Roche, Boston Children’s Hospital

Jocelyn J. Leblanc, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital

April R. Levin, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital

Heather M. O'Leary, Boston Children’s Hospital

Lauren M. Baczewski, MA, Boston Children’s Hospital

Charles A. Nelson, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital

 

Exploring a New Measure of Student Self-Determination: The Self-Determination Inventory-Student Report

Sheida K. Raley, University of Kansas

Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

 

Functional Limitation Testing on Individuals with Intellectual Disability

Julie Mangeot, PT, Consultant


Item Response Theory Applied to Self-Determination Measurement: The Self-Determination Inventory: Student Self-Report (Spanish Version)
Cristina Mumbardó-Adam, MA, Ramon Llull University
Joan Guàrdia-Olmos, PhD, University of Barcelona
Climent Giné, PhD, FAAIDD, Ramon Llull University
Sheida K. Raley, MA, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas 

 

Psychometric Properties of a New Measure of Self-Determination: The Self-Determination Inventory Student Self-Report (Spanish Version)
Cristina Mumbardó-Adam, MA, Ramon Llull University
Joan Guàrdia-Olmos, PhD, University of Barcelona
Climent Giné, PhD, FAAIDD, Ramon Llull University
Eva Vicente, PhD, Universidad de Zaragoza
Sheida K. Raley, MA, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

Self-Determination of People with Intellectual Disability: A New Assessment Proposal in Spain

Eva Vicente, PhD, Universidad de Zaragoza

Veronica M. Guillen, PhD, Universidad de Cantabria

Alba Ibáñez, PhD, Universidad de Cantabria

Sergio Sanchez, PhD, Universidad de Burgos

Cristina Mumbardo, MA, Universitat Ramon Llull

Miguel Á. Verdugo, PhD, FAAIDD, Universidad de Salamanca

 

The Development of the Self Advocacy Skills Inventory

Richard Chapman, MA, University of South Florida

Ardis Hanson, PhD, University of South Florida

John Ferron, PhD, University of South Florida

Anne Cranston-Gingras, PhD, University of South Florida

 

The Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children with Visual Impairments: A Review

J. Alyx Medlock, MS,  University of New Mexico

 

The Test-Retest Reliability and Construct Validity of a Single Item Physical Activity Intention Questionnaire for Adults with Intellectual Disability

Yetunde Dairo, Oxford Brookes University

Johnny Collett, PhD, Oxford Brookes University

Helen Dawes, PhD, Oxford Brookes University

 

The Use of the Support Intensity Scale in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Virginia Aguayo, MA, Universidad de Salamanca

Miguel Á. Verdugo, PhD, FAAIDD, Universidad de Salamanca

Maria Fernandez, MA, Universidad de Salamanca

Marta Badia, PhD, Universidad de Salamanca

 

Toward the Development of a Cognitively Accessible Self-Report Measure to Assess Health-Related Quality Of Life (HRQoL-IDD) in Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)

Marjorie Pett, DSW, University of Utah

Lauren Clark, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Utah

Beth Cardell, PhD, University of Utah

Jia-Wen Guo, PhD, University of Utah

Erin Johnson, PhD, University of Utah

 

Towards the Development of a Standardized Instrument for Assistive Technology Assessment and Selection in the Context of Information and Communication Technology

Seok Soonhwa, PhD, Korea University

Boaventrua Dacosta, PhD, Solers Research Group

 


AUTISM

 

Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavioral Therapy for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder Transitioning into Adulthood

Irvin Lien, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Abid Ahmad, Wayne State University School of Medicine

 

Behavior Problems in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Global Developmental Delay

Amélie Terroux, Université du Québec à Montréal

Mélina Rivard, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Zakaria Mestari, MS, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Jacques Forget, DPs, Université du Québec à Montréal

 

Cognitive Profiles for Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Dual-Diagnosed ASD/ID in Young Children

Laura Murphy, EdD, FAAIDD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Lauren Gardner, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Phil Norfolk, MS, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Sarah Irby, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Maryellen Verdoes, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Aimee Rovan, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Bruce Keisling, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

 

Collaborating with Community and Health Care Service Providers: A Community-Based Screening Program for Identifying Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chloé St-Cyr, OT, Université de Sherbrooke

Melissa Coallier, OT, MA, Université de Sherbrooke

Audrée Jeanne Beaudoin, OT, Université de Sherbrooke

Marilyn Gagnon, OT, Université de Sherbrooke

Camille Gauthier-Boudreault, OT, MA, Université de Sherbrooke

Melanie Couture, OT, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke

Evidence-Based Social Communication Interventions for Children with ASD

Reem Muharib, MEd, University of North Carolina Charlotte

 

Experiences of Teachers Working with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder about Stereotype Behaviors

Cihan Akgul Hande, MA, Bierman ABA Autism Center

 

Executive Function in Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Amélie Terroux, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Catherine Mello, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Mélina Rivard, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Celine Mercier, PhD, Université de Montréal

 

Improving Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Families by Training Hospital Personnel

Jennifer Lucarelli, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital

Leah Welchons, PhD, The Kelberman Center

Georgios Sideridis, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital

Eugenia Chan, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital

Laura Weissman, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital

 

Presumptive Eligibility in South Carolina for ASD Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention: Policy, Practice and Results

David Rotholz, PhD, FAAIDD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Anne Kinsman, PhD, Greenville Health System

Jane Charles, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

Kristie Musick, MA, South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services 

Kathi Lacy, PhD, South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs

 

Systematic Review on the Prevalence of Challenging Behavior in Adolescents and Adults with Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder

Julie Beauchemin, PsyD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Marc Lanovaz, PhD, Université de Montréal

 

The Impact of Feeding Characteristics of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders on Their Health-Related Quality of Life

Ahmet Fidan, MA, Sakarya University

Bekir Fatih Meral, PhD, Sakarya University

 



BEHAVIORIAL SUPPORTS

 

Developmental Disabilities in Children: Etiology of Distress and Suicidality Leading to Emergency Room Visits

Tania Viviani, PsyD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Brian J. Greenfield, MD, McGill University

 

Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Dialectic Behavior Therapy in Treating Depression Among Individuals with Intellectual Disability

Karen Rutt, PsyD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Julie Beauchemin, PsyD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Catalina Mejia Cardenas, PsyD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

 

Goal-Setting Interventions: What We Know and Future Directions

Sheida K. Raley, University of Kansas

 

Missed Diagnosis of Autism in Child Psychiatric Inpatients

Elizabeth Block, MD, University of Michigan

Mohammad Ghaziuddin, MD, University of Michigan

 

Optimizing Outcomes Through Person Centered and Evidence Based Practices

Nancy Pickett, Milwaukee Center for Independence

Ryan Hanson, MA, Milwaukee Center for Independence

 

Preliminary Review: Psychiatric Services in an Agency Providing Residential & Day Supports to Individuals with Intellectual Disability

Stan Gutowski, PhD, Community Strategies of Massachusetts

Terry Burch, MA, Community Strategies of Massachusetts

 

Socio-Emotional Skills: Comparison Between Typical Children and Children with Intellectual Disability

Carole Legare, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Nathalie Poirier, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

 

The Impact of Art Therapy on Health and Well-being

Katie Loux, MA, The Kennedy Center, Inc.

Suzanne Sustaita, MA, The Kennedy Center, Inc.

Kathryn Kelly, MA, The Kennedy Center, Inc.

 

The Philadelphia Intensive Case Management Model of Support for People Who Have Dual Diagnosis 

Rosie Staal, PsyD, Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care

Melissa DiSipio, MSA, Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care

The Role of Conflict and Stress on Mental Health in Adults with Intellectual Disability

Victoria Chavez, The Ohio State University

Susan Havercamp, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University

 

Understanding Suicide Risk: Developing a Specific Model of Suicide Risk for Persons Presenting with an ID or an ASD

Cécile Bardon, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Xénia Halmov, MA, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Brian Mishara, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Daphné Morin, MA, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’lle-de-Montréal

Julie Mérineau-Coté, PhD, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’lle-de-Montréal

Jonathan Weiss, PhD, York University


EDUCATION

 

A Case Study on a Wraparound Program for Students with Intellectual Disability in One Small Western MA Community

Heather Bish, EdD, Bay Path University

 

A Comparison Study of Students with Borderline Abilities in the Schools

R. Lanai Jennings-Knotts, PhD, Marshall University

Jennifer Perdue-Downward, MA, Marshall University

Elizabeth Robinson, MA, Marshall University

Charles Cooper, MA, Marshall University

Christina Hare, EdS, Harrison County Schools

Conrae Lucas-Adkins, PsyD, Marshall University

Katelyn Wieger, Marshall University

Sandra Stroebel, PhD, Marshall University

 

Actions of Special Education in the Context of Regular School in Brazil: Problematizations on Inclusion of Students with Intellectual Disability and Teachers' Training

Sabrina Fernandes De Castro, PhD, Universidade Federal De Santa Maria

Eliana Da Costa Pereira De Menezes, PhD, Universidade Federal De Santa Maria

Iasmin Zanchi Boueri, PhD, Universidade Federal Do Paran

 

A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Curriculums Designed to Increase Verbal Contributions Made by Students During IEP Meetings

Kelli Sanderson, MS, Vanderbilt University

Samantha E. Goldman, PhD, Assumption College

 

Developing Conceptual Understanding and Procedural Fluency in Algebra for High School Students with Intellectual Disability

Andrew Wojcik, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Teaching Work Interconnected with Special Education

Clucia Honnef, MA, Universidade Federal De Santa Maria

Fabiane Adela Tonetto, PhD,  Universidade Federal De Santa Maria

 

Making the UDL Framework Universal: Implications for Individuals with Intellectual Disability

Alisa Lowrey, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi

Sean J. Smith, PhD, University of Kansas

Colleen Thoma, PhD, FAAIDD, Virginia Commonwealth University

LaRon Scott, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Alexandra Hollingshead, EdD, University of Idaho

 

National Goals for Education: Improving Transition Services and Education for Youth with IDD

Colleen Thoma, PhD, FAAIDD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mary Morningstar, PhD, University of Kansas

Dalun Zhang, PhD, FAAIDD, Texas A & M University

Irina Cain, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Providing Supports to Include Students with Disability in General Education Contexts: Comparative Review of Literature Between America and Spain

Mayumi Hagiwara, MA, University of Kansas

Antonio Amor, MA, Universidad de Salamanca

Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

James R. Thompson, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

Miguel Á. Verduro, PhD, FAAIDD, Universidad de Salamanca

Kathryn Burke, MEd, University of Kansas

Virginia Aguayo‚Äč, MA, Universidad de Salamanca


School-Based Evaluations for Students with ID: Is "Sufficiently Comprehensive" Good Enough?

R. Lanai Jennings-Knotts, PhD, Marshall University

Elizabeth Robinson, MA, Marshall University

Charles Cooper, MA, Marshall University

Conrae Lucas-Adkins, PsyD, Marshall University 

Christina Hare, EdS, Harrison County Schools

Karen Cummings, EdS, Kanawha County Schools

Jennifer Perdue, MA, Marshall University

 

Social Relationships Between Teachers and Students with Behavioral Needs Beyond Teachers’ Perceptions: A Systematic Review of Research 2005-2015

Yunji Jeong, MA, University of New Mexico

 

The Connectedness of Special Education Teachers: Identifying Special Education Teachers' Social Capital, Job Satisfaction, Job Self-Efficacy, and Teacher Autonomy in the School and Staffing Survey 2011-12

Kim W. Fisher, PhD, Arizona State University
Andrea L. Ruppar, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Meaghan McCollow, PhD, Central Michigan University
Katie M. McCabe, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tamela Fralin, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Training of the Special Education in the Inclusive Perspective: The role of Teacher's Pedagogical Experiences in this Process

Clucia Honnef, MA, Universidade Federal De Santa Maria

 

Transition to Adulthood by Young Adults in Special Education: Teacher Perception

Roneka Muhammed, MS, University of California

 

Well Being and Literacy for Adults with Intellectual Disability

Allison D’Aguilar, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

 


EMPLOYMENT

 

A Therapeutic-Relational Model of Transition Services for Those with Dual Diagnoses:  Discover, Learn, Work!

Linda Rammler, PhD, University of Connecticut

Michelle Ouimette, MBA, Ability Beyond, Inc.

 

Career Development for Adults with Intellectual Disability: Pilot Outcomes from an Employment Program

Evan Dean, PhD,  University of Kansas

Kathryn Burke, MEd, University of Kansas

 

Changes in Employment Skills and Quality of Life for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in a Cooperative Model of Employment

Lisa Whittingham, Brock University

Frances Owen, PhD, Brock University

Donato Tarulli, PhD, Brock University

Maureen Connelly, PhD, Brock University

Jennifer Hope, Common Ground Co-Operative

Jennifer Li, PhD, Brock University

Anne Readhead, MA, Brock University

Courtney Bishop, MA, Hamilton Brant Behaviour Services

 

Making Work WORK: Building a Foundation for Integrated Employment in the Community

Lori Norris, MEd, Fedcap Rehabilitation

Serena Powell, MS, Fedcap and Community Work Services

Craig Stenning, MPA, Fedcap Rehabilitation Services

 

Overview of the Importance of Person-Centered Planning for Community Employment for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Emily Unthank,  MRC, Bluegrass Oakwood

Jeff Dick, RN, Bluegrass Oakwood

Emily Idlewine,  MEd, Bluegrass Oakwood

Travis Wilson, Bluegrass Oakwood

 

Parent and Teacher Agreement on Transition to Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Kimberly A. Patton, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Meghan M. Burke, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Project SEARCH Workshop to Work: Participant Reflections on the Journey Through Career Discovery

Julie Christensen, PhD, University of Iowa

Kaitlyn Richardson, MPP, University of Rochester

 

The Myths and the Facts About Autism and Work in Portugal

Jos Nogueira, Universidade de Lisboa

 


 

FAMILIES & CAREGIVING

 

Adult Siblings' Perceptions Toward Caregiving: A Synthesis of Literature Review

Chung eun Lee, MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Meghan M. Burke, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Collective Family Governance: Together IS Better

Catriona Johnson, InclusionWorks! andUniversity of Victoria

 

Disability Within Families

Myles Maxey, Utah State University
Troy E. Beckert, PhD, Utah State University

Kathleen W. Piercy, PhD, Utah State University

 

Double Special: A Qualitative Exploration of Work-Family Spillover Experience from Special Siblings with a Career in Special Education

Chun-Yu Chiu, PhD, National Taiwan Normal University

Yi-Jung Liu, Med, National Taipei University of Education

 

Examining the Perspectives of Latino Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Toward Special Education Advocacy

Kristina Rios, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Meghan Burke, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Marlene Garcia, University of Illinois at Chicago

Linda Sandman, University of Illinois at Chicago

Brenda Lopez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sandra Magaña, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Exploring Wellbeing Among Caregivers: A Comparison of Paid Staff and Family Members in the Caregiving Role

Trent Call, Oklahoma State University

Kami L. Gallus, PhD, Oklahoma State University

Jennifer Jones, PhD, Oklahoma State University

 

Family Perspectives on the Domains of Future Planning for Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Qualitative Study

Katherine Wu, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Symme Trachtenberg, MSW, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Natalie Stollon, MSW, MPH, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Angela Liang, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Sujatha Changolar, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Jeannette Newman, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Sophia Jan, MD,  Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  

Family Quality of Life in Families with Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Highlights of Three Studies in Quebec

Mélina Rivard, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Celine Mercier, PhD, Université de Montréal

Amelie Terroux, Université du Québec à Montréal

Catherine Mello, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

 

Future Planning for Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Parent and Sibling Perspective

Angela Liang, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Princeton University

Natalie Stollon, MSW, MPH, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Washington

Sophia Jan, MD, MSHP, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Katherine Wu, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Sujatha Changolar, University of Pennsylvania

Jeannette Newman, PhD, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility ServicesSymme Trachtenberg, MSW, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

How Faith-Based and Community Respite Opportunities Support Family Wellness: Findings from TakeFIVE Respite Program

Sally Gould-Taylor, PhD, Temple University
Mary Jo Alimena Caruso, MEd, The Watson Institute
Mary Jones-Furlow, MSW, Temple University
Denise Beckett, ThM, Temple University

How Families Create Useful Mealtime Routines and Meaningful Rituals

Sarah Curtiss, MS, University of Illinois

 

Latino Family Caregivers of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Disparities in Family Support

Catherine Arnold, MS, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Managing Family Dynamics: Communication Strategies for Families with a Child with Intellectual Disability–Breaking Down Societal Stigmas

Allison Cox, MA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

 

Meaning Making Among Families of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Coping with Transitions Across the Lifespan

Samantha Johnson, Oklahoma State University

Jennifer L. Jones, PhD, FAAIDD, Oklahoma State University

Kami L. Gallus, PhD, Oklahoma State University

 

Peer Support as a Catalyst: Development of a Theory of Parental Adaptation

Robin Dodds, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

George Singer, PhD, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Perspectives of First-Generation Indian Immigrant Parents on Changes that Would Help Them Cope More Effectively With Their Child’s Developmental Disabilities

Kori Schrandt, Texas Christian University

Aesha John, PhD, Texas Christian University

 

Predictors of Resilience in Families of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Following Deinstitutionalization

Jillian A. Caldwell, Oklahoma State University
Jennifer L. Jones, PhD, FAAIDD, Oklahoma State University
Kami L. Gallus, PhD, Oklahoma State University

Professionals' Perspectives on Partnering with Families Caring for an Individual with an Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Kelsi Sulgrove, Texas Christian University

Aesha John, PhD, Texas Christian University

 

Providing Parent to Parent Support to Traditionally Underserved Families 

Robin Dodds, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Louisa Wood, PhD, University of California at Santa Barbara

Laquita Spivey-Montgomery, PhD, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Relations of Parent/Caregiver Weight and Child Weight Status in a Sample of Young Children with Developmental Delay

Megan MacDonald, PhD, Oregon State University

Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Oregon

Greg Heinonen, Oregon State University

 

Supports for People with IDD Who Are Parenting

Wendy Jones, MSW, Georgetown University

Clare Williamson, Georgetown University

 

Survey of the Needs of Quebec Families with a Child Diagnosed with Global Developmental Delay

Justine Grenier-Martin, Université du Québec à Montréal

Mélina Rivard, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

 

Transition Bootcamp Conference and Transition Booster Sessions: Supporting Families and Professionals in the Transition Journey to Adult Life in the Community for Youth/Young Adults who have Developmental Disabilities

Ilka Riddle, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

 

Transition of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (DD) from Parental to Sibling Co-Residential Care: Effects on Sibling Caregiver Well-Being and Family Functioning

Richard Glaesser, MSW, University of South Florida

Elizabeth Perkins, PhD, RNLD, FAAIDD, University of South Florida

Nan Park, PhD, University of South Florida

 


HEALTH & WELLNESS


An Integrative Approach to Foster Health and Wellness in the School, Residential and Community Settings for Special Needs Students

Doreen Mangini, PhD, The Guild for Human Services

Erin Sweeney, MA, APE, The Guild for Human Services

Kevin Jean, APE, The Guild for Human Services

Matt Coffey, MA, APE, The Guild for Human Services

Thomas Lucia, APE, The Guild for Human Services

 

A Study of Health Care and Wellness Among Individuals with IDD Living in Urban/Suburban versus Rural Settings: What do NCI Data Reveal?

Stephanie Giordano, MEPP, Human Services Research Institute

 

A Winning Approach to Improving Health Care for People with Intellectual Disability

Marcia Stickel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
William MacLean, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Considering Quality-of-Life in End-of-life Decisions for Severely Disabled Children
Ilse Zaal-Schuller, MD, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam
Dick L. Willems, PhD, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam
Frans V. Ewals, MD, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam
Johannes B. van Goudoever, PhD, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam
Mirjam A. de Vos, PhD, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam

Fatigue in Patients with Neurodevelopmental Disability

David Coulter, MD, Boston Children's Hospital

 

Health Behaviors of Teenagers and Adults with an Intellectual Disability

Julie Maltais, Université du Québec à Montréal

Caroline Faust, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Health Care Access for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

Heather Williamson, DrPH,  Northern Arizona University

Graciela M. Contreras,  Northern Arizona University

Erica S. Rodriguez, Northern Arizona University

Jennifer M. Smith, Northern Arizona University

Elizabeth Perkins, PhD, RNLD, FAAIDD, University of South Florida

 

Healthy Living: Positive Control

Sara Hansen, EdD, University of South Dakota

David Horton, LMFT-Associate, MSSW, Marriage and Family Therapist

Barbara Sapharas, MA, Consultant

 

HealthMatters, Maryland! A Community of Practice for Health to Create Health Friendly Environments for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Jennifer Eastman, MBA, Maryland Department of Disabilities
Beth Marks, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jasmina Sisirak, PhD,  University of Illinois at Chicago

Literature Review on the Relationship between Sport and Health among People with Intellectual Disability
Caroline Faust, Université du Québec à Montréal
Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal 

Metabolic Syndrome and Health Impact

Sherry Neal, RN, , HRS, Inc.

 

Nutrition is for Everyone

Jessica A. Minor, MPP, Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Adriane K. Griffen, DrPH, Association of University Centers on Disabilities

 

Parents of Children with Significant Disability Describe Their Child's Eating Habits

Brianna Grumstrup, MEd, University of Nevada, Reno

MaryAnn Demchak, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno

 

Promoting Physical Activity in Adults with Special Needs via Individualized Hiking, Walking, and Exercise Programs Along with Enhancement of Staff Education

Allison Cochran, DPT, Western Carolina University

Kaylan Lance, DPT, Western Carolina University

 

Systematic Review of Healthcare Disparities for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Examination of Access to Care, Service Utilization, and Satisfaction

Tara Benninger, MA, The Ohio State University

Andrea Witwer, PhD, The Ohio State University

 

The Fatal 5: The Five Most Common Causes of Death in an IDD Population

Karen Green-McGowan, RN, , HRS, Inc

 

The Right Care Now Project Monitoring System: An Introduction

Susan L Abend, MD FACP, The Right Care Now Project, Inc.
Heather Keegan, RN, Community Resources for Justice
Terry Burch, MA, Community Resources for Justice
Michelle McCormick, Community Resources for Justice
Paula Ravin MD, The Right Care Now Project Inc.   

Tobacco Cessation and People with Disabilities: The LIFT Program
Erica Coleman, MS, University of Cincinnati
Ilka Riddle, PhD, University of Cincinnati
Susan Havercamp, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University
Emily Yang, MPH, The Ohio State University
David Ellsworth, MPH, Ohio Department of Health 

Treating Individuals with Intellectual Disability in the Acute Care Hospital: Barriers and Strategies for Successful Outcomes
Julie Mangeot, PT, Consultant

What Do We Know About Health Promotion for Youth with Intellectual Disability?

Marie Grandisson, PhD, Laval University

Elise Milot, PhD, Laval University

Marie-Eve Lamontagne, PhD, Laval University

Raphaëlle Beaudoin, MS, Laval University

Anne-Sophie Allaire, MS, Laval University

Wholistic Care and Spirituality: Come and Worship Together!

Susan Lindberg Haley, MA, All Right Ministry

David Defreeze, MDiv, PhD, Mosaic

 


HOME & COMMUNITY BASED SUPPORTS

 

A Predictive Macro Model of Support Services Use in Person-Centered Planning: An Application in the Italian Context of Flexible Bivariate Count Regression Models

Paolo Bianchi, PhD, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Luigi Croce, MD, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Marco Lombardi, MS, University College Gent

 

How Have the Residential Settings Changed for People with IDD and How Does Institutionalization Compare Between the Overall US Population and People with IDD?

Heidi Eschenbacher, PhD, University of Minnesota

Sheryl Larson, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota

 

Quality of Life of People with Profound Developmental Disabilities Across Residential Settings

Kristin Korinko, PhD, Sunrise Community, Inc.

 

Support Structures for Community Living: Current Landscape and Future Directions

Irina Cain, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Colleen Thoma, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lauren Puglia, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

The Belonging Model: How it’s Unique Qualities Support Lifelong Meaning for Caretaker and Supported Individuals

Leland Sapp, MA, Peaceful Living

 

Understanding the Impact of Lifesharing on Quality of Life: Findings from Independent Monitoring for Quality Data in Pennsylvania

Sally Gould-Taylor, PhD, Temple University
Celia Feinstein, MA, FAAIDD, Temple University
Jim Lemanowicz, FAAIDD, Temple University
Mary Kay Cunningham, MSW, Temple University
Guy Caruso, PhD, Temple University
Ross Whiting, PhD, Temple University
Ariel Mankin, Me.Ed., Temple University

Vanderbilt Lend Consortium: Making Professional Students into Community Providers for Individuals with Disabilities

Tanya Cable, MEd, East Tennessee State University

Cynthia Chambers, PhD, East Tennessee State University



POLICY

 

A Value-Critical Policy Analysis of Atkins v. Virginia: Implications for Health and Well-being in the Criminal Justice System

Lauren Ricciardelli, MSW, University of Georgia

Stephen McGarity, MSW, University of Georgia

 

The Council for Exceptional Children–Division for Early Childhood's 1st Position Statement on Child Maltreatment

Catherine Corr, PhD, Vanderbilt University

 

Using Usability Testing in the Creation of the Interactive Timeline on International Supported Decision-Making Policy and Practices

Hatice Uyanik, PhD, University of Kansas

 

What Are You Doing with My Records? The Use of Medical Records for Research in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Anne Wheeler, PhD, RTI International

Melissa Raspa, PhD, RTI International

Rebecca Moultrie, RTI International

 

Laura Wagner, MPH, RTI International

Sara Andrews, MPH, RTI International

Anne Edwards, RTI International

Alex Alvarez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lauren Turner-Brown, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



QUALITY OF LIFE

 

Is Autism Spectrum Disorder Linked to Worse Quality of Life in Children with Intellectual Disability?

Laura E. Gómez, PhD, Universidad de Oviedo

Victor Arias, PhD, Universidad de Talca

Lucia Morán, Universidad de Oviedo

Maria Ángeles Alcedo, PhD, Universidad de Oviedo

Patricia Navas, PhD, Universidad de Salamanca

Miguel Á. Verdugo, PhD, FAAIDD, Universidad de Salamanca

 

All Means All: Identifying Disparities Experienced by Individuals with Significant Intellectual Disability

Patricia Navas, PhD, Universidad de Salamanca

Miguel Á.Verdugo, PhD, FAAIDD, Universidad de Salamanca

Sergio Martinez-Torres, MA, Universidad de Salamanca

 

 

Celebrating 30 Years of the NJC and Communication Advocacy: Empowering Individuals with Severe Disabilities, Families, and Stakeholders

MaryAnn Romski, PhD, University of Georgia

Rose A. Sevcik, PhD, University of Georgia

 

Culture, Health, and Education: Cross-Cultural Attitudes Regarding Disability

Gabriela Walker, PhD, University of South Dakota

 

Youth and Adults with Intellectual Disability and the Quality of Life Assessment in Brazil

Iasmin Zanchi Boueri, PhD, Universidade Federal De So Carlos

Patricia Zutio, MA, Universidade Federal De So Carlos

Sabrina Fernandes Castro, PhD, Universidade Federal De Santa Maria

Maria Amelia Almeida, PhD, Universidade Federal De So Carlos

 


SELF-DETERMINATION, SELF-ADVOCACY & SOCIAL INCLUSION


Being a Teacher and a Friend: Enactment of Dual Roles by Young Adult Peer Mentors with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Ariel Schwartz, MS, Boston University

Jessica Kramer, PhD, Boston University 


Building Social Connections: Individual- and School-level Factors That Impact Social Capital Access

Kim Fisher, PhD, Arizona State University

Yi Zheng, PhD, Arizona State University

Hyejin Park, PhD, Arizona State University

 

Community Living for All: Perspectives of People with Developmental Disabilities on Transitioning from Institutions to the Community

Katherine McDonald, PhD, Syracuse University

 

Examining the Link Between Supports and Outcomes: The Mediating Role of Self-Determination for Adults Receiving Long Term Services and Supports

Drew Egli, Oklahoma State University

Jennifer Jones, PhD, FAAIDD, Oklahoma State University

Kami Gallus, PhD, Oklahoma State University

 

Experiences of Adults with Intellectual Disability with Community Participation: Results From a Photo Voice Study

Lieke van Heumen, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Chih-Chieh Hsu, MS, University of Illinois at Chicago

Donna Ennis, MSW, Envision Unlimited

Valerie Lilley, DePaul University, Chicago

Ana Zalka, Envision Unlimited

Jerome Gill, Envision Unlimited

Allison Killingsworth, Envision Unlimited

Scott Winn, Envision Unlimited

 

Facilitators and Barriers to Community Participation of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Carli Friedman, PhD, The Council on Quality and Leadership

Mary Kay Rizzolo, PhD, The Council on Quality and Leadership

 

Friendship and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Barriers and Facilitators

Carli Friedman, PhD, The Council on Quality and Leadership

Mary Kay Rizzolo, PhD, The Council on Quality and Leadership

 

Literacy: A Very Possible, Necessary Tool for Inclusion and Integration

Thomas Gilbert, MA, MSPH, NCC Solutions, Inc.

Monica Gordon Pershey, EdD, Cleveland State University

 

Promoting Health and Well-Being Through Valued Social Roles

Guy Caruso, PhD, FAAIDD, Temple University

 

Promoting Peer Interaction in Preschool Children with IDD: A Classroom-Embedded Intervention Model
Climent Giné, Universitat Ramon Llull
Cecilia Simón, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Margarita Cañadas, Universidad Católica de Valencia
Ignasi Ivern, Universitat Ramon Llull
Gemma Paniagua, Equipo de Atención Temprana Leganés
David Simó-Pinatella, Universitat Ramon Llull
Mariona Dalmau, Universitat Ramon Llull
Joana M. Mas, Universitat Ramon Llull
Miguel Martínez, Equipo de Atención Temprana Leganés
Cristina Mumbardó-Adam, Universitat Ramon Llull

Self-Advocates Speaking Out: An Exploratory Investigation to Understand Specific Needs of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Jessica Hai, University of California at Santa Barbara
Lindsay Glugatch, University of California at Santa Barbara
Mian Wang, PhD, University of California at Santa Barbara

Social Participation of Children Presenting an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Intellectual Disability (ID): Reasons Given by Parents for Not Frequenting Public Spaces

France Beauregard, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke

Camille Gauthier-Boudreault, MA, Université de Sherbrooke

Laure-Hélène Gagné-Deland, OT, Université de Sherbrooke

Mélanie Couture, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke


The Meaning of Social Inclusion for Students With and Without Intellectual Disability: A Qualitative Study
Roy McConkey, PhD, Ulster University
Cheryl Peng, Special Olympics International
Lindsay DuBois, PhD, Special Olympics International 


SEXUALITY

 

Sex and Relationships: Voices of Adults with IDD

Rhonda Black, EdD, University of Hawaii at Manoa

 

The Rainbow Support Groups, Support Groups Run by Self-Advocates who are LGBTQI
Pauline Bosma, Rainbow Support Group
James Mullin, MEd, FAAIDD, Retired
Kelly Murphy, Rainbow Support Group


TECHNOLOGY

 

Comprehensive Virtual Database for Professionals Working with Children with Developmental Disabilities

Reem Muharib, MEd, University of North Carolina Charlotte

 

Feasibility of Electronic Peer Mentoring for Transition-Age Youth and Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Jessica Kramer, PhD, Boston University

Cathryn Ryan, MS, The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Ariel Schwartz, MS, Boston University

 

Making a Case for Investigating Teacher Perceptions of Barriers to Use of Assistive Technology: A Literature Review

Lauren Puglia, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Mobile Game-Based Learning: Promoting Active Play, Social Interaction, and Collaboration in Real-World Settings

Soonhwa Seok, PhD, Korea University

Boaventura Dacosta, PhD, Solers Research Group

 

The Impact of "Off-Loading" on the Acquisition of Academic Content by Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Multimedia Instruction

J. Matt Jameson, PhD, University of Utah

John McDonnell, PhD, University of Utah

Jessica Bowman, MEd, University of Utah

Oliva Coleman, MEd, University of Utah

Joanna Ryan, MEd, University of Utah

 

Transportation for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Exploring Options with a Universal Design for Transition Framework to Map Community Supports

Andrew Wojcik, Virginia Commonwealth University

Allison D'Aguilar, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

Coleen Thoma, PhD, FAAIDD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Irina Caine, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lauren Puglia, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Video-Based Interventions to Support Job Search Skills for Individuals with ASD

Vidya Munandar, MSE, University of Kansas

 

With, Not For: Participation of People with Intellectual Disability in the Development of Assistive Technologies

Michal Kosiedowski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

Lucja Cofta, Stowarzyszenie Na Tak

Natalia Marciniak-Madejska, Stowarzyszenie Na Tak

Zbigniew Wozniak, PhD, Adam Mickiewicz University

Maciej Bogdanski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

Bartosz Gluszak, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

Katarzyna Pawelczak, PhD, Adam Mickiewicz University

Adrianna Domachowska-Mandziak, Stowarzyszenie Na Tak

 


TRANSITION

 

Boundaries and Relationships: The How and Why of Teaching Sexuality to Children, Teens, and Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Margaret Rice, MEd, Whole Children

How Can Transition to Adult Life Be Improved? Perspective of Parents of Young Adults with Severe to Profound Intellectual Disability

Camille Gauthier-Boudreault, MA, Université de Sherbrooke

Frances Gallagher, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke

Mélanie Couture, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke

 

Post-School Outcomes for Youth with Deaf-Blindness

Jerry Petroff, PhD, The College of New Jersey

Nadya Pancsofar, PhD, The College of New Jersey

Jennifer Caceres, The College of New Jersey

Grace Lazarus, The College of New Jersey

Victoria Stoner, The College of New Jersey

 

Self-Disclosure and the Development of Connection in Peer Mentoring Relationships for Transition-Age Youth and Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Cathryn Ryan, MS, The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Ellen Cohn, ScD, Boston University

Jessica Kramer, PhD, Boston University

 

The Effectiveness of General Case Programming in Inclusive Embedded Instruction in Supporting the Generalization of Academic Skills to Activities of Daily Living

J. Matt Jameson, PhD, University of Utah

John McDonnell, PhD, University of Utah

Jessica Bowman, MEd, University of Utah

Olivia Colement, MEd, University of Utah

Joanna Ryan, MEd, University of Utah

 

Transitions: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Tammy Carroll, PhD, BCBA-D, Benchmark Human Services
Ruby Jade Lewis, MEd, BCBA, Benchmark Human Services
Heather Macbeth, MS, LPC, Benchmark Human Services
Andrew Beyrer, LCSW, BCBA, Benchmark Human Services
Ginger Sunbom, MS, BCBA, Benchmark Human Services

WORKFORCE, SYSTEMS, & ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES

 

Agency Health and Wellbeing: How Leaders are Transforming Agencies While Assuming Organizational Sustainability

Caitlin Bailey, MS, \ University of Delaware

Juliann Emory, University of Delaware

Steven Eidelman, MSW, MBA, University of Delaware

 

Developing a Partnership Among Universities, Providers and Self-Advocates to Preserve the History of Intellectual Disability

Elliot W. Simon, PhD, Elwyn

 

In the Field with Elizabeth Kite: Recovering the Voice of an Unsung Architect of the Intelligence Test and the Families she Tested

Brent Ruswick, PhD, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

 

Intellectual Disability and Mental Models: An Organizational Perspective

Isabelle Assouline, MEd, Université du Québec à Montréal

Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal

 

The Complexities of Close Quarters: Affection and Disruption in the History of American Institutionalization

Chelsea D. Chamberlain, MA, University of Pennsylvania 

 

The Intersection of Exposure to Challenging Behavior and Perception of Organizational Culture: Understanding DSPs' Experiences Through a Trauma-Informed Perspective

John Keesler,  PhD, Indiana University

 

The NADD Accreditation and Certification Program (ACP): Raising the Bar in Workforce Development

Robert Fletcher, DSW, NADD