2023 OADD-RSIG Research Day Agenda

April 18th 2023 at the Lamplighter Inn in London Ontario

8:30 – 9:00 amPoster Session 1 Poster Adjudication
9:00 – 9:15 amOpening Remarks Anna Przednowek, Chair.
  9:15 – 10:30 amKeynote Speaker Collectively Creating Conditions of Knowing: The Offerings of an Activist-Art Project Series Called Into the Light. Dr. Evadne Kelly Re•Vision: The Centre for Art and Social Justice, University of Guelph
10:30 – 10:50 amBreak
  10:50 – 11:10 amPresentation 1: Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE) with Individuals with IDD as Simulated Patients Early in Medical Education Gilmar Gutierrez1, Isis Lunsky1, Olivier Rabu2, & Debra Hamer1 1Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences, 2McMaster University
  11:15 – 11:35 amPresentation 2: Creating Study Materials for Qualitative Research with Advisors who are Neurodiverse. Rebecca Hansford1, Alyson Mahar1, Virginie Cobigo2, Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz1 1Queen’s University, 2University of Ottawa
  11:40 – 12:10 pmPresentation 3: Distilled, Tailored and Consultative Pedagogy in a Course Where People with Intellectual Disability Learn to Share Their Knowledge Pamela J. Cushing& Jennifer Shields2 1Western University (King’s), 2Ontario Institute of Education
12:10 – 1:20 pmLunch Networking and Poster Session 2
                    1:20 – 1:50 pmData Blitz Presentations   Transitional Aged Youth with Developmental Disabilities: Identifying Barriers to Post-Secondary Opportunities Kathryn Mathyssen & Rosemary Condillac Brock University   Informing Quality Volunteer Experiences in an Adapted Physical Exercise Program for Individuals with Developmental Disability Mikala Jones, Chad A. Sutherland, Sara Scharoun Benson, & Sean Horton University of Windsor   Do ‘Evidence-Based Practices’ Translate to the Treatment of Mental Health Concerns in Individuals Labelled with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities? Jessica Kennedy-Raimondo Registered Social Worker, Independent Researcher.   Developing and Examining a Resource to Help Autistic Children and Their Caregivers Cope with Needle Procedures: A Research Proposal Olivia Dobson1, Frank Symons2, & C. Meghan McMurtry1 1University of Guelph, 2University of Minnesota   Training in Trauma Informed Positive Behavioural Supports for Direct Support Professionals of Adults with Developmental Disabilities Emily Bulten & Rosemary Condillac Brock University
1:55 – 2:25 pmPresentation 5: SOL Express in The Time Of COVID: Reflections from a Creative Arts Participatory Research Project. Madeline Burghardt1, Andreas Prinz2, & Kathleen Woo2
1York University & Western University, 2L’Arche Toronto Sol Express
  2:25 – 2:45 pmPresentation 4: A Clinical Fellowship in the Psychiatry of Developmental Disabilities: The Importance of Training in an Underserved Area Sarah O’Flanagan, Georges Loba-Gutierrez, & Rob Nicolson Western University
2:45 – 3:05 pm  Break
  3:05 – 3:25 pmPresentation 6: Reflecting on the Co-Production Process of a Peer-Led Support Program Developed with and for Newly Diagnosed Autistic Women. Isabella Chawrun1,2, Megan Pilatzke1, Clare Arias1, Lark Barker1, Teresa Kelly1, Yani Hamdani1,3, & Ami Tint1 1Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 2University of Waterloo, 3University of Toronto
  3:30 – 3:50 pmPresentation 7: Burnout of Direct Support Worker of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Systemic Review. Katelyn Soucie-Vukmanich & Rosemary Condillac Brock University
  3:55 – 4:15 pmPresentation 8: A Visual Inquiry into The Social Support Networks of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Using Eco-maps. Anna Przednowek & Leanne Ganter Nipissing University
4:15 – 5:00 pmAward Presentation & Closing Remarks Courtney Bishop, Co-Chair
5pmDepart Conference