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Concurrent Sessions A

June 14, 2022

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A1: Supporting Courtship, Sexuality, & QoL Outcomes

Love On the Spectrum and the Neurotypical Gaze
Shelby Landmark, Texas A&M University
Rhonda Black, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Challenges and Needs of LGBTQ+ People with Intellectual Disability: A Narrative Review 
Ann-Sophie Otis, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières 
Kévin Lavoie, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal 
Élise Milot, PhD, Université Laval
Martin Caouette, PhD, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Ariane Marchand-Labelle, MA, Conseil Québécois LGBT

 

A2: Self-Determination and Racially and Ethnically Marginalized Students

Promoting Delf-Determination for Racially and Ethnically Marginalized Students with Disabilities
Mayumi Hagiwara, PhD, San Francisco State University
Sheida K. Raley, PhD, University of Kansas 
Karrie Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

The Impact of the SDLMI for Racially and Ethnically Marginalized Students 
Sheida Raley, PhD, University of Kansas
Karrie Shogren, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas
Hunter Matusevich, University of Kansas 

 

A3: Reducing Bias in Justice 

Addressing Conflicts Based on Disability
Mildred Duprey de Robles, MA, US DOJ, Community Relations Service

Combining Community Policing with Disability Awareness
LaToshia Butler, US DOJ, Office of Community Oriented Policing

The Americans with Disabilities Act in State and Local Criminal Justice Settings
Steven Gordon, US DOJ, US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia
 

Concurrent Sessions B

June 14, 2022

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

B1: Evaluating HCBS Outcomes

The Development and Testing of HCBS Outcome Measures Designed for Proxy Respondents
Matthew Roberts, MS, University of Minnesota
Renáta Tichá, PhD, University of Minnesota 
Brian Abery, PhD, University of Minnesota 
James Houseworth, PhD, University of Minnesota 

Results from a Pilot Study of Person-Centered Home and Community-Based Services Outcome Measures
Brian Abery, PhD, University of Minnesota 
Renáta Tichá, PhD, University of Minnesota 
Matthew, Roberts, MS, University of Minnesota 
Martin (Alec) Nyce, MS, University of Minnesota 
James Houseworth, PhD, University of Minnesota

B2: Disparities in Transition Outcomes

Parent Support Groups for Transition-Aged
Students with IDD: A Participatory
Action Research
Chung Eun Lee, PhD, Chonnam National University 
Minsik Choi, St. Peter's School 


From High School to the Cliff: Disparities in Navigating IDD Policies Before and During the Pandemic
Tonie Sadler, MSW, PhD, Northwestern University 

 

 

B3: Sustaining Self-Directed Supports

Self-Directed Supports: Benefits and Challenges
Sarah Hall, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
Libby Hallas, MS, University of Minnesota 
Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD, University of Minnesota

The Sustainability of Self-Directed Supports
Across the Lifespan

Libby Hallas, MS, University of Minnesota
Sarah Hall, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD, University of Minnesota

 


B4: Advance Look at the 2023 Second Edition of the SIS-A

Changes to the Supports Intensity Scale-Adult Version 
James R. Thompson, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Kansas

Planning for the Success of Students with IEPs: A Systematic, Supports-Based Approach 
Virginia L. Walker, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Megan E. Carpenter, PhD, University of Kansas

Understanding the Impact of the SIS-A Re-norming on Support Budgets 
Colleen Kidney, PhD, Human Services Research Institute
 

Concurrent Sessions C

June 14, 2022

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

C1: Promoting Health Research Engagement 

A Capacity Building Process for Health Research Engagement with People with Intellectual Disability
Karla Ausderau, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Libby Hladik, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Allison Doerpinghaus, OTD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brittany St. John, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Health Research Toolkit: Research Engagement Education for People with Intellectual Disability
Brittany St. John, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Libby Hladik, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Allison Doerpinghaus, OTD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Steve Woodard, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tyler Wigington, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Allison Muschett, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Karla Ausderau, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tools and Strategies for Inclusive Research Dissemination Beyond Peer-reviewed Publications
Allison Doerpinghaus, OTD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Libby Hladik, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brittany St. John, MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Maryann Gonzalez, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cindy Bentley, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Edward Kastern, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
C2: Skills for Success in Postsecondary Education and Employment

Creating Pathways to Success through Inclusive Postsecondary Education for Students with ID
Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore, PhD, Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities
Iris Neil, MEd, Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities 

Day and Employment Participation Among IDD Services Users: Factors Contributing to Paid and Community 
James Houseworth, PhD, University of Minnesota
Sandar Pettingell, PhD, University of Minnesota
Roger Stancliffe, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
Julie Bershadsky, PhD, University of Minnesota
Renáta Tichá, PhD, University of Minnesota
Alicia Zhang, MA, University of Minnesota

C3: Visions and Strategies for Equity 


Creating an Equity Review Board for our Organization's Policy and Research Projects
Colleen Kidney, PhD, Human Services Research Institute
Yoshi Kardell, MSW, Human Services Research Institute
Dorothy Hiersteiner, MPP, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute 
Alexandra Bonardi, MS, MPA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute
Bevin Croft, PhD, Human Services Research Institute
Jami Petner-Arrey, PhD, Human Services Research Institute 

How we Reenvision Equity & Inclusion: Perspectives from the Social Work Interest Network
Jacqueline McGinley, PhD, MSW, AAIDD Social Work Interest Network & Binghamton University 
 

Concurrent Sessions D

June 15, 2022

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

D1: Advancing Equity in Sexual Health

Attitudes to Sexuality and Reproductive Health in a Rural and Frontier Community
Canyon Hardesty, MS, University of Wyoming

Partnership and Adaptation to Increase the Reach of Relationship and Sexual Health Education for People with IDD: the Friendships & Dating Program in Alaska, Wyoming, and Oregon 
Sondra LeClair, University of Alaska Anchorage

Friendships and Dating in Oregon Transition Programs: Action for Sexual Health Equity
Lindsay Sauve, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University
Angie Stapleton, MPA, Oregon Health & Science University 
Kira Norton, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University 
D2: Disrupting the Transition Planning Paradigm 

Dispelling the CLD Monolith: Counterstories of Racialized Families Navigating Transition Planning
Sehrish Shikarpurya, MA, MTeach, Texas A&M University
Carly Gilson, PhD, Texas A&M University
Claudia Dunn, PhD, San Diego State University
Katherine Fletcher, MA, Texas A&M 

Confronting Systemic Barriers in Transition Planning: Why it’s Time to Redefine Transition Planning 
Sehrish Shikarpurya, MA, MTeach, Texas A&M University

D3: Evaluating Service Quality 


Developing a Framework for Measuring Service Quality in Europe

Jan Siska, PhD, Charles University & University of Minnesota
Julie Beadle-Brown, PhD, University of Kent

Quality of Community-Based Services in the Czech Republic  
Sarka Kanova, PhD, University of West Bohemia
Julie Beadle-Brown, PhD, University of Kent
Kristyna Janyskova, PhD, University of West Bohemia 
Karel Rezac, PhD, University of West Bohemia

The Development of Person-Centered Home and Community Based Outcome Measures in the US
Renáta Tichá, PhD, University of Minnesota 
Brian Abery, PhD, University of Minnesota 

 

Concurrent Sessions E

June 15, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

E1: Evolving Workforce Issues

Challenges Faced by Direct Support Professionals During COVID-19 
Sandra L. Pettingell, PhD, University of Minnesota
Julie Bershadsky, PhD, University of Minnesota
Amy Hewitt, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
Jerry Smith, MBA, University of Minnesota 

Challenges Faced by IDD Provider Agencies in the Time of COVID-19
Dorothy Hiersteiner, MPP, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute
Valerie Bradley, MA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute
Laura Vegas, MPD, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services 

An Overview of Promising Workforce Retention and Recruitment Strategies
Valerie Bradley, MA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute

E2: Systems Transformation One Step at a Time

Development and Analysis of a Rural Statewide Crisis Response System
Heidi Paulson, PsyD, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center
Paul Kolstoe, PhD, FAAIDD, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center & University of North Dakota 
Heather Jenkins, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center  
Kris Tisdale, MSW, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center 
Keith Vavrovsky, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center 
Jennifer Hooey, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center 

Reducing and Eliminating Rights Restrictions and Advocating Guardianship Changes in a CQL Accredited State-Run Institution
Heidi Paulson, PsyD, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center 
Allison Skari, MSW, Private Practice

Exploration of Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in North Dakota
Heidi Paulson, PsyD, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center
Paul Kolstoe, PhD, FAAIDD, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center &University of North Dakota 
Jon Santiago, MA, North Dakota DHS Life Skills and Transition Center
E3: Pandemic and Health Outcomes

Amount and Quality of Care Before and During COVID-19 and Experiences of Those Receiving Disability, 
Emily Hickey, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lucas Stanley, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Allison Doerpinghaus, OTD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Karla Ausderau, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Leann DaWalt, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Vaccine Receipt, Hesitancy, and Self-Reported Health Status for Special Olympics Athletes
Ashlyn Smith, PhD, Special Olympics Inc. 
Iulia Mihaila, PhD, Special Olympics Inc. 
Kiki Martin, Special Olympics Inc. 
Alicia Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH, Special Olympics Inc. 
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