Education

Concurrent A Sessions

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
10:45 am - 12:15 pm

A1-FRAMING AND PLANNING FOR POSITIVE OUTCOMES

Social Capital May Improve Outcomes for Children with Developmental Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood: A Longitudinal Two-decade Study
Jessica Hoyle
James N. Laditka, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Sarah B. Laditka, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Goal Attainment Scaling: A Framework for Research and Practice in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Field
Kathryn M. Burke, PhD, Temple University
Evan Dean, PhD, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Sheida Raley, MEd, University of Kansas

Transactional Tie Between Parenting Styles and Self-Determination in Children with IDD
Bekir Fatih Meral, PhD, University of Kansas and Sakarya University
Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas


A2-USING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE HEALTH IN THE FUTURE

Understanding the Health of Americans With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Futurist Perspective on how Technology may Improve Health
Jordan Wagner, The Ohio State University
Susan M. Havercamp, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University
Alexandra Bonardi, MS, MHA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute
Marc J. Tassé, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University
Daniel K. Davies, MA, Ablelink Smart Living Technologies
Jill Hollway, PhD, The Ohio State University
Katherine Walton, PhD, The Ohio State University


A3-SUPPORTING COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

Making Decisions for AAC Instruction: Exploring the Varying Approaches of AAC Experts
Melinda R. Snodgrass, PhD, Illinois State University
Sarah N. Douglas, PhD, Michigan State University
Virginia L. Walker, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Yun-Ching Chung, PhD, Illinois State University

Supporting Communication for Persons with Severe Disabilities: Resources from the National Joint Committee on the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities
Rose Sevcik, PhD, Georgia State University
Maryann Romski, PhD, FAAIDD, Georgia State University
Andrea Barton-Hulsey, PhD Florida State University

A Review on Augmentative and Alternative Communication Interventions for Adults with Complex Communication Needs
Yun-Ching Chung, PhD, Illinois State University
Natalie Andzik, PhD, Northern Illinois University

Addressing Stakeholders' Intervention Priorities for Children and Adolescents who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Elizabeth E. Biggs, PhD, Vanderbilt University
Rebecca Hacker, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


A4-INCREASING SOCIAL INCLUSION WITH TECHNOLOGY

Technology and Social Inclusion: Digital Citizenship Training for Youth and Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Kimberly Wolowiec-Fisher, PhD, Arizona State University
Heather J. Williamson, DrPH, Northern Arizona University
Nichole Guerra, MS, DBA, The Resource Exchange
Becca Obuchowski, MEd, Community Choices
Hannah Sheets, MA, Community Choices
Kelly Wallace, University of Illinois
Brianna Zickert, University of Illinois

Technology as a Support Mechanism for Independence and Social Inclusion: Lessons From the Field
Courtney Bishop, MA Brock University
Lisa Whittingham, MA, Brock University
Nick Kenyeres, Knick Labs
Kimberly Maich, PhD, Memorial University
Tricia Vause, PhD, Brock University
Priscilla Burnham-Riosa, PhD, Brock University
Deanna Flagg, Community Living Haldimand

Key User Interface Design Features of Social Media Apps and Their Impact on Usability for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities
Morris Huang, PhD, University of Colorado–Denver
Greg McGrew, MEBME, University of Colorado–Denver
Cathy Bodine, PhD, University of Colorado–Denver


A5-SUPPORTING EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES WITH TECHNOLOGY

Following Your Hopes and Dreams: An Observational Study of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Transition to Community-Based Employment Supports
Meghan G. Blaskowitz, DrPH, MOT, Duquesne University
Eric Welsh, MBA, Achieva
Kellie Arlet, Achieva
Samantha Burton, Achieva
Sarah Howard, Duquesne University
Taylor Martin, Duquesne University

Using Virtual Technology to Expand Employment Supports
Wendy Parent Johnson, PhD, University of Arizona
Julie Christensen, PhD, APSE

The Employment Outcomes and Support Needs of Michigan Project SEARCH Graduates with IDD: A Mixed Method Study
Christiana Okyere, PhD, Michigan State University
Marisa Fisher, PhD, Michigan State University
Jiyoon Park, PhD, Michigan State University
Connie Sung, PhD, Michigan State University
Cynde K. Josol, MA, Michigan State University




A6-ISSUE BRIEFS: POLICY

Asset and/or Danger?  Exploring the Ethical Implications of Enhanced use of Technology in the Journey Toward Community Inclusion and Disability Justice
William Gaventa, MDiv, FAAIDD, Consultant
Kathleen McDonald, PhD, Syracuse University
Keith Dow, PhD, Christian Horizons, Ontario

Closing the Hamburg State Center in PA: Doing it Right!  A Perspective on Policy, Practice, and Research
James Lemanowicz, MBA, FAAIDD Temple University
Celia S. Feinstein, MA, FAAIDD, Temple University
Sally Gould-Taylor, PhD, Temple University
K. Eva Weiss, MA, Temple University

Racism, Ableism, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Grace Fay Cooper, Temple University Institute on Disabilities
K. Eva Weiss, MA, Temple University
Sally Gould-Taylor, PhD, Temple University
Shamm Petros, MSEd, University of Pennsylvania
Howard Stevenson, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Exploring the Impact of Socially Inclusive Interventions on Attitudes of College Students Toward Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Rebecca Havis, MS, Oklahoma State University
Jennifer L. Jones, PhD, Oklahoma State University
Kami L. Gallus, PhD, Oklahoma State University 

Forensic Issues with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Andrew Griffin, PhD, Private Practice
Charlotte M. Kimmel, PhD, FAAIDD, Independent Practice
Ellis “Pat Craig, PhD, FAAIDD, Independent Practice

Generational Differences in IDD Service Sector Leaders
Caitlin Bailey MS, University of Delaware
Steven Eidelman, MSW, MBA, FAAIDD, University of Delaware

Implementation of the UN Convention for Individuals with IDD and Extensive Support Needs: Shadows and Lights
Patricia Navas, PhD, University of Salamanca
Miguel Angel Verdugo, PhD, FAAAIDD, University of Salamanca
Laura Esteban, MS, University of Salamanca 

Implementing Person-Centered Thinking on a Statewide Scale
A. Anthony Antosh, EdD, FAAIDD, Rhode Island College

The Digital Divide and People with Disabilities: Results from a Digital Literacy Intervention on 2020 Census Participation
K. Eva Weiss, MA, Temple University
Liam Dougherty, MA, Liberty Resources, Inc.
Sally Gould-Taylor, PhD, Temple University

A7- POSTER SYMPOSIA - POLICY

Age of Majority and Alternatives to Guardianship
Sheida Raley, MEd, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas 

Lessons Learned from an AAIDD International Delegation
Jodee Prudente, MA, Washoe County School District
Maryann Demchak, PhD, University of Nevada Reno
Andrea Forsyth, MEd, University of Nevada Reno

Making the Shift to Technology First: Critical First Steps for States and Organizations
Cameron Kempson, MEd, Simply Home
Dustin Wright, Disability Cocoon
Milton Neuenschwander, Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Harold Sloves, MPS, Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Measuring Self-Determination Across the Lifecourse
Sheida Raley, MEd, University of Kansas
Mayumi Hagiwara, PhD, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

Legal Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Across the Globe
Chung Eun Lee, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center    
Mayumi Hagiwara, PhD, University of Kansas

Research Weaving on Supported Decision-Making
Hatice Uyanik, MA, University of Kansas
Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

Spontaneous Lives: The Social, Moral, Legal Case for Making Live Performance Accessible and the new Technologies That are Making It Possible
Lisa Sonneborn, MFA, Temple University
Lisa Carling, Theatre Development Fund
Marcie Bramucci, People's Light
Roger Ideishi, JD, Temple University