GO4KIDDS - Great Outcomes for Kids Impacted by Severe Developmental Disabilities

Talks and Paper Presentations

April 2014, Pressentation at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities conference, Kingston, ON. "The GO4KIDDS Report Card" by Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss & Patricia Minnes.

November 2013, Presentation at the Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities conference, Toronto, ON. "GO4KIDDS Sampler: A Selection of Results from the Great Outcomes for Kids Impacted by Severe DD Emerging Team" by Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, Rosemary Condillac, James Bebko, and Patricia Minnes.

July 2012, Paper presented at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) 2012 World Congress, Halifax, NS. "Comparing Interview and Questionnaire Methods of Assessing Family Quality of Life" by Adrienne Perry, Barry Isaacs, and Odette Weiss.

July 2012, Paper presented at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) 2012 World Congress, Halifax, NS. "Positive Family Impacts in Families of Children with Severe DD" by Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, and Patricia Minnes.

July 2012, Paper presented at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) 2012 World Congress, Halifax, NS. "Predictors of Quality of LIfe in Families who have a child with DD" by Barry Isaacs, Adrienne Perry, and Odette Weiss.

April 2011, Paper presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, St. Catherines, ON. "Social Inclusion of Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities and Autism" by Magali Segers, Keeley White, Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, James Bebko, and Patricia Minnes.

April 2011, Paper presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, St. Catherines, ON. "Positive Family Impact in Families of Children with Severe DD's" by Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, Patricia Minnes, Julie Koudys, and Nidhi Luthra.

March 2011, Invited address/webinar, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Research and the Real World, Knowledge Mobilization session, Ottawa, ON. " Great Outcomes for Kids Impacted by Severe Developmental Disabilities (GO4KIDDS): How great are the outcomes??" by Adrienne Perry.

April 2010, Paper presented at the Ontario Association of Developmental Disabilities Conference in Toronto, ON. "Capacity-building in Collaborative Research Partnerships" by Jonathan Weiss, Adrienne Perry, Patricia Minness, Barry Isaacs, and Alvin Loh.

Poster Presentations

April 2015, Poster presented at Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), St. Catharines, ON. The Social Inclusion of a Child with a Severe Developmental Disability in School and the Community by Rebecca Shine, Odette Weiss, Adrienne Perry, James Bebko, & Patricia Minnes.

April 2015, Poster presented at Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), St. Catharines, ON. The Social Inclusion of a Girl with Severe Developmental Disability: A Case Study by Odette Weiss, Rebecca Shine, Adrienne Perry, James Bebko, & Patricia Minnes.

April 2015, Poster presented at Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), St. Catharines, ON. Canadian Parents' Journey to Obtaining a Diagnosis: Current Challenges and Areas of Support by Hilda Ho, Adrienne Perry, Melissa Rourke, Odette Weiss, & Jonathan Weiss.

April 2015, Poster presented at Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), St. Catharines, ON. Predictors of Quality of Life in Families of Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities by Busisiwe Ncube, Hilda Ho, Adrienne Perry, & Jonathan Weiss.

April 2015, Poster presented at Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellecutal and Developmental Disabilities, New Orleans, LA. Examining the Social Participation of Children with Intellectual
Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Relation to Peers
by Azin Taheri, Adrienne Perry, & Patricia Minnes.

March 2015, Poster presented Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Philadelphia, PA. The Number and Quality of Friendships of Children with Developmental Disabilities by Busisiwe Ncube, Adrienne Perry, James Bebko, & Jonathan Weiss.

May 2014, Poster presented at Association for Behavioural Analysis Internation (ABAI) Annual Convention, Chicago. IL. Services for Children with DD: Frequency, Satisfaction, and Associated Child Factors by Odette Weiss, Adrienne Perry, Rebecca Shine, Jonathan Weiss, & Melissa Rourke.

May 2014, Poster presented at Development 2014 at Development 2014: A Canadian Conference on Developmental Psychology, Ottawa, ON. The Relationship Between the Number of Siblings and the Social Interaction Behaviours of Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities by Busisiwe Ncube, Yolanda Prescott, Jordan Cleland, James Bebko, Adrienne Perry, and Patricia Minnes.

May 2014, Poster presented at Development 2014 at Development 2014: A Canadian Conference on Developmental Psychology, Ottawa, ON. Are Diagnosis and Setting Type Associated with the Social Interaction of Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities? by Yolanda Prescott, Busisiwe Ncube, Jordan Cleland, Adrienne Perry, James Bebko, & Patricia Minnes.

May 2014,  Poster presented at the National Association on Dual Diagnosis (NADD) International Congress, Miami, FL. Psychopathology Rates and Treatment Methods by Victoria Ting, Azin Taheri, Jonathan Weiss, & Adrienne Perry.

May 2014,  Poster presented at the National Association on Dual Diagnosis (NADD) International Congress, Miami, FL. GO4KIDDS Brief Adaptive and Maladaptive Scales by Azin Taheri, Victoria Ting, Adrienne Perry, & Jonathan Weiss.

April 2014, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Kingston, ON. Respondent Factors in Parent of Children with DD Reporting About Family Quality of Life by Odette Weiss, Adrienne Perry, & Barry Isaacs.

April 2014, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Kingston, ON. A Mixed Method Analysis of Parents' Experience of Raising a Child with Severe Developmental Disability by Nidhi Luthra, Adrienne Perry, and Patricia Minnes.

April 2014, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Kingston, ON. "Positive and Negative Outcomes of Parenting a Child with Developmental Disabilities" by Jordan Cleland, Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, and Patricia Minnes.

April 2014, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Kingston, ON. "The Social Inclusion of Children with Developmental Disabilities: A case study " by Jordan Cleland, Adrienne Perry, Patricia Minnes, and James Bebko.

April 2014, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Kingston, ON. "Strengths and Challenges of Children with a Disability: A Mixed Method Analysis of Parent Perceptions " by Vanessa Colavita, Nidhi Luthra, and Adrienne Perry.

April 2014, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Kingston, ON. "Social Inclusion of Children with Developmental Disabilities in Community Settings " by Marilia J. Carvalho, Adrienne Perry, Patricia Minnes and James Bebko.

November 2013, Poster presented at the Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities conference, Toronto, ON. "Is Socioeconomic Status Related to the Health and Well-being of Children with Severe Developmental Disbilities?" by Rebecca Shine, Azin Taheri, Adrienne Perry, and Jonathan Weiss.

November 2013, Poster presented at the Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities conference, Toronto, ON.

"A Two-Part Investigation of Augmentative and Alternative Communication Use in Canadian Children" by Melissa Rourke, Adrienne Perry, and Tracy Lindblad.

November 2013, Poster presented at the Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities conference, Toronto, ON. "Access and Use of Health and Mental Health Services among Canadian Children and Youth with Severe Developmental Disabilities" by Keeley White, Lauren Ireland, Rosemary Condillac, and Jonathan Weiss.

August 2013, Poster presented at the Americal Psychological Association 2013 convention, Honolulu, HI. "Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Canadian Children with Developmental Disabilities" by Melissa Rourke, Adrienne Perry, and Tracie Lindblad.

August 2013, Poster presented at the Americal Psychological Association 2013 convention, Honolulu, HI."Comparing Three Measures of SES in Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities" by Rebecca Shine, Adrienne Perry, and Jonathan Weiss.

April 2013, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Toronto, ON. "Mental Health Services Needed and Received by Youth with Severe DD " by Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, and Patricia Minnes.

April 2013, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Toronto, ON. "Family Quality of Life: Measurement and Validity " by Odette Weiss, Adrienne Perry, and Barry Isaacs.

April 2013, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Toronto, ON. "Augmentative and Alternative Communication Use in Canadian Children with Developmental Disabilities " by Melissa Rourke, Tracie Lindbald, and Adrienne Perry.

April 2013, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Toronto, ON. "An Exploration of the GO4KIDDS Brief Self-Report Measure of Social Support " by Victoria Ting, Azin Taheri, Adrienne Perry, and Jonathan Weiss.

April 2013, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Toronto, ON. "Validity and Reliability of the GO4KIDDS Brief Measure of Adaptive and Maladaptive Behaviour" by Azin Taheri, Victoria Ting, Adrienne Perry, and Jonathan Weiss.

April 2013, Poster presented at the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Research Special Interest Group (RSIG), Toronto, ON. "Social Inclusion of Children with Developmental Disabilities in School and Community Settings: Six Case Studies " by Jolie Jagielnik, James Bebko, and Adrienne Perry.

July 2012, Poster presented at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) 2012 World Congress, Halifax, NS. "Health and Well-being of a Smaple of Canadian Children with Severe/Profound/Multiple Disabilities" by Rebecca Shine, Adrienne Perry, and Jonathan Weiss.

April 2012, Poster presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontatio Association on Developmental Disabilites Annual Conference, Kingston, ON. "Parental Experience of the Diagnositc Process in Children with Developmental Disabilities" by Melissa Rourke, Odette Weiss, Adrienne Perry, and Jonathan Weiss.

April 2012, Poster presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, Kingston, ON. "Parents of Children with DD: Their Experience of the Diagnostic Process as a Function of Demographic Factors" by Odette Weiss, Melissa Rourke, Adrienne Perry, and Jonathan Weiss.

April 2012, Poster presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, Kingston, ON. "Behaviour Problems and Child Participation in Sport as Predictors of Parental Burden" by Stephanie Fung, Suzanne Robinson, Jennifer MacMullin, and Jonathan Weiss.

April 2012, Poster presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, Kingston, ON. "Differences in Parent Burden and Mental Health Problems in Youth with DD Across Ages" by Suzanne Robinson, Stephanie Fung, Jennifer MacMullin, Jonathan Weiss, and Adrienne Perry.

April 2012, Poster presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, Kingston, ON. "The Relationship Between Different Measures of Socioeconomic Status in Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities" by Rebecca Shine, Jonathan Weiss, Chloe Matheson, and Adrienne Perry.

April 2012, Poster presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, Kingston, ON. "Health and Well-being of a Sample of Canadian Children with Severe/Profound/Multiple Disabilities" by Rebecca Shine, Adrienne Perry and Jonathan Weiss.

June 2011, Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference, Toronto, ON. "Social and Recreational Activities of Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities" by Keeley White, Rosemary Condillac, Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, James Bebko, and Patricia Minnes.

June 2011, Poster presented at the Candian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON. "Effect of Family Socialization and Child Characteristics on Social Inclusion in Autism and Developmental Disabilities" by Magali Segers, Keeley White, James Bebko, Jonathan Weiss, Adrienne Perry, and Patricia Minnes.

May 2011, Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA. "Differences in the Activity Experiences of Children with Intellectual Disability with or without Autism Spectrum Disorders" by Michelle A. Viecili, Stephanie M. Brown, Jonathan A. Weiss, Adrienne Perry, James M. Bebko, and Patricia Minnes.

May 2011, Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA. "Frequency of and Treatment Approach used for Problem Behaviour and Mental Health Issues in Children with Severe DD with or without ASD" by Erin K. Cooper, Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, and Rosemary Condillac.

April 2011, Poster presented at the Research Special Interest Group of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, St. Catharines, ON. "Biopsychosocial Correlates of Health in Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities" by Jonathan A. Weiss, Ami Tint, Adrienne Perry, and Alvin Loh.

March 2011, Poster presented at the 44th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in San Antonio, TX. "Parent Social Participation and Distress in Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities" by Jennifer A. MacMullin, Jonathan A. Weiss, Adrienne Perry, Patricia Minnes, and James Bebko.

March 2011, Poster presented at the 44th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX. "Health Service Utilization in Families of Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities" by Ami Tint, Jonathan Weiss, Adrienne Perry, and Patricia Minnes.

November 2010, Poster presented at the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference in Toronto, ON."Frequency of and Treatment Approach Used for Problem Behaviour in Children with Severe DD with or without ASD" by Erin Cooper, Adrienne Perry, Jonathan Weiss, and Rosemary Condillac.