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Recent Presentations & Workshops

2019

June

The International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity “The Institute on Movement Studies for Individuals with Visual Impairment or Deafblindness.”

May

International Symposium on Physical Activity for Individuals with Visual Impairment or Deafblindness, “Keynote on The Institute on Movement Studies for Individuals with Visual Impairment or Deafblindness.” Edinburgh, Scotland.

International Symposium on Physical Activity for Individuals with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness, “Keynote on Stepping Stones to Success: Motor Development.” Edinburgh, Scotland.

Deafblind Family Weekend “Promoting Physical Education for Children who are Deafblind with multiple disabilities.” Brockport, NY.

Kosher Camp Abilities for children and teens with visual impairments and of Jewish descent.

April

Iowa School for the Blind “Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum for children with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness.” Des Moines, IA.

Society for Health and Physical Education National Conference “Assessment and Grading for Physical Education, & “Physical Education for Children with Visual Impairments.” Tampa, FL.

Society for Health and Physical Education National Conference "Universal Design for Learning in Physical Education." Tampa, FL.

Kansas School for the Blind “Including Children with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness into Physical Activity.” Kansas City, KS.

March

Distinguished Lectureship “Physical Activity for Everyone: Universal Design for Learning.” Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA.


2018

November

NY State Association for Health Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance “The Lieberman/Brian Inclusion Rating Scale for Physical Education (LIRSPE).”

October

"Gross motor skills – assessment and practical strategies to develop motor skills." NYSAER. Syracuse, NY.

The North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Conference “The Lieberman/Brian Inclusion Rating Scale.” Corvallis, OR.

The North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Conference "A Statewide Model for Sports for Youth with Visual Impairments.” Corvallis, OR.

September

The International Congress on Physical Activity and Sport and Development in Africa Keynote “Universal Design for Learning as a Framework for Inclusive and Innovative Physical Activity and Sport.” Ghana Africa.

The International Congress on Physical Activity and Sport and Development in Africa Keynote “Camp Abilities.” Ghana, Africa.

August

The International Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind “What is Happening with Camp Abilities Near You?” Reno, NV.

July

"State-wide model for advocacy for sports and physical education." AER International. Reno, NV.

"The effect of running with guide dogs on Individuals who are blind." AER International. Reno, NV.

The National Physical Education Institute Keynote presentation “How Inclusive is Your Physical Education Class?” Asheville, NC.

April

“Camp Abilities for Children who are Deafblind” Deafblind of the America’s Conference, Hyannis, MA.

“Physical Education, Recreation, and Transition for Children with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness” Deafblind of the America’s Conference, Hyannis, MA.

March

“Physical Education and Transition for Children with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness”, Texas Focus through Texas School for the Blind Austin, TX.

“Including Children with Visual Impairments, Deafblindness, or Severe Disabilities into Physical Education and Sport” Guest Speaker North Dakota Family Weekend Bismarck, ND.

Past Presentations & Workshops

2017

November

Motor Skills, Balance and Physical Activity in Children with CHARGE Syndrome. 3rd Assembly of the International Consortium for Motor Development Research. Portugal.

Motor skills in children and adolescents with visual impairments from Latvia. 3rd Assembly of the International Consortium for Motor Development Research. Portugal.

Imagery Ability in Children and Adolescents with Visual Impairment. 3rd Assembly of the International Consortium for Motor Development Research. Portugal.

“How Inclusive is your Physical Education Class?”, “Including Children with Visual Impairment into Physical Education”, “Teaching Children with Severe Disabilities”, National Adapted Physical Education Conference Sacramento, CA.

September

“Including Children who are Visually Impaired into Physical Activity,” & Research in Visual Impairment and Physical Activity” Halmstad University Invited Presentation Halmstad, Sweden.

“Camp Abilities for Children who are Deafblind” European Deafblind Conference Aalborg, Denmark.

July

Promoting Recreation and Physical Activity in the Transition Process. International CHARGE Conference. Orlando, FL.

June

Validity and Reliability of the Test of Gross Motor Development -3 for children with visual impairments. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA). San Diego, CA.

Predictive Validity of the Test of Gross Motor Development -3 for children with visual impairments. . North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA). San Diego, CA.

Fitness and Cognitive Function. American Foundation for the Blind. Dallas, TX. Invited 3 hour workshop.

May

Advances in Research and Instruction in Individuals with Visual Impairments. New Zealand Blind Foundation. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Inclusive Physical Activity: Moral Imperative and Evidence-Based. University of Ottago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Instruction Strategies for Individuals who are Deafblind. New Zealand Blind Foundation. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Advances in Research and Instruction in Children and Adolescents with Visual Impairments. New Zealand Blind Foundation. Wellington, New Zealand.

Accessible Cities. Green Pavlova. Westpac Stadium. Wellington, New Zealand.

Advances in Research and Instruction in Individuals with Visual Impairments. New Zealand Blind Foundation. Tauranga, New Zealand.

Advances in Research and Instruction in Individuals with Visual Impairments. New Zealand Blind Foundation. Auckland, New Zealand.

Camp Abilities Training 6 hour Workshop. New Zealand Blind Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand.


2015

November

The Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind (AER) Conference on older adults and veterans “Accessibility of Hotels for Individuals who are Visually Impaired”, & “Sedentary Behavior of Adults with Visual Impairments” Norfolk, VA.

October

Physical Education Teacher Education conference through the Society for Health and Physical Education “Preconference on How to Teach the Introduction to Adapted Physical Education Course”, “Inclusion Rating Scale” & “Universal Design for Learning”, Atlanta, GA. (conference planning committee).

Colorado Society for Health and Physical Education Guest Speaker “Pre-conference on Including Children with Visual Impairments or deafblindness into Physical Education” & “Strategies for Inclusion for Elementary Age Students” & “Strategies for Inclusion for Elementary Age Students”, Denver, CO.

National Information Partnership with The American Printing House for the Blind “Including Children with Visual Impairments into Physical Education”, Nashville, TN.

August

American Foundation for the Blind all day workshop “Including Children with Visual Impairments into Physical Education”, Huntington, WV.

June

International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity Conference, “Accessibility of Accommodations for Individuals who are Visually Impaired or Deafblind”, “Inclusive Practices Around the World”, Post conference Guest Speaker on “Inclusion of Children with Sensory Impairments”, Natanya, Israel.

April

Beijing Sport University Guest Speaker “Transition for Children with Disability”, “Setting up Opportunities at Home for Children with Disabilities” Beijing, China.

VIEWS Ontario Keynote Speaker “Including Children with Visual Impairments in Physical Activity” Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

March

Society for Health and Physical Education Conference “Inclusion in Physical Education” & “Resources for Teaching Children with Visual Impairments” Seattle, WA.

Last Updated 6/21/19

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