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Clark, C. Conroy, M., & Snyder, P. (2013, October). Comparing evidence-based approaches for social-emotional development in early childhood. Poster presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the Division for Early Childhood, San Francisco, CA.

Bishop, C., Snyder, P., & Algina, J. (2013, October). Examining child care quality for young children with special needs. Poster presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the Division for Early Childhood, San Francisco, CA.

Fox, L., Hemmeter, M.L., & Snyder, P. (2013, October). Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) reliability training workshop. Preconference session at the 2013 annual meeting of the Division for Early Childhood, San Francisco, CA.

Fox, L., Hemmeter, M.L., & Snyder, P. (2013, October). Unpacking coaching: Using practice-based coaching to ensure fidelity of implementation. Presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the Division for Early Childhood, San Francisco, CA.

Vo, A., Whalon, K., Conroy, M., Barron-Rojas, E., & Martinez, J. (2013, October). BEST in CLASS: Positive strategies for reducing challenging behavior in preschool classrooms. Presented at the 29th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families, San Francisco, CA.

Whalon, K., Bishop, C., Conroy, M., & Snyder, P. (2013, October). Applying practice-based coaching with teachers in early childhood settings. Presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the Division for Early Childhood, San Francisco, CA.

Snyder, P. (2013, June). Embedded instruction within RTI or tiered frameworks. In V.Buysse, E. Peisner-Feinberg, D. Dodge, T. Rendon, S. McConnell, & P. Snyder (panel), The intersection between response-to-intervention (RTI) and developmentally appropriate practice. 2013 NAEYC National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development, San Francisco, CA.

Conroy, M.A., Sutherland, K.S., Abrams, L.M., & Whalon, K.A. (2013, May). Developing and Examining the efficacy of a classroom-based prevention model for preschoolers with problem behaviors. Presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Conroy, M.A., Sutherland, K.S. (2013, May) An analysis of teachers’ implementation of the BEST in CLASS intervention program. Presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Sutherland, K.S., Conroy, M.A., & McLeod, B.D. (2013, May). Fidelity of implementation of BEST in CLASS: Preliminary adherence and competence of delivery data. Presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Warner TD, Behnke M, Eyler FD. (2013, May). Prenatal drug exposure and self-reported drug use in adolescence: The role of psychological functioning. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC.

Sutherland, K.S., Whalon, K.A., Conroy, M.A., & McLeod, B.D. (2013, April). The BEST in CLASS adherence and competence scale: Development and preliminary data. Presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Whalon, K., Hanline, M.F., & Delano, M. (2013, April). The Use of Adapted Dialogic Reading Strategies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Whalon, K., Sutherland, K., & Conroy, M. (2013, April). An Efficacy Study of BEST in CLASS: A curriculum targeting problem behavior. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Vo, A.K. Abrams, L.M., Conroy, M.A., & Sutherland, K.S. (2013, March). Child and teacher contributions to transactional processes for preschoolers with problem behavior. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Snyder, P., Fox, L., & Hemmeter, M.L. (2013, March). Using the Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool to Guide Practice Change. Presented at the National Training Institute on Effective Practices/Supporting Young Children’s Social and Emotional Development, Clearwater Beach, FL.

Whalon, K., Werch, B., Conroy, M., & Martinez, J. (2013, January). Peer-related Social Competence in Students with ASD: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature. Poster to be presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Autism Conference, Portland, OR.

Snyder, P., & McLaughlin, T. (2013, January). Embedded instruction for early learning and coaching to support embedded instruction implementation. Presented at the Invited 5-day short course at the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

McLaughlin, T., Snyder, P., & Algina, J. (2012, November). Functional ability profiles and young children’s social competence: Exploring relationships in the pre-elementary education longitudinal study data set.  Poster session presented at the International Division for Early Childhood, Minneapolis, MN.

McLaughlin, T., & Snyder, P. (2012, November). Embedded Instruction for early learning: Supporting children with disabilities in everyday activities. Presented at the 5th Annual Early Learning Conference, Pasco County, FL.

McLaughlin, T., Crowe, C., Moore, K., & Snyder, P. (2012, November). Using activity-based assessment to identify priority learning targets for embedded instruction. Presented at the International Division for Early Childhood, Minneapolis, MN.

Bishop, C.C., & Snyder, P. (2012, November). Impact of video self-monitoring on preschool teachers’ implementation of embedded-instruction learning trials. Presented at the Division for Early Childhood Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Clark, C., & Snyder, P. (2012, November). Comparing three routines-based approaches to early intervention. Presented at the Division for Early Childhood Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Rakap, S., & Snyder, P. (2012, November). Analyzing a single-subject experimental research data: Visual analysis and effect sizes. Presented at the Division for Early Childhood Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Whalon, K., Hanline, M. F., & Delano, M. (2012, October). Reading to Engage Children with Autism In Language and Learning (RECALL). Paper presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference On Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Minneapolis, MN.

Hebbeler, K., Snyder, P., & Carta, J. (2012, November). DEC recommended practices: Where we are and where we are going. Presented at the Division of Early Childhood Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Wilson, R., Whalon, K.A., Conroy, M.A., Vo, A. & Smith-Bonahue, T. (2012, October). An efficacy study of BEST in CLASS: A curriculum targeting problem behavior. Presented at the Annual Conference for the Division of Early Childhood, Minneapolis, MN.

Conroy, M.A., Abrams, L., Sutherland, K.S., Smith-Bonahue, T., Wilson, R. & Reese, K. (2012, August). BEST in CLASS: The impact of a tier 2 intervention for preschoolers at-risk for emotional/behavioral disorders. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Reese, K. Wilson, R., Smith-Bonahue, T., Conroy, M.A., & Werch, B. (2012, August). BEST in CLASS: A manualized program to reduce challenging behaviors in pre-k classrooms. Presented at the Florida Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Snyder, P. (2012, July). On the same page and side-by-side: Enacting a supports-based and integrated approach in early intervention. Presented at the Kentucky Infant/Toddler Institute, Lexington, KY.

Roussotte F, Warner T, Narr K, Lebel C, Behnke M, Eyler F, Sowell E. (2012, June). Volumetric changes in frontal cortical regions in adolescents prenatal cocaine exposure. Poster presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping 18th annual meeting, Beijing, China.

Snyder, P. (2012, June). Professional development including coaching with performance feedback supports intentional teaching. Presentation at Head Start’s 11th National Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Conroy, M. A., & Whalon, K. (2012, May). Embedding social learning opportunities into literacy instruction for students with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Gainesville, FL.

McLaughlin, T., & Whalon, K. (2012, May). Creating high-quality classroom environments and responsive interactions to prevent challenging behavior and promote positive behaviors. Presentation at the Florida Head Start Association, Tampa, FL.

Snyder, P., Fox, L., & Hemmeter, M. L. (2012, May). Using a coaching framework to promote practices that support inclusion. Presentation at the National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute, Chapel Hill, NC.

Warner T.D., Behnke M, Eyler F.D. (2012, April). Executive functioning in early adolescence: Effects of prenatal cocaine exposure (PCE). Poster presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Abrams, L. A., Conroy, M. A., & Sutherland, K. S. (2012, April). The efficacy of an early childhood classroom intervention in reducing problem behaviors. Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

Conroy, M. A., Whalon, K. A., & Sutherland, K. S. (2012, April). Preventing problem behavior via effective instructional practices. Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Denver, CO.

Conroy, M.A., Alter, P.J., Boyd, B.A., & Bettini, E. (2012, April). Teacher preparation for students who demonstrate challenging behaviors. Presented at the Council for Exceptional Children, Denver, CO.

McLaughlin, T., Snyder, P., & Algina, J. (2012, April). Functional ability profiles and young children’s social competence: Exploring relationships in the pre-elementary education longitudinal study data set. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

Snyder, P. (2012, April). Collecting and using data to support school readiness in MSHS. Presentation at the Head Start Early Childhood Specialist Meeting, Washington, DC.

Snyder, P., Wolfe, B., Conroy, M., McLaughlin, T., & Clark, C. (2012, April). Coaching to support school readiness. Presentation at the Head Start Early Childhood Specialist Meeting, Tampa, FL.

Ward, S., Whalon, K., Wendall, K., & Rusnak, K. (2012, April). Therapeutic riding and social communication and sensory processing of children with ASD. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Denver, CO.

Whalon, K. & Delano, M. (2012, April). Reading comprehension instruction and students with autism spectrum disorder. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Denver, CO.

Bishop, C. C., Leite, W., & Snyder, P. (2012, February). Use of quasi-experimental methods to examine the impact of parent involvement in early intervention programming on child outcomes in preschool and kindergarten. Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Conroy, M., Sutherland, K. & Whalon, K. (2012, February). BEST in CLASS: The impact of a tier 2 intervention on teachers’ instructional practices and child behavioral outcomes. Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Hemmeter, M.L., Fox, L., & Snyder, P. (2012, February). Efficacy of a classroom-wide model for promoting social-emotional development and preventing challenging behavior. Presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Rakap, S., Snyder, P., & Pasia, C. (2012, February). Comparison of six non-overlap methods for effect size calculation in single-subject research. Presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Ridgley, R., Snyder, P., McWilliam, R.A., & Rakap, S. (2012, February). Evaluating the type and amount of parent talk during IFSP meetings. Presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

McLaughlin, T., Clark, C., & Whalon, K. (2012, February). Creating high-quality classroom environments and responsive interactions to prevent challenging behavior and promote positive behaviors. Presentation at the North Central Florida National Association for the Education of Young Children, Gainesville, FL.

McLaughlin, T., Snyder, P., & Algina, J. (2012, February). Functional ability profiles and young children’s social competence: Exploring relationships in the pre-elementary education longitudinal study data set. Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

McLaughlin, T., Snyder, P., Clark, C., & Moore, K. (2012, February). Content focus of embedded-instruction learning targets for preschool children with disabilities: What are the priorities? Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovation in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Snyder, P., Fox, L., & Hemmeter, M. L. (2012, February). Data-based decision making and the Pyramid Model: Are we doing what we said and is it making a difference? Presentation at the National Training Institute, Clearwater, FL.

Snyder, P., Hemmeter, M. L., Sanall, S., McLean, M., Mclaughlin, T., & Algina, J. (2012, February). Impact of professional development on preschool teachers’ use of embedded-instruction practices. Presentation at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Snyder, P., & McLean, M. (2012, February). Targeting energies and discerning strategies: Relationships between the Head Start early learning framework and the CA early learning foundations. Presentation for the Special Education Early Childhood Administrators Project, Newport Beach, CA.

Snyder, P., McLean, M., & McLaughlin, T. (2012, February). Embedded instruction for early learning: Tools for administrators. Presentation for the Special Education Early Childhood Administrators Project, Newport Beach, CA.

Snyder, P., & Rakap, S. (2012, January). Embedded instruction for early learning: Tools for teachers. Presented at the UDEMKO Early Intervention Conference, Antalya, Turkey.

Bishop, C., Kasian, D., & Snyder, P. (2011, November). Evaluating embedded-instruction practices: Measurement characteristics of the embedded instruction observation system-II (EIOS-II). Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference On Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Washington, DC.

Conroy, M. A. (2011, November). Supporting social-emotional development in young children with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Research and Rehabilitation Training Center, Richmond, VA.

McLaughlin, T., Bishop, C., Moore, K., & Snyder, P. (2011, November). Using activity-based assessment to identify priority learning targets for embedded instruction. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Washington, DC.

McLaughlin, T., Snyder, P., & Rakap, S. (2011, November). The international classification of functioning, disability, and health: Applications in early intervention. Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Washington, DC.

Moore, K., McLaughlin, T., Judkins, M., & Snyder, P. (2011, November). Tools to design professional development activities: Reflections on using case-based learning strategies. Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Washington, DC.

Vo, A., Conroy, M. A., & Barron, E. R. (2011, November). BEST in CLASS: Behavioral, emotional, and social training for competent learners achieving school success. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Washington, DC.

Conroy, M. A., & Abrams, L. M. (2011, July). BEST in CLASS: The impact of an instructional intervention on child behavioral outcomes and teacher self-efficacy. Presentation at the Paris International Conference on Education, Paris, France.

Conroy, M. A. (2011, June). Developing social competence: A peer-mediated approach. Presentation at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders Summer Institute, Tallahassee, FL.

Carr, S. E., Ogston, P., Conroy, M. A., & Sutherland, K. S. (2011, May). Promoting social, emotional, and behavioral competence in young high-risk children: A preventative classroom-based early intervention model. Presentation at the International Association for Behavior Analysis, Denver, CO.

Crowe, C., Artman, K. Morris, J., & McLaughlin, T. (2011, April). Unpacking coaching to support implementation of multi-component interventions for early childhood practitioners. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Delano, M., Al Otaiba, S., Whalon, K., & Pennington, R. (2011, April). Teaching reading to students with disabilities: The use of evidence-based practices. Demonstration presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, National Harbor, MD.

Hanline, M. R., Delano, M., Whalon, K., & Riggie, J. (2011, April). Interventions for young children with autism spectrum disorder: Literacy, language, and behavior support. Panel presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, National Harbor, MD.

McLaughlin, T., Kinder, K., Hardy, J., & Rakap, S. (2011, April). Reviewing the evidence-base for embedded instruction in early learning. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Snyder, P., Crowe, C., Miller, D., & Hemmeter, M. L. (2011, April). Evaluating implementation of evidence-based practices in preschool: Psychometric properties of the teaching pyramid observation tool. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Snyder, P., Hemmeter, M. L., McLaughlin, T., Algina, J., Sandall, S., & McLean, M. (2011, April). Impact of professional development on preschool teachers’ use of embedded-instruction practices. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Ward, S., Whalon, K., Stiles, K., & Smith, A., (2011, April). The effects of therapeutic horseback riding on children with autism. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Conroy, M. (2011, March). PBS: A shift from reactive to proactive practices. Presentation at the Virginia Department of Education State-directed Effective School-wide Discipline Project, Richmond, VA.

Conroy, M. (2011, March). Positive behavioral intervention: Moving from reactive to proactive practices. Keynote presentation at the Virginia Department of Education State-directed Effective School-wide Discipline Project, Richmond, VA.

Sutherland, K. & Conroy, M. A. (2011, February). Effective instructional practices for preventing and ameliorating chronic problem behavior in classroom-based settings. Presentation at the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, Kansas City, KS.

Conroy, M. A., Barron, E., & Vo, A. (2010, October). Examining the efficacy of a classroom-based preventative intervention for preschoolers with behavioral disorders. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Kansas City, KS.

Crowe, C., McLaughlin, T., Snyder, P., McLean, M., Hemmeter, M. L., Sandall, S., & Welsh, J. (2010, October).Relationships between high-quality professional development and teacher implementation of embedded instruction. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Kansas City, MO.

Crowe, C., & Snyder, P. (2010, October). Examining preschool-to-kindergarten transition processes: Relationships within a nationally representative sample. Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Kansas City, MO.

McLaughlin, T., Snyder, P., & Pasia, C. (2010, October). Bringing self-coaching to life in a web-based environment. Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Kansas City, MO.

Snyder, P., McLaughlin, T., Sandall, S., Hemmeter, M. L., & McLean, M. (2010, October). Intentional and systematic instruction in early learning: Tools for teachers and families. Pre-conference workshop presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Kansas City, MO.

Stichter, J., & Conroy, M. A. (2010, October). Teaching social competence to youth and adolescents with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome. Presentation at the 2010 Beyond the Diagnosis: Autism Across the Lifespan Conference, Kansas City, KS.

Conroy, M. A., & Abrams, L. (2010, July). A classroom-based intervention model for young children with challenging behaviors. Presentation at the Athens Institute for Educational Research, Athens, Greece.

Al Otaiba, S., Delano, M., Rivera, M., Whalon, K., Greulich, L., & Sidler Folsom, J. (2010, April). Effective reading instruction for students with autism, behavior disorders, and intellectual disabilities. Panel presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Nashville, TN.

McLaughlin, T., & Pasia, C. (2010, April). Coaching early educators to use embedded instruction practices.Presentation at Conference for the National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers, Orlando, FL.

Whalon, K. & Hart, J. (2010, April). Reading comprehension strategies for students with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the Council for Exceptional     Children Convention, Nashville, TN.

McLaughlin, T., Denney, M., & Snyder, P. (2010, March). Positive behavioral support interventions with families of young children: A research review. Poster presented at the Association of Positive Behavior Supports Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Crowe, C., Pasia, C., & Snyder, P. (2010, February). Counting embedded learning trials with the embedded instruction observation system (EIOS). Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

McLaughlin, T., Algina, J., & Snyder, P. (2010, February). Using hierarchical multivariate linear modeling with the pre-elementary longitudinal study data: Preliminary analysis of social skills and problem behavior ratings. Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Crowe, C., Pasia, C., & Snyder, P. (2009, October). Counting complete learning trials with the embedded instruction observation system (EIOS). Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Albuquerque, NM.

Hooper, B. B., Hill, C., Conroy, M. A., & Vo, A. (2009, October). A community of practice for infants and toddlers with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families.

McLaughlin, T., & Snyder, P. (2009, October). Evaluating the quality of learning targets for embedded instruction. Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Albuquerque, NM.

Rakap, S., Snyder, P., & McLaughlin, T. (2009, October). Embedded instruction: Issues around definition, application, and effectiveness to support inclusive practices. Poster presented at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Albuquerque, NM.

Conroy, M. A., Sutherland, K. S., Vo, A. (2009, September). A classroom-based intervention model for young children with challenging behaviors. Presentation at the International Conference for Children with Behavior Disorders, Denver, CO.

Conroy, M. A. (2009, August). Early intervention strategies for young children with autism. Keynote presentation at the Project SELECT Conference, Clemson, SC.

Crowe, C., Snyder, P., Hemmeter, M. L., & Pasia, C. (2009, July). Counting complete learning trials: Embedded instruction observation system (EIOS). Presentation at the meeting of the International Association of Special Education Conference, Alicante, Spain.

Pasia, C., McLaughlin, T., McLean, M., & Snyder, P. (2009, July). Tools for teachers self-coaching website: Creation, development, design, and management. Poster presented at the meeting of the International Association of Special Education Conference, Alicante, Spain.

Rakap, S., Snyder, P., McLaughlin, T., & Ryndak, D. (2009, July). Embedded instruction: Reaching consensus on definition and application. Presentation at the meeting of the International Association of Special Education Conference, Alicante, Spain.

Sandall, S., McLaughlin, T., Hemmeter, M. L., Snyder, P., & Rakap, S. (2009, July). Evaluating the quality of individualized goals and objectives for early learning. Poster presented at the meeting of the International Association of Special Education Conference, Alicante, Spain.

Sutherland, K. & Conroy, M. (2009, July). A classroom-based model for young children with challenging behavior. Presentation at the meeting of the International Association of Special Education Conference, Alicante, Spain.

Conroy, M. A., Vo, A., & Carr, S. (2009, May). Functional analysis of social behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, IL.

Matthews, K., Conroy, M., & Hagopian, L. (2009, May). An analysis of the verbally mediated responses of teachers and teaching assistants in a CABAS component school. Presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Convention, Phoenix, AZ.

Conroy, M., Mancil, R., & Marsh, S. (2009, April). Educating students with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome in inclusive settings: Evidence-based practices. Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Seattle, WA.

Hart, J. & Whalon, K. (2009, April). Classroom management strategies to enhance behavior of students with autism spectrum disorder in inclusive settings. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Seattle, WA.

Tuckwiller, E. D., Pullen, P., Conroy, M., Cash, D., Pearson, S., & Ashworth, K. E. (2009, April). Manipulative letter instruction and decoding skills of children with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Seattle, WA.

Fox, L., Hemmeter, M. L., Snyder, P., & McLaughlin, T. (2009, March). Supporting implementation fidelity: Coaching early educators. Presentation at the Association of Positive Behavioral Supports Conference, Jacksonville, FL.

Whalon, K., Al Otaiba, S., Delano, M. E. (2009, March). Reading acquisition and children with autism: A review of the literature. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Conroy, M. A., & Alter, P. J. (2009, February). Improving instructional and behavioral outcomes for students with EBD: Classroom management practices that work! Presentation at the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, Kansas City, KS.

McLaughlin, T., Sook-Park, H., & Malloy, A. (2008, December). Inclusive education: Global perspectives featuring Italy and Peru. Full-day TASH tech organized for TASH Conference, Nashville, TN.

Conroy, M., Chambers, C., Coutinho, M., & Vo, A. (2008, October) Evidenced-based strategies for young children with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Minneapolis, MN.

Pullen, P. & Conroy, M. (2008, October). Manipulative letter instruction and decoding skills of children with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families. Minneapolis, MN.

Vo, A., Hooper, B., Conroy, M., & Koontz-Lowman, D. (2008, October). A community of practice for infants and toddlers with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood’s International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families. Minneapolis, MN.

McLaughlin T., & Ryndak, D. (2008, July). Inclusive education in the United States: Outcomes for students with significant disabilities. Presentation at International Forum on Education, Economy, & Society, Paris, France.

Hart, J. & Whalon, K. (2008, April) Enhancing academic engagement and communication of students with autism spectrum disorder in inclusive settings. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Boston, MA.

Conroy, M. (2008, March). A functional approach toward assessment and intervention of social skills in children with autism spectrum disorders. Presentation at the Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis, Harrisonburg, VA.

Hart, J. & Whalon, K. (2008, March) Exploring the communicative and instructional milieu of inclusive settings serving students with autism spectrum disorder. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

McLaughlin T., & Ryndak, D. (2008, March). Embedded instruction: An instructional strategy to support students in the inclusive classroom. Poster presented at the Association of Positive Behavioral Supports Conference, Chicago, IL.

Whalon, K. (2008, March) Effects of a reciprocal questioning intervention on questioning and responding of children with ASD. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Whalon, K. & Hart, J. (2008, March) How do children with ASD interact/engage with text? Opportunities and challenges in reading development. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Conroy, M., Daunic, A., & Sowell, C. (2008, February). The relation among measures of language and behavior in young high risk children. Presentation at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

McLaughlin, T., Emery, A. K., & Torode, T. (2008, February). Defining embedded instruction for research and flexibility in practice. Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Shurtz, E. & Whalon, K. (2008, February) The effects of a reciprocal questioning intervention on reading comprehension of children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.