Selected Presentations

The following is a list of selected presentations made by members of the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education in 2018. For other than panel presentations, faculty names appear in bold type, graduate student names are underlined.

Multiple Presentations at Conferences and Meetings

Canadian Society for Studies in Education, May 2018, Regina, SK:

Symposium-Panel/Colloque-Panel, Beginning Teachers: Development of Inclusive Practice.

Jacqueline Specht (Western), Sheila Bennett (Brock), Tara Flanagan (McGill), Tiffany Gallagher (Brock), Grace Howell (Western), Nancy Hutchinson (Queen's), Jamie Metsala (MSVU), Donna McGhie-Richmond (Victoria), Elizabeth Nowicki (Western), Jess Whitley (Ottawa), Gabrielle Young (Memorial), Michael Fairbrother (Ottawa), Fiona Hunter (Western), Linda Ismailos (Brock), Jennifer Poole (Victoria), McKenzie Vanderloon (Western), Xiaobin Li (Brock)

Symposium-Panel, Current Approaches to Research on Mental Health and Learning.

Jenn de Lugt (Regina), Sarah Davis (Victoria), Jessica Whitley (Ottawa), Allyson Hadwin (Victoria), Bianca D'Agostino (Ottawa), Priyanka Sharma (Victoria)

Fairbrother, M. Shared perspectives on the importance of social and emotional learning in early reading instruction and teacher professional learning.

Gallagher, T., Grierson, A., & St. Hilaire, R. Using guided instruction to assist high school struggling readers: Transferring elementary instructional methods.

Katz, J.  Universally designed programming for teacher and student well-being: One school's journey toward trauma informed care.

Searle, M., Kirkpatrick, L., Smyth, R., & Specht, J. Resource teachers and classroom teachers teaching collaboratively in regular classrooms: An inquiry.

Morvan, J., & Borner, M.  Inclusive and quality education in Haiti: Partnerships for achieving SDG4.

Bennett, S., Gallagher, T., & White, R. Transitioning to inclusive special education: Multiple perspectives proposal for panel. 

Young, G., Penney, S., Maich, K., & Butler, E. Strategies to promote home-school communication surrounding a child with a disability.

 

Council for Exceptional Children, December 2018, Toronto, ON

Bennett, S., Gallagher, T., Somma, M., Shuttleworth, M., & Wlodarczyk, K. Through the lens of Inclusion Coaches and classroom teachers: A system-wide transition to inclusive schools.

Dare, L., & Nowicki, E. A.  Voices of Ontario’s grade skippers.

Fletcher, D., Specht, J., & Allen, P. (2017, November). Increasing teachers’ confidence teaching students with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD).

Hunter, F., Specht, J., & Nowicki, E. A.   The influence of practicum experiences on pre- service teachers’ views of inclusive classrooms.

Ismailos, L Overcoming anxiety as a barrier:  A pilot study investigating perceptions of accommodated students in a post-secondary transition program. 

Sider, S., & Maich, KCaring and safe schools: How principals can foster a culture of inclusion for students with special needs.  Panel presentation on inclusive school leadership.

St. Hilaire, R., Gallagher, T. & Grierson, A .  Supporting high school struggling readers in guided instruction: Transfer of elementary pedagogies.

Somma, M., Bennett, S. & Gallagher, T.   Moving toward inclusion: Developing research-based collaborative relationships between teachers and educational assistants.

 

Single Presentations at Conferences and Meetings, 2018

Bennett, S. & Gallagher, T. L. (2018, March). The Six ‘P’ Model: Principles of inclusive practice for inclusion coaches. International Conference on Special Needs Education, Specialized Teaching Techniques and Different Approaches. Paris, France.

Maich K. (2018, April). Assessing social skills for students with ASD. Breakout session for The Executive Brain: Cognition, Perception, & Emotion, National Institute for Learning and Development Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON.

Maich K. (2018, April). Tools for literacy accommodations: The basics. Breakout session for The Executive Brain: Cognition, Perception, & Emotion, National Institute for Learning and Development Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON.

McGhie-Richmond, D. & Specht, J.  (2018, October). Inclusion in teacher education programs. Presented at Symposium Inclusion Munich, Germany (invited).          

McGhie-Richmond, D., & Specht, J. (2018, October). Inclusion in teacher education: Teacher education for inclusion. Presented to Instructor Group Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany (invited).

Sider, S. & Maich, K. (2018, April). Caring and safe schools: How principals can foster a culture of inclusion for students with special education needs. National Institute for Learning Development Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON.

Specht, J., Bennett, S., Gallagher, T. L., & Somma, M. (2018, May). RSEKN – Equity Education for All. Managing Information for Student Achievement (MISA) Conference, London, ON. 

Specht, J., & McGhie-Richmond, D. (2018, October). Inclusion in Canada: Beginning teacher study. Presented at Symposium Inclusion Munich, Germany (invited)         

Specht, J., & McGhie-Richmond (2018, October). Inclusion in teacher education: Effective schools. Presented to Research Group Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany (invited).

Specht, J. (2018, September). Inclusive Education: It’s all about belonging. Presented at the Professional Development Day for CPOV. Veenendaal, Netherlands. (invited)

Specht, J., & Miesera, S. (2018. September).  Inclusive education: Let’s chat. Presented at the Professional Development Day for CPOV. Veenendaal, Netherlands. (invited)

Young, G., (2018, February). Exploring Differentiated Instruction. Professional development workshop presented at St. Bonaventure’s College, St. John’s, NL.

Young, G., (2018, April). Learning from the literature: Strategies to motivate and support students with specific learning disorders and attention related difficulties. Learning Disabilities Association Conference, St. John’s, NL.

Young, G., Penney, S., Maich, K., & Butler, E. (2018, April). Examining home and school relationships surrounding a child with a disability. Learning Disabilities Association Conference, St. John’s, NL.