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Friday 25th May (3:00 PM -9:00 PM)

 

3:00     Registration Opens

 

4:30     Welcome & Introductions: Conference Officially Begins

 

4:45     Presentation by Recipient of Senior Scholars Award:

            Scot Danforth & Susan Gabel

 

5:30     Light Dinner

 

6:30     Film Screening: Wretches & Jabberers (1 hr 30 mins)

                        Discussion

 

9:00     Closure

 

 

Saturday 26th May (9:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

 

9:00     Continental Breakfast

 

10:00   Concurrent Sessions 1

 

1A.

Shifting Tides, Services Denied

 

Algorithms of Access: Immigrant Mothers in Pursuit of Service Provision

Gay Wilgus & Linda Ware

 

Cutting Costs in The UK: Facing Problems without Funding

Sally Tomlinson

 

1B.

Panel: New Teachers' Knowledge of Special Education Law Beyond Teacher Preparation Programs.

Michelle L. Damiani, Casey L. Reutemann, Carrie E. Rood, & Chelsea P. Tracy-Bronson.

 

1C.

Panel: Building Alliances across Bilingual & Inclusive Educational Settings:

Opportunities and Challenges of Public/Private School Collaborations

Tamara Brown, Tatyana Kleyn, & Jossie O'Neill

 

1D.

Panel: Issues in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities

 

Strategies to Help Facilitate High School to College Transition Using Effective Support

Laura M. Laria

 

Requesting Reasonable Accommodations:  Perspectives of Undergraduate Students with Learning Differences

Caryn Giananti

 

Inclusion in Higher Education: the Status Quo of Accessibility in Universities in China

Yue Wu

 

Experiences of College Students with Physical Disabilities: Advocacy, Accommodations and Awareness

April Coughlin

 

1E.

Roundtables & Posters (simultaneous in same large room)

 

Is Education Truly Preparing for the Life Beyond? Nurses, Midwives, Engineers and Teachers Labeled with a Disability Create Confusion in Higher Education.(Round Table)

Katrien De Munck

 

Dangerous Intersections: Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System (Poster)

William Garnett

 

Connecting Special Education and Disability Studies Through Self-Determination.(Round Table)

Stelios Gragoudas

 

Setting Standards, Limiting Scope: Parental Response to Disability in Special Education Textbooks. (Round Table)

Christine Hancock

 

Schooling, Socializing and Someone's Future, but Whose?

Lisa Johnson (Round Table)

 

Revealing Competences of Children with Autism Interacting with Electronic Toys (Poster)

Keonhee Kim, Hyoshin Lee, & Chanwoong Park

 

The One-Two Punch of Special Education Discourse and Audit Culture (Round Table)

Sarah L. Schlessinger

 

1F.

Introduction to Disability Studies in Education (DSE)

Susan Baglieri & Alicia Broderick.

 

11:15   Break

 

11:30   Concurrent Sessions 2

 

2A.

Respectfully Engaging Families

 

Toward Emancipatory Parent Engagement in the Context of Home-School Relations

Keith W. Allred & Christine Hancock

 

Facilitating Equilateral Contributions: Parent and Educators' Perceptions of the IEP Meeting

Amy Petersen and Susie Lund

 

A Mother Only Needs One Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Five (1255) Words

Geert VanHove

 

2B.

Professional Development Issues for In-Service Educators Approaches to Teacher Development

 

Applying a Critical Disability Studies Lens to Professional Development in Inclusive School Reform: Stories from the Field

Meghan Cosier

 

Co-Teaching Models for Pre-Service Teacher Education: Reframing the Ability in Disability

Catherine Howerter & Teri Marx

 

Myths and Misconceptions of Autism: What Every Teacher Needs to Learn, Relearn, and Unlearn

Hyun Uk Kim

 

2C.

Panel: Kids In The Middle: The Micropolitics of Special Education

Carol Strax, Marshall Strax, Bruce Cooper, & Thomas Strax

 

2D.

Panel: The American Dream: Destination Employment 

Carole R. Gothelf, Katerina Chatzistyli, & Matthew Weiler

 

2E.

Accounting for Disability: Statistics and Identity

 

Rejecting Analytic Statistics in (dis)ability Studies in Education

Phil Smith & Kimberly Millstead

 

Students Through the Lens of 'Disability Identity,' At The University and Beyond

Meggie Verstichele and Leen Thienpondt

 

Social Class, Disability and College Students: A Quantitative Framework for New York City

Ashleigh Thompson

 

2F.

Panel: Connecting Graduate Disability Studies to Professional Practice: Lessons Learned.

Mariette Bates, Allison Downer, Cris Marchionne, & Chancey Fleet.

 

12:45   Lunch

 

2:00     Concurrent Sessions 3

 

3A.

Everyday Life at Home and In School

 

Narrative Interview of a Mother in Transition: The Journey from Crisis to Resilience

Robin Dodds

 

Embracing Inclusion Lessons Learned by a Parent and Teacher

Diane Linder Berman

 

3B.

Panel: Disability Studies in Education "At Work"

 

How Applicable are the Ideas of Disability Studies in Education to Educational Policy and the Practice of Teaching?

David J. Connor & Chris Hale

 

Using DSE to 'Notice, Recognize and Respond' to Tools of Exclusion and Opportunities for Inclusion in New Zealand

Missy Morton

 

Supporting Graduate Students toward "A Pedagogy of Hope": Resisting and Redefining Traditional Notions of Disability

Geert Van Hove, Elisabeth De Schauwer, Kathleen Mortier, Lien Claes, Katrien De Munck, Meggie Verstichele, Caroline Vandekinderen, Karen Leyman, & Leen Thienpondt

 

3C.

In/Exclusion

 

The Convergence of Standards Based Reform and Special Education: What Happened to Inclusion at Westvale Elementary School?

Jessica Bacon

 

 

Participation in School-Based Extracurricular Activities: Examining Barriers and Boundaries as Experienced by High School Students with Disabilities

Gibbons, Colleen & Brent McBride

 

3D.

Panel: Accessing Disability Studies in Higher Education: A Case Study

 

Janet S. Sauer, Linda Ware, Heather Albanesi, & Ida Dilwood

 

3E.

Disability and Societal Institutions

 

The Tale of a Reluctant Expert Witness Or Poking Sticks at Sleeping Dragons

Alicia Broderick

 

Six Degrees of Disability Violence: Hate Crimes, Ableism and Special Education

Gregg D. Beratan

 

Exploring Disability in the Military: Opportunities for Retention and Inclusion

Kathleen Chiarantona & Michelle Sondra Ballan

 

3F.

Narrative Approaches to Disability Studies in Education Research

 Kathleen Collins, Scot Danforth, & Joseph Valente


3:15     Break

 

3:30     Concurrent Sessions 4

 

4A.

Preparing Critical Teachers

 

Institutionalized Discourses on the Education of Students with Disabilities: Preparing Teachers for Critical Educational Practices

PriyaLalvani

 

Special Education Law as Moral Compass: Indications for Teacher Preparation

Chris Hale

 

4B.

Panel: Left in the Dark-Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Meets the NYS Standards

Linda Ware, Brianna Snyder, Tori Starr, Maryanne Agius, Jessica Pasik, & Jaime Randall

 

4C.

Theory & Practice; Practice & Theory


Authoring our Mathematical Selves

Rachel Lambert

 

Understanding Mathematical Learning Disabilities Through Accessibility, Compensation and Re-mediation

Katherine Lewis

 

Inclusive Unit and Lesson Planning: Putting Theory into Practice

Kathryn Young & Kathleen Luttenegger


4D.

Beyond the College Walls

 

Studying at Ghent University and the Transition to Work: Perspectives of Students and Graduates with a Disability.

Stephanie Claus & Karen Leyman

 

Diversity and Inclusion: Action through Interaction. A Critical look at "Good Practices."

Ruth Cnockaert

 

Beyond the Classroom Walls: What Does Accessibility Mean in Hybrid and Online Learning Environments?

Allison Dickey & Valerie Owen

 

4E.

Working within Discourses of Disability

 

The Work of Special Education: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Documents Contextualizing IDEA Amendments and Reauthorizations Since 1975

Kate McLaughlin

 

Contextualizing Disability Within the Czech Republic: Between Invisibility and Inclusion

Lenka Slepickova & Karel Pancocha

 

Rethinking Functional Behavioral Analysis and Motivation: Alternatives to Commoditization

Robin Smith

 

4F.

Understanding LD and ADHD: The Journeyto Educational and Personal Empowerment

Members of Project Eye-to-Eye

 

4:45     Break & Relax

 

6:00     Dinner

 

8:00     Closure

 

 

 

Sunday 27th May (8:30- 4:00)

 

8:30     Continental Breakfast

 

9:00     Concurrent Sessions 5

 

5A.

Participation in Multiple Worlds Beyond School: Carving a Place in the World

 

Un/limited Dreams, Un/limited Opportunities: The Post-School World and Young Women with Intellectual Disabilities

Danielle Cowley

 

A Home for Jamee

Sharon M. Duncan

 

'Who said that?' Using Focus Groups in a Participatory Action Orientated Research Project with Young People with Intellectual Disability

Colin Gladstone

 

5B.

Accessing the Un/Official Curriculum

 

What a Difference a Label Makes: Shortchanging Students with Disabilities in an Afterschool Tutoring Program.

Erin McCloskey and Colette Cann

 

Using a Disability Studies Perspective to Reinforce the Links Between Assistive Technology and Literacy

Srikala Naraian& Mark Surabian

 

A Framework for Analyzing the Democratic Potential of K-12 Curriculum and Beyond

Rosemary Rotuno-Johnson

 

5C.

Navigating Postsecondary Education

 

Discourse and the Containment of Disability in Postsecondary Education

Susan L. Gabel & Maja Miskovic

 

Is It Smart to Use a Smartpen?

Janine Kane & Lynn Gallagher

 

Coherent Compliance in Transition Planning: Role of Information Literacy and Emerging Technologies to Sustain and Complete a Postsecondary Degree

Rosemary W. Skeele & Concetta Russo

 

5D.

Shaping Dis/abilities

 

Who Wants to be Special? Pathologization and the Preparation of Bodies for Prison

Deanna Adams

 

The Untouchables: Contested Space as Hegemonic School Structures that Marginalizes Students with Disabilities

Belinda Amoako.

 

My Journey from Teacher-Savior to Abled Teacher: A Foucauldian Analysis of Special Education

Sylvia Mac

 

5E.

Intersections of Race and Disability in Educational Research and Policy

 

Dis/ability Critical Race Studies (DisCrit): Theorizing at the Intersections of Race and Disability

David Connor & Beth Ferri

 

Fragmentation of Harm, Legal Compliance and Disproportionality in Special Education: "We don't have a problem"

Catherine Kramarczuk Voulgarides

 

The Corporatization of Education in Detroit: Implications for (Dis)ability

Phil Smith & Kimberly Millstead

 

 

10:15 Break

 

10:30   Concurrent Sessions 6

 

6A.

Inclusivity and Interdisciplinary Alliances

 

Critical Role of Disability Studies in Developing Teacher Competencies in Inclusive Early Childhood Classrooms

Yoon-Joo Lee & Susan L. Recchia

 

6B.

 

Building Youth Activism around Dis/ability Studies

Kylah Torre

 

Novice Secondary Inclusive Educators: Contextual Factors on Entering the Field

Julia M. White & Eileen T. Radigan

 

6C.

Negotiating College Life

 

Boundaries, Barriers, and Benefits in the Transition Stories of Four Successful College Students with Disabilities

McCall, Zach

 

Dis/abling Learning in a Community College.

DušanaPodlucká

 

Disability and Friendships: A Trajectory to Facilitate Participation in Colleges

Syed Salma Jameel

 

6D.

Panel: Interplay as a Key for Relational Accessibility

LudoSchoeters, Marc Callebaut, Patrick Schelfhout, Susan Gabel, Elisabeth De Schauwer & Geert VanHove.

 

6E.

Panel: Autism and Real Life: In the Intersections, What Can We Learn from Going Multi-locus?

 

A Truly Special Education: A Phenomenological Study with Adolescents and Adults with Asperger's Syndrome.

Jason C. Osmolak

 

What did I learn?: Using Multi-vocality to Examine the Stresses and Challenges of Raising a Child with Asperger's-Mother, Teacher, Researcher.

Linnea  L. Rademaker

 

Autistic and Female: They Say That's Rare, and So Many Other Things.

Elizabeth J. Grace

 

11:45   Break

 

12:00   Guest Speakers: Film Makers Susan & Allan Raymond

            Film Screening: Journey Into Dyslexia (1 hr 15 mins)

            Q & A

 

2:00     Brunch: The Ellen Brantlinger Junior Scholar Awards

                        Kathleen Collins & Joseph Valente

 

3:00     Town Hall Meeting: Planning for Next Year

 

4:00     Closure

 

 

 

 

 

 

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