This series features interdisciplinary peer-reviewed presentations by trainees and family members from the New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NH-ME LEND) Program; and undergraduate and graduate scholarship from the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies. Peer review is a process by which something proposed (as for research or publication) is evaluated by a group of experts in the appropriate field. (Definition courtesy of Merriam-Webster.)

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Submissions from 2018

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The Importance of Medicaid for Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs, 2017-2018 Cohort of New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NH-ME LEND) Program Trainees.

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Disrupting Disability: Social Practice Art, Jaimi Clifford and Students of DIS 450 and DIS 520

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Restraint and Seclusion in Maine: Emergencies (Not Prevention), Deb Davis and Jodie Hall

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Restraint and Seclusion in Maine: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Deb Davis and Jodie Hall

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Restraint and Seclusion in Maine: Incident Reports, Deb Davis and Jodie Hall

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Restraint and Seclusion in Maine: The Written Word Matters, Deb Davis and Jodie Hall

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Restraint and Seclusion in Maine: Time-Out or Seclusion, Deb Davis and Jodie Hall

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Restraint and Seclusion in Maine: Using Data as a Tool, Deb Davis and Jodie Hall

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Life History from the Vantage Point of a Cane, Elena Ford

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Educational Videos About Restraint and Seclusion, Jodie Hall

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Enhancing a Disability Advocacy Organization's Online Capacity to Provide Families with Essential Information about Secondary Transition, Taylor Harris

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Researching Less Restrictive Alternatives to Maine's Regulations Governing Behavior Supports for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Holly Hegarty

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Oral History Project Plan: A Look at the History of Developmental Disabilities in Maine, Madeline Ruffin

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Developing the State Interagency Coordinating Council for Maine Child Developmental Services, Olivia Shaw

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Social Practice Artist and Disability Inclusion, Renee Stronach

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Quality of Life Among Youth with IDD in Parent-Developed Residential Program, Emma Wynne Hill

Submissions from 2017

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Medicaid and Children with Special Health Care Needs, 2016-2017 Cohort of New Hampshire-Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NH-ME LEND) Program Trainees

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Flippin' Our Brains: Disability Benefits Everyone, Jaimi Clifford and Class DIS 300 Disability: Interaction of Human Diversity and Global Environments

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Reaching Local Community with the Message of Developmental Milestones and Early Identification of Autism, Hope M. Duncanson

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DHHS Clinical Review Team Formation, Moriah Geer

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Disability in Advertising, Harli Maxwell, Megan Morey, and Kendall Pike

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Disability Imagery: A Bastion of Social Change, Faith Perez, Renee Stronach, and Class of DIS 450 Disability: Population-Environment

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Evaluation of the Maine Child Development Services-Part C Improvement Plan, Margaret M. Pierce

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Primary Care Transition Planning for Young Adults with Special Needs in Maine: A Preliminary Survey of Pediatric Providers, Clelia Sigaud

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Testing the Effectiveness of Person-Centered Planning in Maine Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Kassie Stevens

Posters from 2016

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Usability Study of AFARI™, An Aesthetically Designed Outdoor Fitness Device, Angie Bechard

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Policy Brief: Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act, The 2015-2016 Cohort of New Hampshire Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NH LEND) Program Trainees.

Submissions from 2014

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Policy Brief: Keeping All Students Safe Act of 2014, Nancy Bergerson

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Workforce Investment Act of 2013, Kimberly Davis and Laura Valencia

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Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2014, Kassandra Mores