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Concurrent C Sessions

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
4:30 - 5:30 pm (Eastern Time)

 

C1-ASSURING PEOPLE WITH IDD BENEFIT FROM RESEARCH FINDINGS                               

Moderator: James Lemanowicz, MBA, FAAIDD, Temple University & co-Chair, AAIDD Assembly of Interest Networks

The Right to Science

The Right to Science:  What are the Implications for People With Disabilities
Valerie J. Bradley, MA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute

The Right to Science:  The Technology First Initiative
Shea Tanis, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado

The Right to Science:  Including Adults With Intellectual Disability in Research by Lowering Barriers to Participation Through an Accessible Informed Consent Process 
Jesse G. Strickler, The Ohio State University
Susan M. Havercamp, PhD, FAAIDD, The Ohio State University


C2-SPECIAL OLYMPICS MODEL FOR PROMOTING EQUITABLE HEALTH CARE                      

Moderator: Jennifer Jones, PhD, Oklahoma State University & Chair, AAIDD Research Interest Network

Meaningful Inclusion to Facilitate Equitable Participation

Activating People With Intellectual Disability as Health and Wellness Leaders: The Special Olympics Health Messenger Model
Kristin Hughes Srour, MBA, Special Olympics International
Jamie Valis, PhD, Special Olympics International
Taylor Braun, Special Olympics International
Alicia Bazzano, MD, PhD, Special Olympics International

Evaluating the Impact of A Health Messenger Training Program on the Self-determination and Health Behaviors of Special Olympics Athletes With Intellectual Disability
Julia Mihaila, PhD, Special Olympics International
Jamie Valis, PhD, Special Olympics International
Kristin Hughes Srour, MBA, Special Olympics International
Lindsay DuBois, PhD, Special Olympics International
Molly Sadowsky, MPH, Special Olympics International
Alicia Bazzano, MD, PhD, Special Olympics International

Inclusive Research With Special Olympics Athletes During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Considerations for the Development of Online Inclusive Research Methods
Lieke van Heumen, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Sara Miller, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lindsay DuBois, PhD, Special Olympics International
Molly Sadowsky, MPH, Special Olympics International                                   


C3-USING THE SIS TO INFORM SUPPORT PLANS IN SCHOOLS                               

Moderator: Karrie Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Applying the SIS-A & SIS-C Using Different Administration Modes, to Different Countries and Cultures, and to Inform Supports Planning in Schools 

Adaptation and Validation of the SIS-C With Children and Adolescents in Brazil
Sabrina Fernandes de Castro, PhD, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Iasmin Zanchi Boueri, PhD, Universidade Federal do Paraná
Juliana Rodrigues Sigolo, Associação de Pais e Amigos dos Excepcionais
Julliana Morgado Rocha, Associação de Pais e Amigos dos Excepcionais

Administration Format and the Stability of SIS-A Scores
Sarah R. Carlson, MSEd, University of Kansas
James R. Thompson, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas   
Leslie Shaw, PhD, Cornell University

Planning Supports With The SIS-C: There is an App for That!
Virginia L. Walker, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
David Edyburn, PhD, Knowledge by Design
Megan E. Carpenter, MEd, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Jessica A. Nelson, PhD, Missouri State University
James R. Thompson, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas   


 
C4-EMPLOYMENT PREPARATION AND OUTCOMES                                

Moderator: Sharon Gomez, FAAIDD, Evergreen Life Services & co-Chair, AAIDD Leadership and Management in Community Living Interest Network

The Employment Outcomes and Support Needs of Michigan Project SEARCH Graduates With IDD: A Mixed Method Study
Christiana Okyere, PhD, Michigan State University 
Connie Sung, PhD, Michigan State University 
Marisa H. Fisher, PhD, Michigan State University
Jiyoon Park, PhD, Nanyang Technological University               

Safe Program: Preventative Practices for Workers With Intellectual and Development Disabilities at Risk for COVID-19 Here
Beth Pfeiffer PhD Temple University 
Amber Pompanio Davidson, MPH, Temple University

#readytowork:  A Job Readiness Program for Transitional Youth With Disabilities
Erica Thomas, RCM of Washington, Inc. 
Susan Brooks, RCM of Washington, Inc.        


C5-PARENT ADVOCACY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION                               

Moderator: Anthony Rodriguez, PhD, FAAIDD, Providence College                          

A Study of the Families Included in Receiving Better Special Education Services (FIRME) Project for Latinx Families of Children With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities
Kristina Rios, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago 
Meghan M. Burke, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                      

Parent Perceptions of the Advocacy Expectation in Special Education
Zachary Rossetti, PhD, Boston University 
Meghan M. Burke, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign       
Oscar Hughes, MEd, Boston University                                    



C6-ISSUE BRIEF – PRACTICE

Moderator: Melissa DiSipio, MSA, FAAIDD, Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care & Member, AAIDD Board of Directors

Autonomy in Travelling for People With an Intellectual Disability: A Training Program for the use of Public Transit
Roxanne Girard, Université du Québec à Montréal
Alexandrine Martineau-Gagne, Université du Québec à Montréal
Diane Morin, PhD, FAAIDD, Université du Québec à Montréal
Mathilde Le Boudec, STM Associative Circle
Marc Lanovaz, PhD, Université de Montréal
Philippe Archambault, PhD, McGill University

Disability Inclusion Consortium: Employer Led Action
Megan Grabski, MBA, United Way Southwestern Pennsylvania
Rochelle Troutman, Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council
Beth Butler, JD, Disability:IN 

Using Innovative Technology Interventions to Improve Outcomes in HCBS Services 
Carol Britton-Laws PhD, FAAIDD, University of Georgia 
Michaelyn Wilson, MS, University of Georgia 

Using Self-Advocate Educators (SAES) With Disabilities as Patient Actors in EMS and Law Enforcement Training During Challenging Times
Lisa Schoenbrodt, EdD, Loyola University Maryland 
Leah Katherine Saal, PhD, Loyola University Maryland 

Specialized Telemedicine for Individuals With IDD—Beyond the Pandemic
Maulik Trivedi, MD, StationMD 

Using Peer Navigators as an Effective--and Cost-effective Way to Support Parents With ID
Susan Yuan, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Vermont 
Bernadette Irwin, MS, The Association for Successful Parenting        

Working With Native American Women With Disabilities, Their Caregivers, and Communities to Create A Culturally Responsive Cancer Screening Education Program
Julie Armin, PhD, University of Arizona
Heather Williamson, DrPH, FAAIDD, Northern Arizona University
Janet Rothers, PhD, University of Arizona
Julie Baldwin, PhD, Northern Arizona University
Marissa Adams, Northern Arizona University

Assisting Direct Care Workforce in Creative Arts Organizations to Maintain Engagement With Individuals With IDD: Technology use During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Yumi Shirai, PhD, University of Arizona Sonoran 
Tamara Shetron, PhD, Austin Community College
Michelle Boulanger Thompson, MS, Virginia Commonwealth University 


C7-POSTER SYMPOSIA – SEXUALITY   

Moderator
: Haleigh Scott, PhD, Ascend Diagnostic & Support Services & Chair, AAIDD Psychology Interest Network                                                                                               


Healthy Relationships Matter
Sharon Delvisco, DSW, Team Dynamics LLC
Rebecca Mandal Blasio, PsyD, Consultant

Sexual Development in Individuals With Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities: Attitudes Among Staff in a Non-Profit Service Provider
James Ingram, PhD, Northern Arizona University
Monica Attridge, Hozhoni Foundation

People Love ‘Love On the Spectrum,’ Or Do They?: A Thematic Analysis of #loveonthespectrum
Shelby E. Landmark, Texas A & M University
Rhonda Black, EdD, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

The Need for Comprehensive Sexuality Education for People With IDD: A Review of Effective Components in Sexuality Education Curricula
Kelley Wilds, Washington State University

Utilizing Parents and Guardians in Sex Education for Adolescents and Adults With Intellectual Disability
Rebecca Kammes, PhD, Michigan State University
Rhonda Black, EdD, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa