Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities

2022 Posters

P1 Enhancing the Healthcare Experience of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and their Families: An Ontario Perspective in Collaboration with Special Olympics Ontario
Kenneth Williams, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Mijia Murong, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Ryan Daniel, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Yucheng Zhang, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Callum Denault, Special Olympics Ontario; Karla Williams, Special Olympics Ontario; Shafeeq Armstrong, Special Olympics Ontario; Leigh Caplan, Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team
P2 Advisory perspectives of co-creating a Canadian autism mental health literacy resource: A preliminary qualitative analysis
Paula Tablon Modica, York University; Yona Lunsky, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Jonathan Weiss, York University
P3 Wellness Services: Supporting the Changing Needs of our Clients Across the Lifespan
Michelle Montague, Surrey Place
P4 Sexual History Taking for Patients with IDD
Alexandra Donaldson, Queen’s University; Kyle Sue, University of Alberta; Meg Gemmill, Queen’s University
P5 Families’ perspectives on the process of community transitions of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from St.Amant in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Maria Baranowski, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre; Shahin Shooshtari, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre; Lindsay McCombe, St.Amant Research Centre; Margherita Cameranesi, Dalhousie University; Kayla Kostal, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre
P7 Revisiting the phenomenology of self-injury in autism to inform when to prescribe drugs or neurostimulation, re-analyze behavior, or treat a diagnostically-overshadowed medical illness: Brief lecture with small-group discussion
Ashan Veerakumar, University of Western Ontario
P8 Deinstitutionalization in Manitoba: Examining Mental Health and Behavioural Changes in Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Kayla Kostal, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre; Hygiea Casiano, Adult Forensic Mental Health Services, Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba; Margherita Cameranesi, Dalhousie University; Lindsay McCombe, St.Amant Research Centre; Maria Baranowski, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre; Shahin Shooshtari, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre
P9 Redesigning the Research Plan to Online Methods: Impacts of COVID-19 among Transitions in Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Kayla Kostal, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre; Margherita Cameranesi, Dalhousie University; Maria Baranowski, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre; Lindsay McCombe, St.Amant Research Centre; Shahin Shooshtari, University of Manitoba; St.Amant Research Centre
P10 Making friends in virtual spaces: A literature review describing online programs and experiences of youth with disabilities
Eric Smart, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital; Joelle Li, University of Toronto; Maria Becerra, University of Waterloo; Gillian King, Bloorview Research Institute, University of Toronto
P11 The impact of a COVID-19 workshop on self-efficacy and well-being in individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
Laura St John, CAMH; Muhammed Irfan Jiwa, CAMH; Megan Abou Chacra, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Tiz Volpe, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Anna Durbin, CAMH; Yona Lunsky, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health
P12 Practices for Inclusive Education in Informal Settings for Children: A Scoping Review of the Literature
Julia Ranieri, Western University; Mohammad Azzam, Western University; Nicole Neil, Western University
P13 Taking a Collaborative Approach to Elevating Infection, Prevention and Control Practice in Developmental Services During COVID-19
Sandy Stemp, Reena; Susan Bisaillon, The Safehaven Project for Community Living; Collette Montague, Safehaven; Krystyna Ostrowska, Trillium Health Sciences and Lifelabs
P14 Think Globally, Act Locally: International education partnerships that develop a new generation of highly skilled developmental services professionals.
Andrea Rutherford, Humber College – Faculty of Social and Community Services; Therrain Davis, University of Technology, Jamaica.; Loris Bennett, Humber College – Faculty of Social and Community Services
P15 Transitioning Together: Evaluating Procedural Fidelity in Professionals’ Delivery of a Synchronous Online Multi-Family Group Psychoeducation Program for Parents and Youth with Autism
QI WAN, Department of Applied Disability Studies at Brock University; Shona Mills, Department of Applied Disability Studies at Brock University; Neil Walker, York ASD Partnership; Janette Seymour, York ASD Partnership; Leann E. DaWalt Smith, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities; Priscilla Burnham Riosa, Department of Applied Disability Studies at Brock University
P16 Person-and-family-centred-care nursing care for persons with developmental disabilities
Nazilla Khanlou, York University; Attia Khan, York University; Christine Kurtz Landy, York Univeristy; Rani Srivastava, Thompson Rivers University; Shirley McMillan, Surrey Place; Susan Vandevelde-Coke, Kerry’s Place; Luz Maria Vazquez, York Univeristy
P17 Everyday Ethics: Development and implementation of a staff ethics education program at Surrey Place
Andria Bianchi, Assistant Professor (status only), Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; Alma Disha, Developmental Services Ontario, Toronto Region; Jisan Philips, Surrey Place; Janet Vogt, Surrey Place; Bob Parke, Unaffiliated; Alex Campbell, Unity Health Toronto, Centre for Clinical Ethics; Leigh Ann Wayland, Surrey Place; Jennifer Allen, Surrey Place
P18 DeafBlind Ontario Services Mental Wellness Resource Team; using a holistic approach to the mental health and wellness of the individuals we support
Angela Brown, DeafBlind Ontario Services; Michelle James, DeafBlind Ontario Services; Diana Loget, DeafBlind Ontario Services; Shannon Girrard, DeafBlind Ontario Services; Katrina Paddley, DeafBlind Ontario Services; Amanda Albrecht, DeafBlind Ontario Services; Annette Piggott, DeafBlind Ontario Services
P19 Central West Specialized Developmental Services (CWSDS) Partners with Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO): Promoting Evidence Based Best Practice Guidelines to Elevate Quality of Care for the People We Support.
Jhanvi Kothary, Central West Specialized Developmental Services; Sylvia Fattore, Central West Specialized Developmental Services; Tara Hyatt, Central West Network of Specialized Care; Preethi Mulaka, Central West Network of Specialized Care
P20 Evaluation of a Smartwatch and Software Application for Monitoring Arousal in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Kendra Thomson, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Yona Lunsky, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Amanda Marcinkiewicz, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Carly Magnacca, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Sarah Bernier, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Tiz Volpe, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Yani Hamdani, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Johanna Lake, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health
P21 “Everything has changed since COVID”: Ongoing challenges faced by Canadian adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic
Yousef Safar, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Fatima Formuli, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Tiz Volpe, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Megan Abou Chacra, Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health; Yona Lunsky, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health
P22 Health and Dental Care Access Among U.S. Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Living in the Family Homes
Henan Li, Human Services Research Institute
P23 Creating a Supporter Training Program Focused on Ageing and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Northern Ontario
Kajany Gunarajan, Surrey Place; Judy Verseghy, Surrey Place; Tanya Hill, The Change Maker’s Workshop; Serena Hickes ᐃᑯᐊᓛᖅ, Independent; Louis Busch, CAMH; Kim Daniel, Surrey Place; Defne Inceoglu, Surrey Place; Dawn Brown, Surrey Place