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VR Survey

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1. What is your role? *This question is required.
2. In what setting do you primarily work?
3. How long have you been in the current role?
4. Using the slide, rate your level of familiarity with the following topics (0=Not At All Familiar; 100=Very Familiar)
Understanding ASD (i.e., characteristics, challenges, outcomes, and how the diagnosis affects job training/vocational rehabilitation)
Understanding DD (i.e., characteristics, challenges, outcomes, and how the diagnosis affects job training/vocational rehabilitation)
Understanding medical and pharmacological issues and concerns
Evaluating behavioral concerns impacting living skills or employability
Implementing and assessing behavioral intreventions
Supporting effective transition from school to employment
Understanding potential legal issues and considerations before and during employment
Implementing skills training strategies to prepare individuals with ASD/DD to be an effective employee (e.g., training social, communication, functional skills)
Using proactive behavioral strategies to support individuals with ASD/DD during employment
Conducting job/task analysis, adaptations, and modifications to support employment efforts
Collecting and utilizing data to support decision-making at all phases of working with individuals with ASD/DD (e.g. career assessments, informal assessments, functional assessments)
Preparing caregivers (e.g., service providers, employers) to work with individuals with ASD/DD (including understanding challenges inherent to ASD/DD and providing supports to facilitate success)
Preparing fellow employees to support individuals with ASD/DD (including understanding challenges inherent to ASD/DD and providing supports to facilitate success)
Collaborating with potential service providers/employers
8. To learn more about developmental disorders and ASD, where do you obtain informative resources/materials (e.g., publications, handouts, brochures) and/or live/online trainings (e.g., workshops, inservice trainings, webmodules) (check all that apply):
Space Cell Access for DD?Access for ASD?Resources access/used for informative resources/materials (e.g., handouts, brochures, materials)Resources accessed/used for live & online training
National Conferences
State Conferences
Nationwide Support Networks
Statewide Support Networks (e.g., chapters of larger organization, or state only)
Inservices or PD for Employer
Professional associations
Schools
Medical professionals
Therapists (e.g., OT, SLP, behavioral consultants)
Peers
Local Support Groups
Professional Literature
Lay Literature (i.e., books, magazines)
Internet
TV
9. Select types of training/information on the scale from 1=LEAST PREFERRED to 10=MOST PREFERRED
Manual or other written materials
Web, live (e.g., scheduled webinars)
Web, self-paced/independent study
Phone consultations on specific topics
Email consultations (group/individual) on specific topics
Partial day conference/workshop
All day conference/workshop
Multi-day training
Community-based coaching and mentoring
10. Ethnic Information (check all that apply):
13. Would you be willing to participate in focus groups centered around topics related to your role and setting and services for individuals with disabilities across the lifespan?
14. What is the best way to contact you for potential participation in the focus group?