NARRTC 2018 Conference Schedule:

(Agenda is subject to change. The final/official agenda will be distributed at the conference. Questions regarding the agenda should be directed to Sarah Parker-Harris.)

Monday March 26, 2018

TimeDAY 1: MONDAY MARCH 26, 2018
Monday
8:00–8:45am
Registration
Monday
8:45–9:00am
Diplomat Room
OPENING REMARKS – NARRTC President (Marianne Farkas)
Monday
9:00–10:00am
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Robin Jones
KEYNOTE PANEL – THE FUTURE OF DISABILITY RESEARCH, POLICY AND ADVOCACY
AUCD (Andy Imparato), NCIL (Kelly Buckland), Mathematica (David Wittenburg)
Monday
10:00–10:15am
Transition
Monday
10:15–11:15am
Ambassador Room         Moderator: Rooshey Hasnain
Concurrent Session 1a. Employment
Gould, Robert & Parker Harris, Sarah
ADA Success Stories: A research project to explore organizational strategies for disability inclusion.
von Schrader, Sarah
The Intersection of Disability and Harassment: Lessons from the EEOC's Charge Data Case Notes.
Morrison, Katie
Employers' Perspectives on Accommodating and Retaining Employees with New Health Problems: An Exploratory Study.
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Jessica Chaikan
Concurrent Session 1b. Health
Krause, James
Personality, high-risk behaviors, and the elevated risk of unintentional deaths related to drug poisoning among those with spinal cord injury.
Gimm, Gilbert
Assessing the Prevalence and Factors of Underinsurance for Working-Age Adults with Disabilities, by Level of Psychological Distress, 2006-2014.
Li, Jia & Yarar-Fisher, Ceren
Effects of Novel Exercise and High-Protein Diet Prescription on Metabolic Health and Inflammation in Individuals with Long-Standing Spinal Cord Injury.
Monday
11:15–12:15pm
Ambassador Room         Moderator: Debra Brucker
Concurrent Session 2a. Community Participation
Koroloff, Nancy
Community participation and stable housing for young adults with mental health challenges.
Grossi, Teresa
Working with Schools: Improving Employment Outcomes for Youth.
Sage, Rayna
Rural community events: Enhancing social capital for people with disabilities.
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Joann Starks
Concurrent Session 2b. Knowledge Translation
Murphy, Kathleen
Shaping the Future by Engaging with Stakeholders.
Costa, Amanda
Embracing Young Adult Voice: Strategies, Tools & Resources to Enhance Community Participation in Mental Health Research.
Harniss, Mark
Correctional facilities and incarcerated individuals with TBI: Supporting evidence based change.
Monday
12:15–12:30pm
Transition
Monday
12:30–1:30pm
Diplomat Room (NARRTC Members)         Ambassador Room (Non-Members)
BUFFET LUNCH AND BUSINESS MEETING
Monday
1:30–1:45pm
Transition
Monday
1:45–2:45pm
Ambassador Room         Moderator: Mark Harniss
Concurrent Session 3a. Community Participation
Eisenberg, Yochai
Findings from a systematic review of Public Rights-of-Way ADA Transition Plans in the U.S.
Greiman, Lillie
Access to Independent Living Services for People with Disabilities across the United States: An Exploratory Network Analysis.
Ravesloot, Craig
Rural Person-Environment Fit and Satisfaction with Community Participation.
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Marianne Farkas
Concurrent Session 3b. Health
Kennedy, Jae & Wood, Elizabeth
Disparities in Insurance Coverage, Health Services Use, and Access Following Implementation of the Affordable Care Act: A Comparison of Disabled and Nondisabled Working-Age Adults.
Long-Bellil, Linda
Unmet Needs and Barriers to Care Experienced by Women with Early Onset Physical Disabilities.
Myers, Andrew
Enduring and Transitory Disability among Urban and Rural People.
Monday
2:45–3:00pm
Transition
Monday
3:00–4:30pm
Ambassador Room         Moderator: Rob Gould
Concurrent Session 4a. Employment
Hasnain, Rooshey
Partners of Refugees in Illinois Disability Employment.
Cook, LaWanda
Making Work, Work: How Individuals with Disabilities balance work and the rest of life!
Jarnecke, Melinda
Barriers and facilitators to employment: A comparison of participants with SCI and MS.
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Joann Starks
Concurrent Session 4b. Knowledge Translation Panel
Murphy, Kathleen; Moore, Jennifer; Virva, Roberta; Stone, Vathsala; Hodgesmith, Martha & Hinkens, Emma

This panel will present the efforts of the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) Knowledge Translation Casebook.
Monday
4:30– 5:30pm
Diplomat Room
POSTER SESSION
Abdelrahim, Randa
Family Support Promising Practices: Identification and Assessment of an Initial Set of Promising Practices.
Boydston, Steven
Developing Community Resources to Support Health Care Providers' Capacity to Address the Employment-Related Needs of Cancer Survivors.
Coker, Jennifer
Re-Inventing Yourself after Spinal Cord Injury: A Site-Specific Randomized Clinical Trial.
Hreha, Kimberly
Fear of Falling in People with Long Term Physical Disability: A Potential Impediment to Physical Activity.
Minor, Brittany
Development of a CBRN to address the needs of adults aging with long-term physical disability.
Murphy, Kathleen
Stakeholder Involvement in Selecting Systematic Review Topics
Nye-Lengerman, Kelly
Engaging families in research: Experiences and lessons working in youth adults and adults in family home settings.
Wong, Jennifer Lauren
Rehabilitation health care utilization and perceived barriers in people with long-term physical disability.

Tuesday March 27, 2018

TimeDAY 2: TUESDAY MARCH 27, 2018
Tuesday
8:00–9:00am
Registration
Tuesday
9:00–10:00am
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Wendy Strobel Gower
KEYNOTE SPEAKER – TRANSMEDIA KNOWLEDGE: TRANSLATING RESEARCH FOR GREATER SOCIAL IMPACT
Jon McKenzie, Dean’s Fellow for Media and Design and Visiting Professor of English at Cornell University
Tuesday
10:00–10:15am
Transition
Tuesday
10:15–11:15am
Ambassador Room         Moderator: Kathleen Murphy
Concurrent Session 5a. Employment Panel
Phillips, Kimberly; Houtenville, Andrew & O'Neill, John
This panel will present the efforts of the Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey, Supervisor Perspectives.
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Jae Kennedy
Concurrent Session 5b. Community Participation Panel
Hammel, Joy; McDonald, Katherine & Bezyak, Jill
This panel will present the efforts of the ADA Participation Action Research Consortium (ADA PARC).
Tuesday
11:15–11:30am
Transition
Tuesday
11:30–12:30pm
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Debra Brucker
NARRTC “BEST PAPER AWARD” FINALISTS PANEL
Clark, Jillian
Risk of Pain Medication Misuse After Spinal Cord Injury: The Role of Substance Use, Personality, and Depression.
Anderson, Lynda
Factors associated with meeting physical activity guidelines by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Krause, James
The natural course of spinal cord injury: changes over 40 years among those with exceptional survival.
Tuesday
12:30–3:00pm
Diplomat Room         Moderator: Marianne Farkas
BUFFET LUNCH, ACL & NIDILRR PANEL, NARRTC AWARDS

12:30: Buffet Lunch
12.45 –1.00pm Administration on Community Living (ACL) – Principal Deputy Administrator Mary Lazare
1.00 – 1.45pm NIDILRR Panel – Representatives from NIDILRR presenting news and updates
1.45 – 2.00pm Q & A with ACL and NIDILRR
2.00 – 3.00pm NARRTC Awards Ceremony