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*2. Co-Treatment: An Intervention Model Benefiting the Child with Autism.  Paper (60 minute) presented at the Autism Society of America National Convention, Milwaukee, WI (with Geis, CCC-SLP), 07/96.

*3. Sensory Processing, Communication and Intervention Strategies for the Child with an Autistic Disorder.  Workshop (90 min) presented at Indiana/Ohio Autism Society Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN., 10/96.

*4. Sensory Processing Behaviors in Autism: An Item Analysis. Paper (60 minute) presented at the Autism Society of America National Convention, Orlando, FL., 07/97

*5. Sensory Processing Behaviors in Autism: An Item Analysis.  Paper (30 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference, Baltimore, MD., 04/98

6. Sensorimotor and Communication Considerations for Intervention of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Full day workshop presented at Autism Institute 2000, Louisville, KY (with Geis, MS, CCC-SLP), 07/00.

*7. Autism: A Sensorimotor Approach to Management.  Full day pre-conference institute presented to the American Occupational Therapy Association National Convention, Philadelphia, PA (with Huebner, Ph.D.), 04/01.

8. Autism: A Sensorimotor Approach to Management.  Two-day workshop, Chicago, IL (with Huebner, Ph.D.), 05/01.

9. Autism: A Sensorimotor Approach to Management. Full day workshop at Autism Institute 2001, Louisville, KY (with Huebner, Ph.D.), 06/01.

10. Autism: A Sensorimotor Approach to Management.  Two-day workshop, Boston, MA (with Huebner, Ph.D.), 08/01.

11. Linking Intervention Strategies to Neuropsychology and Sensorimotor Findings in Autism.  Workshop (3 hour) presented at the Autism Institute 2002, Louisville, KY (with Huebner, Ph.D.), 06/02.

12. Understanding Sensorimotor Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Workshop (3 hour) presented at the Autism Institute, Louisville, KY, 06/02.

*13. Autism: A Sensorimotor Approach to Management.  American Physical Therapy Association National Convention Pre-Conference Institute, Cincinnati, OH (with Huebner, Ph.D.), 06/02.

14. Autism: A Sensorimotor Approach to Management.  Two-day workshop, Royal Oaks, MI (with Huebner, Ph.D.), 08/02.

15. Autism: A Sensorimotor Approach to Management.  Two-day workshop, West Palm Beach, FL, 11/02.

16. Treatment and Management for Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Collaborative Strategies for Parents and Professionals. Two-day workshop, San Antonio, TX (With Richard, Ph.D.), 04/03.

17.Treatment and Management for Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Collaborative Strategies for Parents and Professionals. Two-day workshop, Indianapolis, IN (With Richard, Ph.D.), 04/03.

18. Innovative Interventions in Autism/Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities: Practical Outcomes in Home and School. Two-day workshop, Atlanta, GA (with Bauman, MD; Burns, Ph.D.), 12/03.

19. Addressing Communication and Sensory Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Two-day workshop, San Francisco, CA (with Richard, Ph.D.), 03/04.

20. Addressing Communication and Sensory Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Two-day workshop, St. Louis, MO (with Richard, Ph.D.), 04/04.

21. Innovative Interventions in Autism/Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities: Practical Outcomes in Home and School.  Two-day workshop, Houston, TX (with Bauman, MD; Burns, Ph.D.), 04/04.

22. Innovative Interventions in Autism/Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities: Practical Outcomes in Home and School.  Two-day workshop, Chicago, IL (with Bauman, MD; Burns, Ph.D.), 03/05.

*23. Patterns of Sensory Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Paper (30 min) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Convention, Long Beach, CA, 05/05.

24. Autism Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan:  What’s New and What to Do. Two-day workshop, Baltimore, MD (with Bauman, MD; Burns, Ph.D.), 12/05.

25. Sensory Processing and Engagement in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Keynote address (90 min) presented at the Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Charlotte, NC, 05/06.

26. The Three A's: Auditory/Sensory Processing/Autism vs. NVLD/ADHD vs. Behavioral Disorders – Management of difficult cases in Speech, OT and PT.  Two-day workshop, Indianapolis, IN (with Burns, Ph.D.), 12/06.

27. The 4-A's: Auditory/Sensory Processing - Autism vs NVLD - ADHD vs Behavioral Disorders – Apraxia. Two-day workshop, Chicago, IL (with Burns, Ph.D.), 03/07.

*28. Defining, Measuring, and Facilitating Engagement with Individuals with an Autism SpectrumDisorder.  Short Course  (90 min) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, St. Louis, MO, 04/07.

29. The Importance of Sensory Processing and its Relevance to Autism.  Workshop (3 hour) presented at the Autism Institute 2007, Louisville, KY, 06/07.

*30. Sensory Processing Patterns in Children with ASD and Implications for Engagement.  Paper (60 min) presented at the International Network of Autism Training and Technical Assistance Programs Conference, Columbus, OH, 09/07.

*31. Motor Performance in Young Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Paper component of a research panel (60 min) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Long Beach, CA, 04/08.

32. A Journey of Professional Development and Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Endowed Chair Lectureship, Eastern Kentucky University Research Day. Richmond, KY, 12/08.

33. Developing Evidence-Based Interventions in Early Childhood Aged Children with an ASD. American Occupational Therapy Association Specialty Conference on Autism, Baltimore, MD, 12/10.

34. Lessons from the Island. Distinguished Lecturer Lecture, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 03/11.

*35. Evidence-based Interventions Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Six-hour Institute presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association

National Conference and Expo, Indianapolis, IN (with Pennington, PhD and Warren, MEd), 04/12

*36. Evidence-based of Early Childhood Screening Tools for Autism Spectrum Disorder Used in Occupational Therapy, Paper (60 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Indianapolis, IN (with Quake-Rapp, PhD), 04/12.

*37. The Use of Telehealth for Autism Screening, Assessment, and Early Intervention Services: Clinical Exemplars in Occupational Therapy, Short Course (90 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, San Diego, CA (with Cason, PhD, Wilson, PhD), 04/13.

*38.  Characteristics of Toddlers Screening False Positive on the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Research Paper (30 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, San Diego, CA, 04/13.

*39.  Sensory Processing Contributions to Developmental Performance in Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research Paper (30 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Baltimore, MD, 04/14.

*40.  Sensory Subtypes in a Preschool Sample of Children with Autism. Research Paper (30 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Nashville, TN (with Little, PhD, Myers, MS, &  Dunn, PhD), 04/15.

*41.  Sensory Subtypes in a Preschool Sample of Children with Autism. Research Paper (20 minute) presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT, 05/15.

*42. Prevalence of Sensory Processing Patterns in the General Population. Research Paper (30 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Chicago, IL (with Dunn, PhD, Dean, PhD, & Little, PhD), 04/16.

*43. Sensory Processing in the General Population:  Adaptability, Resiliency, and Challenging Behavior. Research Paper (30 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Chicago, IL (with Dunn, PhD, Dean, PhD, & Little, PhD), 04/16.

*44. AOTA Practice Guidelines for Occupational Therapist Collaborating with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Short Course (90 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Chicago, IL (with Koenig, PhD), 04/16.

*45. AOTA Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Platform presentation (90 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association Specialty Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cleveland, OH (with Koenig, PhD), 09/16.

*46. Designing Evidence-based Group Intervention Programs for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Short Course (90 minute) presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference and Expo, Philadelphia, PA (with Grant, MS & Warren, MEd), 04/17.

Scott D. Tomchek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

SPECIALTY / DISCIPLINE:

Occupational Therapy

EDUCATION:

Bachelor Degree | University of Wisconsin

M.S. | State University of New York

Ph.D. | University of Kentucky

SERVICE FOCUS / AREAS OF INTEREST:

Interdisciplinary Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS

Presentations/Workshops/Short Courses

Oral Presentations at National and International Meeting (* indicates peer-review Selection process):

 

*1. Sensory Processing and the Child with Autism.  Paper (60 minute) presented at the Autism Society of America National Convention, Milwaukee, WI. 07/96