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2017

Cochrane, K., Martin, T. L., & Cressman, C. (2017). A social validity assessment of an early intensive behavioural intervention. Poster presented at the Prairie Undergraduate Research Conference, Winnipeg, MB; Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis 5th Annual Student Poster Competition, Winnipeg, MB; Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Cressman, C., Martin, T. L., & Summers, J. (2017, May). Effectiveness of a home-based modified incidental teaching strategy to improve compliance. Poster presented at the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis 5th Annual Student Poster Competition, Winnipeg, MB.

Cressman, C., & Martin, T. L. (2017, June). Evaluating a 9-month pre-Kindergarten early intervention program. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Shooshtari, S., Balogh, R., McIsaac, M., & Stankiewicz, E. (2017, June). Patterns of mortality among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in two Canadian provinces. Poster presented at the IASSIDD Health Special Interest Research Group Conference “Bridging the gap: From evidence to improved health for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Pedreira, K., & Martin, T. L. (2017). Evaluating the impact of service setting on early intensive behavioural intervention outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis 5th Annual Student Poster Competition, Winnipeg, MB; 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Roy, R., Pedreira, K., & Martin, T. L. (2017, June). Skill acquisition in a short-run behavioural program for children with autism. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Duncan, K. A., Roger, K., Fast, J., & Han, J. (2017). Care-related out-of-pocket spending and caregiving consequences: Results from a Canadian population-based study. Journal of Family and Economic Issueshttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10834-016-9516-1

Shooshtari, S., Dubé, C., Heather, K., Khoeiniha, S., & Freire, R. (2017, June). Evidence-based evaluation of community transitions: Healthcare and quality of life. Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., & Ouellette-Kuntz, H. (2017, June). Frailty and aging. Workshop presented at the IASSIDD Health Special Interest Research Group Conference “Bridging the gap: From evidence to improved health for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Shooshtari, S., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & Balogh, R. (2017, June). Understanding mortality in persons with intellectual disabilities. Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Song, H. K., Martin, T. L., & Summers, J. (2017). Effects of care experiences on emotional behaviours in individuals with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis 5th Annual Student Poster Competition, Winnipeg, MB; Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

2016

Cressman, C., Summers, J., & Martin, T. L. (2016, October). Effectiveness of a home-based modified incidental teaching strategy to improve compliance. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Dubé, C., & Conrad, A. (2016, May). Moving Towards Allied Support: An Organizational Journey. 60 minute themed lecture presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism 2016, Winnipeg, MB.

Dubé, C., & Etcheverry, E. (2016, June). Identifying Future Person Driven IDD “Professional” Supports Within a Person Environment Occupation Framework. Poster presented at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities National Conference 2016, Atlanta, GA.

Heckert, R., Martin, F., & Yu, C. T. (2016, October). Placement of summary information in a training manual to conduct behavioural assessment. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T., Montgomery, J. (2016, February). Interventions for Challenging Behaviours of Children and Youth with Autism and Developmental Disorders in School Settings. Workshop presentation to MB Education Student Services Unit.

Miljkovic, M. (2016, October). Intensity of early behavioural intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder: A retrospective evaluation. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Miljkovic, M., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2016, May). Intensity of early behavioral intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Restall, G., MacLeod-Schroeder, N., & Dubé, C. (2016, April). Using an Equity Lens for Occupational Therapy Programs: Taking Action. Panel discussion presented at the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists National Conference 2016, “Inspired for higher summits,” Banff, AB.

Robitaille, S., Roy-Wsiaki, G., & Yu, C. T. (2016, October). Development and evaluation of an online self-training program to teach basic reinforcement principles. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Shoostari, S., Stoesz, B., Udell, L., & Fenez, L. (2016, May). Aging Persons with Intellectual Disability and Dementia in Manitoba. Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism (CCDDA), Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Stoesz, B., & Kristjanson, M. (2016, August). Comprehensive Health Assessment Training Workshop. Paper presented at the International Association of Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

Shooshtari, S., Udell, L., Fenez, L., Dik, N., Burchill, C., Sachs, E., & Stoesz, B. (2016, May). Aging with Intellectual and Developmental Disability and Dementia in Manitoba. Paper presented at the Pathways to Health Equity: Levelling the Playing Field Conference, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Udell, L., Fenez, L., Dik, N., Burchill, C., Sachs, E., Stoesz, B. (2016, August). Aging with Intellectual and Developmental Disability and Dementia in Manitoba. Paper presented at the International Association of Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

Temple, B. (2016, July). Knowledge Translation – What does it mean for busy health professionals in practice? Workshop presented at the AADMD 14th Annual Educational Conference in conjunction with the IASSIDD Academy, Chicago, IL.

Temple, B. (2016, August). Injury reports by carers of people with intellectual disability displaying challenging behaviours: A mixed methods study by a unique team. Paper presented at the International Association of Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

Temple, B. (2017, January). Building capacity for best practice. Invited paper presented at the Canadian Association of Student Nurses National Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2017, June). Setting the stage for change: Knowledge Translation. Keynote presented at the IASSIDD Health Special Interest Research Group Conference “Bridging the gap: From evidence to improved health for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” Belfast, Ireland.

Temple, B., Hannah, L., & Taggart, L. (2016, August). Knowledge of Health Promotion: Support workers in two countries. Paper presented at the International Association of Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

Temple, B., Hannah, L., & Taggart, L. (2016, August). An international comparison of a health promotion questionnaire, use in the UK and Canada. Paper presented at the International Association of Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

Temple, B., Martin, T. L., Dubé, C., Kilimnik, J., Demczuk, L., Waldman, C., … Fuga, L. A. (2016, June). Developing a sustainable knowledge translation intervention for managers: A research protocol. Poster presented at the KT Canada Scientific Meeting, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B., Waldman, C., & Curtis, H. (2016, June). Health promotion knowledge of staff who support people with ID: A cross-sectional survey study. Talk presented at the College of Nursing Research Seminar Series (and by Telehealth), Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B., Waldman, C., Curtis, H., Hanna-Trainor, L., Adamson, G., & Taggart, L. (2016, May). Health promotion knowledge of support workers. Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Waldman, C., Curtis, H., Temple, B., Martin, T., Dubé, C., Kilimnik, J., … Fuga, L. A. (2016, May). Improving knowledge translation strategies to reduce injuries: A scoping review study. Video poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Yu, C. T., Ramon, D., Arnal Wishnowski, L., Chand, C., Miljkovic, M., Martin, T. L., … Martin, G. L. (2017, May). Using self-instructional manuals to teach direct preference assessment procedures: Four studies. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

 

2015

Brown, A., Cox, A., & Yu, C. T. (2015, May). Validity of latency-based functional analysis on the motivation of problem behavior in individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities: A retrospective analysis. Symposium presented at the 41th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Dubé, C., & Sandler, W. (2015, October). Person centred health care: Bridging knowledge gaps. Workshop presented at the Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference, Toronto, ON.

Hatton, D. (2015, June 2). I’m Still Here: Behavioural Interventions To Control For Motion With Children During MRI And fMRI. Talk presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Henrikson, B., Cox, A., Wightman, J., & Yu, C. T. (2015, May). Using problem behaviour as an indicator of preference in individuals with profound multiple disabilities. Poster presented at the 41th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Henrikson, B., Cox, A., Wightman, J., & Yu, C. T. (2015, October). Using Problem Behaviour as an Indicator of Preference for a Person with Profound Multiple Disabilities. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Kresta, A., & Wiebe, D. (2015, June 3). Building Independence in Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Talk presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Lee, M., McCombe, L., Martin, T., Yu, C. T., & Chand, C. (2015, June 2). Evidence-based Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Manitoba: History and Outcomes. Talk presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. L., Green, G., Leslie-Toogood, A., & Simard, C(2015, October). Knowledge Translation in Applied Behaviour Analysis. Panel discussion presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

McCombe, L., Lee, M., Chand, C., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2015, May). Long-Term Development of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Following Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention: Adaptive Functioning. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) 2015, Salt Lake City, UT.

Miljkovic, M., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2015, October). Does Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention Treatment Intensity Matter?. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Novek, S., Shooshtari, S., & Menec, V. H. (2015, October). Comparing the Overall Health, Stress and Characteristics of Canadians with Early-Onset and Late Onset Dementia. Paper presented at the Canadian Association on Gerontology Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Calgary, AB.

Summers, J., Martin, T. L., Julio Martin, F., & Boomer-Ens, T. (2015, October). Does Stepping Stones Triple P Promote Parent Self-Efficacy, Skills and Knowledge?. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Summers, J., Martin, T. L., Julio, F., & Boomer-Ens, T. (2016, January). Does Stepping Stones Triple P Promote Parent Self-Efficacy, Skills and Knowledge?.  Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International’s 10th Annual Autism Conference: Translating Research Into Evidence-Based Practice, New Orleans, LA.

Shooshtari, S., & Temple, B. (2015, January). Comprehensive Health Assessment Program (CHAP) for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Manitoba. CIHR-funded Knowledge Translation Workshop presented at the January 9, 2015 Community Event, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., & Temple, B. (2015, January). Comprehensive Health Assessment Program (CHAP) for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Manitoba. CIHR-funded Knowledge Translation Workshop presented at the January 9, 2015 Community Event, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Abraham, S., Temple, B., Waldman, C. (2015, February). Comprehensive Health Assessments for Adults with ID in Manitoba. Paper presented at the Community Health Sciences Colloquium, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Abraham, S., Temple, B., Waldman, C. (2015, February). Comprehensive Health Assessments for Adults with ID in Manitoba. Paper presented at the Community Health Sciences Colloquium, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Jokinen, N., & Udell, L. (2015, March). New Initiatives in Dementia Care for People with an Intellectual Disability. Paper presented at the Dementia Care 2015, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Waldman, C., & Abraham, S. (2015, April 15-17). Comprehensive Health Assessments for Adults with Intellectual Disability (ID) in Manitoba: Feasibility. Poster presented at the Ontario Association On Developmental Disabilities’ Research Special Interest Group Conference, Niagara, ON.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Waldman, C., & Abraham, S. (2015, March). Comprehensive Health Assessments for Adults with Intellectual Disability (ID) in Manitoba. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba – Nursing Research Seminar Series, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Waldman, C., & Abraham, S. (2015, October). Perceptions and Attitudes of Family Members and Caregivers in Implementing Comprehensive Health Assessments for Adults with Intellectual Disability (ID) in Manitoba. Workshop presented at the Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B. (2015, October). Invited keynote panelist discussing “What does the future hold?” for conclusion of Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B. (2015, March 9). Keeping Support Providers Safe at Work. Presentation to St.Amant Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2015, May 11-12). Engaging stakeholders in research about injuries of support workers. Workshop presented at KT Canada Scientific Meeting, Halifax, NS.

Temple, B., Dube, C., Martin, T., Fyfe, C., Fuga, L. (2015, October). Injuries to carers of people with ID displaying challenging behaviour: A mixed methods study. Engaging stakeholders for knowledge translation. Workshop presented at the Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B., Waldman, C., Hannah, L., Taggart, L., & Adamson, G. (2015, July 27-29). Health promotion knowledge of support workers. Paper presented at Global Summit on Innovations in Health and IDD, Los Angeles, CA.

Thom, K. (2015, June 2). Promoting Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder using Mindfulness Training. Talk presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Waldman, C., Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & Abraham, S. (2015, April 17). Perceptions and Attitudes of Family Members and Caregivers in Implementing Comprehensive Health Assessment Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Manitoba. Paper presented at the Ontario Association On Developmental Disabilities’ Research Special Interest Group Conference, Niagara, ON.

Wang, C., Wightman, J., Feldman, M., Martin, T. L., Pear, J. J., Vause, T., & Yu, C. T. (2015, May). Effectiveness of Incorporating peer-review in a computer-aided system of instruction to teach discrete trials teaching. Poster presented at the 41th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

2014

Boris, A. (2014, May). Examining the Treatment Integrity the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities – Revised (ABLA-R). Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Boris, A. L., Wightman, J., K., Yates, H., Lee, M., Martin, T. L., & Pear, J. J. (2014, February). Facilitating Discrete-Trials Teaching Knowledge Acquisition with Computer-Aided Instruction. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Western Regional Conference on Behavior Analysis of the California Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA.

Boris, A., Wightman, J., Kenyon, K. M., Martin, T. L., Pear, J. J., & Yu, D. C. T. (2014, May). Knowledge Translation of Discrete-Trials Teaching Using a Self-Instructional Manual and Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction. In Gabriel Schnerch (chair), Using Self-Instructional Training and Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction (CAPSI) to Facilitate Knowledge Translation to Direct-Service Providers. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Cox, A., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2014, May). Interactions between behavior function and exposure to psychotropic drugs: A re-analysis. In Alison Cox (chair), Functional Analysis of Problem Behavior. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Cox, A., Craig, B., Julio, F., Hurl, K., Hatton, D. L., Martin, T. L., & Virues Ortega, J. (2014, May). Promoting steadiness in children with autism undergoing MRI scans: Training and generalization. In Javier Virues Ortega (chair), Research on the prevention, assessment, and treatment of challenging behavior. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Cox, A., Wightman, J., & Pear, J. J. (2014, May). An evaluation of a baseline assessment when teaching individuals to conduct discrete-trials teaching. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Dodson, L., Stoesz, B. M., Carpick, K., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2014, May). A teacher-researcher partnership can meet the knowledge needs of special education teachers. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg.

Hu, L., & Pear, J. J. (2014, May). Effects of a Self-Instructional Manual, Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction, and Video Demonstration on Declarative and Procedural Knowledge Acquisition of the ABLA. In Gabriel Schnerch (chair), Using Self-Instructional Training and Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction (CAPSI) to Facilitate Knowledge Translation to Direct-Service Providers. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Hu, L., Pear, J. J., & Wirth, K. M. (2014, May). Effects of two training components in computer-aided personalized system of instruction (CAPSI) on teaching the assessment of basic learning abilities (ABLA) to autism senior tutors. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Hunter, L., Cox, A., Schnerch, G., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2014, May). Pairing vs. discriminative training for establishing conditioned reinforcement effects. In Tara Fahmie (chair), Optimizing Assessment and Treatment through Methodological and Translational Research. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International.

Hurl, K., Wightman, J. K., Fahmie, T., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2014, May). Treatment selection supported by functional analysis patterns of automatic reinforcement: Review, replication, and component analysis. In Alison Cox (chair), Functional Analysis of Problem Behavior. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Lee, M., Chand, C., McCombe, L., Martin, T., & Yu, C. T. (2014, October). Evaluation of long-term development in adaptive behaviour following intensive behavioural intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Lee, M., Hu, L., Wightman, J., Yates, H., Boris, A., Pear, J. J., & Yu, C. T. (2014, February). Is an Online Teaching Method Effective for Knowledge Translation? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Western Regional Conference on Behavior Analysis of the California Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA.

Martin, T. L., & Julio, F. (2014, May). Preference Assessment: What It Is and How To Do It & An iOS App That Helps. Talk presented at the 2014 Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. L., Temple, B., Dube, C., Fuga, L. A., Fyfe, C., & Schwarz, R. (2014, May). Retrospective analysis of injury reports related to client challenging behaviour in an EIBI program. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Pedreira, K. M. (2014, May). Motivation and Attitude Towards Learning in a Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction Course on Discrete Trials Teaching. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Petersen, B. (2014, May). Effects of Study Time and Teaching Method on Discrete-Trials Teaching Knowledge. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Schnerch, G., Hunter, L., Cox, A., Vu, C., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2014, May). Validity of indirect measures of functional assessment using experimental functional analysis as a criterion for comparison. In Alison Cox (chair), Functional Analysis of Problem Behavior. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Shooshtari, S. (2014, May). Depression in Children with Developmental Disabilities. A paper presented at the National Association for Dual Diagnosis (NADD) International Congress, Miami, FL.

Shooshtari, S. (2014, December). The CIHR Model of Integrated Knowledge Translation. Invited address presented to the Faculty and Graduate Students of Isfahan University, Isfahan (Iran).

Shooshtari, S., Cobigo, V., Lecomte, J. & H. Ouellette-Kuntz (2014, July). An environmental scan of community-based primary healthcare in relation to adults with IDD in four Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Quebec. Paper presented at the 2014 IASSIDD Europe Regional Congress, Vienna, Austria.

Shooshtari, S., & Temple, B. (2014, July). Comprehensive health assessments for adults with intellectual disability (ID) in Manitoba: A feasibility study. Paper presented at the 2014 IASSIDD Europe Regional Congress, Vienna, Austria.

Shooshtari, S., & Temple, B. (2014, May). Comprehensive Health Assessments for Adults with Intellectual Disability (ID) in Manitoba. Invited talk presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. & Temple, B. (2014, October). Comprehensive Health Assessments for Adults with ID in Manitoba. The results of a feasibility study. Paper presented at the 4th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference. Vancouver, BC.

Temple, B. (2014, May). Manager Perspectives of support worker injury when supporting people with ID/DD displaying challenging behaviour. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B., Curtis, H., & Farr, C. (2014, September). Review of Respite Service Models. Evidence brief presented to St.Amant Executives, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B., Martin, T., Dube, C., & Fuga, L. (2014, October). Injuries to carers of people with ID displaying challenging behaviours: A mixed methods study. Paper presented at the Qualitative Health Research Conference, Victoria, BC.

Temple, B., & Martin, T. L. (2014, May). Supporting workers who encounter challenging behaviour: perspectives and needs. Talk presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Urbano, J., Julio, F., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2014, May). Reinforcing effects of items ranked according to the Thurstone comparative law. In Tara Fahmie (chair), Optimizing Assessment and Treatment through Methodological and Translational Research. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Wightman, J. K. (2014, May). A comparison of training methods in teaching discrete-trials teaching. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Wightman, J., & Virues-Ortega, J. (2014, May). Accuracy of an electromyography aided approach to the identification of bruxism episodes during assessment and treatment. In Javier Virues Ortega (chair), Research on the prevention, assessment, and treatment of challenging behavior. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Wightman, J., Yates, H., Boris, H., Lee, M., Pear, J., & Martin, T. (2014, February). Using Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction (CAPSI) to Teach Undergraduate Psychology Courses. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Western Regional Conference on Behavior Analysis of the California Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA.

Wishnowski, L., & Yu, D. C. T. (2014, May). Teaching Individuals to Conduct Preference Assessment using Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction. In Gabriel Schnerch (chair), Using Self-Instructional Training and Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction (CAPSI) to Facilitate Knowledge Translation to Direct-Service Providers. Symposium address presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Wright, L., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., Chand, C., & Thorne, L. (2014, May). Community-Based Intensive Behavioral Intervention for Preschool Children with Autism: A Retrospective Effectiveness Study. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL and Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis 2nd Annual Student Poster Competition, Winnipeg, MB.

Wright, L., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., Chand, C., & Thorne, L. (2014, May). Community-based intensive behavioral intervention for preschool children with Autism: A retrospective effectiveness study. Poster presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Yates, H., Boris, A., Lee, M., Wightman, J., Vause, T., Pear, J., & Martin, T. (2014, February). An evaluation of a self-instructional manual to teach discrete-trials training. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Western Regional Conference on Behavior Analysis of the California Association of Behavior Analysis, San Francisco,

2013

Arnal-Wishnowski, L., Yu, C.T., Chand, C., & Saltel, L. (2013, October). Teaching individuals to conduct preference assessment using computer-aided personalized system of instruction. Poster presented at the 8th annual conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Boris, A.L., Awadalla, N., Wightman, J., Miljkovic, M., Kaminski, L., Martin, T.L., Martin, G.L., & Yu, C.T. (2013, October). Evaluation of a tester evaluation form for the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities – Revised. Poster presented at the 8th annual conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Craig, B., Cox, A., Leung, J., Skalny, D., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2013, March 1). The effects of presenting matched sensor in different schedules on the frequency of stereotypes behaviors. Poster presented at the Department of Psychology Research Palooza, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Douglas, J., Montgomery, J., Virués-Ortega, J., & Yu, D. C. T. (2013, November). Practical Solutions For Developmental Disabilities. Panel discussion presented at the November 19, 2013 University of Manitoba Café Scientifique, Winnipeg, MB.

Giesbrecht, K., Martin, T., Pear, J., Yu, C. T., & Hu, L. (2013, March 1). Beyond synthesis: Using computer-aided personalized system of instruction to promote knowledge acquisition and application. Poster presented at the Department of Psychology Research Palooza, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Hu, L., Pear, J., & Yu, C. T. (2013, March 1). Teaching University Students to Implement the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities (ABLA) Using Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction (CAPSI). Poster presented at the Department of Psychology Research Palooza, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Hurl, K., Virues-Ortega, J., Julio, F., & Querim, A. (2013, March 1). Control conditions for behavior maintained by automatic reinforcement during functional analysis. Poster presented at the Department of Psychology Research Palooza, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Jeffrey, R. (2013, November). Comparing thinking level and teaching method in learning to apply discrete-trials teaching. Poster presented at the 2013 Innovations in Education Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Jeffrey, R., & Pear, J. J. (2013). Comparing thinking level and teaching method in learning to apply discrete-trials teaching (DTT). Poster presented at 8th Annual Manitoba Association of Behaviour Analysis Conference. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Kaminski, L., Miljkovic, M., Yu, C.T., & Arnal-Wishnowski, L. (2013, October). Teaching university students to conduct a preference assessment using video modeling and self-instructional manual. Paper presented at the 8th annual conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Kenyon, K., Wightman, J., Hu, L., Boris, A., Martin, T.L., Pear, J.J., & Yu, C.T. (2013, October). Evaluating two methods to teach individuals to administer discrete-trials teaching. Poster presented at the 8th annual conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Lamoureux, D., Wightman, J., Martin, T., Pear, J., & Yu, C. T. (2013, October). Factors associated with attrition when training individuals to conduct discrete-trials teaching (DTT). Poster presented at 8th Annual Manitoba Association of Behaviour Analysis Conference. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Lee, M. S. H., Kehler, K., Martin, T., Wightman, J., Pear, J., Yu, C. T., & Oliveira, M. (2013, October). The effect of study supervision on attrition and learning in experiments on discrete trials teaching instruction. Poster presented at 8th Annual Manitoba Association of Behaviour Analysis Conference. Winnipeg, Mantioba.

Milikovic, M., Yu, C. T., Kaminski, L., & Arnal, L. (2013, March). Evaluation of video and written instructions to teach students to conduct a preference assessment. Poster presented at the Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Pedreira, K. M., Kenyon, K. M., & Pear, J. J. (2013, October). Motivation and attitude towards learning in a computer-aided personalized system of instruction course on discrete trials teaching. Poster presented at 8th Annual Manitoba Association of Behaviour Analysis Conference. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Pedreira, K. M., Pear, J. J., & Kenyon, K. M. (2013, November). Motivation and attitude in a computer-aided personalized system course on discrete-trials teaching. Poster presented at the 2013 Innovations in Education Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Ramon, D., Yu, C. T., Martin, T., Chand, C., Lee, M., Astacio, R., … Simon, K. (2013, March 1). Evaluation of a Training Manual to Teach Multiple-Stimulus Preference Assessment. Poster presented at the Department of Psychology Research Palooza, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Rezutek, P., Yu, C. T., Martin, D., Martin, G., Thorne, L., Bowler, A., … Down, M. (2013, March 1). Can a Modified ABLA Procedure Improve Testability of People with Developmental Disabilities? Poster presented at the Department of Psychology Research Palooza, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Brownell1, M., Ouellete-Kuntz, H., Naghipur, S., Temple, B., Yu, C.Y., Hennen, B., Dik, N., Burchill, C. (2013, September 27-28). Comparing Hospitalized Dental Care between Persons With and Without Developmental Disabilities in Manitoba. A paper presentated at the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2013 Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting. Toronto, Ontario.

Temple, B. (2013, November). Answering Collaborative partners’ questions. Knowledge translation in Intellectual Disabilities. Poster presented at IASSID, Health SIRG, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Temple, B. (2013, November). Pain assessment for people with intellectual disabilities: A skill for everyone. 90 minute workshop presented at Health and Well Being in Developmental Disabilities Conference, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B., Dube, C., Fuga, L., Martin, T., Schwarz, R., Fyfe, C. (2013, November). Managers’ perspectives of support worker injury when supporting people with ID/DD displaying challenging behaviour. Poster presented at Health and Well Being in Developmental Disabilities Conference, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B. (2013, October). Translating research in the field of Intellectual Disabilities: Setting the Stage. Invited presentation to Disabilities Research Centre, Ulster University, Belfast Ireland.

Virués-Ortega, J. (2013, September). Advances in the assessment and treatment of behavior maintained by automatic reinforcement. Invited keynote address presented at the 2013 Regional Conference of the Minnesota Northland Association of Behavior Analysis, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Virues-Ortega, J., Iwata, B. A., Fahmie, T., & Harper, J. (2013). Effects of alternative responses on behavior exposed to noncontingent reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46(3), 603–612.

Yates, H., Johnson, N., Wang, C., Vause, T., Pear, J., Martin, T., Yu, C. T., & Feldman, M. (2013, November). Using a self-instructional manual to teach discrete trials teaching to individuals with english as a second language. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Ontario Association of Behaviour Analysis, Toronto, ON.

2012

Dong, D., & Temple, B. (2012, May). My child, My Life: Experiences of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the Child and Youth Mental Health Matters 2012 Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Douglas, J., Martin, T. L., Montgomery, J., Shooshtari, S., Kirwan, S., North, S., Grant, R. L., et al. (2012, April). Meeting knowledge needs – a collaborative research process. Talk presented at the 2nd Annual Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Dube, C., & Temple, B. (2012, November 17). Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Who Present with Challenging Behaviours: A Cross-Case Analysis of Staff Perceptions of Work and Training. Poster presented at the 3rd Health & Wellbeing in Children, Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Fazzio, D., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., Cornick, A., & Thiessen, C. (2012, May). Generality of EIBI research to real world application: Outcomes of a public applied behavior analysis program for children with autism. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.

Hatton, D. L., Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., & Malisza, K. (2012, May). Imagine that: Using graduated exposure to overcome fear of MRI scanning situations in children. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.

Heinrichs, D. J., Stoesz, B. M., Montgomery, J. M., Temple, B., Martin, T., Douglas, J., Shooshtari, S., et al. (2012, October 25). Shared vocabulary in integrated knowledge translation research: Barriers and facilitators. Poster presented at the Geneva Centre for Autism 2012 International Symposium, Toronto, ON.

Hurl, K., Julio, F., Querim, A., & Virues-Ortega, J. (2012, October). Control Conditions for Behaviour Maintained by Automatic Reinforcement during Functional Analysis. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Julio, F., Lee, M., Grant, R. L., North, S., Pritchard, K., Temple, B., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2012, September). An iPhone®/iPad® application for the assessment of preference in individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Paper presented at the 6th Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Lisbon, Portugal.

Julio, F., & Virues-Ortega, J. (2012, October). Is the TEACCH Program Effective? A Meta-Analysis of Intervention Studies and a Comparison with ABA-based Interventions. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T., & Walters, K. L. (2012, April). Evidence-based interventions for children with FASD. Talk presented at the 2nd Annual Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. (2012, April). A Panel Presentation on Challenging Behaviours: Learn from your Peers Working in the Field. Panel discussion presented at the 2nd Annual Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. L., Chand, C., Saltel, L., Kelso, P. D., & Yu, C. T. (2012, May). Relations among preference, response rate, and break point when using a progressive ratio schedule. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.

Martin, T. L., Yu, C. T., & Thiessen, C. (2012, May). Longitudinal evaluation of children with autism spectrum disorders following intensive behavioral intervention. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Balogh, R., Cobigo, V., Hennen, B., Lecomte, J., Lunsky, Y., … Shooshtari, S. (2012, July). Positioning ourselves to change health policy through research in Canada. Paper presented at the International Association for Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID) 14th World Congress, Halifax, NS.

Pritchard, K., Virués-Ortega, J., North, S., Grant, R. L., Hurtado-Parrado, C., Temple, B., & KATYDID research team. (2012, October 25). Clinical decision-making and preference assessment procedures for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Poster presented at the Geneva Centre for Autism 2012 International Symposium, Toronto, ON.

Ramon, D., Yu, C.T., Martin, T., Chand, C., Lee, M., Astacio, R., Lavoie, K., & Simon, K. (2012, October). Evaluation of a Training Manual to Teach Multiple-Stimulus Preference Assessment. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg. MB. Awarded Best Poster.

Rezutek, P., Yu, C.T., Martin, D., Martin, G., Thorne, L., Bowler, A., Pang, T., Senkow, Q., Salem, & S., Down, M. (2012, October). Can a Modified ABLA Procedure Improve Testability of People with Developmental Disabilities? Poster presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Saltel, L., Chand, C., Kelso, P. D., Martin, T., & Yu, C. T. (2012, January). Using a Progressive Ratio Schedule to Measure Preference. Poster presented at the São Paulo School of Advanced Science Conference of the: Advances in Research and Treatment of Autistic Behavior, São Carlos, State of São Paulo, Brazil.Schnerch G., & Virués Ortega J. (2012, October). Autism Spectrum Disorders and Behavioural Treatment of Anxiety. Talk presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Senkow, Q., Montgomery, J., Douglas, J., Heinrichs, D., North, S., Shooshtari, S., Virués-Ortega, J., et al. (2012, May). Effective interventions for challenging behaviours of children and youth with autism and developmental disorders in school settings: A knowledge translation project. Poster presented at the 11th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, ON.

Shooshtari, S. (2012, October 30). Knowledge Translation at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Invited lecture to students enrolled in AHS 7000 – Research and Practice in Applied Health Sciences, Instructor: Dr. Michelle Porter, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2012, October 19). Healthy Aging. Talk presented at the Manitoba Home Economists Teachers Association (M.H.E.T.A) Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Udell, l., Kennedy, S., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Stephens, C., Fenez, L., Verstraete, J., Cornick, A., Dittberrner, K., & Dirks, J. (2012, November 1). Health Assessment and Health Screening: An Environmental Scan of Community-based Organizations  Supporting Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDDs) in Manitoba. Poster presentation at the University of Manitoba Undergraduate Research Day, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Udell, I., Kennedy, S., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Stephens, C., Fenez, L., … Dittberner, K. (2012, July). Health Assessment and Health Screening Practice of Community-based Agencies Supporting Adults with I/DD in Manitoba. Paper presented at the International Association for Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID) 14th World Congress, Halifax, NS.

Stoesz, B. M., Montgomery, J. M., Martin, T. L., Heinrichs, D., North, S., Douglas, J., Carpick, K., et al. (2012, October 25). Effective interventions for challenging behaviours of students with autism and developmental disorders: Bringing research to school staff. Poster presented at the Geneva Centre for Autism 2012 International Symposium, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B., Dube, C., Martin, T., Novotny, L, & Fyfe, C. (2012, September 24). WCB Working with individuals with ID: Injuries and Challenging Behaviour. Presented at Nursing Research Rounds. Telehealth connection with Psychiatric Nursing Program, Brandon University, MB.

Temple, B., & Sawatzky-Dickson, D. (2012, May). Nurses’ beliefs and use of evidence in practice: Influencing Factors. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B., & Johnson, C. (2012, May). Implementation of pain assessment tools: Success Factors. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, Toronto, ON.

Temple, B., Dube, C., Martin, T., Novotny, L., & Fyfe, C. (2012, July). Injury reports by carers of people with ID/DD displaying challenging behaviours in the community: A mixed methods study. Paper presented at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities, Halifax, NS.

Temple, B. (2012, July). Continuity of Care in the Community: The cases of feeding assessments for people with ID. Poster presented at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities, Halifax, NS.

Virues-Ortega, J. (2012, October). The editorial process in behavioural journals. Two-hour workshop for graduate students presented at the ABA program of the California State University at Northridge (upon invitation of Dr. Kazami and Dr. Fahmie).

Virués-Ortega, J., Yu, C. T., Julio, F., Pear, J. J., Martin, G. L., Caruso-Anderson, M., … Schnerch, G. (2012, May). MA and Ph.D. Programs at the University of Manitoba, Canada. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.

Walters, K., Yu, C.T., Sobie, V., Wightman, J., Schellenberg, L., & Huynh, S. (2012, October). Teaching Perspective-Taking Skills to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

2011

Dodson, L., Roy-Wsiaki, G., Martin, T. L., Yu, C. T., & Jasin, J. (2011, October 1). An analysis of classroom tasks typically presented to adults with intellectual disabilities. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Douglas, J., Dong, D., Heinrichs, D., Kepron, H. E., Kirwan, S., Martin, T. L., Montgomery, J., et al. (2011, October 1). An integrated knowledge translation process helps teachers of special needs students to use sound research findings to manage challenging behaviors. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Duncan, K., Shooshtari, S., Roger, K., & Fast, J. (2011a, June). Care-related out-of-pocket spending: Prevalence and consequences. Symposium address presented at the Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology, Toronto, ON.

Duncan, K., Shooshtari, S., Roger, K., & Fast, J. (2011b, October 4). Care-related out-of-pocket expenses. Paper address presented at the Canadian Research Data Centre Network National Conference, Edmonton, AB.

El-Gabalawy, R., Mackenzie, C., Shooshtari, S., & Sareen, J. (2011, May). Comorbid physical health conditions and anxiety disorders: A population-based exploration of prevalence and health outcomes among older Canadian adults. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Centre on Aging Spring Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

Ferguson, L., Heinonen, T., Harvey, C., & Shooshtari, S. (2011, May). One impact of global migration: Remittance behavior among Canadian Filipino immigrants. Paper address presented at the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Fredericton, NB.

Hatton, D. L., Thiessen, C., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2011, May). Identifying the optimal number of items to use during multiple-item preference assessments. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Hu, L., Pear, J. J., & Yu, C. T. (2011a, May 28). The effects of training university students on implementation of Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities (ABLA) by using Computer-Aided Personalized Systems of Instruction (CAPSI). Poster presented at the 37th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Hu, L., Pear, J. J., & Yu, C. T. (2011b, October 1). Computer-aided personalized system of instruction (CAPSI). Poster presented at the 6th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Lemaire, J., Shooshtari, S., Sevenhuysen, G., Cohen, B., Martens, P., & the Community Health Assessment Evaluation Working Group. (2011a, May 10). The development of a methodology to apply a health equity lens to health assessment evaluation. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Halifax, NS.

Lemaire, J., Shooshtari, S., Sevenhuysen, G., Cohen, B., Martens, P., & the Community Health Assessment Evaluation Working Group. (2011b, June). The development of a methodology to apply a health equity lens to health assessment evaluation. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Conference, Montreal, QC.

Murphy, C., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2011, October 1). Comparing the predictive validity of the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities vs. parent predictions with children with autism. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Murphy, C., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Sloan, J. L. (2011, May 28). The predictive validity of the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities versus parents’ prediction with children with autism. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Nguyen, D., Thiessen, C., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2011, May). Longitudinal evaluation of children with autism spectrum disorders following intensive behavioral intervention. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Querim, A. C., Iwata, B. A., Roscoe, E. M., Hurl, K., Lee, M., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2011, October 1). A Screening Procedure for Problem Behavior Maintained by Automatic Reinforcement. Paper address presented at the 6th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2011a, February 11). Research on aging and disability using Manitoba administrative data sets. Address presented at the Family Social Sciences Graduate Seminar, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2011b, March 12). Common health risks in persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Invited address presented at the Shahid Zariei School and Clinic for Borderline Students, Tehran, Iran.

Shooshtari, S. (2011c, March 13). A workshop on knowledge translation in intellectual/developmental disabilities. Invited address presented at the Shahid Zariei School and Clinic for Borderline Students, Tehran, Iran.

Shooshtari, S., Brownell, M., & Dik, N. (2011, November 7). Trajectories in health and use of health and social services by dhildren with developmental disabilities: A population-based longitudinal study. Poster presented at the Health and Well-being in Developmental Disabilities Conference, Toronto, ON.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Dube, C., & Sulymka, B. (2011, May 18). Meeting the knowledge needs of caregivers. Paper address presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities & Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2011a, January 25). Knowledge translation in developmental disabilities. Address presented at the CARE-ID National Broadcast Series, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2011b, March). Developing a research program using models of knowledge translation. Paper presented at the Nursing Research Rounds, Winnipeg, MB.

Thomson, K., Salem, S., Campbell, K., Fazzio, D., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2011, October 1). Evaluation of a self-instructional package for teaching tutors to conduct discrete-trials teaching with children with autism. Paper address presented at the 6th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Virués-Ortega, J. (2011a, January). Introduction to professional background and research areas. Address presented at the Meeting of the St.Amant Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Virués-Ortega, J. (2011b, February 11). Effective interventions for children with autism: a systematic review of the scientific evidence. Invited address presented at the Conference of the Portuguese Association for Behaviour Analysis, Lisbon, Portugal.

Virués-Ortega, J. (2011c, March). New lines of research at St.Amant Research Centre. Invited address presented at the St.Amant Foundation Donor Recognition Event, Winnipeg, MB.

Virués-Ortega, J. (2011d, May 18). Animal-assisted therapy research and myths. Paper address presented at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities & Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Virués-Ortega, J. (2011e, May 31). Effectiveness of a home-based applied behavior analysis intensive intervention program over a 5-year period. Paper address presented at the 37th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., Fazzio, D., Cornick, A., & Thiessen, C. (2011, October 1). Early intensive behavioural intervention for children with autism: “Real world” outcomes. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Yu, C. T., Michalyshyn, C., Lee, M. S. H., & Martin, G. L. (2011, June). Concordance between choice presentation modes and discrimination skills of people with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

2010

Boris, A., Thomson, K. M., Murphy, C. M. A., Zaragoza Scherman, A., Dodson, L., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010a). Self-instructional training to conduct discrete-trials teaching with children with autism. Poster presented at the University of Manitoba Department of Psychology Researchpalooza Event, Winnipeg, MB.

Boris, A., Thomson, K. M., Murphy, C. M. A., Zaragoza Scherman, A., Dodson, L., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010b, October 23). Self-instructional training to conduct discrete-trials teaching with children with autism. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

El-Gabalawy, R., Mackenzie, C. S., Shooshtari, S., & Sareen, J. (2010, May 3). Comorbidity of anxiety disorders and physical health conditions in older adults using a nationally representative sample. Poster presented at the University of Manitoba Centre on Aging Spring Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

Hatton, D., Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malisza, K. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010a, October 9). Imagine that: using graduated exposure to overcome fear of MRI scanning situations in children. Poster presented at the Conference of the Northwest Association for Behavior Analysis, Spokane, WA.

Hatton, D., Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malisza, K. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010b, October 23). Imagine that: using graduated exposure to overcome fear of MRI scanning situations in children. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Hatton, D., Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malisza, K. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010c, November 4). Imagine that: using graduated exposure to overcome fear of MRI scanning situations in children. Poster presented at the Autism 2010: International Symposium Research Poster Session, Toronto, ON.

Hatton, D., Thiessen, C., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2010, October 23). Easy as 1, 2, 3: identifying the optimal number of items to use during multiple-item preference assessments. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Lee, M. S. H., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., & Martin, G. L. (2010, May). Can preference assessment identify reinforcers for individuals with multiple disabilities and minimial physical movement? Symposium address presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Marion, C. S. M., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Buhler, C. (2010, October 23). Teaching children with autism to mand for information. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Arnal, L., Walters, K. L., Thiessen, C., Nepon, T., Thorne, L., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, October). Does a preference for choice among individuals with developmental disabilities differ depending on their language skills? Poster presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. G., Martin, T. L., & Fazzio, D. (2010, October 23). The promise and pitfalls of automated behavior feedback systems. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. L. (2010, February 23). Possible applications of augmented reality in developmental disabilities. Presented at the February 23rd, 2010 Meeting of the St.Amant Research Interest Group, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. L., Fazzio, D., & Martin, T. G. (2010, May). The promise and pitfalls of automated behavior feedback systems. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Martin, T. L., & Shooshtari, S. (2010, February 19). Knowledge translation for teachers of individuals with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviours: an overview of a CIHR KT grant. Presented at the February 19th, 2010 St. Amant School Inservice, Winnipeg, MB.

Murphy, C. M. A., Martin, T. L., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2010, June). The Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities: is it relevant for children with autism? Poster presented at the 71st Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Pelaez, M., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2010, September 24). Intersections between joint attention and social referencing in identifying autism. Symposium address presented at the Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Crete, Greece.

Proulx, R., Temple, B., Marks, B., Sisirak, J., & Taggart, L. (2010, July). Access to health-promoting environments and services for people with intellectual disabilities. Symposium address presented at the 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland.

Roy-Wsiaki, G., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., Sousa, C., & Duvenaud, S. (2010a, May). Does performance on the ABLA test predict receptive name recognition in children with autism? Poster presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Roy-Wsiaki, G., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., Sousa, C., & Duvenaud, S. (2010b, October 23). Does performance on the ABLA test predict receptive name recognition in children with autism? Poster presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Salem, S., MacPherson, L., Martin, T. L., Viel, J., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Verbeke, A. K. (2010, May). Comparison of two methods to teach auditory-auditory identity matching to persons with developmental disabilities. Symposium address presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Seniuk, H., Williams, L., Vause, T., & Martin, T. L. (2010, May). Spotlight on behavioral technology: the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities. Panel discussion presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Shooshtari, S. (2010a, March 26). Aging with a developmental disability: unmet health and social services needs. Paper presented at the March 26th, 2010 Meeting of the St.Amant Research Interest Group, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2010b, April). Aging with intellectual disability. Invited address presented at the Meeting of the Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres, Regina, SK.

Shooshtari, S. (2010c, October 22). Aging with a developmental disability: unmet health and social services needs. Paper presented at the 3rd Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities – Europe, Rome, Italy.

Shooshtari, S., & Huhta, I. (2010, May 3). Aging with a developmental disability: unmet health and social services needs. Poster presented at the University of Manitoba Centre on Aging Spring Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., & Martens, P. (2010, April 16). Prevalence of depression and dementia among persons with developmental disabilities in Manitoba, Canada. Paper presented at the National Association of Dual Diagnosis 2010 International Congress, Toronto, ON.

Shooshtari, S., Martin, T. L., Yu, C. T., & Temple, B. (2010, October 22). Knowledge transfer in intellectual disabilities. Symposium presented at the 3rd Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities – Europe, Rome, Italy.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., & Green, N. (2010, November 5). Identifying knowledge needs and priorities in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the University of Manitoba Undergraduate Student Research Competition, Winnipeg, MB.

Sousa, C., MacPherson, L., Thomson, K. M., Martin, T. L., Salem, S., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010, October 23). Does the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities predict four-choice discrimination learning for persons with developmental disabilities? Poster presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2010a, March 9). An organization as context for knowledge translation: barriers and facilitators. Poster presented at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy 20th Anniversary conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2010b, March 30). Knowledge translation for developmental disabilities. Paper presented at the meeting of a parent support group, Portage la Prairie, MB.

Temple, B. (2010c, April). Environmental tobacco smoke and development. Invited address presented at the Nicotine Dependence in 2010 Conference, Brandon, MB.

Temple, B. (2010d, April 6). An organization as context for knowledge translation: barriers and facilitators. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Nursing – Nursing Research Seminar Series, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2010e, April 14). The effect of environmental tobacco smoke on child development: implications for health care providers. Keynote presented at the Breaking the Tobacco Connection conference, Brandon, MB.

Temple, B. (2010f, April 30). The effect of environmental tobacco smoke on child development: implications for health care providers. Poster presented at the Health Sciences Centre Pediatric Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2010g, July). Health promotion in people with intellectual disabilities: current state, priorities, and issues. Symposium address presented at the International Union of Health Promotion Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.

Temple, B. (2010h, October 17). Continuity of care in the community for people with intellectual disability: a multi-site case study methodology. Poster presented at the SIRG – Joint Health Promotion and Aging Conference, Prato, Italy.

Temple, B. (2010i, October 22). Pain assessment in people with intellectual disabilities: a scoping review. Poster presented at the 3rd Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities – Europe, Rome, Italy.

Temple, B., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010, March 8). Knowledge translation: an organization as context. Poster presented at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Thiessen, C., Davies, G., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., & Martin, G. L. (2010, May). Evaluation of multiple-stimulus preference assessment with adults with developmental disabilities. Symposium address presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Thomson, K. M., Salem, S., Campbell, K., Fazzio, D., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2010, May). Evaluation of a self-instructional package for teaching DTT to tutors. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Thomson, K. M., Salem, S., Campbell, K., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Fazzio, D. (2010, October 23). Evaluation of a self-instructional package for teaching discrete-trials teaching to tutors. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Thorne, L., Yu, C. T., Thiessen, C., & Martin, G. L. (2010, May). Are symmetric and generalized matching-to-sample skills associated with picture preference assessments? Poster presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Virués-Ortega, J., Iwata, B. A., Fahmie, T., & Harmer, J. M. (2010, May). Effects of noncontingent reinforcement on target and alternative responses. Symposium address presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Virués-Ortega, J., Iwata, B. A., Fahmie, T., & Harper, J. (2010, October 23). Hypotheses on the active components of non-contingent reinforcement. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Walters, K. L., Sobie, V., Yu, C. T., & Caners, J. (2010, May). Teaching perspective-taking to children with autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Walters, K. L., Yu, C. T., Hanlon-Dearman, A., Chudley, A., & Leibl, M. (2010, April 30). Perspective-taking in children with ASDs and FASDs. Paper presented at the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Similarities and Differences of Working with Children and Youth in a School-Based Setting Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Zaragoza Scherman, A., Thomson, K. M., Dodson, L., Boris, A., Pear, J. J., & Martin, G. L. (2010, October 23). Using computer-aided personalized system of instruction (CAPSI) to teach discrete-trials teaching for educating children with autism. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

2009

Arnal, L., Walters, K. L., Thiessen, C., Thorne, L., Martin, T. L., Yu, C. T., & Nepon, T. (2009, October 24). On the relation between language skills and valuing choice opportunities in individuals with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Arnal, L., Yu, C. T., Fazzio, D., Thiessen, C., & Salem, S. (2009, May). A comparison of multiple-response error correction strategies for discrete-trials teaching. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Campbell, K., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2009, October). Effectiveness of a self-instructional manual for teaching parents to conduct discrete-trials teaching with children with autism. Poster presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Chudley, A., Ivanco, T., Yu, C. T., & Shooshtari, S. (2009, November). Autism: solving the mysteries. Panel discussion presented at the November 4, 2009 University of Manitoba Café Scientifique, Winnipeg, MB.

Douglas, J., Ediger, J., Fenez, L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, December 21). Severe challenging behaviours. Panel discussion presented at the December 21st, 2009 Meeting of the St.Amant Research Interest Group, Winnipeg, MB.

Fazzio, D., Cornick, A., Thiessen, C., & Yu, C. T. (2009, May). Home-based early intervention: public service outcomes of the St. Amant ABA program in Manitoba, Canada. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Jeanson, B., Fazzio, D., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, October). Field testing of the Discrete-Trials Teaching Evaluation Form with parents of children with autism. Poster presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Lee, M. S. H., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2009, May). Preference for reinforcers of diferent efficacies with adults with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Lee, M. S. H., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., & Martin, G. L. (2009, October 24). Teaching video choice-making to adults with severe developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Malisza, K. L., Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malainey, M. E., & Yu, C. T. (2009a, April). Prevalence of fear in young children towards the MRI environment. Poster presented at the 17th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Honolulu, HI.

Malisza, K. L., Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malainey, M. E., & Yu, C. T. (2009b, May 19). Prevalence of fear in young children towards the MRI environment. Poster presented at the Scientific Forum of the Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health, Winnipeg, MB.

Malisza, K. L., Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malainey, M. E., & Yu, C. T. (2009c, September). Prevalence of young children willing to enter a MRI research environment. Poster presented at the Brain Matters – New Directions in Neuroethics, Halifax, NS.

Martin, G. L., Verbeke, A. K., Yu, C. T., & Thomson, K. M. (2009, September). Assessment and training with persons with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Pisa, Italy.

Martin, T. L., & Pear, J. J. (2009, October 24). Effects of fixed- and variable-time schedules of mirror presentations on the swimming behaviour of Betta splendens. Paper address presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malisza, K. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009a, September). Graduated exposure to a mock MRI scanner increases willingness and comfort in young children. Poster presented at the Brain Matters – New Directions in Neuroethics, Halifax, NS.

Martin, T. L., Shiloff, D., Malisza, K. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009b, October 24). Graduated exposure to a mock MRI scanner increases willingness and comfort in young children. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Martin, T. L., Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., & Yu, C. T. (2009, October). Knowledge translation in developmental disabilities: voices from the community. Paper presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Michalyshyn, C., Lee, M. S. H., Martin, T. L., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, October). Do choice presentation methods match the discrimination skills of people with developmental disabilities? Poster presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Murphy, C. M. A., Martin, G. L., Figueroa, M., & Yu, C. T. (2009a, May). Teaching visual-visual non-identity matching tasks using fading procedures to persons with developmental delay. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Murphy, C. M. A., Martin, G. L., Figueroa, M., & Yu, C. T. (2009b, October 24). Teaching visual-visual non-identity matching tasks to persons with developmental delay. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Nguyen, D., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, May). Longitudinal program outcome evaluation of the St. Amant ABA program. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Roy-Wsiaki, G., Marion, C. S. M., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, May). Teaching a child with autism to mand for information. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Salem, S., Fazzio, D., Arnal, L., Fregeau, P., Thomson, K. M., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, May). Evaluation of a self-instructional package for instructing university students to conduct discrete-trials teaching with children with autism. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Shooshtari, S. (2009a, May 6). Healthcare utilization patterns among persons with and without intellectual disabilities in Manitoba. Paper presented at the May 6th, 2009 Meeting of the St.Amant Research Interest Group, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2009b, October). Comparing health and healthcare utilization patterns between persons with and without intellectual disabilities in Manitoba. Paper presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., & Yu, C. T. (2009, May 11). St. Amant Research Centre: past, present, and future. Address presented at the May 11th, 2009 Meeting of the St. Amant Board, Winnipeg, MB.

Sobie, V., Walters, K. L., Yu, C. T., Caners, J., & Kulczycki, A. (2009, October 24). Teaching visual perspective-taking skills to a child with autism. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Sobie, V., Walters, K. L., Yu, C. T., Kulczycki, A., & Caners, J. (2009, October). Teaching perspective taking skills to children with autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2009a, February 20). Perspectives of gastrostomy feeding for people with developmental disabilities: family and caregiver perspectives. Paper presented at the February 20th, 2009 Meeting of the St.Amant Research Interest Group, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2009b, May 11). H. Pylori and gastrostomy study results. Paper presented at the May 11th, 2009 Meeting of the St. Amant Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2009c, October 4). Parents and health care provider perceptions of gastrostomy feeding in people with developmental disabilities. Paper presented at the Qualitative Health Research Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Thiessen, C., Davies, G., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., & Martin, G. L. (2009, October 24). Evaluation of multiple-stimulus preference assessment with adults with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Thiessen, C., Yu, C. T., Davies, G., & Arnal, L. (2009, October). Evaluation of mixed multiple- and paired-stimulus preference assessments with adults with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Thomson, K. M., Martin, G. L., Arnal, L., Fazzio, D., & Yu, C. T. (2009a, May). Instructing and assessing individuals to conduct discrete-trials teaching: a review and future directions. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Thomson, K. M., Martin, G. L., Arnal, L., Fazzio, D., & Yu, C. T. (2009b, October 24). Instructing and assessing individuals to conduct discrete-trials teaching: a review and future directions. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Thomson, K. M., Salem, S., Campbell, K., Fazzio, D., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2009, October). Evaluation of a self-instructional package for teaching DTT to tutors. Poster presented at the 18th Annual St. Amant Conference on Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism, Winnipeg, MB.

Thorne, L. (2009, October 24). Matching skills and picture preference assessments: are symmetric and generalized matching-to-sample skills associated with picture preference assessments? Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Thorne, L., Fazzio, D., Yu, C. T., & Cornick, A. (2009, May). Intensive behavioural intervention for preschool-age children with autism spectrum disorders: some retrospective analyses. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Verbeke, A. K., Thorsteinsson, J. R., Murphy, C. M. A., Thiessen, C., & Yu, C. T. (2009, May). Does mastery of ABLA level 6 make it easier for individuals with developmental disabilities to learn to name objects? Poster presented at the 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, AZ.

Walters, K. L., & Sobie, V. (2009, October 24). Teaching perspective-taking skills to children with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Yu, C. T., Lee, M. S. H., Martin, T. L., & Martin, G. L. (2009, August). Teaching video choice-making to adults with severe developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

2008

Davies, G., Thomson, K. M., Martin, T. L., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008, October). Effects of presentation mode and discrimination skills on multiple-item preference assessment. Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Dittberner, K., & Temple, B. (2008, October). Helicobacter Pylori – can you stomach that? Paper presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Farmer, L., Lee, M. S. H., Martin, T. L., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008, October). Does a model-guide error correction procedure help people to learn basic skills? Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Maaskant, M. A., Lee, L. A., Torr, J., Tsiouris, J. A., Jokinen, N., Shooshtari, S., Sinnema, M., et al. (2008, August). State of science symposium on aging, dementia, and communication: epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical features. Symposium address presented at the International Association for Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability 13th World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Murphy, C. M. A., Figueroa, M., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008a, May). Rapid teaching of a visual-visual non-identity matching task: a case study. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Murphy, C. M. A., Figueroa, M., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008b, October). Computer-generated fading steps to teach visual non-identity matching tasks. Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Nguyen, D., Fregeau, P., Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., & Pogorzelec, C. (2008, May). Does teaching object-picture matching help persons with developmental disabilities to indicate preference using pictures? Poster presented at the 34th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Nguyen, D., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008, October). Longitudinal program outcome evaluation of the St.Amant ABA Program. Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Nguyen, D., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2008, July). After intensive behavioural intervention for preschool-age children with ASDs: a 1-year follow-up. Paper presented at the CIHR-STIHR Aspire Training Program Annual Summer Institute, Kingston, ON.

Roy-Wsiaki, G., Marion, C. S. M., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2008, October). Teaching children with autism to mand for information. Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Salem, S., Fazzio, D., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008, October). A self-instructional manual and video for learning to conduct discrete-trials teaching with children with autism. Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Salem, S., Martin, T. L., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008, May). Predicting performance on two-choice and three-choice discriminations with persons with severe intellectual disabilities. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Shooshtari, S. (2008a, January). Aging with a developmental disability. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba Centre on Aging Seminar Series, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2008b, June 9). The CIHR model for knowledge translation. Paper presented at the Knowledge Translation in Developmental Disabilities Workshop, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2008c, October 30). Knowledge translation: concept and models. Invited address presented at the Applied Health Sciences PhD Program Event, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S. (2008d, December 2). The CIHR model for knowledge translation. Paper presented at the Knowledge Translation in Developmental Disabilities Workshop, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., & Fenez, L. (2008, May 5). Aging with a developmental disability: exploring unmet health and social services needs. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba Centre on Aging Spring Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., Hennen, B., Ouellette-Kuntz, H. M. J., Norris, D., & Brownell, M. (2008, October). How do we determine how many people have developmental disabilities and who do we include? Panel discussion presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Shooshtari, S., & Martens, P. (2008a, August). Health care utilization patterns of older adults living with an intellectual disability in Manitoba, Canada. Paper presented at the International Association for Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability 13th World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Shooshtari, S., & Martens, P. (2008b, November 14). Health and health care utilization patterns of people with developmental disabilities in Manitoba: implications for evidence-informed planning and service provision. Paper presented at the New Directions in Population Health Research: Linking Theory, Ethics, and Practice Conference, Regina, SK.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2008, October). Knowledge translation for developmental disabilities in Manitoba: research in practice. Paper presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Strydom, A., Maaskant, M. A., Lee, L. A., Torr, J., Tsiouris, J. A., Jokinen, N., Courtenay, K., et al. (2008, August). State of science symposium on aging, dementia, and communication: assessment, diagnosis, and management. Symposium address presented at the International Association for Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability 13th World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Temple, B. (2008a, October). Mothers of children with autism describe their health: seeing the strengths. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Nursing Research Rounds, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2008b, October). Mothers of children with autism describe their health: seeing the strengths. Paper presented at the Qualitative Health Research Conference, Banff, AB.

Temple, B. (2008c, October). Mothers of children with autism describe their health: seeing the strengths. Paper presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B. (2008d, October). Mothers of children with autism – their perceptions of ABA. Paper presented at the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Temple, B., Thorsteinsson, J. R., & Senkow, Q. B. (2008, October). Perceptions of gastrostomy feeding: a comparison of parent/substitute decision makers and health care providers. Paper presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Thiessen, C., Fazzio, D., Arnal, L., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Keilback, L. (2008a, May). Instructing university students to conduct discrete-trials teaching with confederates simulating children with autism. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Thiessen, C., Fazzio, D., Arnal, L., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Keilback, L. (2008b, October). Self-instruction and a monetary performance contingency to train instructors to conduct discrete-trials teaching with children with autism. Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Thorne, L., Fazzio, D., Wright, L., & Yu, C. T. (2008, July). Intensive behavioural intervention for preschool-age children with autism spectrum disorders: some retrospective analyses. Paper presented at the CIHR-STIHR Aspire Training Program Annual Summer Institute, Kingston, ON.

Thorsteinsson, J. R., & Marion, C. S. M. (2008, October). How to easily measure fundamental learning skills – and then teach them. Symposium address presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Tsiouris, J. A., Torr, J., Shooshtari, S., van Laak, M., Haveman, M. J., & Flory, M. (2008, August). State of science symposium on aging, dementia, and communication: prevalence of mental health disorders in older adults with I/DD. Symposium address presented at the International Association for Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability 13th World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Verbeke, A. K., Martin, G. L., Thorsteinsson, J. R., Murphy, C. M. A., Thiessen, C., & Yu, C. T. (2008, October). Does mastering ABLA level 6 make it easier to learn to name objects? Poster presented at the 17th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Walters, K. L., & Yu, C. T. (2008, July). Guesser-knower and false belief test performance of children with autism spectrum disorders: an evaluation of perspective-taking skills. Paper presented at the CIHR-STIHR Aspire Training Program Annual Summer Institute, Kingston, ON.

Yu, C. T., Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., & Martin, T. L. (2008, July). Knowledge translation in developmental disabilities in Manitoba: a strategic direction of St. Amant Research Centre. Paper presented at the CIHR-STIHR Aspire Training Program Annual Summer Institute, Kingston, ON.

2007

Byiers, B. J., Walters, K. L., Nepon, T., Martin, T. L., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2007, May). How do persons with developmental disabilities learn to prefer choice? Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

Fazzio, D., Cornick, A., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2007, May). Outcomes of a publicly-funded preschool intervention: the St Amant ABA Program in Manitoba, Canada. Symposium address presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

Hiebert, J., Devine, S. L., Schnerch, G., Fregeau, P., Rezutek, P., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2007, May). Predicting reinforcer hierarchies using single- and paired-item preference assessments with persons with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

Lee, M. S. H., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2007, May). Preference and stimulus reinforcing values in preference assessment: do they follow the matching law? Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

Martin, T. L. (2007, November). Ethics approval for behavioural research: you will need it, be prepared. Invited address presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of the Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis, Winnipeg, MB.

Murphy, C. M. A., Martin, T. L., Thorsteinsson, J. R., & Lee, M. S. H. (2007, October). Student research in psychology at St. Amant Research Centre. Symposium presented at the 16th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

Murphy, C. M. A., Martin, T. L., Yu, C. T., Martin, G. L., & Verbeke, A. K. (2007, May). Where do relative position discriminations fall in the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities Hierarchy? Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis.

Nguyen, D., Lee, M. S. H., Yu, C. T., Thorsteinsson, J. R., Martin, T. L., & Martin, G. L. (2007, May). Discrimination skills predict effective preference assessment methods for adults with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis.

Senkow, Q. B., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2007, May). Adding a new visual matching task to the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis.

Temple, B. (2007, November). Student nurses’ attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities. Poster presented at the 11th International Nursing Research Conference, Madrid, Spain.

Temple, B., Shooshtari, S., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2007, January). Interdisciplinary research on developmental disabilities at St. Amant Research Centre. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba Department of Community Health Sciences Colloquium Series, Winnipeg, MB.

Yu, C. T. (2007, August). Autism research at St. Amant Research Centre. Paper presented at the CIHR-STIHR Aspire Training Program Annual Summer Institute, Kingston, ON.

Yu, C. T., Martin, T. L., Shooshtari, S., & Temple, B. (2007, October). Interdisciplinary research at St. Amant Research Centre. Symposium presented at the 16th Annual St. Amant Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Winnipeg, MB.

2006

Fazzio, D., Martin, T. L., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2006, May 5). Direct preference assessments: Procedural considerations. In C.T. Yu (Chair), Assessing preferences of persons with severe and profound developmental disabilities. Symposium address presented at the AAMR Quebec Summit on Social Inclusion, Montreal, QC.

Hiebert, R., Thorsteinsson, J. R., Martin, G. L., & Yu, C. T. (2006, May). Can ABLA test results predict compliance to instructions in children with developmental delay? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Atlanta, GA.

Lee, M. S. H., Spevack, S. M., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2006, May). Are passive engagement responses effective in identifying preferences and reinforcers for children with intellectual disabilities and minimal movement? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Atlanta, GA.

Martin, T. L., Thomson, K. M., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2006, May 5). Number of stimuli to use in preference assessments: single versus paired stimulus procedures. In C. T. Yu (Chair), Assessing preferences of persons with severe and profound developmental disabilities. Symposium address presented at the AAMR Quebec Summit on Social Inclusion, Montreal, QC.

Shooshtari, S., Temple, B., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2006, December). Research opportunities/collaboration at St. Amant Research Centre. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Nursing Research Seminar Series, Winnipeg, MB.

Spevack, S. M., Thorsteinsson, J. R., Verbeke, A. K., Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2006, May). What is the best way to conduct a single-stimulus preference assessment for individuals with profound multiple disabilities? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Atlanta, GA.

Thorsteinsson, J. R., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., Lee, M. S. H., Kelso, P. D., Spevack, S. M., & Martin, T. L. (2006, May). Does the Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities test predict success at everyday tasks for persons with mental retardation? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Atlanta, GA.

Verbeke, A. K., Martin, G. L., Yu, C. T., & Martin, T. L. (2006, May). Does ABLA test performance predict picture name recognition with persons with severe developmental disabilities? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Atlanta, GA.

Walters, K. L., LaFrance, D. L., Martin, T. L., & Yu, C. T. (2006, May). Does the matching law describe the relationship between parental attention and child appropriate versus inappropriate behavior? Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Atlanta, GA.

Yu, C. T., & Martin, G. L. (2006, May 5). Stimulus modalities of choices in preference assessments. In C.T. Yu (Chair), Assessing preferences of persons with severe and profound developmental disabilities. Symposium address presented at the AAMR Quebec Summit on Social Inclusion, Montreal, QC.