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2009 NCPEID Conference Archive

Below are links to all of the available presentations and supplementary materials from the 2009 NCPERID annual conference.

  • Conference Program
  • Oral Presentations
      • Personnel Development Program to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities Update, Louise Tripoli, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC
    • Leadership through Strategic Connections, Bill East, Executive Director, National Association of State Directors of Special Education
    • Progress Report on Implementation of the Fitness and Athletic Equity Act in Maryland, Linda Webbert, Adapted Physical Education Consultant Team Leader, Baltimore County Public Schools & Michael Mason, Physical Education Specialist, Maryland State Department of Education
    • Autism Speaks: Update on Research, Advocacy, and Program Initiatives., Peter Bell, Executive Vice President of Professional Services, Autism Speaks
    • Planning an Advocacy Campaign or the Reauthorization of IDEA Specific to Physical Education, Pam Skogstad – Anchorage, AK, Adapted Physical Education Specialist (representing Adapted Physical Activity Council), Garth Tymeson, University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and Bob Arnhold, Slippery Rock University (representing NCPERID)
  • Free Communication Sessions
  • Poster Presentations
    • Promoting Self-Confidence in Children with Asperger’s Syndrome, Iva Obrusnikova & Kevin Kemmerle, University of Delaware
    • Applying The PRECEDE-PROCEDE Model Towards Improving Health Outcomes in Populations with an Intellectual Disability and in The Health Promoters Serving Their Needs, Tony DeLisle, Monica Solomon, & Christine Stopka, University of Florida
    • How Does Response-to-Intervention Affect Eligibility for Special Education: A Study of General Educator Perceptions, Chastity McKnight & Tammy L. Stephens, Texas Woman’s University, & Edward K. Schultz, Midwestern State University, TX
    • Use of SmartBoard Technology in Adapted Physical Education, Garth Tymeson & Manny Felix, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
    • Adapted Aquatics Equipment Ideas to Facilitate the Learning of Aquatics Skills, Christine Stopka, University of Florida & Kathleen Horseman, Wright State University, OH
    • Resources for Teaching Students with Disabilities in General Physical Education, Luke E. Kelly, University of Virginia
    • Physical Education and Response to Intervention (RTI), Timothy D. Davis, SUNY-Cortland & David Martinez, Cherokee County School District, Canton, GA
    • Use of Technology in the Preparation of Adapted Physical Educators, Sharon Tiffany Bowers, Louisiana Tech University & Ron French, Texas Woman’s University
    • A Hybrid Online Program for Master’s Degrees and State Approvals in Special (Adapted) Physical Education at Western Michigan University, Jiabei Zhang, Western Michigan University
    • Physical Activity Barriers, Readiness, and Participation Among Adults with Traumatic Brain Injuries, Simon Driver, Alison Ede, & Zane Dodd, University of North Texas, Ann-Marie Warren & Laurel Stevens, Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, Dallas, TX
    • District Administrators’ Perceptions toward Physical Education for Students with Disabilities, Mihye Jeong, Gene White,& Karen Stylianides, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, and So-Yeun Kim, Northern Illinois University
    • Obesity as a Disability within the IDEA: Opinions of Adapted Physical Educators, Kelly Allums-Featherston & Ron French, Texas Woman’s University
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2010 NCPEID Conference Archive

Below are links to all of the available presentations and supplementary materials from the most recent NCPERID annual conference.

  • Conference Program
  • Oral Presentations
    • Opportunities in physical education and extracurricular athletics for students with disabilities. Theresa Lo, Senior Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office(GAO)
    • ESEA Reauthorization: Linkages between ESEA and IDEA. Nancy Reder, Deputy Executive Director, National Association of State Directors of Special Education
    • Perspective of the NIH on Physical Activity for Children with Disabilities. Louis Quantrano, Program Director, BSRE, NCMRR Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
    • Strategic Investments under IDEA. Marlene Simon-Burroughs, Associate Director, Research to Practice Division, Office of Special Education Programs
    • Disability in sport: Addressing the need for physical activity and athletic participation opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Terri Lakowski, Esq. Director, Lakowski Consulting
    • Potential restructuring of AAHPERD. Mariah Burton Nelson, Executive Director, American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation, and Charlene Burgeson, Executive Director, National Association for Sport and Physical Education
    • Using state personnel data to access resources for adapted PE professionals. Phoebe Gillespie, Ph.D., Director, National Center to Improve Recruitment and Retention of Qualified Personnel for children with disabilities, NASDSE
  • Free Communication Sessions
    • The integrated recreational sport activity program for young adults with disabilities: A federally funded project by the US Department of Education. Jiabei Zhang and Carol Weideman, Western Michigan University
    • Motivating children with autism to pedal a stationary bicycle using contingent versus delayed reinforcement. Hester Henderson, David Anderson, and Daniel Williams, University of Utah
    • Online mentoring: An instructional tool for online adapted physical education programs. Dawn D. Sandt, University of Toledo
    • Diversifying the Academy. Samuel Hodge, The Ohio State University
    • Applying the Achievement-Based Curriculum Model in Adapted Physical Education. Luke E. Kelly, University of Virginia
    • The Ecology of an Inclusive Physical Education Gymnasium. Suzanna R. Dillon, Wayne State University and Iva Obrusnikova, University of Delaware
    • Utilizing emerging technologies in adapted physical education courses. Kelley Irwin and Simon Driver, University of North Texas
    • A national survey of adapted physical education teacher certification. Shelley Wetzel, Garth Tymeson, Manny Felix, Rick Mikat and Pat DiRocco, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Poster Presentations
    • Pilot Synthesis Review of Pedagogical Research in Physical Education for Students with disabilities. Bill Vogler, Meaghan Coe, Molly Dagget and Sara Reddick, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
    • What are the physical activity needs of individuals with recent Traumatic Brain Injury? Megan Self, Kelley Irwin, Simon Driver, Laurel Stevens, Ann Marie Warren, and Stuart Yablon, University of North Texas
    • A preliminary evaluation of a social-cognitive theory-based, structured physical activity program for improving fitness in populations with an intellectual disability. Krishna Dipnarine, Anthony Delisle, Christine Stopka, University of Florida
    • Partners in Physical Education: Program Evaluation and Guidance for the Future. Kelly Allums-Featherston and Ron French, Texas Woman's University
    • The effects on a peer mentor driven community based participatory research model in an inclusive physical education program for students with intellectual disabilities. Monica Solomon, Anthony Delisle and Christine Stopka, University of Florida
    • Retention of cycling skills by individuals with disabilities. Tammy Burt, Ball State University and Lisa Ruby, Lose the Training Wheels, Inc.
    • The effects of an integrated recreational program on training workout activities to young adults with disabilities. Amanda Chiotti and Jiabei Zhang, Western Michigan University
    • Physical educators' preconceived notions and control beliefs about inclusive physical education. Mihye Jeong, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
    • The use of a data-based recreational program on training soccer activities to young adults with disabilities. Melissa Bogard and Jiabei Zhang, Western Michigan University
    • Efficacy of a peer based worksite health intervention on CVD risk factors in firefighters. Jordan Miller, Alexis Dabroski, Anthony Delisle and Christine Stopka, University of Florida
    • Firefighters, a populations at special risks for CVD: can valid, reliable, and affordable sub-maximal fitness testing be made available to all fire stations to help prevent these deaths. Tiffany Cowen, Anthony Delisle, Mark Tillman, and Christine Stopka, University of Florida