Recent Faculty/Staff/Trainees Publications, Presentations and Products
Peer Reviewed Publications
Carter, E., Asmus, J., Lequia, J., et al. (2016). Randomized evaluation of peer support arrangements to support the inclusion of high school students with severe disabilities. Exceptional Children, 82, 209-233.
Devinsky, O., Asato, M., Camfield. P., Kanner, A., Keller, S., Kerr, M., Kossoff, E., Lau, H., Kothare, S., Singh, B., Wirrell, E. (2015) Delivery of epilepsy care to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. American Academy of Neurology, 85, 1-10.
Edwards, K.S., Towle, P., Levitz, B. (2014). Incorporating Life Course Theory and Social Determinants of Health into the LEND Curriculum. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18, 431-442.
Hahn, J.E., Fox, S., and Janicki, M.P.(2015) Aging Among Older Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Setting National Goals to Address Transitions in Health, Retirement, and Late-Life. Inclusion, 3 (4), 250-259.
Schwartz, A., Bacon, A., O’Hara, D., Davies, D., & Stock, S. (2013). Using cognitively accessible survey software to promote self-determination among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Human Development, Disability and Social Change, 21(1), 17-28.
Towle, P.O., Patrick, P.A. (2016). Autism spectrum disorder screening instruments for very young children: a systematic review. Autism Research and Treatment, 2016.
Towle, P.O., *Vacanti-Shova, K., *Shah, S., & *Higgins-S’alessandro, A. (2013). School-Aged Functioning of Children Diagnosed with ASD Before Age Three: Parent-Reported Diagnostic, Adaptive, Medication, and School Placement Outcomes. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(6), 1357-1372.
Viezel, K.D., Freer, B., *Castillo, J. A. Lowell, A. (2015). Cognitive abilities of maltreated children. Psychology in the Schools, 52(1), 92-106.
White, A., Liberatos, P., O’Hara, D., Davies, D., & *Stock, S. (2013). Promoting self-determination in health for people with intellectual disabilities through accessible surveys of their health care experiences. Journal of Human Development, Disability and Social Change, 21(1), 29-38.
O’Hara, D. (2016). Trends in using technology to achieve better health outcomes. In Health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan. In Rubin, I. L., Merrick, J., Greydanus. D. E. Patel, D. R. (Eds.) Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
Edwards, K., Havercamp, S., Cohen, L., O’Hara, D. (2012). Adult Health Case-based Modules: Module 1 Understanding Health and Health Promotion for People with ID. http://www.iddhealthtraining.org/module-1/
Vitale, M., Levitz, M., Levitz, B., Borras, K., and Edwards, K. (2014). Taking Charge of My Health: Partners in Health Transition. http://www.takingchargeofmyhealth.org/
Lequia, J. Social acceptance of elementary school students with severe disabilities. TASH Annual Conference: St. Louis, MO, December, 2016.
Levitz, B., Goldfarb, F., Carlsen, A., Hernandez, J., Smith, M., DeMaio, S. Fabric Not Fringe: Weaving Family Involvement Strategies into LENDs and other Professional Disability Related Training Programs. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, December, 2016.
Levitz, M., Borras, K. Taking Charge of My Health: Partners in Health Transition. Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, October, 2014.
Rao, T. Providing Intensive, In-Home Supports to Parents with Intellectual Disabilities. The Association for Successful Parenting Innovative Partnership and Practice International Conference, Mystic, CT, October, 2013.
Smith, M., Levitz, M., Levitz, B., Felty, W., Wappett, M., and Brandt, J. Some Strategies on How University Centers Support Self-Advocacy Efforts. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November, 2013.
*Ampil, A., Bar-Eli, R., *McDuffee, M., *Santos, C., Patrick, P.A. Health Care Transition for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities: A Policy Brief. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, December 2016.
*Anderson, A., *Charney, D., *Currao, L., McKenzie, T., *Torres, Y, Borras, K., Patrick, P.A. Perspectives of Librarians and Staff on Public Library Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, December 2016.
Davies, D.K., *Stock, S.E., Patrick, P.A., O’Hara, D. Development and Evaluation of a Universally-Designed App to Support Self-Directed Diabetes Education And Self-Management for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 2015.
Endrikat, E., Viezel, K.D., & *Castillo, J. Posttraumatic symptomatology profiles of physically neglected children. National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 2016.
Levitz, B., Vitale, M., Levitz, M., Borras, K and Edwards, K. Taking Charge of My Health: Partners in Health Transition New Website for Teens & Young Adults with I/DD and Families. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 2014.
*Marcus, E.H., Patrick, P.A., Edwards, K.S. Teachers’ Awareness and Utilization of Existing and New Assistive Listening Technologies within a School Setting. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 2015.
Towle, P.O., Patrick, P.A., *Hecht, E., *O’Sullivan, C., *Blumenthal, B., Noyes, D.M., Siegenthaler, K. Autism Screening for the Youngest Children: Emerging Instruments. Annual Meeting of Autism CARES, Bethesda, MD, July 2015.
*Rao, T., *Cooney, C., *Kenny, A., *Stupak, N., and *Thai, M. Assistive Technology Applications to Support Parents with Intellectual Disabilities. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 2014.
*Rao, T., Reiman, B., *Ausikaitis, A., *Blumenthal, B., Griffin, J. Exploring Perspectives and Needs of Child Welfare Caseworkers in their work with Children with Disabilities. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 2015.
*Rao, T. Reiman, B., *Reynolds, C., *Short, A., *Tiwari, S., Traylor, D., & *To, S. Child Welfare caseworkers’ understanding of children with developmental disabilities. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, December 2016.
Towle, P., *Ausikaitis, A., *Barkey, A., *Chlebowski, A., *Halvax, S., *Ho, J., Powers, T., *Srakhao, V. Community-Based Early Intervention and School-Age Outcome of Children with ASD Early ASD Diagnoses. AUCD Annual Conference, Washington, DC, December 2015.
Viezel, K. D., Davis, A. S., Miller. G. & *Castillo, J. Evaluating the Relationship between Visual-Motor Integration and Intelligence in Maltreated Children. American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September, 2014.