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Concurrent C Sessions

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
3:30 - 5:00 pm


Applying the Sunshine Model of Family-Professional Partnerships in Diverse Contexts
Chun-Yu Chiu, PhD, National Taiwan Normal University
Heather Aldersey, PhD, Queens University
Meghan M. Burke, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tracy Gershwin Mueller, University of Northern Colorado
Grace L. Francis, PhD, George Mason University
Shana Haines, Vermont University
Kristina Rios, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chung Eun Lee, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ashley Stride, MA, George Mason University
Sascha Reed, MA, George Mason University


Status and Trends in Indicators of Community Inclusion: Data Projects of National Significance
Amie Lulinski, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado
Sheryl Larson, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
Lynda L. Anderson, MA, MPH, University of Minnesota
Jean Winsor, PHD, I University of Massachusetts Boston
Jaimie Timmons, MSW, University of Massachusetts Boston

A New Population-Level Data Source for Research in Adults with FASD: Evidence from the National Core Indicators
Alexandra Bonardi, MHA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute
Henan Li, PhD, Human Services Research Institute
Dorothy Hiersteiner, MPP, Human Services Research Institute


How do Adults With Intellectual Disability Perceive Their Social Participation Through Aging?
Elise Milot, PhD, Laval University/CIRRIS   
Romane Couvrette, Laval University/CIRRIS
Justine Marcotte, Laval University/CIRRIS
Anne-Sophie Allaire, MSc, Laval University/CIRRIS
Martin Caouette, Laval University/CIRRIS
Marie Grandisson, Laval University/CIRRIS

Pregnancy, Disability, and Women's Decisions: Including Women with Intellectual Disability and Autistic Women in Research and Discussion Around Pregnancy Decisions
Dora Raymaker, PhD, Portland State University
Mary Oschwald, PhD, Portland State University
Christina Nicolaidis, PhD, Portland State University


Tech Tips & Tools to Foster Transition
Sean Smith, PhD, University of Kansas

Partnering for an Campus Inclusion: The Intersection of Disability Studies, Service-Learning, & Inclusive Post-Secondary Education
Carol Britton Laws, PhD, MSW, University of Georgia


Diagnostic Adaptive Behavior Scale: How to Administer, Score, and Use
Marc J. Tassé, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University
Robert L. Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, Schalock & Associates
Giulia Balboni, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Perugia
Sharon A. Borthwick-Duffy, PhD, FAAIDD, University of California at Riverside
Scott Spreat, EdD, Woodland Center for Challenging Behaviors
David Thissen, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Keith F. Widaman, PhD, University of California at Davis
Dalun Zhang, PhD, FAAIDD, Texas A&M University

Finally, the AAIDD Diagnostic Adaptive Behavior Scale (DABS) has been published and is now available.  This presentation will cover the administration, scoring, and use of the DABS.  The DABS is a newly published standardized adaptive behavior scales that was specifically developed to assist with the determination of intellectual disability.  We will briefly present the how the scale is constructed, its advantages, administration procedure, who can use it, and its online scoring.  The presenters will discuss the advantages of the DABS over other similar standardized adaptive behavior scales, including its focus on the three adaptive behavior domains: conceptual, social, and practical skills.  A short overview of the scoring and report produced by the DABS online scoring system will be presented.


Opportunities and Challenges in Completing Inclusive Research with Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities from Diverse Populations
Heather Williamson, DrPH, Northern Arizona University
Kendra Liljenquist, PhD, University of Washington
Lieke van Heumen, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ariel Schwartz, MS, Boston University
Alissa Brennan, Northern Arizona University
Samantha Tress, Northern Arizona University


Burnout and Empowerment Attitudes in Direct Support Professionals: Furthering a Culture of Inclusiveness Through Service Provision 
Jill Crane, The Ohio State University
Susan Havercamp, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University

Conscious Adulthood: An Active Aging Program for persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Chile
Patricia Gonzlez-Salvo, MSc, Active Aging Program for persons with Intellectual Disabilities
Maximiliano Gaete-Espina, Active Aging Program for persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Eliciting Feedback from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Clients to Inform Service Delivery Improvements
Julia Love, PhD, Multnomah County Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services Division
Mohammad Bader, MS, LPC, Multnomah County Department of County Human Services

Inclusion of People with IDD in Iceland and Ireland: Findings from the AAIDD Delegation
Sarah Hall, PhD, FAAIDD, Ashland University
Vincent Chesney, MS, FAAIDD, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Launching Inclusive Higher Education Opportunities Through Community Conversations
Bumble, MEd, Vanderbilt University
Erik Carter, PhD, FAAIDD, Vanderbilt University
Lauren Bethune, PhD, Vanderbilt University

Sid Katz Mentorship Program
Michael Williams, MSW, Community Access Unlimited

The Impact of Personalized Supports on Successful Community Inclusion
Cathy Yadamec, MEd, The Council on Quality and Leadership

Obstacles to Community Inclusion: Progress and Priorities of Disability Service Organizations
Carli Friedman, PhD, The Council on Quality and Leadership

The Intersection of Gender and Disability in Relation to Intimate Partner Violence, and Other Forms of Abuse
Sarah O'Flanagan, Western University

Gender Disparity in Employment, Social Engagement, and Respect of Rights: What do NCI Data Reveal?
Stephanie Giordano, MA, Human Services Research Institute

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The Relationship Between Being Respected and Quality of Life of People with IDD
Carli Friedman, PhD, The Council on Quality and Leadership

Predictors of successful post-school outcomes for Employment, Education, and Community Living
Lou-Ann Land, MSEd, University of Kentucky
Deborah Taub, PhD, Trinity Washington University/Education Solutions   
Diane Ryndak, EdD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Postsecondary Inclusion in Taiwan: Perspectives of Taiwanese Educational Professionals and College Students with Disabilities
Grace L. Francis, PhD, George Mason University
Chun-Yu Chiu, PhD, National Taiwan Normal University   
Utilizing Social Role Valorization and Evidence Based Practices to Celebrate Diversity and Promote Inclusion of Persons with I/DD Within Faith Communities
Anne Masters, MA, FAAIDD, Archdiocese of Newark