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2015


International Meeting for Autism Research Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. May 15, 2015.

Locke J, Shih W. What are they doing at recess? Examining playground behavior between elementary school children with and without autism spectrum disorder. In J. Locke (Chair), Meaningful social outcomes in real world settings: Targets, interventions, and change.

April 29th, 2015 “Autism: Recognizing the signs, diagnosis and treatment options”, WCMC Spring Health & Wellness Fair

2015 Autism Speaks-Autism Treatment Network Conference, Rochester, NU

Smith, T. (March 2015). Community-partnered research with the Rochester City Schools. Presentation given at the University of Rochester Autism Speaks-Autism Treatment Network Conference. Rochester, NY.

2015 Society for Research in Child Development Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
Oakes, L., Iadarola, S., Shih, W., Dean, M., Smith, T., Orlich, F., and the AIR-B Network. (March 2015). Anxiety, depression, and family functioning in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the SRCD annual meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

2015 Child and Adolescent Health Research Meeting, Rochester, NY

Aponte, C., Iadarola, S., & the AIR-B Network. (January 2015) School-based interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder. Presentation given at the University of Rochester Child and Adolescent Health Meeting. Rochester, NY.


2014


2014 Growing the Next Generation of Community-Based Researchers, Rochester, NY.

Tiede, G., Iadarola, S., Smith. T. (October 2014) Services for children with autism spectrum disorder in three, large urban school districts: Perspectives of parents and educators. Poster presented at the conference, “Growing the Next Generation of Community-Based Researchers”. Rochester, NY

April 25th, 2014 “Diagnosis of Autism in Toddlers”, Los Ninos

May 23rd, 2014 “Autism: From Screening to Diagnosis to Intervention” APS in San Francisco

July 9th, 2014 “Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders”,12th National Head Start Research Conference

December 3rd, 2014 “What Can We Learn From Longitudinal Studies About Early Intervention and Prognosis?”, La Trobe University, Australasian Society for Autism Research

2014 Annual Faculty Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.

Oakes, L., Iadarola, S., Shih, W., Dean, M., Smith, T., Orlich, F., and the AIR-B Network. (October 2014). The relationship among anxiety, depression, and family functioning in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the Annual Faculty Research Symposium, Rochester, NY.
 
2014 2nd “Data Blitz”: an internal conference at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

Tiede, G. Smith, T., Iadarola, S., (October 2014) Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health.  Poster presented at the 2nd “Data Blitz”: an internal conference at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

2014 Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) Virtual Poster Symposium

Virtual Poster Presentations:
*Oakes, L., Iadarola, S., Shih W., Dean, M., Smith, T., Orlich, F. & the AIR-B Network (2014). The relationship among anxiety, depression, and family functioning in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Virtual Poster Presentation at the Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) Virtual Poster Symposium. Webinar.

Virtual Talk Presentations:
*Dean, M., and *Huynh, L. (2014). The Strengths and Barriers to Successfully Including Students with ASD: School Personnel and Parents Perspectives. Virtual Talk at the Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) Virtual Poster Symposium. Webinar.

International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) Atlanta, Georgia 2014

Poster Presentations:

*Grzadzinski, R., Lord, C., & Bishop, S. (2014). Symptoms of Autism in Children with ADHD with and without Concerns for ASD. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, GA.

*Harrop, C., *Patterson, S., Gulsrud, A., *Chang. Y., Ishijima, E., & Lawton, K.  (2014) Does Gender Moderate Core Deficits in ASD? An Investigation into Social-Communication and Play. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, Georgia.

*Huynh, L., *Chang, Y., *Shih, W., & Kasari, C. (2014). Has the Needle Moved for Social Inclusion of Children with ASD? A 10-Year View. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, Georgia.

*Jones, R.M., Moody, C., Baker, J., Levitt, S., Donnelly, L. & Lord, C. (2014). Individual differences in implicit learning abilities: implications for identifying treatment predictors. International Meeting for Autism Research. Atlanta, GA.

*Kretzmann, M., & Kasari, C. (2014). Teaching Playground Staff at Schools to Improve Peer Engagement for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, Georgia.

*Panganiban, J., & Kasari, C., (2014). Measuring Joint Attention in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder through Structured and Unstructured Play. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, Georgia.

*Williams, B., *Shih, W., & Kasari, C. (2014). Self-Perception in Friendship Nomination in Children with Autism. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, Georgia.

Talks:
*Carr, T., *Lawton, K., *Shih, W., & Kasari, C . (2014). The Relationship Between Treatment Attendance, Adherence, and Outcome in a Caregiver-Mediated Intervention for Low-Resourced Families of Young Children with ASD. Panel presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, Georgia.

*Shih, W., *Patterson, S., & Kasari, C., (2014). Getting SMART about Combating Autism with Adaptive Interventions: Novel Treatment and Research Methods for Individualizing Treatment. Panel presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Atlanta, Georgia.


2013


New York State Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY 2013

Talks:

*Dufek, S., Degeorge, A., & Lord, C. (2013). Evidence-based practice interventions for young children and toddlers with autism spectrum disorder. Talk presented at the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Understanding ASD: Its Origins, the Possibilities for Change and How to Facilitate Development, New York, NY. 2013

Talks:
Degeorge, A., *Dufek, S., & Lord, C. (2013). Parent-implemented treatment for low-income households: A community outreach project. Talk presented at Understanding ASD: Its Origins, the Possibilities for Change and How to Facilitate Development, New York, NY.

International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) San Sebastian, Spain 2013

Poster Presentations:
*Jones, R.M., Wexler, D., Anderson, D., Risi, S., Corsello, C. & Lord, C. (2013). Factors influencing how parents report autism symptoms on the ADI-R, International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.

*Kretzmann, M., & Kasari, C. (2013). Peer Engagement at School. Poster presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Sebastian, Spain.

Talks:
*Burner, K., Orlich, F., *Oti, R., *Montague, R., *Poole, R., *Bernier, R., King, B., Lord, C., & Kasari, C. (2013). Observation, Parent, and Self Report of Social Engagement in Adolescents with ASD. Talk at International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Sebastian, Spain.

*Dufek, S., Schreibman, L., & Stahmer, A. (2013). School psychologist utilization of evidence-based practice for assessment of autism spectrum disorder. Talk presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.

Orlich, F., *Oti, R., *Burner, K., Montague, R., *Poole, R., *Bernier, R., Lord, C., King, B., & Kasari, C. (2013). Observation of Peer Engagement in a Peer Mediated Intervention Model for Adolescents with ASD. Talk at International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Sebastian, Spain.

Kasari, C., *Kretzmann, M., *Dean, M. (2013). Peer Social Skills and Social Relationships: Measuring Change in Real World School Settings. Talk at International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Sebastian, Spain

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Seattle, WA 2013

Poster Presentations:
*Burner, K., *Dean, M., *Montague, R., King, B., Kasari, C., Orlich, F., & Autism Intervention Research on Behavioral Health (2013). Developmental Progression of Loneliness in Children with ASD Participating in a School-Based Social Skills Intervention. Poster to be presented at the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) Seattle, WA.

*Dean, M.,  Kasari, C., *Whitney, R., Landa, R.,  Lord, C. , Orlich, F., King, B.,  and Harwood, R.  (2013). The friendship quality of girls with ASD at school: Comparisons with boys and girls with and without ASD. Poster to be presented at the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) Seattle, WA.

*Sterling, L., *Dean, M., Kasari, C., Orlich, F., & Lord, C. (2013). The Effects of School-Based Social Skills Intervention on Self-Report of Depressive Symptoms in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster to be presented at the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) Seattle, WA.


2012


Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) Arlington, VA 2012

Presentations:
Smith, T. (2012). Implementing Interventions for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Large Urban School Districts. Presentation at the Combating Autism Act initiative (CAAI) meeting Arlington, VA.

Mandell, D. (2012). Implementation of Evidence based Practices for Students with Autism in Traditionally Under-resourced Areas. Presentation at the Combating Autism Act initiative (CAAI) meeting Arlington, VA.

National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA 2012

Poster Presentations:
* Bohlander, A., * Oti, R., & Orlich, F. (2012). Teasing and bullying of students with high functioning autism. Poster presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), 2012

Poster Presentations:
* Dean, M., Kasari, C., Landa, R., Lord, C., Orlich, F., Harwood, R. (2012). The peer relationships of girls with ASD at school: Comparisons with boys and girls with and without ASD. Poster Presentation at The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) Toronto, Canada 2012

Poster Presentations:

* Dean, M. and Kasari, C. (2012).  Gender Trends in the Friend Preference and Social Acceptance of Girls and Boys with Autism. Poster presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Canada.

*Fuller, A., Ross, C., *Gulsrud, A., *Lawton, K., and Kasari, C. (2012) Engaging Toddlers with Autism: Effective Caregiver Strategies. Poster presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Canada.

* Mahjouri, S., Kasari, C., &  Orlich, F. (2012) Self-Isolation or Self Preservation: Why Are Teens with Autism Often Alone? Poster presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Canada.

* Dean, M., Kasari, C., Landa, R., Lord, C., Orlich, F., & Harwood, R. (2012). The peer relationships of girls with ASD at school: Comparisons with boys and girls with and without ASD. Poster presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Canada.

Talks:
Orlich, F., * Montague, R.A., * Bernier, R., * Oti, R., Kasari, C., Lord, C., & King, B. (2012). Treatment as usual and peer engagement in teens with high functioning autism. Paper session presented as part of a symposium at the International Society for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Canada.

UC Conference for Research in Special Education, Disabilities, & Developmental Risk (UC SPEDDR) San Diego, CA 2012

Poster Presentations:
*Fox, G. A., *Dean, M. & Kasari, C. (2012). How narrative difficulties build peer rejection: A case study of a girl with Asperger’s syndrome and her female peers. Autism Intervention Research Network for Behavioral Health (AIR-B).  Poster presentation at the UC Conference for Research in Special Education, Disabilities, & Developmental Risk (UC SPEDDR), San Diego, CA.

UC Conference for Research in Special Education, Disabilities, & Developmental Risk (UC SPEDDR) San Diego, CA 2012

Poster Presentations:
*Fox, G. A., *Dean, M. & Kasari, C. (2012). How narrative difficulties build peer rejection: A case study of a girl with Asperger’s syndrome and her female peers. Autism Intervention Research Network for Behavioral Health (AIR-B).  Poster presentation at the UC Conference for Research in Special Education, Disabilities, & Developmental Risk (UC SPEDDR), San Diego, CA.


2011


Sixth Annual Seattle Children’s Research Institute Research Symposium Seattle, WA 2011

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Nelson, Y. (2011, September).  In-Home and School-Based Intervention Approaches for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Presentation at the Sixth Annual Seattle Children’s Research Institute Research Symposium.
 
International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) San Diego, CA 2011

Poster Presentations:
*Dean, M. & *Mahjouri, S. (2011). Social preference in children with autism spectrum disorders. Poster presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Diego, CA.

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Fox, G. A., *Dean, M. & Kasari, C. (2011).  How narrative difficulties build peer rejection: A case study of a girl with Asperger’s syndrome and her female peers. Poster presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Diego, CA.

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Vanderbilt-Adriance, E., *Oti, R., *Bohlander, A., *Nelson, Y., Orlich, F., & Autism Intervention Research Network (2011, May). Characteristics of ethnically and socioeconomically diverse underserved families of young children with autism. Poster presented at International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR), San Diego, CA.


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