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Concurrent B Sessions

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
1:45 - 3:15 pm

Development of a Self-Report Measure for Use in Community Based Programs Serving Youth with Developmental Disabilities:  The Participatory Experience Survey
Kendra Liljenquist, PhD, University of Washington
Zachary Rossetti, PhD, Boston University

Wendy Coster, PhD, Boston University

Participation of Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Research on Alternatives to School Suspension
R. Lanai Jennings-Knotts, PhD, Marshall University
Jori Williams, MA, Marshall University
Kimberly McFall, EdD, Marshall University

Alysha Humbles, West Virginia State University

The Science of Inclusion for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Deborah Taub, PhD, Trinity Washington University
Julia White, EdD, Syracuse University
Mary Morningstar, EdD, Kansas University

Diane Ryndak, EdD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Enhancing Self-Determination in Diverse Contexts: Implementation in Educational and Community Settings
Sheida K. Raley, MEd, University of Kansas

Evan Dean, PhD,
University of Kansas
Kathryn M. Burke, MEd,
University of Kansas
Mayumi Hagiwara, MS,
University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas    

Anthony Antosh, EdD. Rhode Island College

Avoiding Misperceptions of Autism and Resulting Inclusion of a Man with Autism in a Local Poetry Group
Sandra McClennen, PhD, FAAIDD, Eastern Michigan University (Emeritus)
Matthew Hayes, Self-Advocate

Elbert Williams III, University of Missouri/ Loyola Academy of St. Louis


Active Engagement:  Using Evidence-Based Techniques in the Development of Cooking Skills for Adults with IDD
Janice Goldschmidt, MS, RD, Community Support Services, Inc

Does Area Median Income Predict Obesity Rates Among U.S. Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities?
Henan Li, PhD, Human Services Research Institute

Alexandra Bonardi, MHA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute
Valerie J. Bradley, MA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute

Dorothy Hiersteiner, MPP, Human Services Research Institute

Examination of Factors Contributing to Increased Risk of Nutrition-Related Disorders in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Maggie Jones, Oklahoma State University
Stephen Clarke, PhD. Oklahoma State University
Kacey L. Vierling, MS, Oklahoma State University

Kami L. Gallus, PhD, Oklahoma State University
Jennifer L. Jones, PhD, Oklahoma State University


What Do We Need Our Teachers to Know and Be Able to Do to Ensure Meaningful Inclusive Educational Experiences? Thoughts on the Development of Standards-based Assessment Rubrics in Teacher Preparation
Amy Rosenstein, PhD, FAAIDD, Eastern Illinois University
Jennifer L. Stringfellow, PhD, Eastern Illinois University

Building a Balanced Leader: Competencies for Working Effectively with Paraprofessionals
Carly Gilson, PhD, Texas A&M University
Elizabeth Biggs, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


he Supports Intensity Scales: Introducing Four New White Papers
James R. Thompson, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Robert L. Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, Schalock & Associates
Marc J. Tassé, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University

Using the Supports Intensity Scale to Develop Support Budget Frameworks and Inform Policy
Colleen Kidney,PhD, Human Services Research Institute
Brittany Taylor, MS, Human Services Research Institute
Jami Petner-Arrey, PhD, Human Services Research Institute
Megan Villwock, MS, Human Services Research Institute
Alena Vazquez, JD, Human Services Research Institute  
John Agosta, PhD, Human Services Research Institute    


Creating Inclusive Transportation: Strategies to Engage Youth with ID in Transportation Planning
Judy Shanley, PhD, Easterseals
Genelle Thomas, MA, Partners for Youth With Disabilities, Inc.

John Waterman, PEAC

Tim Davis, PEAC
Always Exploring, Never Lost...Community Inclusion for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Stephen Jordan, MEd, Massachusetts Association for the Blind


A Different Childhood: Voices of 5 Adult Children of Parents with Intellectual Disability
Tammy Bachrach, PhD, Azusa Pacific University

Building an Arsenal for Advocacy: A Parent Training Program for African American Families of Children with Autism
Jamie Pearson, PhD, North Carolina State University

Cognitive and Emotional Engagement for Students with Significant Cognitive Disability Defined by the Experts
Aleksandra Hollingshead, EdD, University of Idaho

Let's Make Personalized Learning Individual to the Needs of ALL Learners
Sean Smith, PhD, University of Kansas

Franklin Flames:  Including ALL Students in Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports Programming
Kathryn Havercroft, PhD, Eastern Illinois University
Jennifer L. Stringfellow, PhD, Eastern Illinois University

Improving Pre-service Special Education Teachers' Perceptions about Working with Students with Severe Disabilities through a Peer Program
Stephanie Woodley, MSEd, Eastern Illinois University

Christina Edmonds-Behrend, EdD, Eastern Illinois University

An Innovative Approach to Capacity Building in a Rural State: Wyoming’s Adaptation of the ECHO Model from Health to Education
Sandy Root-Elledge, MA, University of Wyoming
Canyon Hardesty, MS; University of Wyoming
Eric J. Moody, PhD. University of Wyoming 

Physically Challenged Women and the Issue of Marriage in Pakistan
Roheena Ali Shah,MSc, Quaid i Azam University

The Role Social Capital Access has in Special Education Teacher Job Satisfaction, Efficacy, and Autonomy: A Longitudinal Look at the SASS Data
Kimberly Fisher, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Andrea Ruppar, PhD, University of Wisconsin Madison

Meaghan McCollow, PhD, California State University-East Bay
Katie McCabe, MS, University of Wisconsin Madison

Lingyu Li, PhD, MEd, University of Wisconsin Madison

Siblings of Adults with Intellectual Disability: Their Perspectives on Guardianship and Its Alternatives
Anna Brady, PhD, Utah State University
Meghan M. Burke, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Trent Landon, PhD, Utah State University

Kathleen Oertle, PhD, Utah State University
Tyra Sellers, PhD, Utah State University

Charting the LifeCourse Framework and Tools:  Supporting Individuals and Families for an Inclusive, Good Life
Maggie Rollwagon, MSW, Abilities First

Crystal Bell, Missouri Family to Family
Sharon Spurlock, MEd, St. Louis ARC

Charting the LifeCourse Framework: Promising Practices for Support Coordination and Individual Service Plans in Three Missouri Organizations
Amanda George, MEd, Eitas-Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County

Kim Buckman, County Connections
Rebecca Auberry, County Connections

Inclusion Starts at Home: The Role of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) in Family Homes
Kelly Nye-Lengerman, PhD, University of Minnesota
Sandra Pettingell, PhD, University of Minnesota

Ways to Achieve Student Literacy Using Digital and Print Text: An Investigation of Perceptions, Preferences, and Behaviors
Boaventura DaCosta, PhD, Solers Research Group
Soonhwa Seok, PhD, Korea University