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Concurrent B Sessions

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)

B1-LESSONS LEARNED FROM COVID ON SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH IDD       

Moderator: Barbara Kleist, JD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota & Chair, AAIDD Legal Process and Public Policy Interest Network

Impact of COVID 19:  What Lasting Lessons Did We Learn About how to Support People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities?

Reimaging the IDD System: Some Possible New Directions
Valerie J. Bradley, MA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute

What Do We Do Now? Disability Service Systems Past 2020
John Agosta, PhD, Human Services Research Institute

Who Gets the Last Ventilator? The Impact of Intellectual Disability in Public Perceptions of how to Distribute Scarce Resources
Ari Ne'eman, Harvard University


B2-INCREASING IDD KNOWLEDGE IN MEDICAL SETTINGS         
 
                                                            
                                                                                                         
Moderator: Kruti Acharya, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago & co-Chair, AAIDD Health & Wellness Interest Network

Associations Among Co-occurring Medical Conditions and Cognition, Language, and Behavior in Down Syndrome
Emily Schworer, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 
Ameena Ahmed, MA, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Lori Hogenkamp, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Shelby Miller, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 
Anna J. Esbensen, PhD, FAAIDD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 

Diagnostic Overshadowing: Understanding the Implications of Underdiagnosis In IDD Healthcare
Elizabeth Perkins PhD, FAAIDD, University of South Florida 
Janice Goldschmidt, MPH, MS, Community Support Services, Inc.          

Erroneous Assumptions of Physicians Toward Intellectual Disability 
Alice Bacherini, MA, Università degli Studi di Perugia
Susan M. Havercamp, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University
Giulia Balboni, PhD, FAAIDD, Università degli Studi di Perugia


B3-SUPPORTING PARAPROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH STUDENTS WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIOR     

Moderator: Joyce Louden, PhD, FAAIDD, Louisiana Department of Health & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Supporting Paraprofessionals to Address Challenging Behavior Among Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A Literature Review of Paraprofessional-delivered Behavioral Interventions
Megan Carpenter, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Virginia Walker, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Kristin Lyon, PhD, University of Kansas
Lindsey Button, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Supporting the Behavioral and Communication Needs of Students With ASD: A Paraprofessional-implemented Intervention
Megan Carpenter, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Virginia Walker, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Kristin Lyon, PhD, University of Kansas
Holly Johnson, MAT, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Michelle Garcia, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Teachers as Coaches to Support Paraprofessional-implemented Functional Communication Training
Megan Carpenter, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Virginia Walker, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Kristin Lyon, PhD, University of Kansas
Amy Clausen, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte


B4-EMPLOYMENT PLANNING IN INCLUSIVE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAMS    

Moderator: Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Oregon & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Person-centered Planning in Inclusive Postsecondary Education: Creating Pathways to Meaningful Employment 

Person-Centered Planning as the Foundation of Inclusive Postsecondary Education Programming: Opportunities and Challenges
Don McMahon, PhD, Washington State University
Marcus Poppen, PhD, Washington State University

Who’s in the Driver Seat Anyway: Implementing a Person-Centered Planning Approach Within WSU Roar
Kathryn Hirschfelder, MAEd, Washington State University
Genna Kieper, Washington State University
Kathryn Sheridan-Stiefel, MEd, Washington State University
Kelley Wilds, Washington State University

A Scoping Review of the use of Person-centered Planning With Transition-Aged Youth With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Holly Whittenburg, PhD, Washington State University
Lauren Bruno, PhD, Washington State University                                



B5-PARENTING STRATEGIES THAT PROMOTE SELF-DETERMINATION         

Moderator: Mark McManus, PhD, University of Akron & Chair, Social Work Interest Network                    

Parental Habits in Promoting Self-Determination of Children With/Without Disabilities
Bekir Fatih Meral, PhD, Sakarya University & University of Kansas 
Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Susan B. Palmer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Nail Anil Cinisli, Hakkari University
Engin Yilmaz, MA, Eskisehir Osmangazi University

Parenting Styles in Promoting the Self-determination of Children With IDD From A Cross-cultural Perspective 
Bekir Fatih Meral, PhD, Sakarya University & University of Kansas 
Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

The Effects of the Support Program for Instruction of Self-Determination at Home on Self-Determination and Goal-Attainment of Students With Developmental Disabilities, Parents' Stress, and Parenting Efficacy
Suk-Hyang Lee, PhD, Ewha Womans University 
Myoung-suk Song, Ewha Womans University
Hye-sin An, Ewha Womans University
Jung-eun Jung, Ewha Womans University


B6- ISSUE BRIEF - RESEARCH

Moderator: Alexandra Bonardi, MS, MHA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Diagnostic Adaptive Behavior Scale-Italian Version: Reliability, Validity, Sensitivity, and Specificity
Giulia Balboni, PhD, FAAIDD, Università degli Studi di Perugia
Alice Bacherini, MA, Università degli Studi di Perugia
Pasquale Anselmi, PhD, Università degli Studi di Padova
Egidio Robusto, PhD, Università degli Studi di Padova

Outcomes for Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Receiving Long-term Services and Supports: A Systematic Review Of the Literature
Sarah R. Carlson, MSEd, University of Kansas

Evaluating the Effect of Peer-Delivered Strategies on Social Communication of Postsecondary Students With IDD in College Classrooms
Yun-Ching Chung PhD, Illinois State University 
Karen Douglas, PhD, Radford University

AAC For Adults With Complex Communication Needs: What do we Know About Literature?
Yun-Ching Chung, PhD, Illinois State University 
Natalie Andzik, PhD, Northern Illinois University

The Quality of Life Paradigm As Basis for the Assessment of Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities
Laura E. Gómez, PhD, FAAIDD, Universidad de Oviedo
M. Luca Morn, PhD, Universidad de Oviedo
Robert Schalock, PhD, FAAIDD, Hastings University
Miguel Ángel Verdugo, PhD, FAAIDD, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca
Asuncin Monsalve, Universidad de Oviedo
Patricia Navas, PhD, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca
Marco Lombardi, MS, FAAIDD, HOGENT University of Applied Sciences and Arts 

In-depth Analysis of Continuity Satisfaction in the Diagnostic Trajectory for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual and Developmental Disorders
Rivard Mlina, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal
Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal
Christine Lefebvre, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal
Patrick Coulombe, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

Self-determination for all in Inclusive, Secondary Classrooms 
Sheida Raley, PhD, University of Kansas 
Karrie Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas          

Access to Wellbeing-Focused Supports and its Relationship With Quality of Life: A Study on the Perceptions of Spaniards With IDD
Miguel Ángel Verdugo, PhD, FAAIDD, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca
Antonio M. Amor, PhD, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca
Patricia Navas, PhD, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca
Manuela Crespo, PhD, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca
Zofia Wolowiec, MD, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca
Mara Fernandez, PhD, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca
Alba Aza, MA, INICO & Universidad de Salamanca


B7 - POSTER SYMPOSIA - TRANSITION

Moderator: Mayumi Hagiwara, PhD, San Francisco State University, co-Chair, AAIDD Student and Early Career Professionals Interest Network, & co-Chair, AAIDD International Interest Network

Defining A Cultural Model of Transition for South Asian Parents of Young Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Sehrish Shikarpurya, MTeach, Texas A&M University 
Carly Gilson, PhD, Texas A&M University 

Effects of a Self-advocacy Intervention on the Abilities of Black College Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Request Academic Accommodations
Katherine Brendli, PhD, Cornell University 
LaRon A. Scott, EdD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Yaoying Xu, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Colleen Thoma, PhD, FAAIDD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Debra Holzberg, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte    

Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program Act: Addressing Workforce Challenges Through Policy and Practice
Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore, PhD, University of Central Florida
Drew Andrews, EdD, University of Central Florida
Iris Neil, MEd, University of Central Florida    

State Legislation and Inclusive Higher Education
Shari Hopkins, PhD, Western Oregon University 
Kimberly Patton, PhD, Illinois State University
Julia Snider, MEd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign     

Promoting Friendships for Young Adults in Inclusive College Courses: Voices Of Peers & Faculty
Sehrish Shikarpurya, MTeach, Texas A&M University 

Exploring the Social World of Young People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Through the Lens of Belonging 
Emily Van Gaasbeek, EdM, The Ohio State University 
Gary Siperstein, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
Ann Mickelson, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Expanding Capacity and Enhancing Connections for Youth and Young Adults who Identify as Having a Disability
Mary McLaughlin, Tompkins Workforce New York 
Maria Lombardi, Hempstead Works
Kathy Deangelo, CDO Workforce   
Alan Sessions, CDO Workforce