Presentations

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2020

  • Doobay, A. (2020, February). Twice Exceptionality: The intersection of giftedness and disability. Invited Workshop at Children’s Health Council, Palo Alto, CA.

2019

  • Doobay, A., Foley Nicpon, M., Ali, S., & Assouline, S. (2014). Cognitive, Adaptive, and Psychosocial Differences between High Ability Youth with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44 (8), 2026-2040doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2082-1

  • Ihrig, L.M., Mahatmya, D., & Assouline, S.G. (2019). Creating high quality, impactful out-of-school STEM learning environments in rural schools. National Association for Gifted Children Annual Convention. Presentation conducted at the meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2019, December). Advocacy for acceleration. Presented at the Acceleration Summit, a special event at the Texas Association for Gifted and Talented annual convention. San Antonio, TX.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2019, December). Feeling overwhelmed? Acceleration for beginners. Presented at the Acceleration Summit, a special event at the Texas Association for Gifted and Talented annual convention. San Antonio, TX.

  • Behrens, W.A., & Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2019, November). Setting district policy for acceleration. National Association for Gifted Children, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., Behrens, W., & Assouline, S. G. (2019, July). Grade-skipping, subject acceleration, and early entrance to kindergarten: Developing academic acceleration policies. World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Nashville, TN.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2019, February). Acceleration in math: How do we do that?  Presented at the California Association for Gifted annual conference, Palm Springs, CA.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2019, February). Developing academic acceleration policies.  Presented at the California Association for Gifted annual conference, Palm Springs, CA.

  • Bahr, P., Doobay, A., & Croft, L. (2019, November). Twice-exceptionality: Actualizing student potential through assistive technology. Oral presentation at National Association for Gifted Children Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Foley Nicpon, M., Doobay, A., Ksiazak, T., & Goodwin, J. (2019, November). Essential tips for teachers of twice-exceptional students. Oral presentation at National Association for Gifted Children Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

  •  Ksiazak, T., Doobay, A., & Goodwin, J. (2019, November). The truth about twice-exceptional students and test accommodations. Oral presentation at National Association for Gifted Children Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

  • LeBeau, B., Assouline, S.G., Mahatmya, D. & Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2020). Differentiating Amount High-Achieving Learnings: A Comparison of Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory on Above-Level Testing. Paper presented at the National Association of Gifted Children, Albuquerque, NM.

2018

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2018, October). From Deception to Empowerment: Debunking the Myths
    About Academic Acceleration.
    Invited keynote presentation, Michigan Association for Gifted Children. Detroit, MI.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., Behrens, W., & Assouline, S.G. (2018, November). Developing academic acceleration policies: The first intervention for gifted students. Presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, Minneapolis, MN.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., & Ksiazak, T. (2018, November). Who is ready for early entrance to kindergarten? Presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, Minneapolis, MN.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., Behrens, W., & Assouline, S.G. (2018, November). NAGC Leadership Forum: Developing academic acceleration policies for gifted students. Presented at a preconference session of the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, Minneapolis, MN.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2018, October). The Iowa Acceleration Scale: An insider’s guide. Presented at the Michigan Association for Gifted Children. Detroit, MI.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2018, March). The key to decisions about subject acceleration: Above-level testing.  Presented at the California Association for Gifted annual conference, San Diego, CA.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2018, March). Academic acceleration: Making decisions about grade-skipping. Presented at the California Association for Gifted annual conference, San Diego, CA.

  • Doobay, A., Foley Nicpon, M., & Ksiazak, T. (2018, November). Ten essential tips for parenting your twice-exceptional child. Oral presentation at National Association for Gifted Children Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

  • Kim, J. Y. C., Ho, Y. S., Goodwin, J. W., Gann, L., Doobay, A., Kivlighan, D. M., & Foley-Nicpon, M. (2018, August). The efficacy of a social skills intervention for postsecondary students with cognitive disabilities. Poster presented at the 126th American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Division 33, San Francisco, CA.

  • Doobay, A. (2018, September). Affective and executive function correlates of dyslexia: What clinicians need to know. Invited oral presentation at Iowa Physician Assistant Society conference. Coralville, IA.

2017

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., Ihrig, L., & Assouline, S.G. (2017, November). School-wide talent identification: Empowering teachers to develop potential.  Presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, Charlotte, NC.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., Ladendorf, E., & Van Fleet, A. (2017, November). Gifted Ed 101: How does above-level testing fit in?  Presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, Charlotte, NC.

  • Goins, J., Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., & Foley-Nicpon, M. (2017, November). Testing, testing: Is this student ready to skip a grade? Presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, Charlotte, NC.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, November). Parents, is your child ready for math acceleration? Presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, November). Who is ready for a grade skip? Presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, October). Devising programs for math-talented students. Presented at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children annual conference. Columbus, OH.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, October). Let’s talk about acceleration: Focus on grade-skipping. Presented at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children annual conference. Columbus, OH.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, October). A parent’s guide to academic acceleration. Presented at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children annual conference. Columbus, OH.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, April). Implementing acceleration: Grade-skipping, subject acceleration, and early entrance to kindergarten. Presented at the Texas Association for Gifted and Talented Leadership Conference, Houston, TX.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, March). Who needs math acceleration? Presented at the California Association for Gifted annual conference, San Diego, CA.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2017, March). The good news about academic acceleration: Becoming a nation empowered. Presented at the California Association for Gifted annual conference, San Diego, CA.

  • Doobay, A. (2017, October). Affective and executive function correlates of dyslexia: What parents and classroom teachers need to know. Oral presentation at Decoding Dyslexia Conference, Des Moines, IA.

  • Doobay, A. (2017, October). Twice-Exceptionality and dyslexia: The intersection of giftedness and learning disability. Oral presentation at Decoding Dyslexia Conference, Des Moines, IA.

  • Goodwin, J., Gann, L., Grunewald, N., & Doobay, A. (2017, October) Gifted and bullied: Examining myths, facts, interventions, and outcomes. Oral presentation at Iowa Talented and Gifted Association Conference, Des Moines, IA.

2016

  • Doobay, A.  & Brown, S. (2016, March). Nurturing the potential of twice-exceptional students: Understanding and supporting 2e students. Invited speaker at Clark College, Dubuque, IA.

2015

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2015, December). From A Nation Deceived to A Nation Empowered:  Acceleration and gifted students. Invited keynote presentation, Ohio Association for Gifted Children Coordinator Division Workshop. Columbus, OH.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2015, November). From A Nation Deceived to A Nation Empowered: Acceleration and gifted students. Invited keynote presentation, Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education annual meeting, Cranberry, PA.

  • Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2015, October). From A Nation Deceived to A Nation Empowered: Acceleration and gifted students. Invited keynote presentation, New Mexico Association for the Gifted annual meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Doobay, A. (2015, October). Intersection of ASD and giftedness. Oral presentation delivered at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Psychiatry Postgraduate Conference, Coralville, IA.

  • Doobay, A.  & Goins, J. (2015, November). A teacher’s guide to twice-exceptionality. Oral presentation delivered at the National Association for Gifted Children, Phoenix, AZ.

2014

  • Doobay, A. & Foley Nicpon, M. (2014, November). A parent’s guide to twice-exceptionality. Oral presentation delivered at the National Association for Gifted Children, Baltimore, MD.

  • Doobay, A. (2014, February). Understanding the twice-exceptional learner. Invited speaker at the 2nd Annual Gifted/Talented Forum (AEA 8), Storm Lake, IA.

2013

  • Doobay, A. (2013, April). Autism and Giftedness. Invited speaker for the UI Center for Disabilities and Development Autism Center, Iowa City, IA.

2011

  • Doobay, A. F., Foley Nicpon, M., Assouline, S. G., & Ali, S. R. (2011, August). Gifted youth with and without autism spectrum disorder: Comparing intelligence, adaptive behavior, and psychosocial functioning. Poster presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

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