Staff Citations

Selected Vocational Independence Program Publications and Presentations

Refereed Journals

VanBergeijk. E.O. and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012). New legislation supports students with intellectual disabilities with post-secondary funding. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, DOI 10.1007/s 10803-012-1481-4.

VanBergeijk. E.O. , Klin, A., and Volkmar, F.R.(2008). Supporting more able students on the autism spectrum: College and beyond. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38: 1359-1370.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2007). Mandated reporting among school personnel: Differences between professionals who reported suspected case and those who did not. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 15 (2): 122-132.

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Sarmiento, T. (2006). The consequences of reporting child maltreatment: Are school personnel at risk for secondary traumatic stress? Brief Treatment & Crisis Intervention, 1 (2): 1-20.

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Sarmiento, T. (2005). On the border of disorder: School personnel’s experiences reporting child abuse on the U.S.-Mexico border. Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, 5 (2): 1-27

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Shtayermman, O. (2005). Asperger’s Syndrome: An enigma for social work. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 2(1): 23-37.

Alter, C. (1990). DeBono, K.G. and Telesca, C. The influence of source physical attractiveness on advertising effectiveness: A functional Perspective. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 20: 1383-1395. DOI: 10.1111/j.1559- 1816.1990.tb01479.x
 

Book Chapters

Cavanagh, P.K., and VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014). Residential options and treatment for individuals on the autism spectrum. In McPartland, J., Reichow, B. and Volkmar, F.R. (Eds.). Adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E.O., Ranaldo, M., and Shtayermman, O. (2014). Teaching STEM to students on the autism spectrum. In Satasha Green (Ed.) STEM Education: Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs .Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Cavanagh, P.K. and VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013). Transition plans for students with autism and other intellectual disabilities. Pp. 875-887. In C. Franklin, M.B. Harris, & P.A. Meares (Eds.), School services sourcebook (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Incorvaia, S. (2013). Internet safety. In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer

Krainski, D. (2013). Competitive employment.  In  F.R. Volkmar (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer

Krainski, D. (2013). Sheltered employment.  In F.R.  Volkmar (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

Sherry, M.D. and VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013). Community integrated residential services for adults with autism. Pp. 753-762. In: Volkmar F.R. (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013). Entrepreneurial supports. In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013). FAFSA. In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013). Identifying child abuse or neglect: Effective strategies in a school setting. Pp. 339-348. In C. Franklin, M.B. Harris, & P.A. Meares (Eds.), School services sourcebook (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013). Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE). In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.
 

VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013).  Rehabilitative engineer. In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013). Situations Options Choices Consequences Strategies and Stimulation Program (SOCCSS). In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E. O.  (2013). Sports. In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013). Travel training. In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E. O. (2013). Vocational training. In: F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

VanBergeijk, E.O., Klin, A., Volkmar, F.R. (2011). Q71: What can help people with autism spectrum conditions to find and keep employment? In S. Bölte and J. Hallmayer (Eds.). Autism spectrum conditions: International experts answer your questions on Autism, Asperger Syndrome and PDD-NOS. (Pp: 241-244). Mannhein, Germany: Hogrefe Publishing.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010). Foreword. In Disability Hate Crimes: Does Anyone Really Hate Disabled People? M. D. Sherry (Author). Ashgate Publishing, London, UK.

VanBergeijk, E. O., and McGowan, B. G. (2001). Children in foster care. In Handbook of social work practice with vulnerable populations. A. Gitterman (Ed.). New York, NY: Columbia University Press

McKay, M. and VanBergeijk, E. O. (2001). School based and school linked field of practice at Columbia University School  of Social Work. In A Centennial of Social Work Practice at Columbia University School of Social Work. R.A. Feldman, (Ed.). New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Book Reviews in Refereed Journals

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014). [Review of the book. Keiko Tobe. With the light: Raising an autistic child, Volume 7]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, DOI: 10.1007/s10803-014-2058-1

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014). [Review of the book. Arthur Fleischmann & Carly Fleischmann.Carly’s Voice: Breaking through autism]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, DOI: 10.1007/s10803-014-2054-5

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014). [Review of the book. John J. Ratey. Spark: The revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(4): 990-991. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-014-2044-7

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014). [Review of the book. Keiko Tobe. With the light: Raising an autistic child, Volume 6]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, DOI 10.1007/s10803-014-2043-8.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013). [Review of the book. Matthew Dicks: Memoirs of an imaginary friend]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43 (8): 1988. DOI 10.1007/s10803-012-1738-y

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). [Review of the book. David L. Marcus. What it takes to pull me through: Why teenagers get into trouble and how four of them got out.]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,42 (10): pp. 2266-2267. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-011-1396-5

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). [Review of the book. Mitchell Taubman, Ron Leaf, and John McEachin. Crafting connections: Contemporary Applied Behavior Analysis for enriching the social lives of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder.] . Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42 (9): p. 2025.  DOI: 10.1007/s10803-011-1397-4

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). [Review of the book. John Merges. Social enjoyment groups for children, teens, and young adults with autism spectrum disorders: Guiding toward growth]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,42 (2): pp. 321-322. DOI:10.1007/s10803-011-1247-4

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). [Review of the book.Sarita Freedman. Developing college skills in students with autism and Asperger’s syndrome]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42 (3): pp. 470- 471.DOI: 10.1007/s10803-011-1272-3

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). [Review of the book. Richard Bromfield.  Doing therapy with children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome.]. Children & Youth Services Review,33: pp. 1759-1760.DOI : 10.1016/j.childyouth.2011.01.011

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). [Review of the book. Jodi Picoult. House rules.]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41 (6): p. 835. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-010-1029-4.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). [Review of the book. Keiko Tobe. With the light: Raising an autistic child, Volume 5]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,41 (3):pp. 381-382. DOI  10.1007/s10803-010- 0964-4

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). [Review of the book. Portia Iversen. Strange son: Two mothers, two sons and the quest to unlock the hidden world of autism.]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,41 (1): p. 131 DOI:10.1007/s10803-009-0894-1

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). [Review of the book. Keiko Tobe. With the light: Raising an autistic child, Volume 4]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40 (12): p. 1554. DOI 10.1007/s10803-009-0920-3

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010). [Review of the book. Keiko Tobe. With the light: Raising an autistic child, Volume 3.]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,40 (11):p.1421. DOI:10.1007/s10803-009-0895-0

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010). [Review of the book. Daniel Tammet. Born on a blue day: Inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant.]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(10): p.1293.  DOI:10.1007/s10803-009-0868-03

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010). [Review of the book. Keiko Tobe. With the light: Raising an autistic child, Volume 2.]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(8): p. 1044. DOI:10.1007/s10803-009-0865-6

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2009). [Review of the book. Keiko Tobe. With the light: Raising an autistic child.]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39 (10): p. 1497.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2009). [Review of the book. Genevieve Edmunds and Luke Beardon. Asperger syndrome & employment: Adults speak out about Asperger syndrome]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39 (9), 1366.

 

Popular Press Periodicals, Web Based Publications & Editorials

Imperial, K. (2014, June). Explore postsecondary options for students with learning differences.  Expertbeacon.com/explore-postsecondary-options-students-learning-differences/#.U5NJx3Ztb6g

Hawkins, C. and Vlasak, E. (2014, June). Thinking out of the box for family fun and summer fitness. Exceptional Parent, pp. 50-52

Alter, C. and Vlasak, E. (2014, May). Back to School meets positive behavioral intercentions and supports (PBIS). Exceptional Parent, pp. 41-43

White, T.  (2014, April). Finding the Best Employers for Young Adults on the Spectrum. Exceptional Parent, pp.

Imperial, K. (2014, April). Helping students on the autism spectrum navigate the college search and application process. Exceptional Parent, pp. 45-47

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014, March). Preparing students with disabilities for international travel. Exceptional Parent, 44 (3): pp.30-33.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014, February). Preparing students with special needs and learning issues for college. Expertbeacon.com, http://expertbeacon.com/preparing-teens-special-needs-and-learning-issues-college/

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, October). Overcoming obstacles to employment. Exceptional Parent pp. 29-31.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, September). Managing the effects of divorce on children with and without disabilities. Expertbeacon.com http://expertbeacon.com/managing-effects-divorce-kids-and-without-disabilities/

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, September). “Assessing an institution for students with mental illness.” Studentglobal.com. http://www.i-studentglobal.com/counsellors/assessing-an-institution-for-students-with-mental-illness

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, Fall). Financing post-secondary education and job training. Autism Spectrum News.

Ranaldo, M., VanBergeijk, E.O., and Vlasak, E. (2013, September). Using applications to aid at school, home, and transitioning to post-secondary environments. Exceptional Parent, pp. 50-53,

Antwi, R., Vlasak, E., and VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, August). Managing common medical conditions as a part of transition planning. Exceptional Parent, pp. 41-43.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, July). “Assessing an institution for students with hearing impairment and deafness.” Studentglobal.com. http://www.i-studentglobal.com/counsellors/assessing-an-institution-for-students-with-hearing-impairment

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, July). Summer travel options for children with disabilities. Exceptional Parent, pp.46-48.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, July). “Assessing an institution for students with visual impairments.” i-Studentglobal.com. http://www.i-studentglobal.com/counsellors/assessing-an-institution-for-students-with-visual-impairments


VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014, March). Preparing students with disabilities for international travel. Exceptional Parent, 44 (3): pp.30-33.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2014, February). Preparing students with special needs and learning issues for college. Expertbeacon.com, http://expertbeacon.com/preparing-teens-special-needs-and-learning-issues-college/

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, October). Overcoming obstacles to employment. Exceptional Parent pp. 29-31.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, September). Managing the effects of divorce on children with and without disabilities. Expertbeacon.com http://expertbeacon.com/managing-effects-divorce-kids-and-without-disabilities/

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, September). “Assessing an institution for students with mental illness.” Studentglobal.com. http://www.i-studentglobal.com/counsellors/assessing-an-institution-for-students-with-mental-illness

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, Fall). Financing post-secondary education and job training. Autism Spectrum News.

Ranaldo, M., VanBergeijk, E.O., and Vlasak, E. (2013, September). Using applications to aid at school, home, and transitioning to post-secondary environments. Exceptional Parent, pp. 50-53,

Antwi, R., Vlasak, E., and VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, August). Managing common medical conditions as a part of transition planning. Exceptional Parent, pp. 41-43.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, July). “Assessing an institution for students with hearing impairment and deafness.” Studentglobal.com. http://www.i-studentglobal.com/counsellors/assessing-an-institution-for-students-with-hearing-impairment

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, July). Summer travel options for children with disabilities. Exceptional Parent, pp.46-48.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, July). “Assessing an institution for students with visual impairments.” i-Studentglobal.com. http://www.i-studentglobal.com/counsellors/assessing-an-institution-for-students-with-visual-impairments


VanBergeijk, E.O.  (2013, May). “Assessing an institution for students with physical disabilities.” i- Studentglobal.

VanBergeijk, E.O.  (2013, May). Bike riding: Family fun and exercise. Exceptional Parent, pp.26-27.

VanBergeijk, E.O.  (2013, Spring). Summer bridge programs: Opportunities to maximize transition success. Autism Spectrum News.5(4): pp. 1, 24.

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Cavanagh, P.K. (2013, March).  Promoting Executive Functioning over the summer vacation. Parenting Special Needs Magazine, pp. 24-26.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, March). Preventing the loss of skills over the summer. Exceptional Parent, pp.30-33.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2013, March). When do I begin transition planning? Different Roads (30): p.73.

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Cavanagh, P.K. (2013, Winter). Education, training & job trends.Autism Spectrum News.

Burner, M. (2013, Winter). “Transforming Transitional Programs.” Autism Spectrum News.31-32.

Cappellino, P. , Frisina, G. and VanBergeijk, E.O. (January/February 2013). Financial literacy for transition. Parenting Special Needs Magazine, pp.24-26.

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Cavanagh, P.K. (2013, Winter). Education, training & job trends. Autism Spectrum News, pp. 7, 35.

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012, December). Planning for the future: Job trends and students with disabilities. Exceptional Parent, pp. 24-26.

VanBergeijk, E.O., and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012, November/December). Planning your special child's future: It's never too early to start! Parenting Special Needs Magazine, pp. 26-27.

VanBergeijk, E.O., and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012, October). Employment & transitioning: Ten tips –Finding the right transition program. Exceptional Parent, pp. 41-43.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012, September). NYIT: Providing access to higher education & employment. Exceptional Parent, pp. 23-26.

Hawkins, C . (2012). "The Importance of Social Connections in Transitioning .” Exceptional Parent Magazine: 10, pp. 41-42.

Hawkins, C. (2012, August). “Animal-Assisted Therapy: Is there room in the treatment plan?” Exceptional Parent Magazine.: 41-43.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). New autism definitions leave too many out of services. Newsday, December 11, 2012.

VanBergeijk, E.O. and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012, December). Job trends and students with disabilities. Exceptional Parent,

VanBergeijk, E.O., Cavanagh, P.K., and Borchers, N. (2012, August). The Post 9/11 G.I. Bill: A way to pay for your dependents’ college. Exceptional Parent, pp. 50-52.

Antwi, R. and Vlasak, E. (2012, August). Epiliepsy and autism: the importance of medication management. Exceptional Parent, pp. 27-29.

Alter, C. (2012, Summer). “Motivational Interviewing A Useful Approach for Families and Counselors Planning for Post Secondary Transition” Autism Spectrum News. Volume 5, No 1. 25. Print.

VanBergeijk, E.O., and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012, Summer). Finding and evaluating empirically based interventions for individuals on the autism spectrum. Autism Spectrum News, 5 (1): pp. 1, 18, & 23.

Cappellino, P. (2012, July-August). Spa day. Parenting Special Needs Magazine. Pp. 22-24.

Hawkins, C. (2012, July). “Life Skills: The Importance of asking questions for those with an ASD.” Special Needs Parenting Magazine. Special Highlights Section. Online.

VanBergeijk, E.O., Cavanagh, P.K., and Borchers, N. (2012, July). Educational funding for military Dependents in the USA, i-Student Advisor

VanBergeijk, E.O., and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012, June). Finding meaningful summer experiences to aid transition. Parenting Special Needs Magazine. Special Spotlight.

VanBergeijk, E.O., and Cavanagh, P.K. (2012 May/June). Federal Student Aid for students with Intellectual Disabilities: A well-kept secret?. Parenting Special Needs Magazine, pp.64-65

Ranaldo, M. and Vlasak, E. (2012, June) Video Games: Educational and Entertaining”  EP Magazine. Volume 42, Issue 5. Print.

Alter, C. (2012, May). "Motivational Interviewing Part 2." Online Print. I-student advisor

Alter, C. (2012, April). “Motivational Interviewing Part I.” 04. Online Print. I-student advisor

Cavanagh, P.K. and VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012, Spring). Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTPs) programs: An emerging model for transitioning individuals with ASDs to adulthood. Autism Spectrum News, 4 (4): pp.4, 29.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). When a student with autism seeks employment: Personal contacts and experience matter- Part II. I-Student Advisor.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). When a student with autism seeks employment: Personal contacts and experience matter- Part I. I-Student Advisor.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2012). When a student with a disability seeks employment: Education matters. I-Student Advisor.

Vlasak, E. (2012, March). “Transitioning your student to a Residence Hall Environment.” EP Magazine. Volume 42, Issue 3. 26-28. Print.

Vlasak, E. and Mayer, W. (2012, April). “When a student with Autism goes to college Part III.” This article is broken into three parts. Online Print. I-student advisor

Vlasak, E. and Mayer, W. (2012, March). “When a student with Autism goes to college Part II.” This article is broken into three parts. Online Print. I-student advisor

Vlasak, E. and Mayer, W. (2012, March). “When a student with Autism goes to college Part I.” This article is broken into three parts. Online Print. I-student advisor

Vlasak, E. and  Ranaldo, M. (2012, February). "The Shift in Assistive Technology." EP Magazine. Volume 42, Issue 2. Print.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011, December). Changes in federal policy help students with intellectual disabilities gain access to college. Exceptional Parent, pp.38-39.

Incorvaia, S., (2011, Winter) Shattering the silence of selective mutism. Mental Health News pp. 27, 33

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). When a student with an intellectual disability needs money for continuing their education. I-Student Advisor.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). When a student with autism enters the college classroom. I-Student Advisor.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). When a student with a hidden disability enters the college classroom. I-Student Advisor.

Cavanagh, P.K. and VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011, Fall). The unique needs of students with autism spectrum disorders transitioning to college. Autism Spectrum News, 4 (2): pp.16,29.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). Life after high school for students with disabilities. I-Student Advisor,

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2011). Preparing children on the autism spectrum for travel. OARACLE: Organization for Autism Research E-Newsletter, (2011, July).

VanBergeijk, E.O., and Hollander, R. (2011, Spring). Divorce with a child on the spectrum. Autism Spectrum News, 3 (4): pp. 23, 41.

Krainski, D. (2010) The benefits and dangers behind social networking. Autism Spectrum News, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 35 and 40.

Cavanagh, P. K. and VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010, Fall). New source of funding for postsecondary education: Higher Education Opportunities Act allows new opportunities for individuals with ASD. Autism Spectrum News, 3 (2): pp. 13, 38.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010, September/October). Postsecondary options for students with learning disabilities. LINK Magazine, pp. 3-4.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010, September). Ten questions to ask when exploring postsecondary educational options for students on the autism spectrum. Exceptional Parent, 40 (9): pp.16-17.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2010, Summer). Alleviating the stress of the postsecondary transition. Autism Spectrum News, 3 (1): pp. 19, 35.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2009, Fall). Assessment for transition planning. Autism Spectrum News, 2 (2): pp. 27, 46

Incorvaia, S, (2009, Spring) Providing a united front. Autism Specturm News, I (4): pp. 33,42.

VanBergeijk, E.O. (2009, Summer). Incorporating exercise in a healthy lifestyle for adults on the autism spectrum. Autism Spectrum News, 2 (1); pp. 30, 52.

VanBergeijk, E.O., (2009, Summer). Post-secondary educational models prepare individuals with an ASD to enter the workforce. Autism Spectrum News,1(4): pp.37, 42.

VanBergeijk, E.O., (2009). Travel advice for higher functioning individuals on the autism spectrum. Exceptional Parent, 39(12): pp. 44-45.

VanBergeijk, E.O., (2009, Spring). Travel training for higher functioning individuals on the autism spectrum. Autism Spectrum News, 1 (3): pp. 32, 40.

VanBergeijk, E.O., (2009, Winter). Research in parenting a child with Asperger Syndrome identifies challenges and strategies. Autism Spectrum News, 1 (2): pp.37, 46.

VanBergeijk, E. O. (1999). Old MacDonald Needs to ‘86’ the Antiquated Idea: A Response to Heather MacDonald’s Foster Care’s Underworld. The City Journal.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Children’s Council Needed. Tallahassee Democrat. April 10, 1989

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Future Quest 2013. A College and Career Forum for Students with Disabilities. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. November 16, 2013. Work opportunities for students on the autism spectrum.

31st Annual Autism New Jersey Conference. October 16-17, 2013. Atlantic City, NJ. Funding for Post-secondary Transition Services.
 

VanBergeijk, E.O. 34th Annual International YAI Conference: The Dawn of a New Era, May 6-9, 2013. New York, NY.  The Higher Education Opportunity Act: Implications for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.

VanBergeijk, E.O. New York State Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention Gideon Putnam Resort, Saratoga Springs, NY. November 2-3, 2012. The Emergence of Comprehensive Transition and Post-secondary Programs for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Higher Functioning Autism.

Cavanagh, P.K., and VanBergeijk, E.O.Future Quest 2011. A College and Career Forum for Students with Disabilities. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. November 19, 2011. Work opportunities for students on the autism spectrum. (Co-presenter).

Cavanagh, P.K. and VanBergeijk, E.O. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) Conference. Columbus, Ohio. November 15-17, 2011. The Higher Education Opportunities Act: Implications for individuals with ASDs. (Co-presenter).

VanBergeijk, E.O. 32nd Annual International YAI Conference: Bridges to Success in Developmental and Learning Disabilities, May 3-5, 2011. New York, NY. Innovative Models for Transitioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders into Adult Life.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) Conference. Columbus, Ohio. November 16-18, 2010. The Higher Education Opportunities Act: Implications for individuals with ASDs.

VanBergeijk, E.O. The Art of Health: New England College Health Association Annual Conference 2010. Providence, Rhode Island. October 27-29, 2010. Providing Support to Students on the Autism Spectrum while at College.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Future Quest 2009. A College and Career Forum for Students with Disabilities. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. November 20, 2009. Work opportunities for students on the autism spectrum.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) Conference. Columbus, Ohio. November 17-19, 2009. Navigating the postsecondary environment: Three models of intervention.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Hawaiian International Conference on Social Sciences. Honolulu, Hawaii. June 1-3, 2006. Best Practices in Transitional Services for Individuals with Severe Learning Disabilities & Asperger Syndrome: Vocational, Academically Supported, Transitional Programs.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Hawaiian International Conference on Social Sciences. Honolulu, Hawaii. June 13-16, 2005. Asperger’s Syndrome: A Family Affair.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Council on Social Work Education 51st Annual Program Meeting. New York, New York. February 26 - March 1, 2005. Clinical Practice Symposium: Secondary Traumatic Stress: Consequences of Working with Traumatized Children: A Border Perspective.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Family Futures: Changing Families-Changing World. Parent Child 2004 Conference. London, England. June 17-18, 2004. Parents of Children with Asperger’s Syndrome: Challenges, and Needs in Service Delivery- An Exploratory Study.

VanBergeijk, E.O. 8th International Family Violence Research Conference. Portsmouth, New Hampshire. July 16-18, 2003.On the Border of Disorder: School Personnel’s Experiences Reporting Child Abuse on the U.S.-Mexico Border. (Symposium)

VanBergeijk, E.O. 14th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. St. Louis, MO. April 2, 2003. Increasing Positive Perceptions of CPS through School Collaboration. (Workshop).

VanBergeijk, E.O. The 7th International Conference on Family Violence. San Diego, CA. September 26, 2002. School Personnel’s Experience Reporting Child Abuse: A Quest for Certainty. (Poster)

VanBergeijk, E.O. The 6th Annual International Family Violence Conference. San Diego, CA. September 12, 2001. Domestic Violence Providers’ Reporting of Child Abuse: Organizational, Cultural and Personal Predictors of Reporting Behavior.

VanBergeijk, E.O. The 5th Annual Society for Social Work Research Conference. Atlanta, GA. January 26, 2001. Predictors of Child Abuse Reporting by New York City School Personnel.

VanBergeijk, E.O. The New Century Child Welfare Conference. Salt Lake City Utah. September 18, 2000. Designated Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect in New York City Public Schools.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Family Futures: Changing Families-Changing World. Parent Child 2004 Conference. London, England. June 17-18, 2004. Parents of Children with Asperger’s Syndrome: Challenges, and Needs in Service Delivery- An Exploratory Study.

Invited Presentations

College Independence Program. Thinking Positive about the Future Conference, May 23, 2014. NYU Langone Medical Center. New York, NY.

Autism-New Jersey 2014 Transition Conference, April 4, 2014. Clark, N.J. Funding for Postsecondary Transition Services

Columbia School of Social Work. Career Mentoring Day. New York, NY. February 12, 2014. Taking perceived risks and finding your passion in the field of social work.

Simons Foundation Felicity House Ladies on the Spectrum Program. New York, NY. January 16, 2014. Job interviewing techniques for individuals on the autism spectrum.

Korean American Behavioral Health Association Developmental Disability Education and Service Conference & Expo. Flushing Medical Center, Flushing, NY. November 2, 2013. Alternative college programs: An introduction.

The Cove School. Evanston, IL. October 23, 2013. Post-secondary options for students with neurologically based disabilities: NYIT’s Response.

Pace University. New York, NY. October 1, 2013. Aaron School Symposium on Transition. Key note: Transitioning to post-secondary education & training: Pathways to employment.

University of Akron. Akron, OH. July 17, 2013. Providing support to students on the autism spectrum while at college.
VanBergeijk, E.O.New York City Bar Association. New York, NY. May 7, 2013. Extraordinary Issues for Extraordinary Kids: A Primer On The Issues Involved When Confronted with Special Needs Children in Divorce

VanBergeijk, E.O. Camden County Community College. Blackwood, NJ. March 26, 2013. Transition Planning for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or are higher functioning on the Autism Spectrum.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Special Education Parent Advisory Committee. Pompton Lakes School District. Pompton Lakes, NJ. February 6, 2013. Employment & the Emergence of Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Programs.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Moving On: Preparing Students with Autism, Asperger’s, and Learning Differences for College. Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center, New Haven, CT. April 22, 2012. Transitional Programs.

VanBergeijk, E.O. All Kids Fair. Melville, New York. April 10, 2011. New Funding Source for Comprehensive Transition Programs.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Long Island Guidance Counselors Association. November 15, 2010. New York, NY. Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide to Working with Higher Functioning Individuals in Preparing for Postsecondary Environments.

VanBergeijk, E.O.The Child School. October 19, 2010. New York, NY. Preparing Your Special Needs Child for Postsecondary Education.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Federation Employment and Guidance Services (FEGS) Autism Awareness Workshop Series. Bronx, NY. May 28, 2009. How to Choose between College and other Post-secondary Options for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Montgomery County Transition Coordinating Council Resource Fair. Ambler, PA. April 23, 2009. How to Decide Between College Bound and Alternative Postsecondary Options for Higher Functioning Individuals on the Autism Spectrum.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Federation Employment and Guidance Services (FEGS) Autism Awareness Workshop Series. Bronx, NY. April 23, 2009. Preparing a Young Child with Autism for Life.

VanBergeijk, E.O. New York State Assembly Republican Regional Forum on Autism Awareness. Albany, New York. April 21, 2009. Barriers to Transitioning High Functioning Young Adults to the World of Work and Independent Living.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism. Harold Pratt House. New York, New York. January 23-24, 2009. Think Tank Participant.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Life after High School Conference. The Center for Learning Differences and White Plains High School, White Plains, NY November 15, 2008. The Vocational Independence Program.

VanBergeijk, E.O. 2nd National Conference on Students with Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, & Related Conditions Attending College Conference. Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center, New Haven CT. April 18, 2008. Searching for Postsecondary Education for the Higher Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Population: Questions to Ask.

VanBergeijk, E.O. Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association Annual Conference. Adelphi University, Garden City New York. April 13, 2008. Travel Training for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum.

Media Quotes & Program Mentions:


Sarris, M. (2014). Finding a College Program for Students with Autism. May 12, 2014. Interactive Autism Network at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. http://www.iancommunity.org/ssc/college-resources-autism

Sarris, M. (2014). Autism and the College Experience. May 12, 2014. Interactive Autism Network at the Kennedy Krieger Institute http://www.iancommunity.org/ssc/autism-college-experience

Sarris, M. (2014). Daily Living Skills: A Key to Independence for People with Autism. April 10, 2014. Interactive Autism Network at the Kennedy Krieger Institute http://www.iancommunity.org/ssc/autism-adaptive-skills

Sarris, M. (2014). Coming of Age: Autism and the Transition to Adulthood. Interactive Autism Network at the Kennedy Krieger Institute April 8, 2014. http://www.iancommunity.org/ssc/autism-transition-to-adulthood

Walters, E. (2014). With Autism Diagnoses on the Rise, New York universities Offer Students Help. The Village Voice. Summer Educational Supplement. April 1, 2014. http://www.villagevoice.com/2014-04-02/news/autism-university-help/

Balfour, G. (2014). A cup of tea with Ernst VanBergeijk. I-studentglobal.com, March 4, 2014. http://www.i-studentglobal.com/counsellors/coffee-with/a-cup-of-tea-with-ernst-vanbergeijk
 

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Dandonna, R. (2013). NYIT associate dean swims with sharks. Newsday, Friday, April 26, 2013

Staff (2013). Future Corps: Cooking with Heart. Newsday, Tuesday, March 19, 2013; A25.

Zepp, J. (2012). The Autism Economy. Huffington Post Live. December 7, 2012.

Ricks, D. (2012). Loss of Asperger as a diagnosis sparks debate. Newsday, p. A3. December 5, 2012.

Ricks, D. (2012). Autism advocates ponder Asperger diagnosis decision. Newsday, December 4, 2012.

Cook, G. (2012). The Autism advantage. New York Times. Friday, November 29, 2012.

Wang, K. (2012). Tips and Tricks for Special Needs Road Trips. Friendship Circle Blog.

Kravets, M. (2011). The Choice: Demystifying college admissions and aid. The last of 5 Parts: Answering your questions on applying with a disability. The New York Times, Education Section. Friday, November 11, 2011.

Hirschman Weiss, S. (2011). The Girl Who Played with an Imaginary Rope. Huffington Post, August 26, 2011.

Weichselbaum, S. (2011). The sky’s the limit for their health: Dean dives after students meet challenge. New York Daily News, May 5, 2011.

Ricks, D. (2011). Autism wandering highlighted in new report. Newsday, April 21, 2011.