Research Poster Session

Confirmed Symposium Poster Presentations

Differential Negative Reinforcement of Other Behaviour to Increase Wearing of a Strip-Suit in a School Setting
Tara Wheatley, Melanie Goulet, Kathryn Mann, Amy Wadsworth
Halton Catholic District School Board

Novel 4-Session Treatment Intervention for Anxiety and High-Functioning Autism: A Single Case Report for Externalizing Metaphors Therapy
Everett F. McGuinty, Jazlyn McGuinty, Brian M. Bird, John Nelson
Western University

Peer-mediated social skill interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A systematic review
Lauren Sabourin
University of Windsor

Exploring the Attitudes of Neurotypical Peers Towards Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Through Play 
Kimberley Chen, M.A. and Miranda D’Amico, Ph.D.
Concordia University

Examining Social Skills Training and Computer Assisted Technology for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kamila Tomaszewski, M.A. & Miranda D’Amico, Ph.D.
Concordia University

Autism and Academic Writing Genres: A Pilot Mixed Method Study
Jacquie Ballantine, S-LP (C), Reg. CASLPO
Carleton University

Examining Factors Associated with Age of Diagnosis Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Michelle M. Yetman, Ph.D., Adam T. Blancher, PhD., Michael McGill1, M.A., Elizabeth Disbrow, PhD, and Clifton Frilot, PhD
LSU Health Shreveport

Empowering Parents for Anxiety Management
Dr. Fiona McCaffrey
Middletown Centre for Autism

Efficacy of Neurofeedback as a Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). A Meta Analysis
Andre Labao
Illinois School of Professional Psychology (ISPP)

Cultural Disparities in the Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Rahul Varghese, Pareena Kundnani

Collaborative Inquiry – Measuring Learning in Students with ASD:  Use of the AAC Prompting Hierarchy
Katherine Magner, Justine Price, Seth Wilson, Christine Kessler
Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB)
Funding for this project provided through the Ottawa Region Managing Information for Student Achievement Professional Network Centre (MISA PNC)

Pitch Discrimination and Music Likeability in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Carina Freitas1,2 Leanne Ristic1, Susan Fragiadakis1, Stephanie Chow1, Alana Iaboni1, Jason Lerch2,3,4, Evdokia Anagnostou1,2,3,5
1Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital; 2Institute of Medical Science; 3Neuroscience & Mental Health Program, The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute,4Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto; 5Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto

“Inclusive education is very exclusionary…”: Perceived barriers and challenges to navigating the education system for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Ontario
Dr. Margaret A. Schneider, PhD and Dr. Janet McLaughlin, PhD

Impacts of Autism Service Challenges on Family Wellbeing: Perspectives of Ontario Parents and Caregivers
Janet McLaughlin, PhD and Margaret Schneider, PhD

Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication (ACSF:SC) – A preliminary analysis to adapt for school-aged children with ASD
Chelsea Breckels, Natalie Istanboulian, Courtney McKeracher, Katarina Schwabe & Dr. Briano Di Rezze
SchooI of RehabiIitation Science, McMaster University; CanChiId Centre for ChiIdhood DisabiIity Research, McMaster University

Research Poster Presenter Conference Registration:

Presenters at this poster session are eligible to attend all or part of the three day Symposium at a reduced rate.

The primary contact person listed for each proposal that is accepted will receive a letter providing instructions on conference registration. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER until your team has received this letter.

“I enjoyed the opportunity to expose my research to a diverse audience, including parents, school teachers, and professionals in the autism field. It is great to know that online education about autism is in high demand and our work and research is making a positive impact.”

– Lin Zhang, 2014 Presenter of The Use Of Live Online Chat In E-Learning: A Survey-Based Case Study Analysis