Adaptive Recreation as a Means to Improve Quality of Life of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Session 10B)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682209 Main Topic: Family and Community Engagement Session Type: Talk Story Abstract The positive impacts of regular physical activity are well-documented (Diaz, Miller, Kraus, and Fredericson, 2019). The impact…

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Adapting to College: Applying a Self Determination Support Model Across the University of Hawaiʻi Community College System (Session 5A)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682202 Main Topic: Indigenous Knowledge, Perspectives, and Approaches Session Type: Talk Story Abstract The Kūlia Support Project adapted and enhanced a successful support model to meet the needs of…

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Inter-school Collaboration for Promoting Equal Educational Opportunities for Students with Disability: A Case Study from Hong Kong (Session 4A)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682208 Main Topic: Education, Teaching and Classroom Practices Session Type: Paper Abstract Research has shown that inter-school collaboration benefits schools, teachers and students in many ways. School-to-school collaboration enhances…

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Changing Careers During COVID-19: The Window of Opportunity for Remote Work (Session 12C)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682210 Main Topic: Employment Session Type: Skill Share Abstract Gaining employment for people with severe disabilities has traditionally presented numerous challenges. These challenges include lack of dependable transportation, delayed…

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A New Perspective on Employment (Session 4D)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682211 Main Topic: Employment Session Type: Talk Story Abstract Similar to other programs in the world, 2020 brought challenges to employment training and community integration for people with disabilities.…

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Overview of Career Transition for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder in University: Impact of Career Self-efficacy (Session 5C)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682204 Main Topic: Employment Session Type: Paper Abstract Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong disability. Young children and adults with high-functioning ASD are those with good intellectual ability,…

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Dragonfly: Sign Language to Voice System (Session 1E)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682207  Main Topic: Deaf Community Session Type: Paper Abstract DragonFly is a system we have developed that bridges the communication gap between deaf and hearing individuals. This technology enables…

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Re-framing the Role and Function of Meltdowns for People with Autism: A Case for Innovative Self-regulation (Session 2D)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682211 Main Topic: Family and Community Engagement Session Type: Skill Share Abstract What if there were a reason and function for meltdowns in people with Autism? What if we…

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Using Language (Signed or Spoken) in Social Contexts: Pragmatic Strengths and Vulnerabilities among Deaf Children (Session 3C)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682204 Main Topic: Deaf Community Session Type: Paper Abstract Pragmatics is commonly referred to as the “social use of language” (ASHA, 2020). Pragmatics consider how individuals use language in…

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