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Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities: Talks and Symposia

Talks and Symposia

Van Stone, M. (2016). Disciplinary Action for Students with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXVIII Controversies in the Clinic and the Classroom, Baltimore, MD.

Alexander, M. & Finn, M. (2016). Preventing School Problems at the IEP Table: Proactive Planning for Students with Disabilities. Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Van Stone, M. (2016). Be Buddies, Not Bullies: Issues with School-Aged Bullying. Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Almazan, S., Smith, D., & van Stone, M. (2016). New IDEA Attorney Skills Training: Special Education Law, Procedure, and Strategy. Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Chaudhary, J., Planalp, E., Swanstrom, M.H., & van Stone, M. (2016). Sharing Best Practices in Behavioral Health Medical-Legal Partnership. National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, Behavioral Health Medical-Legal Partnership Training Series.

Lift, J., Whelan, E.M., Coker, T., & van Stone, M. (2016).  Innovative Models of Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Symposium presented at the 2016 National Child Health Policy Conference, Washington, D.C.

Van Stone, M. (2016). Introduction to Special Education. Guest Lecturer, Towson University, Towson, MD.

Van Stone, M., Finn, M., & Coster, M. (2015). Special lecture: Bullying, Harassment, & Intimidation of Students with Disabilities, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2015). Understanding Your Parental Rights. Workshop presented for the Partners for Success Program, Baltimore City Public School System, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2015). Legal Aspects of School Disciplinary Removals. Symposium presented at the Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference, Salisbury, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2015). Tips for helping families successfully manage the IFSP/IEP process. Association for Successful Parenting International Conference, Memphis, TN.

Van Stone, M. (2015). Tips for professionals on how to help families successfully manage the IFSP/IEP process. Association for Successful Parenting International Conference, Memphis, TN.

Jones, M., van Stone, M., Margolis, L., Paauwe, H., & Vernick, A. (2015). School Matters after Hemispherectomy. Symposium presented at the 2015 International Hemispherectomy Conference and Family Reunion, Linthicum, MD.

Van Stone, M., Owens, L., Walston, B., & Helfand, H. (2015). Special Education Trends, Challenges, and Issues in Identifying and Serving Students with Learning Disabilities among the Non-English Speaking Population. Symposium presented at the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary 2015 Mid-Year Conference, Annapolis, MD.

Capozzalo, G., Corris, J., & van Stone, M. (2015). The Evolving Role of the Community Program Leader. Panel discussion at the 2015 Hospital Charitable Services Awards Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Smith, C.L. (2015). Family Support and Developmental Disabilities. Kennedy Krieger Institute Grand Rounds. May 21, 2015.

Smith, C.L. (2015). Scientific Inquiry. Core Course for Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education, Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Van Stone, M.  (2015). Special Education Law. Core Course for Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education, Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Van Stone, M. (2015). Introduction to Special Education. Guest Lecturer (3X), Towson University, Towson, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2015). Senior Seminar in Disability Policy. Guest Lecturer, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Van Stone, M. (2015). Attitudes, Programs, and Policies for Children with Special Health Care Need. Guest Lecturer, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2015). Program Evaluation. Graduate course at UMASS Amherst.

Dresler, D. & Smith, C.L. (2014). Strand Chair, Reinventing Quality Conference, August 4 and 5, 2014. Baltimore, MD.

Braddock, G. (2014). Putting the “Home” in the Home and Community Waiver. Smith, C.L., moderator. Reinventing Quality Conference, August 4 and 5, 2014. Baltimore, MD.

Hicks, C. (2014). A porch, a rocking chair, and a home of your own. Smith, C.L., moderator. Reinventing Quality Conference, August 4 and 5, 2014. Baltimore, MD.

Smith, C.L. & van Stone, M. (2015) Guest lecturer: Children with Special Health Care Needs. Professor, Cynthia Minkovitz. Overall presentation regarding IDEA, children with special health care needs, current issues.

Van Stone, M. (2014). Introduction to Special Education. Guest Lecturer, Towson University, Towson, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2014). Civil Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Guest Lecturer, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2014). Attitudes, Programs, and Policies for Children with Special Health Care Need. Guest Lecturer, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2014). Bullying, Harassment, and Intimidation of Students with Disabilities in Maryland Public Schools. Symposium presented at the Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference, Wye Mills, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2014). Bullying, Harassment, and Intimidation of Students with Disabilities. Symposium presented at the Brain Injury Association of Maryland 2014 Annual Conference "Cherish Today ... Challenge Tomorrow," Timonium, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2014). The Impact of Medical-Legal Partnership: A Case Study, Project HEAL at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Symposium presented at the 2014 Hospital Charitable Services Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Howard, W. J. (Spring, 2014). An alternative to the restrictive strategy in modern missing data procedures. Invited talk at the Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2014). Evaluation models for University Centers on Disabilities. Council on Research and Evaluation. AUCD Webinar Series, May 7, 2014.

Smith, C.L., Rosenberg, CR, & Lulinski, A. (2014). Mental health, intellectual disability, and services across the lifespan: A call to action for systems improvement. AAIDD National Conference, June, Orlando, FL.

Van Stone, M. (2014). Bullying, Harassment, and Intimidation of Students with Disabilities in Maryland Public Schools. Symposium presented at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Adolescent Transition Lecture Series, Baltimore, MD.

Howard, W. J. & Little, T. D. (Fall, 2013). Using principal components analysis to obtain auxiliary variables for missing data in large data sets. Invited talk at the Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

Goodman, S., Ferguson, T., van Stone, M., Saylor, P., & Paul, A. (2013). The Ethan Saylor Tragedy – What Can We Learn? Symposium presented at the National Down Syndrome Congress 41st Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

Howard, W. J. & Little, T. D. (Spring, 2013). Use of principal components analysis to reap the benefits of the inclusive strategy in the presence of many possible auxiliary variables. Invited talk at the annual Modern Modeling Methods (M3) Conference, Storrs, CT.

Howard, W. J. (Spring, 2013). Missing data analysis. Invited talk at the bi-annual Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Data Management Core, Johns Hopkins University, Bayview, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2013) Guest lecturer: Children with Special Health Care Needs. Professor, Cynthia Minkovitz. Overall presentation regarding IDEA, children with special health care needs, current issues.

Van Stone, M. (2013). Transition Planning 101: Entitlement to Eligibility. Symposium presented at The 2013 Maryland Transition Conference, Bowie, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2013). Bullying, Harassment, and Intimidation of Students with Disabilities in Maryland Public Schools. Symposium presented at the Maryland Association of Resources for Families & Youth 33rd Annual Conference, “Collaboration & Integration: How to Play in the Sandbox,” Ocean City, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2013). Maryland Early Intervention and Screening Consortium. Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Stories from State Systems Grantees-What works; what doesn't, and why. AUCD Webinar Series, February 14, 2014.

Caley, S., Stevens, H., Manchanda, R., O’Connell, M., & van Stone, M. (2013). Achieving Quality and Sustainability for All MLP Programs. Symposium presented at the 2013 Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Bethesda, MD.

Howard, W. J. (Fall, 2012). Understanding missing data: An introduction to basic concepts. Invited talk at the bi-annual Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Data Management Core Seminar, Johns Hopkins University, Bayview, MD.

Beasley, J., Jacobstein, D., Smith, C.L., Tasse’, M.J., & Kiefer-Odonnell, R. (2012). Behavioral Health supports and services for persons with IDD. Concurrent panel discussion. AUCD National Conference, 2012.

Coster, M. (2012). Child Care and The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 21st Annual Training Day for Child Care Professionals, Building Blocks for Excellence, Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD.

Coster, M. (2012). Children and families who live with disabilities. Morgan State University, Public Health Program, Baltimore, MD.

Coster, M. (2012). Healthy beginnings: Supporting development and learning from birth through three years of age. Young School, Columbia, MD.

Coster, M. (2012). It’s really no different: Conversations with caregivers about the ADA and inclusive practices. Maryland School Age Child Care Alliance Symposium, Loyola College, Timonium, MD.

Coster, M. (2012). Sensitivity training: Using person first language. Maryland Out of School Time Leadership Summit, Rockville, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2012) Guest lecturer: Children with Special Health Care Needs. Professor, Cynthia Minkovitz. Overall presentation regarding IDEA, children with special health care needs, current issues.

Smith, C.L. (2012) Guest lecturer: Developmental disabilities service systems. Lecture to 2nd year psychiatry residents, University of Maryland.

Van Stone, M. (2012). Applied Behavior Analysis Program. Guest Lecturer, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2012). Senior Seminar in Disability Policy. Guest Lecturer, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Van Stone, M. (2012). Applied Developmental Psychology Program. Guest Lecturer, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

Coster, M. (2011). Behavior management: Focusing on the positive. Allegany County Office of Child Care, Cumberland, MD.

Coster, M. (2011). It’s really know different: Conversations with caregivers about inclusion. Prince George’s County Public Schools, Early Childhood Program Professional Development Day, Bowie, MD.

Coster, M. (2011). Sensitivity training: Using person first language. 2011 Celebrate Children Conference, Upper Marlboro, MD.

Coster, M. (2011). Sensitivity training: Using person first language. Feeling Puzzled? Sorting Out the Pieces of Autism, Abilities Network, Project ACT’s Early Childhood Conference, Towson, MD.

Coster, M. (2011). Sensitivity training: Using person first language. Maryland State Child Care Association, 2011 Conference By The Sea, Ocean City, MD

Dressler, D. (2011). Sustainable community living options to support transition and prevent institutionalization. National Home and Community Based Services Conference.

Smith, C.L. (2011). Understanding program evaluation: Making it work for you. Invited technical assistance webinar for Developmental Disabilities Councils nationally, sponsored by Maternal and Child Health Bureau in collaboration with Association for University Centers for Developmental Disabilities (AUCD).

Carney, J., Stone, J., Demetrides, S., Levy, J., Levey, E. (revised 2012). Transition of Adolescents with Disabilities to Adulthood: The Role of Health Care Provider. A final report to the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Van Stone, M. & Smith, C.L. (2011). Training For School Resource Officers on Disability Awareness. Symposium presented at the 2011 TASH Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Restraint and Seclusion: An Overview of Law and Practice. Symposium presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Special Education Case Law Review. Symposium presented at the 11th Annual Autism Conference, Timonium, MD.

Strickland, B., Chapman, L.A., Van Stone, M. & Smith, C.L. (2011). Legal Needs Across the Lifespan: from Children with Special Healthcare Needs to Adults with Chronic Disease. Symposium presented at the 6th Annual National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Baltimore, MD.

Stone, J. (2011). Health professionals serving individuals with developmental disabilities:  Association between leadership behaviors and practice. Roundtable Discussion, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. 

Stone, J., (2011). Leadership behaviors of health professionals and the associations with knowledge, attitudes and practices related to health promotion for individuals with developmental disabilities.” Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs.

Stone, J., (2011). Resource finder: An information dissemination model.  Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Smith, C.L. (2011) Guest lecturer: Children with Special Health Care Needs. Professor, Cynthia Minkovitz. Overall presentation regarding IDEA, children with special health care needs, current issues.

Smith, C.L. (2011) Symposia Understanding program evaluation: Making it work for you. Invited technical assistance webinar for Developmental Disabilities Councils nationally, sponsored by Maternal and Child Health Bureau in collaboration with Association for University Centers for Developmental Disabilities (AUCD). March 10th, 2011.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Applied Psychology and Human Services. Guest Lecturer, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Guest Lecturer, University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD.

Harpole, L., van Stone, M., & Smith, C.L. (2011). Training For School Resource Officers on Disability Awareness. Symposium presented at the 2011 TASH Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Restraint and Seclusion: An Overview of Law and Practice. Symposium presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Special Education Case Law Review. Symposium presented at the 11th Annual Autism Conference, Timonium, MD.

Strickland, B., Chapman, L.A., Smith, C., & Van Stone, M. (2011). Legal needs across the lifespan: From children with special health care needs to adults with chronic disease. Medical-Legal Partnership: A New Standard of Care (National Conference), March 25, 2011. Presenter. Baltimore, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2011). Evaluation: Making it work for you. Presentation to the TASP: A Chance to Parent Conference. Monday, September 12, 2011. Baltimore, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2011). Evaluating Collaboration: Moving toward the tangible. Presentation to the Midwest Research and Evaluation Exchange Conference. Friday, September 16, 2011. Kansas City, MO.

Smith, C.L. (2010) Guest lecturer: Children with Special Health Care Needs. Professor, Cynthia Minkovitz. Overall presentation regarding IDEA, children with special health care needs, current issues.

Smith, C.L. (2010) Guest Lecturer: Program Evaluation. Professor, Kristin Mmari. Overall presentation regarding program evaluation, applications to health care providers and agencies, and capacity building.

Van Stone, M. (2010). Transitional Youth: Understanding the Legal Basis for Transition Planning in Maryland. Symposium presented at the 2010 Maryland Rehabilitation Association and Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services Training Conference, Ocean City, MD.

Van Stone, M. & Almazan, S. (2010). Educational Issues for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy. Symposium presented at the Themes in Neurorehabilitation : Cerebral Palsy Across the Lifespan Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2010). Changes to Special Education Polices, Practices, and Procedures in Maryland. Symposium presented at the Brain Injury Association of Maryland Annual Education Conference, Towson, MD.

Van Stone, M., Botkin, L., Conroy, K., Lawton,E. & Marple, K. (2010). Medical-Legal Partnership 101. Symposium presented at the 2010 Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Washington, DC.

Coster, M. (2010). Sensitivity training: Using person first language. Baltimore City Head Start Conference, August 2010, Baltimore, MD.

Dressler, D. (2010). Eliminating the use of restraints. Reinventing Quality Conference.

Dressler, D. (2010). Family leadership institute:  Developmental disabilities administration: An overview.

Smith, C.L. (2010). PRACTICE- EIEC The Kansas Early Learning Collaborative. Invited technical assistance webinar for Association for University Centers for Developmental Disabilities (AUCD).

Stone, J. (2010). Leadership behaviors of health professionals and the associations with knowledge, attitudes and practices related to health promotion for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Van Stone, M. (2009). Changes to Special Education Polices, Practices, and Procedures in Maryland. Symposium presented at the Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Towson, MD.

Coster, M. (2009). Inviting children with differing abilities into your child care setting. Montgomery County Child Care Resource and Referral Center Conference Keynote, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.

Coster, M. (2009). Stress management & caring for children with special needs. Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center, 7th Annual Baltimore City Emotional Wellness Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Smith, C.L. (2009). Evaluation: Are we tired of data yet? Kansas Early Learning  Collaborative Statewide Conference, Salina, KS.

Smith, C.L., Broyles, L., & Ehling, M., (2009). Head Start, mental health, and integrated continuous improvement processes. 22nd Annual Research Conference, A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base, Tampa, FL.

Stone, J. (2009-2010). Communicating health information to varied populations.” Kennedy Krieger Institute, Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE), Baltimore, Maryland.

Van Stone, M. (2008). Discipline for Students in Maryland Public Schools. Symposium presented at the 28th annual conference of the Maryland Association of Resources for Families and Youth, Ocean City, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2008). Transition Services for Children with Disabilities under IDEA 2004. Symposium presented at the Parents’ Place of Maryland Teleconference Series, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Transition Services for Children with Disabilities. Symposium presented at Navigating the Road from School to Adulthood For All Youth with Disabilities in Maryland Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Methods for Improving Transition Services for Children with Disabilities. Symposium presented at the 27th annual conference of the Maryland Association of Resources for Families and Youth, Ocean City, MD.

Tipton, H. & van Stone, M. (2007). Making Sense of Medical Records: A Training for Legal Service Providers. Symposium presented at a training hosted by Public Justice Center, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Methods for Improving Transition Services for Children with Disabilities. A Workshop for the Resource Network, A Project of Kennedy Krieger Institute, The Adolescent Transition Lecture Series, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Legal Issues and Adolescents: How Can We Help Adolescents and Their Families Advocate for Themselves? Symposium presented at The Adolescent Learner: Issues and Answers, Education Summit, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2006). Advocacy 101 and New IDEA. A Workshop for the Resource Network, A Project of Kennedy Krieger Institute, The Adolescent Transition Lecture Series, Baltimore, MD.

Tipton, H. & van Stone, M. (2005). Out with the Old and In with the New: Changes in SPED Laws. Symposium presented at the 14th Educational Symposium, A Workshop for School Professionals of Students with Mental Health and Health Issues, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Pediatric and GYN/OB Social Work, Baltimore, MD.

Hagopian, L., Crockett, J., van Stone, M., DeLeon, I., & Bowman, L. (2000). Response allocation between stimulus engagement and problem behavior: A matching account of noncontingent reinforcement effects. Symposium presented at the 26th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, D.C.

Hagopian, L., Crockett, J., van Stone, M., DeLeon, I., & Bowman, L. (1999). Response allocation between stimulus engagement and problem behavior: A matching account of noncontingent reinforcement effects. Symposium presented at the 2nd annual convention of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.