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Concurrent D Sessions

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern Time)

 

D1-INTERSECTION OF FAITH AND DISABILITY                               

Moderator: Sarah Hall, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota and Chair, AAIDD Religion & Spirituality Interest Network

Faith, Spirituality and the DSP: Strategies for Promoting Meaningful Inclusion for People With Disabilities in Their Faith and/or Spiritual Communities
Deborah Fisher, PsyD, FAAIDD, Deborah Fisher Consulting 
Shelly Christensen, MA, FAAIDD, Inclusion Innovations                    

Expectations vs. Reality: Intersection of Faith and Disability for Muslim Families of Young Adults With IDD
Sehrish Shikarpurya, MTeach, Texas A&M University 
Shailen Singh, PhD, Texas State University       


D2-FINDINGS OF THE NCI-DSP STAFF STABILITY SURVEY                               

Moderator: Colleen McLaughlin, MEd, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School & co-Chair, AAIDD Direct Support Professionals Interest Network

From Data Collection to Analysis: What States are Learning About the DSP Workforce From the NCI Staff Stability Survey 

National Core Indicators Staff Stability Survey: A Nationwide Picture of Staff Stability
Dorothy Hiersteiner, MPP, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute
Mary Lou Bourne, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
Laura Vegas, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services

Predictors of Annual and Early Separations Among Direct Support Professionals
James Houseworth, PhD, University of Minnesota
Sandra Pettingell, PhD, University of Minnesota
Julie Kramme, MA, University of Minnesota
Renate Ticha, PhD, University of Minnesota
Amy Hewitt, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota

Factors That Influence the Tenure of DSPs In New York State: An Empirical Analysis
Hirah Mir, New York Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
Oxana Rosca, New York Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
Qingyang Liu, New York Office for People With Developmental Disabilities


D3-SYSTEMS CHANGE IN EDUCATION    

Moderator: Rebecca Kammes, PhD, Michigan State University & co-Chair, AAIDD Student and Early Career Professionals Interest Network

Curricular Philosophies Reflected in IEP Goals for Students With Complex Support Needs 
Elissa Lockman Turner, University of Kansas 
Jennifer A. Kurth, PhD, University of Kansas
Kathryn M. Burke, PhD, Temple University
Andrea Ruppar, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Systemic, Sustainable Change: Implementation Drivers for Inclusive Education
Kristin Burnette, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Diane Ryndak, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Debbie Taub, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Patricia McDaid, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
Erica Bergmann, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 


D4-POLICY AND PRACTICES TO TRANSFORM EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES                               

Moderator: Dorothy Hiersteiner, MPP, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute & co-Chair, AAIDD Direct Supports Professionals Interest Network

Transformative Pathways for Career Success

Value of Competitive Integrated Employment
Matteo Lieb, National Down Syndrome Society

From a Clerk Position to a Career of Advocacy: David Egan
David Egan, SourceAmerica  

Pathways to Careers
Amy Stapley, SourceAmerica              


D5-STATE INNOVATIONS FOR SUPPORTS DURING COVID                               

Moderator: Shea Tanis, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado & co-Chair, AAIDD Technology Interest Network

Living Well During COVID-19: How 8 States Ensure Safety, Support Equity and Maintain Quality
for Individuals With IDD
Carol Britton-Laws, PhD, MSW, FAAIDD, University of Georgia
Lynn Hrabik, MPH, University of Wisconsin
Linda Bimbo, MS, University of New Hampshire
Parthenia Dinora, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Teresa Grossi, PhD, Indiana University
Jen Magelky-Seiler, MPA, University of Idaho
Jenny Turner, MSW, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Karen Ward, EdD, University of Alaska, Anchorage 


 D7- POSTER SYMPOSIA:RIGHTS, SELF-DETERMINATION, AND THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Moderator: Amy Hewitt, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota & Past President, AAIDD Board of Directors

Legal Rights of People With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Across the Globe
Chung eun Lee, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
Mayumi Hagiwara, PhD, San Francisco State University

Exploring the Concept of Self-determination in the Japanese Context
Mayumi Hagiwara, PhD, San Francisco State University
Asuka Yamaguchi Fujii, PhD, Takamatsu University

Digital Citizenship: Technology Access and Use for Youth With and Without Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities
Kim Fisher, PhD, FAAIDD, Illinois State University
Heather Williamson, DrPH, FAAIDD, Northern Arizona University
Scott Kupferman, PhD, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

Minoritized Youth and the Digital Divide: Exploring Digital Access, Use, and Participation
Kim Fisher, PhD, FAAIDD, Illinois State University
Heather Williamson, DrPH, FAAIDD, Northern Arizona University
Scott Kupferman, PhD, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

Voting for Individuals With Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Arden Day, MA, Northern Arizona University
Chelsey Tarazi, Northern Arizona University
Michele Lee, MA, Northern Arizona University
Kelly Roberts, PhD, Northern Arizona University

Factors Associated With Voting in Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Receiving Services in Virginia
Sarah Lineberry, MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University
Matthew Bogenschutz, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Right to a Life of Quality for Young People With Intellectual Disability: Exploring Quality of Life-Related Outcomes
Lucia Moran Suarez, PhD, University of Oviedo
Laura E. Gomez, PhD, FAAIDD, Inico & University of Oviedo
M. Angeles Alcedo, University of Oviedo
Chris Swerts, Hogent University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Veronica M. Guillen, Inico & University of Cantabria
Eva Vicente, Inico & University of Zaragoza