Beginnings, The Power of Art, the Power of Us
Dr. Fiona Moola is a Scientist at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto. Currently, Dr.
Ashley Rhae Oliver, Esq. is an attorney and an activist, currently serving as the Assistant Director of the Center for Student Accessibility in Eastern Kentucky University.
Advocacy, Policies & Research: Moving Forward
Ruthie-Marie Beckwith, Ph.D. is the Executive Director at TASH, a non-profit that advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities.
Mary Brogan is the Administrator for the Hawaii Department of Health, Developmental Disabilities Division.
Heather Pierucki serves as the Director of Behavioral Health at Helping Hands Hawaii, overseeing the Community Based Case Management/Community Based Care Coordination, Hawaii Pathways Project, and clinical aspects of the
Breaking Stigma: Your Brain on Empathy, Relationship
Breaking Stigma: Your Brain on Empathy
The Power of Art, the Power of Us
Law, Disability & Society, Youth Reach
Jacque Phillips, PhD, is an attorney in Colorado. The Law Office of Dr. Jacque Phillips works to get students with disabilities educational services. Concurrently, Dr.
The Built Environment
Disability Studies: Cultivating Critical Narrative Consciousnesses
Dr. Kim E. Nielsen is a scholar of disability, gender, and history in the Disability Studies Program at the University of Toledo.
Technologies for All
Dr. David Luxton’s research and writing are focused in the areas of technology-based psychological treatments, telehealth and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) applications in mental health care.
K-12 Education for All, Transition to Adulthood and Post Secondary Education
K-12 Education for All
Bryan Cook received his PhD in special education from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1997, and is currently a professor in the Special Education Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is currently co-editor of the journal Behavioral Disorders and the annual volume Advances in Learning and Behavioral Disabilities, associate editor for Exceptional Children and Remedial and Special Education, and co-director of the Consortium for the Advancement of Special Education Research (CASPER). He is past-President of the Council for Exceptional Children's (CEC) Division for Research and chaired the working group that authored CEC's standards for evidence-based practices in special education.
Educational Justice and Reform
Matthew Wappett is the Executive Director of the Utah State University Center for Persons with Disabilities (UCEDD), with an affiliate appointment as a Research Associate Professor in the USU College of Education and Huma
K-12 Education for All, Youth Reach
Director of Training, Clinical Psychology Residency Training Program, Tripler Army Medical Center.
Ryan Lee, M.D., is a pediatric neurologist, director of the neurodevelopmental clinic and director of medical research at the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu.