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Saturday, April 10th
12:00 PM

A Self-Selected Musical Track to Increase Occupational Performance in Educational Settings for Adolescents with an Intellectual Disability and Visual Impairment

Tom Craven

Studies have indicated that students with intellectual disabilities do not engage in full participation of school activities and are significantly dependent on others to maximize their participation level in educational...

12:00 PM

Effect of Adaptive Sports on Leisure & Social Participation Satisfaction of Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy

Melissa Ring

This presentation describes an exploratory research study to examine the effects of participation in adaptive sports on the social & leisure participation satisfaction of adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP). CP...

12:00 PM

Parent’s Perception of Occupational Therapy’s Role in Postsecondary Transition Planning

Marissa McCormack
Amanda Nihan

Transition planning and services for students with disabilities works to prepare students for adulthood through services provided through their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Occupational therapy practitioners working on a transition...

12:00 PM

The Role of The Occupational Therapy Practitioner in the Post-Secondary Transition Process​

Jenny Gonzalez
Sarah Libby

This research study aimed to investigate the role of the occupational therapy practitioner (OTP) within the post-secondary transition process for students with disabilities. This study was intended to use a...

12:00 PM

Saturday, April 17th
12:00 AM

Parental Perception of Risks and Benefits of Adolescents' Internet and Social Media Use

Sarah Sutton
Emily Lauria

Adolescents with and without cognitive impairments utilize the internet and social media as a means of entertainment, communication, and engagement. Due to the increased engagement of adolescents on the internet...

12:00 AM