ASD Roadmap

Presentations to State and National Organizations

Invited Talks

Conference Presentations Related to ASD

2016

2019 - (Under Review)

October.  Evidence-Based Practice is not enough: Steps to scaling up ASD intervention programs for population-level impact. Grand Rounds. Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Atlanta, GA. View handout

October.  Understanding, responding to, and preventing behavioral crises in people with Autism and related conditions. A Progressive Conference: Invited Workshop. Delaware Health and Social Services. Dover, DE.

September. With Vince Winterling. Essential Elements of a Functional Behavioral Assessment. Autism A-Z: Beyond the Puzzle. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. Wilmington, DE.

April. With Dena Gassner and Dan Crimmins. State of the Union, Keynote Conversation. Autism Conference & Exposition of Georgia, Center for Disability and Leaderships, School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

2015

June. (With Anne Roux) The National Autism Indicators Report: The Transition into Young Adulthood. Workshop, Annual Statewide Conference: Texas Autism Research and Resources Center, Austin, TX

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2014

November. Beyond the Drawing Board: How statewide planning can generate and sustain improvement. Invited Workshop, National Autism Leadership Summit, Columbus, OH

Outcomes of research grants to improve ASD Identification among community-based professionals and settings: A comprehensive review of projects funded in the US from 2008 to 2015.

Research grants to develop tools to improve ASD Identification: A comprehensive review of projects funded in the US from 2008 to 2015.

A systematic review of research involving ASD screening tools: A roadmap for modelling progress from basic research to population impact

International Society for Autism Research, Montreal, QC, Canada. May.

2018

November. Is there evidence that ASD research has impacted policy and outcomes on a national scale? Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH. View handout

November. Achieving population-level improvements in ASD identification: Where federally-funded research activities fall short. Association of University Centers on Disability, Washington, DC. View handout

May. Priorities Established by the Combating Autism Act for Improving ASD Identification: Looking Beyond Ideas and Instruments Towards Implementation. View handout

Priorities for Treatment and Services Established by the Combating Autism Act: Costs and Outcomes. View handout

International Society for Autism Research, Rotterdam, NL.

2017

November. Re-analyzing ASD prevalence data to target often overlooked gaps in identification. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH. View handout

November. With J. Hines, & B. Schafer, New perspectives on identifying and supporting children with ASD.  Association of University Centers on Disability, Washington, DC. View handout

2016

December. Incubating programs of services and training for people with developmental disabilities: A new partnership for UCEDDs, community-based providers, and philanthropists. Association of University Centers on Disability, Washington, DC. View handout

July. Translating Research into Policy and Practice: Roadmaps for Scientists, Advocates, and Program Leaders. Keynote Address, Annual Statewide Conference: Texas Autism Research and Resources Center, Austin, TX

June. Services for adults with ASD: Science, policies, programs, & practices. Workshop, South East Europe Autism Network. Zagreb, Croatia

April. Roadmaps for Leaders of ASD Programs: Integrating Training, Research, and Policy in a Coordinated Network for Behavior Support. Workshop, Connecticut Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Council, Hartford, CT

2013

November. Understanding the infrastructure of state and national autism initiatives: Roadmaps for program leaders. Keynote, National Autism Leadership Summit, Columbus, OH

November. Integrating Training, Research, and Policy in a Coordinated Network for Behavior Support for Children with ASD: Roadmaps for Program Leaders, Symposium, Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington DC.

October. (With B. Reichow, T. Palka, C. Phillips, & L.). Behavioral treatment outcomes for significant self-injury in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related intellectual disabilities. Workshop, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Orlando, FL  View handout

July. Roadmaps For Leaders of Advocacy Programs: Improving Access and Addressing Meaningful Outcomes. Workshop, Autism Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA

2010

September and November. Thinking BIG about ASD: Developing Systems of Care to Improve Early Identification & Support. Keynote Addresses for Act Early Summits. Centers for Disease Control / Association of University Centers on Disabilities, in Indianapolis, IN and Boston, MA. View handout

Lawer, L., Mandell, D., & Doehring, P.  June and July. Preliminary results from the 2009 Pennsylvania Statewide Needs Assessment Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (Lancaster PA), National Autism Conference (State College, PA)

2008

November. With Barbara Becker Cottril, November). Building capacity: Strategies for organizing and delivering high quality training and other services to children with ASD statewide. National Autism Training and Technical Assistance Programs, Columbus, OH.

April. With Joy McGowan. Protocols for oral feeding programs for children in school settings. Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association, Pittsburgh, PA. View handout.

November. Innovative approaches to developing a multi-agency, college-based ASD transition program. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH. View handout

2015

November. With Ann Roux. The National Autism Indicators Report: The Transition into Young Adulthood. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH.

October. With Vince Winterling. Improving overall integrity of programs for students with ASD in public schools: Systematic monitoring of behavior intervention. Autism New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ.

2014

November. With Denise Rozell. Surveying statewide programs for services, training, and policy: Lessons for leaders. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH. View handout

October. What kinds of ASD programs and policies have other states enacted? Autism New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ. View handout

October. From Compliance to Excellence: Creating Standards of Practice to Drive Program Development. Autism New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ (October).

November. Integrating Training, Research, and Policy in a Coordinated Network for Behavior Support for Children with ASD: Roadmaps for Program Leaders, Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington DC. View handout

November. From Compliance to Excellence: Creating Standards of Practice to Drive Program Development. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH. View handout

2013

May. With Brian Reichow, Tamara Palka, Cara Phillips, & Louis Hagopian. Initial Evaluation of Outcome Research Targeting Intense Behaviors in Children With ASD: 1995-2012. Association for Behavior Analysis. Minneapolis, MN.

2011

October. Evidence-Based Practice: From Homes and Schools to a Regional Service Delivery Model. Autism New Jersey. Atlantic City, NJ. View handout

January. The LEND ASD Training Clinic at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Combating Autism Act Initiatives. Bethesda, MD.

May. With Brian Reichow, Brian. Generating Individualized, Evidence-Based Treatment Recommendations: The Example of PECS. International Society for Autism Research. Philadelphia, PA.  View handout

2010

Manfredi, Rosemarie, Folsom, Melissa, & Doehring, Peter. Facilitating Communication Between Academic Medical Centers and Community Providers: Examining the Alignment of Evaluation Recommendations with Treatment Plans for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Ott, Megan T., Levy, Susan E., & Doehring, Peter. Early Autism Screening and Identification Clinic (EASI):  A Nurse Practitioner & Physician Clinic Model.

Pucci, Kristy, Berry, Leandra, & Doehring, Peter. Learning About Autism: Assessing the Knowledge of Parents and Professionals Before and After an Autism Workshop.

August, 2010. National Autism Conference. State College PA.

2009

October. With David Mandell. Thinking big: Statewide and regional strategies for services, training, and research involving persons with ASD. Autism New Jersey. Atlantic City, NJ.

May. With Jim Abel, Brianna Wagner, Leslie Ruhe Lesko, Kristine Peters, & Kristin Myers. Where are the data? Publication profiles of articles on autism in JABA, JADD, and JPBI. View handout

May. With Donna Gigliotti, Heather Calkins, & Donna Cain. The Utility of the ABLLS in comprehensive assessment and educational planning: A comparison of instruments.  View handout

Association for Behavior Analysis. Atlanta, GA

2008

May. A model for regional training and service delivery for children with autism. International Society for Autism Research. London, UK. View handout

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