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         Concurrent A Sessions           
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

11:15 am - 12:15 pm (Eastern Time)

 

A1- INTRODUCING THE 12TH EDITION OF AAIDD'S MANUAL: INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY: DEFINITION, DIAGNOSIS, CLASSIFICATION, AND PLANNING SUPPORTS

Moderator: Leonard Abbeduto, PhD, FAAIDD, University of California, Davis & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Robert Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, Hastings University
Ruth Luckasson, JD, FAAIDD, University of New Mexico
Marc J. Tassé, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University  


A2-SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH IDD AND DEMENTIA AT THE END OF LIFE                            

Moderator: Lieke van Heumen, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago & co-Chair, AAIDD Gerontology Interest Network

"It’s not the Same Without you:" Exploring Environmental and Transitional Influences on Participation for People With Intellectual Disability and Dementia 
Alisa Sheth, PhD, Pacific University Oregon 
Joy Hammel, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Tamar Heller, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jessica Kramer, PhD, University of Florida
Susan Magasi, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Akemi Nishida, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

An Exploratory Pilot Study of the Mercy Doula Program for Individuals With Intellectual Disability
Hailey Zion, Binghamton University 
Jacqueline McGinley, PhD, Binghamton University
Ashley Keagle, MSW, People, Inc. 
Fabienne Lescouflair, Binghamton University



A3-PREVENTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE                               

Moderator: Caroline Coffield, PhD, FAAIDD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School & Co-Chair, AAIDD Health & Wellness Interest Network

A Tiered Model of Providing Interpersonal and Intimate Relationship Education 
Rhonda Black, EdD, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Rebecca Kammes, PhD, Michigan State University                    

Untold Stories of Sexual Violence: Engaging State and Community Stakeholders in Awareness and Research
Lynne Tomasa, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Arizona
Jon Meyers, The Arc of Arizona
Erica McFadden, PhD, Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council 
Melissa Kushner, MSW, University of Arizona
Jeffrey Javier, MBA, University of Arizona
Vanessa Zuber, University of Arizona


 

A4-TECHNOLOGY FOR WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION       

Moderator: Kendra Williams-Diehm, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Oklahoma & Co-Chair, AAIDD Education Interest Network                     

How Technology Usage in Pennsylvania’s Inclusive Postsecondary Initiatives Addresses Workforce Challenges: Promising Practices in Higher Education

Pennsylvania Inclusive Higher Education Consortium: Programmatic Analysis
Ann Marie Licata, PhD, Millersville University
Kathryn M. Burke, PhD, Temple University
Alia Pustorino-Clevenger, EdD, Duquesne University
Ariana Amaya, OTD, Gwynedd Mercy University
Meghan G. Blaskowitz, DrPH, MOT, Duquesne University

Monetary Cost as a Barrier to Technology Access for College Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Ann Marie Licata, PhD, Millersville University
Kathryn M. Burke, PhD, Temple University
Alia Pustorino-Clevenger, EdD, Duquesne University
Ariana Amaya, OTD, Gwynedd Mercy University
Meghan G. Blaskowitz, DrPH, MOT, Duquesne University

Technology Utilization for College Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Ann Marie Licata, PhD, Millersville University
Kathryn M. Burke, PhD, Temple University
Alia Pustorino-Clevenger, EdD, Duquesne University
Ariana Amaya, OTD, Gwynedd Mercy University
Meghan G. Blaskowitz, DrPH, MOT, Duquesne University


A5-SUPPORTING SIBLINGS                               

Moderator: Michelle Reynolds, PhD, University of Missouri – Kansas City & Chair, AAIDD Families Interest Network

The Sibling-in-Law: A Key Social Support in the Lives of Adults With IDD
Jennifer Bumble, PhD, University of Missouri St. Louis 
Kelli Sanderson, PhD, California State University, Long Beach

I Found My Sibling Sister/Brother! A Study on Coping in Adult Siblings of Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Participating in a Support Group
I-Chen Hsieh, MEd, Ming-De Elementary School 
Chun-yu Chiu, PhD, FAAIDD, National Taiwan Normal University
Chu-an Huang, MSoc, Yu-cheng Social Welfare Foundation
Hsiao-ling Huang, MSoc, Yu-cheng Social Welfare Foundation

 A Four-Country Comparative Analysis of Future Planning Among Siblings of Individuals With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities 
Chung eun Lee, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
Mayumi Hagiwara, PhD, San Francisco State University
Chun-yu Chiu, PhD, FAAIDD, National Taiwan Normal University
Meghan M. Burke, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                      



A6-ISSUE BRIEFS: POLICY

Moderator: Amie Lulinski, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Government Restrained Wages: A Direct Support Professionals Scarcity 
Brittany Johnson, Pathways Community Living 

Helping Individuals Achieve a More Meaningful Life Through an Integrated Care Model 
Melissa DiSipio, MSA, FAAIDD, Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care
Nicholas J. Demarco, PsyD, Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care   

Leading Change: Acknowledging Every Stakeholder as The Expert of Their own Experience 
Marian Frattarola-Saulino, MSW, Values Into Action & The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports 
Caitlin Bailey, PhD, University of Delaware & The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports

Future Financial Planning for People With Disabilities and Their Families: What's Working and What's not  
Caitlin Bailey, PhD, University of Delaware & The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports
Corina Gilden, MEd, University of Delaware
Steven Eidelman, MBA, MSW, FAAIDD, University of Delaware
Nancy Weiss, MSW, FAAIDD, University of Delaware

The Benefits of Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Guidance For Research, Policy, and Practice 
Joshua Taylor, MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University
Lauren Avellone, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University 
Paul Wehman, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University 
Vicki Brooke Virginia Commonwealth University  

Connecting Locally: An Examination of the Role of Service Providers in Supporting the Social Inclusion of Adults With Intellectual Disabilities in Their Neighborhoods
Geraldine Boland, PhD, University College Dublin
Suzanne Guerin, PhD, University College Dublin 

Implementing the Goal-setting Challenge App to Facilitate Goal-setting and Attainment: Considerations for Usability, Feasibility, and Fidelity 
Richard Chapman, University of Kansas 
Karrie Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas 
Sheida Raley, PhD, University of Kansas 
Danielle Wysenskim, MA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Jared Stewart-Ginsburg, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Val Mazzotti, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

COVID-19 Direct Support Professional Survey Results  
Amy Hewitt, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
Sandra Pettingell, PhD, University of Minnesota 
Julie Kramme, MA, University of Minnesota 
Jerry Smith, MBA, University of Minnesota 
Liz Weintraub, Association of University Centers on Disabilities 
Kristin Dean, MA, University of Minnesota 
Barbara Kleist, JD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota 


A7- POSTER SYMPOSIA:COVID

Moderator: Heather J. Williamson, DrPH, FAAIDD, Northern Arizona University & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Predictors of Parent-Reported Child Depression and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Julianne Myers, MS, Seattle Pacific University 
Vanessa Zhou, MS, Seattle Pacific University
Tara Rutter, MS, Seattle Pacific University
John Strom, Seattle Pacific University
Lauren Perovsek, Seattle Pacific University
Beverly Wilson, PhD, Seattle Pacific University

Measurement of the Psychological Impact of Isolation by COVID-19 in Young People With Intellectual Disability in the Argentine Republic
Daniela Viglianco, Crianza CET                                        

How Have Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder Managed Quarantine Derived From COVID-19 Pandemic? An Approach to Families Perspectives 
Cristina Mumbardo-Adam, PhD, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya 
Silvia Barnet-lopez, Universitat Oberta De Catalunya
Giulia Balboni, PhD, FAAIDD, Università degli Studi di Perugia

Investigating Gender Differences, Loneliness, and the Coping Skills of Individuals With Developmental Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Taylor DeMotta, Seattle Pacific University  
Kaitlyn Drafton, Seattle Pacific University  
Chloe Quinnett, MS, Seattle Pacific University  
Miles Feller, MS, Seattle Pacific University  
Jessica Peterson, PhD, Seattle Children’s
Beverly J. Wilson, PhD, Seattle Pacific University    

The Act Early Response to COVID-19 Project: A National Initiative to Identify Young Children With Developmental Disabilities Including Autism 
Danielle Webber, MSW, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Elizabeth Howe, PhD, Association of University Centers on Disabilities 

Everything Now Falls on Me": Parent Perspectives on Services Lost and Challenges During Virtual Learning for Youth With Disabilities
Elizabeth Munsell, MSOT, Boston University
Ariel Schwartz PhD, Boston University 
Elizabeth Schmidt, PhD, Boston University
Jennifer Chen, PhD, Boston University             

Is It So Bad? Influences of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Family System of Children With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Bekir Fatih Meral, PhD, Sakarya University & University of Kansas 

Caregiver Experiences Supporting Learning for Students With IDD Before and During COVID-19: A National Survey
Esther Lindström, PhD, Lehigh University
Jenny Root, PhD, Florida State University
Deidre Gilley, MS, Florida State University
Rui Chen, MEd, Lehigh University