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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Brilliant By Way of Black: The African-American Foundations of Family Engagement in Education

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682207 Given the emergence of Family Engagement as a necessary component for improved student outcomes, African-Americans provide an exemplary historic model for success in education with committed families as…

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Confronting Complacency: Advancing Equitable Employment for All (Session 8D)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682211 Main Topic: Employment Session Type: Talk Story Abstract This Talk Story session will lead participants through a discussion on how ableism unintentionally permeates disability service provision (with specific…

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Literature Review on the Relationship Between Employment and Autonomy of Individuals with Mental Illness (Session 5D)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682205 Main Topic: Employment Session Type: Paper Abstract BACKGROUND. Employing individuals with psychiatric disabilities has been compulsory for Japanese companies, depending on their size, since 2018. With that, the…

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Effects of Social-Emotional Skills Training Through Computer-Assisted Instruction for Young Adults with Intellectual Disability (Session 4E)

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Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682213 Main Topic: Flourishing, Well-being, and Social-Emotional Learning Session Type: Paper Abstract Now more than ever, social emotional learning (SEL) is a major contributor to independence, productivity, and societal…

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