Joseph Madaus, p. 9

        

JOSEPH W. MADAUS, PH.D.

 (860) 486-2785

joseph.madaus@uconn.edu

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND                

                University of Connecticut, Graduate School of Education

                Storrs, Connecticut

                Ph.D. in Special Education, 1996

                Related Areas:  Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities;                         Higher Education Administration

                Boston College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

                Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

                M.A. in Counseling Psychology, 1991

                Boston College, School of Education

                Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts         

                B.A., Magna cum Laude, 1988

                Majors: Elementary Education/Moderate Special Education

                Massachusetts State Teacher Certification in both majors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005-Present        Associate Professor with Tenure (received 2007)

                Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education Program

                University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2005-Present        Consultant, Student Technical Assistance Response Teams Project

                University of Connecticut Center of Excellence on Developmental                         Disabilities Education, Research, and Service

2005-Present        Consultant, Instructional Coaches Academy Project

                University of Connecticut Center of Excellence on Developmental                         Disabilities Education, Research, and Service

2005-Present        Advisory Expert, Food Safety Education for High School and                                 Transition Special Needs Students Project

1998-2005        Assistant Professor in Residence

                Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education Program

                University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  1. Developed and taught curriculum for Independent Study: Issues in LD Assessment from a Postsecondary Perspective (EPSY300.90).
  2. Served on the Graduate Faculty Council.
  3. Served as the Chair of the Department Scholarship Committee
  4. Served as the Chair of the Department Assessment Center Exploratory Committee.
  5. Served on the Special Education Graduate Admissions Committee.
  6. Served as Outside Reader to Doctoral Candidates.
  7. Served as Associate Advisor to Doctoral students.
  8. Served as Major Advisor to Master’s and Sixth Year students.
  9. Served as Associate Advisor to Master’s students.
  10. Served on the President’s Advisory Committee on Americans with Disabilities Act.
  11. Served on the University Senate Student Welfare Committee.
  12. Served on the University Senate Growth and Development Committee.
  13. Facilitator, UConn Connects Program, 1998 to 2005.
  14. Volunteer Ambassador, Husky WOW program, 2000 to 2004.
  15. Served on the University Senate Enrollment Management Committee.
  16. Served as Thesis Advisor to Honors Program students.
  17. Served on the following program, departmental, and school committees: IB/M Task Group, Special Education Doctoral Program Review; Dissertation Proposal Area Review Process Revision; Dissertation Proposal Format Review Committee, Faculty Searches, Special Education and Gifted and Talented programs.

2003-2004        Distinguished Research Fellow

        Mary E. Switzer Distinguished Research Fellowship Program, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, United States Department of Education.

2000-2004        Director, University Program for College Students with

                Learning Disabilities

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  1. Director of program for qualified University of Connecticut students with diagnosed learning disabilities.        
  2. Hired, trained, and supervised staff of graduate student learning specialists.
  3. Oversaw the case management and academic progress of all program participants.
  4. Managed program budget.
  5. Interacted with campus faculty and staff as an advocate for students.
  6. Provided technical assistance to faculty and staff related to awareness of learning disabilities and University policies and procedures regarding students with learning disabilities.
  7. Provided technical assistance to disability service contact personnel on five regional campuses related to University policies and procedures regarding students with learning disabilities.
  8. Maintained confidential student records.
  9. Collected and evaluated program data.
  10. Conducted out-reach to families of secondary students with learning disabilities and to secondary school personnel, as requested.
  11. Participated in Enrollment Management and Admissions Department outreach activities, including University Open Houses and Guidance Counselor fairs.
  12. Member, Vice Chancellor’s Committee on Course Substitutions for Students with Disabilities.
  13. Assisted the Spanish Department in the development and evaluation of mutlisensory course, Spanish 181.02, Fall, 2003.
  14. Developed program website (www.UPLD.UConn.edu).
  15. Conceptualized and oversaw development of web-based program record keeping system.

  1. Associate Director, University Program for College Students with    

                   Learning Disabilities (UPLD)

  1. Participated in a cooperative admissions review process for over 300 annual applicants with disabilities.
  2. Co-supervised an interdisciplinary referral and screening process for students with suspected learning disabilities.

1999-2003        Project Evaluator, Universal Design for Instruction Project

Department of Educational Psychology

                University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

“Assuring Equal Academic Access for College Students with LD by Implementing Universal Design in the Instructional Environment.”

2000                Consultant

                Choate Rosemary Hall School

                Wallingford, CT

1999                Consultant

                State of New Jersey Commission on Higher Education

                

1995 -1997        Director, Learning Resource Center 

Mitchell College, New London, CT

  1. Directed program for qualified Mitchell College students with diagnosed learning disabilities.        
  2. Responsible for directing program during expansion from 40 students and 8 staff to 125 students and 19 staff.
  3. Hired, trained, and supervised staff of specialists.
  4. Oversaw the case management and academic advising of all program participants.
  5. Liaisoned with campus faculty and staff as an advocate for students.
  6. Worked collaboratively with student affairs department and residential life staff on issues of advising, counseling, and career and transfer, to promote the academic success of students.
  7. Developed and managed program budget.
  8. Coordinated the acquisition and use of adaptive technology for program participants.
  9. Served as the campus Section 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act compliance officer, ensuring access and appropriate accommodations for         qualified students with disabilities.
  10. Directed a cooperative admissions review process for over 300 annual applicants with disabilities.
  11. Served on campus committee to design and implement College Success Seminar course and curriculum.  Coordinated teaching of 12 course sections and 8 instructors.
  12. Developed, implemented, and supervised a summer transition program for incoming students to improve college readiness skills.
  13. Served on campus Judiciary Board.
  14. Served on President’s committee to review and revise core curriculum.
  15. Served on College Academic Review Board.

1996 - 1997        Adjunct Instructor 

                Mitchell College, New London, CT

  1. Developed and taught curriculum for Introduction to Children with Special Needs course in Early Childhood Education Department.
  2. Developed and taught curriculum for College Success Seminar course.        

1995        Program Evaluator

Academic Support Program, Dean College, Franklin, MA

  1. Invited peer-evaluator of support program for students with learning disabilities.
  2. Evaluated and assessed support services.
  3. Offered recommendations for program refinement and expansion.        

1993 - 1995        Consultant

Connecticut Postsecondary Disability Technical Assistance Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  1. Provided technical assistance to postsecondary institutions, adult  

        education organizations, professionals, parents, and students related to transition and postsecondary education of students with disabilities.

  1. Co-editor of a national newsletter, Postsecondary LD Network News. Responsibilities included article solicitation and editing, copy layout and production, and management of a subscription list of over 300.
  2. Presented training workshops on adults with learning disabilities, including information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 to professional agencies throughout the State of Connecticut.         
  3. Assisted in the planning and organization of a national conference for 300 professionals.
  4. Trained center staff and supervised work-study students.
  5. Updated and maintained disability resources database.        
  6. Conducted statewide survey of services for students with disabilities in postsecondary institutions in Connecticut.
  7. Assisted in the compilation of Center quarterly and annual reports.

1994 - 1995        Administrative Aide

University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  1. Served on admissions committee to review documentation submitted by applicants with learning disabilities to assure institutional compliance with Section 504.
  2. Observed and evaluated program staff in sessions with students.
  3. Developed content for weekly staff training seminars.

                        

1993 - 1994        Coordinator, Screening Process 

University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities,

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  1. Conducted screenings of university students with potential learning disabilities, including intake interviews and intake battery.
  2. Completed screening report for team consideration.
  3. Coordinated team meetings and student appointments.

1993 - 1994        Educational Consultant

Storrs, CT

  1. Conducted LD assessments on middle school and secondary school students using a comprehensive battery of instruments.
  2. Provided assistance with transition issues for secondary students with learning disabilities.        

                        

1992 - 1993        Learning Specialist

University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities,

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  1. Provided instruction in skill areas including note taking, reading, test taking, and time management.  
  2. Promoted self-advocacy and student independence on the university campus.  
  3. Maintained student files and compiled session logs and semester summaries for a caseload of 7 to 10 students.  
  4. Collaborated with university faculty and campus support services regarding the needs of students, including reasonable accommodations.

1989 – 1992        Employment Training Specialist

Boston College Campus School, Chestnut Hill, MA                        

  1. Vocational trainer for nine students with multiple disabilities.  
  2. Conducted job search and development and provided training and support in a variety of work environments, including campus departments.  
  3. Assessed and evaluated student performance, and wrote Individualized Educational Programs.  
  4. Provided students with vocational and personal counseling.
  5. Assisted students and families with school-to-work transition.         
  6. Interacted with representatives from area school systems and various governmental agencies.                  
  7. Served on staff committees and chaired school’s professional in-service development committee.
  8. Served on the University Physically Challenged Committee.

1990 - 1991        Graduate Intern

University Counseling Services, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

  1. Completed a graduate internship at a university counseling center.
  2. Screened students experiencing academic difficulties to determine need for additional diagnostic testing for potential learning disabilities.  
  3. Provided information about university-wide support services.  
  4. Counseled students with personal adjustment issues related to their disability.  
  5. Developed screening instrument for use by Counseling Services staff.        

1988 - 1989        Classroom Teacher

Boston College Campus School, Chestnut Hill, MA                        

  1. Classroom teacher in special education class of eight students ranging   in age from 16 to 21, with programmatic focus on social/emotional skills, daily living skills and vocational training.

        

1988-1992        Private Tutor

Needham, MA                                        

  1. Provided individualized tutoring to a middle school student with a learning disability.  
  2. Provided instruction and learning strategies in all curriculum areas, with emphasis on math and reading.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

HONORS, AWARDS, and PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Administration of Postsecondary Offices for Students with Disabilities:  Perceptions of Essential Job Functions.

  1. Research funded by the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).
  2. Results used to identify and establish international professional standards for 1300 members of AHEAD.

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Madaus, J. W., Rinaldi, C., Bigaj, S., Chafouleas, S. (in press).  An Examination of Current Assessment Practices in Northeastern School Districts. Assessment for Effective Intervention.

Holzer, M. L., Madaus, J. W., Bray, M. A., & Kehle, T. J. (in press). The test-taking strategy intervention for college students with learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice.

Shaw, S. F., Madaus, J. W., & Banerjee, M. (in press). 20 Ways to Enhance Access to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities. Intervention in School and Clinic.  

Madaus, J. W., Zhao, J. & Ruban, L. (2008). Employment satisfaction of university graduates with learning disabilities. Remedial and Special Education, 29, 323-332.

Madaus, J. W., Gerber, P. J. & Price, L. A. (2008). Adults with learning disabilities in the workforce: Lessons for secondary transition programs. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 23, 148-153.

Madaus, J. W. (2008). Employment self-disclosure rates and rationales of university graduates with learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities. 41, 291-299.

Madaus, J. W., & Shaw, S. F. (2008). The role of school professionals in the implementation of Section 504. Educational Policy, 22, 363-378.

Shaw, S. F., Madaus, J. W. (2008). Preparing school personnel to implement Section 504. Intervention in School and Clinic, 43, 226-230.

Madaus, J. W., & Shaw, S. F. (2007). Transition assessment: Introduction to the special issue. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 32, 130-132.

Dukes, L., Shaw, S. F., & Madaus, J. W. (2007). How to complete a summary of performance for students exiting to postsecondary education. Assessment for Effective Intervention 32, 143-159.

Seese, L. M., Madaus, J. W., Bray, M., & Kehle, T. (2007).  Statewide compliance with Section 504 policies and procedures. Journal of Special Education Leadership 20, 3-10.

Madaus, J. W. (2006). Improving the transition to career for college students with learning disabilities: Suggestions from graduates. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 19, 85-93.

Madaus, J. W., Bigaj, S., Chafouleas, S. & Simonsen, B. (2006). What key information can be included in a comprehensive summary of performance? Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 29(2), 90-99.

Madaus, J. W. & Shaw, S. F. (2006). The impact of the IDEA 2004 on transition to college for students with learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 21(4), 273-281.

Madaus, J. W. & Shaw, S. F. (2006). Disability services in postsecondary education: Impact of IDEA 2004. Journal of Developmental Education, 30 (1), 12-21.

Madaus, J. W., & Shaw, S. F. (2006). School district implementation of Section 504 in one state. Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 24, 47-58.

Madaus, J. W. (2006). Employment outcomes of university graduates with learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 29, 19-31.

Madaus, J. W., Shaw, S. F., & Zhao, J. (2005). Section 504 practices in one state. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 18, 24-29.

Patwa, S.S., Chafouleas, S.M., & Madaus, J.W. (2005).  The effects of the Paired Associates Strategy (PAS) on the recall of factual information by postsecondary students with learning disabilities.  School Psychology Review, 34, 556-570.

Madaus, J. W. (2005). The Woodcock Johnson III Tests of Achievement in foreign language course substitution decisions for university students with learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 13, 95-103.

Madaus, J. W. (2005). Helping students with learning disabilities navigate the college transition maze. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 37, 32-37. Reprinted in Frieberg, K. L. (2007). Annual Editions: Educating Exceptional Children 06/07 (18th ed.). Dubuque, IA: McGraw Hill.

Madaus, J. W., & Shaw, S. F. (2004). Section 504: The differences in the regulations regarding secondary and postsecondary education. Intervention in School and Clinic, 40, 81-87.

Madaus, M. M. R., Kehle, T. J., Madaus, J. W., & Bray, M. (2003).  Effectiveness of the mystery motivator intervention in improving math homework completion and accuracy percentages. School Psychology International, 24, 4, 369-377.

Madaus, J. W. (2003). What high school students with learning disabilities need to know about college foreign language requirements. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 36, 2, 62-67.

Madaus, J. W., Ruban, L. M., Foley, T. E., & McGuire, J. M.  (2003). Attributes contributing to the employment satisfaction of university graduates with learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 26, 3, 159-169.

Madaus, J. W., Foley, T. E., McGuire, J. M., & Ruban, L. M. (2002). Employment Self-Disclosure of Postsecondary Graduates with Learning Disabilities: Rates and Rationales. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35, 4, 364-369.

Madaus, J. W., Foley, T. E., McGuire, J. M., & Ruban, L. M. (2001). A Follow-Up Investigation of University Graduates with Learning Disabilities. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 24 (1), 133-146.

Madaus, J. W., & Madaus, M. M. R. (2001). Effective practices for the documentation of learning disabilities at the postsecondary level. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 1 (1), 31-35.

Madaus, J. W. (2000).  Services for college and university students with disabilities: A historical perspective.  Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 14 (1), 4-21.

Madaus, J. W. (1998, Winter). Screening college students for potential learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 9 (1), 13-16.

Madaus, J. W. (1998). The effect of demographic characteristics on OSD administrator’s perceptions of essential job functions. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 13 (1), 3-22.

Madaus, J. W. (1997). The process: Development of AHEAD professional standards.  Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 12 (3), 18-25.

Shaw, S. F., McGuire, J. M., & Madaus, J. W. (1997).  Standards of professional practice.  Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 12 (3), 26-35.

Madaus, J. W. (1997).  Accommodation, not privilege, for LD students.  Trusteeship, 5, 25-29.

McGuire, J. M., Madaus, J. W., Ramirez, M. O., & Litt, A. V. (1996).  An investigation of documentation submitted by university students to verify their learning disabilities.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 29, 297-304.

Cherkes-Julkowski, M., Stolzenberg, J., Hatzes, N., & Madaus, J. (1995). Methodological issues in assessing the relationship among ADD, medication effects, and reading performance. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 6, 21-30.

Textbook

Shaw, S. F., Madaus, J. W. & Dukes, L. (eds.). (in preparation). Preparing students with disabilities for college: A practical guide for transition. Baltimore: Paul E. Brookes Publishing.

Textbook Chapters

Madaus, J. W. (2002). Assessment of learning disabilities.  In L. C.

Brinckerhoff, S. F. Shaw, & J. M. McGuire (Eds.), Postsecondary Education

and Transition for Students with Learning Disabilities (2nd ed.). Austin, TX: PRO-ED.

Miscellaneous Publications

Shaw, S. F., Parker, D. R., Madaus, J. W. (2005, July). Assessment for transition from high school to postsecondary education. In B. S. Myles & L. Aylward (eds.). Sailing the Sea of Knowledge: A Symposium of Global Ideas. Proceedings of the International Association of Special Education 2005 Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Madaus, J. W., Scott, S. S., & McGuire, J. M. (2005, January). Facultyware:  An On-line Resource on Universal Design for Instruction. e-Learning Dialogue. Retrieved from http://www.campus-technology.com/news_article.asp?id=10472&typeid=155.

Madaus, J. W., Ruban, L. M., Foley, T. E., & McGuire, J. M.  (2003). Variables contributing to perceptions of employment satisfaction of university graduates with learning disabilities. Higher Education Abstracts, 39, 1, 67.

Madaus, J. W. (2004). Follow-up survey of year 2002 graduate/exiters of Connecticut High Schools. Final Report, Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.

Madaus, J. W. (2004). Employment Outcomes and Experiences of College Graduates with Learning Disabilities. Final Report, H133F030022, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, United States Department of Education.

Madaus, J. W. (2003). Assuring equal academic access for college students with learning disabilities by implementing Universal Instructional Design in the Instructional Environment. Final Grant Report, P33A990036, United States Department of Education.

Madaus, J. W., Scott, S. & McGuire, J. (2003). Barriers and bridges to learning as perceived by postsecondary students with learning disabilities (Tech. Rep. No. 01).  Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, University of Connecticut.

Madaus, J. W., Scott, S. & McGuire, J. (2003). Addressing student diversity in the classroom: The approaches of outstanding university professors (Tech. Rep. No. 02).  Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, University of Connecticut.

Madaus, J. W. (2001). UDI and Usability: Preparing to review instructional products. Facultyware On-Line Newsletter, 1, 3. Available at http://www.facultyware.uconn.edu/newsletter/vol1_3/.

McGuire, J. M., Cherkes-Julkowski, M., Madaus, J. W., & Madaus, M. (1999). Handbook for doctoral students in education; Field of study: Special Education. Department of Educational Psychology, Storrs, CT.

McGuire, J. M., Madaus, J. W., & Peck, H. (1999, August).  UPLD student handbook, 2nd ed.  Storrs, CT.

McGuire, J. M., & Madaus, J. W. (1999, Winter). LD documentation: Good news…and more needed! Postsecondary LD Network News, (35), 1-2, 7.

McGuire, J. M., Madaus, J. W., & Plaia, K. (1998, August).  UPLD learning specialist training manual, 2nd ed. Storrs, CT.

Madaus, M. R., & Madaus, J. W. (1997).  Variables from student applications to Mitchell College’s Learning Resource Center compared to college success or failure: Are they related?  New London, CT: Learning Resource Center, Mitchell College.

Madaus, M. R., & Madaus, J. W. (1997). Evaluation of the Learning Resource Center at Mitchell College.  New London, CT: Learning Resource Center, Mitchell College.

Madaus, J. W. (1996).  Mitchell College Learning Resource Center student handbook.  New London, CT: Learning Resource Center, Mitchell College.

Madaus, J. W. (1995, Winter). Screening college students for potential learning disabilities. Postsecondary LD Network News, (23), 1-3.

Madaus, J. W. (Fall, 1994). Transition: Tips for students with learning disabilities. Postsecondary LD Network News, (22), 4.

Madaus, J. W. (Fall, 1994). Assessment of learning disabilities in adults. Connduit, (10), 9.

Madaus, J. W. (1994, Spring). Reader survey: Results. Connduit, (9) p. 2.

Madaus, J. W., Anderson, P. L., & McGuire, J. M. (1993). Resource guide of support services for students with disabilities in Connecticut colleges and universities. Storrs, CT: A.J. Pappanikou Center on Special Education and Rehabilitation: A University Affiliated Program, University of Connecticut.

Madaus, J. W., Anderson, P. L., & McGuire, J. M. (1993). Resource guide of support services for individuals with disabilities in Connecticut adult education programs. Storrs, CT: A.J. Pappanikou Center on Special Education and Rehabilitation: A University Affiliated Program, University of Connecticut.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS and PAPERS

Conference Presentations

Madaus, J. W., Banerjee, M., Miller, W. K., & Toft, L. (2008). Transition to College for Students with Learning Disabilities. Invited presentation at the 17th Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities, Burlington, MA.

Madaus, J. W. (2008).  Understanding learning disability evaluations. Invited 3-day Strand presentation at the 20th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Portland, ME.

Madaus, J. W. (2008). CPED Transition Research and Initiatives in Transition. Invited presentation to the Capitol Region Education Collaborative, Hartford, CT.

Madaus, J. W., Patnoad, M., & Scarpati, S. (2007). Teaching food safety skills to students in transition. Poster session at the Division for Career Development and Transition annual conference, Orlando, FL.

Madaus, J. W. (2007).  Understanding learning disability evaluations. Invited 3-day Strand presentation at the 19th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Saratoga, NY.

Seese, L. M., Kehle, T. J., Bray, M. A., & Madaus, J. (2007).  A state-wide survey of district compliance with Section 504.  Poster session at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New York, NY.

Madaus, J. W. (2006). Planning for postsecondary  transition to college. Invited presentation at the 15th Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities, Burlington, MA.

Madaus, J. W. (2006).  Understanding learning disability  evaluations. Invited 3-day Strand presentation at the 18th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Burlington, VT.

Madaus, J. W., & Shaw, S. F. (2006). The impact of the summary of performance document in college transition.  Paper session at the 2006 Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

Shaw, S. F., Madaus, J. W., & Izzo, M. (2006). Implementing the new summary of performance requirement in secondary schools.  Paper session at the 2006 Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

Scanlon, D., Gerber, P., Madaus, J., & Raskind, M. (2006). From adolescence to adulthood: Curricular, affective, and service factors that influence adult outcomes. Panel presentation at the 14th Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

Madaus, J. W. (2005). Helping students with learning disabilities prepare for the transition to college. Invited presentation at the 14th Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities, Burlington, MA.

Madaus, J. W. (2005). What Happens After College? Outcomes of Graduates with Learning Disabilities.  Poster session at the Division of Career Development and Transition annual conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Madaus, J. W., & Shaw, S. F.  (2005). Transition to College with a Summary of Performance Document. Presentation at the Division of Career Development and Transition annual conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Madaus, J. W. (2005).  Understanding learning disability  evaluations. Invited 3-day Strand presentation at the 17th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Portland, ME.

Madaus, J. W. (2005).  Employment outcomes of college graduates with  learning disabilities. Invited single session presentation at the 17th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Portland, ME.

Madaus, J. W. (2005). Employment outcomes of college graduates with learning disabilities. Paper session at the 2005 Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD.

Shaw, S. F., Kochhar-Bryant, C., Izzo, M., & Madaus, J. W. (2005). Transition assessment for postsecondary education. Paper session at the 2005 Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD.

Madaus, J. W. (2005). Factors Influencing the Employment Outcomes of College Graduates with Learning Disabilities. Paper session at the 37th Annual New England Educational Research Organization conference, Northampton, MA.

Kilty, S., Cioffi, N., McNulty, J. J., O’Leary, K., & Madaus, J. W. (2005). Exploring the transfer of skills acquired in early reading intervetion to the regular education classroom. Poster session at the 37th Annual New England Educational Research Organization conference, Northampton, MA.

Shaw, S. F., & Madaus, J. W., (2004). Preparing personnel to implement Section 504. Presentation at the annual Conference of the Teacher Education Division of CEC, Albuquerque, NM.

Madaus, J. W. (2004).  Diagnosis and characteristics of subtypes of learning disabilities. Invited 3-day Strand Presentation at the 16th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Mt. Snow, VT.

Madaus, J. W. (2004). Employment outcomes of college graduates with learning disabilities. Paper session at the 36th Annual New England Educational Research Organization conference, Portsmouth, NH.

 

Madaus, J. W. (2004). Helping students navigate the transition maze. Invited keynote presentation at the 22nd Annual Connecticut Association for Children with Leaning Disabilities conference, Trumbull, CT.

Kehle, T. J., Madaus, M. M. R., Madaus, J. W., & Bray, M. A. (2004). Effectiveness of Mystery Motivators on Promoting Homework Completion and Accuracy. Poster presentation at the 36th annual National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.

Madaus, J. W. (2003). Determining Foreign Language Course Substitutions for University Students with Learning Disabilities Using the Woodcock Johnson III Tests of Achievement. Paper session at the Northeastern Educational Research Association 34th Annual Conference, Kerhonkston, NY.

Madaus, J. W. (2003).  Diagnosis and intervention of types of learning disabilities. Invited 3-day Strand Presentation at the 15th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Mystic, CT.

Madaus, J. W., Foley, T. E., Ruban, L. M. & McGuire, J. M. (2003). Variables contributing to perceptions of employment satisfaction in university graduates with learning disabilities. Paper session at the 2003 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Madaus, J. W., Scott, S. S., & McGuire, J. M. (2003). A two-step electronic juried review process to promote Universal Design for Instruction and enhance academic access for college students with diverse learning needs. Poster session at the 2003 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Madaus, J. W., Ruban, L. M. Foley, T. E., & McGuire, J. M. (2003). Life after college: Employment efficacy and satisfaction of graduates with learning disabilities. Paper session at the 2003 Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Seattle, WA.

Foley, T. E., Madaus, J. W., McGuire, J. M. & Ruban, L. M. (2003). University graduates with learning disabilities: A follow-up investigation. Poster Session at the 40th Annual Learning Disabilities Association of America International Conference, Chicago, IL.

Madaus, J.W. (2002). Making sense of LD documentation. Invited 3-day Strand Presentation at the 14th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Burlington, VT.

Madaus, J. W. (2002). Taking the next step: What students and their families need to know. Invited Presentation at the 20th Annual Connecticut Association for Children with Leaning Disabilities conference, Trumbull, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (2002). Differences between high school and college for students with disabilities. Invited presentation at the State of Connecticut Special Education Resource Center Taste of College Annual Conference, Storrs, CT.

Ball, L., Madaus, J., Hutchins, J. & Carnevale, J. (2002). Learning the differences: Post-secondary options for students with learning disabilities. Invited panel presentation at the New England Association for College Admission Counseling Annual Conference, Fairfield, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (2002). Foreign language requirements: Secondary school planning and transition to postsecondary institutions. Presentation at the Learning Disabilities Association of America 39th Annual International Conference, Denver, CO.

Madaus, J. W., McGuire, J. M., Foley, T., & Ruban, L. M. (2001). A follow-up investigation of university graduates with learning disabilities. Paper session at the Northeastern Educational Research Association 32nd Annual Conference, Kerhonkston, NY.

Madaus, J., McGuire, J., Scott, S., Shaw, S., Brown, S., & Schrader, P. G. (2001). The use of universal design for instruction to enhance academic access for college students with learning disabilities. Symposium presentation at the Northeastern Educational Research Association 32nd Annual Conference, Kerhonkston, NY.

        

Cushing, M., & Madaus, J. (2001). Cognitive disabilities and the Internet. Invited presentation at the Northeast Regional Computing Program SIG Workshop on Web Accessibility, Amherst, MA.

Madaus, J. W. (2001). Foreign language requirements and postsecondary students with learning disabilities. Poster session accepted for presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists 2001 Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Madaus, J. W., & Scott, S. S. (2000). Assuring equal academic access for college students with LD by implementing Universal Design in the instructional environment. Poster Session at U.S. Department of Education Project Director Meeting, Richmond, VA.

McGuire, J. M., Madaus, J. W., & Currie, J. (2000). Secondary/postsecondary transition issues: Shall the twain ever meet? Invited presentation at the 22nd International Conference on Learning Disabilities. Austin, TX.

Madaus, J. W., & Madaus, M. M. R. (2000).  Cracking the code of LD documentation. Invited 3-day Strand Presentation at the 12th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Saratoga Springs, NY.

McGuire, J. M., & Madaus, J. W. (1999). LD programming from A to Z. Invited 3-day Strand Presentation at the 11th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Burlington, VT.

Madaus, J. M. (1999). Taking the next step: What students and their families need to know. Invited Presentation at the 17th Annual Connecticut Association for Children with Leaning Disabilities Conference, Trumbull, CT.

        

McGuire, J. M., & Madaus, J. W. (1999). We’ve come a long way, but… Presentation at the 36th Annual Learning Disabilities of America conference, Atlanta, GA.

McGuire, J. M., & Madaus, J. W. (1998). LD programming from A to Z. Invited 3-day Strand Presentation at the 10th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Portland, ME.

Korbel, D. M., McGuire, J. M., Madaus, J. W., Lucia, J., & Waite, C. (1998). ADHD: Adding the dimension of humor-daily! Presentation at the 10th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Portland, ME.

Kincaid, J., Hatzes, N., Korbel, D., Madaus, J. W., & Scott, S. (1998) Scenarios from the real world: Challenges faced by postsecondary disability personnel. Invited general session participant, the 10th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Portland, ME.

McGuire, J. M., & Madaus, J. W. (1998). LD Documentation: The perspective of postsecondary disability service providers. Invited Presentation at the 6th Annual Conference on Serving Adults with Learning Disabilities, Farmington, CT.

Eichner, S. J., Ijiri, L., Jonas, D. L., & Madaus, J. (February, 1997).  The learning disabled: Strategies for supporting their learning needs.  Invited panel participant, The College Board New England Regional Meeting, Boston, MA.

Shaw, S., Madaus, J., & Price, L. (November, 1996).  Professional standards and code of ethics for personnel serving college students with disabilities.  Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Teacher Education Division of CEC, Washington, DC.

Shaw, S., Brinckerhoff, L., Madaus, J., McGuire, J., & Jarrow, J. (July, 1996).  AHEAD Professional Standards.  Plenary Session at the AHEAD National Conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Madaus, J. W. (June, 1996). Black and white. Or Gray?  Presentation at the 8th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Newport, RI.

Madaus, J. W. (October, 1995). Preparing students with disabilities for college.  Presentation at Educating for Success Conference, Mitchell College, New London, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (July, 1995). OSD Administrator roles and functions:  Results of a national survey of disability services providers.  Presentation to the AHEAD Professional Standards Task Force, AHEAD National Conference, San Jose, CA.

 

Madaus, J. W. (June, 1995).  How many hats can you wear? Roles and Functions of OSD administrators. Presentation at the 7th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Farmington, CT.

McGuire, J. M., Litt, A. V., Silver, B., Hatzes, N., & Madaus, J. W. (1995, April). An exploratory study of the effectiveness of a university support program for students with learning disabilities in promoting independence and success.  Paper presented at the 1995 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Madaus, J. W. (October, 1994). Disability support services available at postsecondary institutions. Presentation at Building Bridges: Transition Planning and Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT.

McGuire, J. M., & Madaus, J. W. (June, 1994). Screening college students for learning disabilities: Issues and considerations. Presentation at the 6th Annual Postsecondary LD Training Institute, Farmington, CT.

Madaus, J. W., & Hatzes, N. (June, 1994). Demystifying learning disabilities. Presentation at the 2nd Annual Postsecondary LD Training Pre-Institute, Farmington, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (April, 1994). Support services for students with disabilities at Connecticut colleges and universities. Presentation at Options for the Future, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT.

Other Presentations

Madaus, J. W. (2006). The ripple effect of the IDEA 2004 on postsecondary education. Invited presentation to the Connecticut Association on Higher Education and Disability, New Britain, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (2003, October). Helping students with LD transition to college. Invited presentation to the Special Education Faculty of Simsbury Public Schools, Simsbury, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (2001, October). Support Services After High School. Invited Presentation to the Students, Parents, and Faculty of Lyman Memorial High School, Lebanon, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1999, October).  Transition issues for students with LD. Invited Presentation to the Students, Parents, and Faculty of Trumbull High School, Trumbull, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1998, March). High school vs. college: Are you ready for the next step? Invited presentation to Students and Teachers of Durham, CT at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1997, October).  Understanding learning disabilities. Invited presentation to the New London Rotary Club, New London, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1996, October).  Learning Disabilities: Characteristics and legal issues.  Invited presentation to the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1995, October).  Learning Disabilities: Characteristics and legal issues.  Invited presentation to the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT.

Panel Moderator (1993, October). Northeast Educational Research Association 29th Annual Conference, Ellenville, NY.

 

Staff Development Presentations

Madaus, J. W. (2000, April). LD 101 and UPLD. Invited training presentation to the facilitators of the UConn Connects program, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1998, July). College students with learning disabilities: Legal considerations, characteristics, and reasonable accommodations. Invited in-service presentation for the College of Liberal Arts Advisory Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1996, March). Roles and functions of learning specialists: What really happens? Invited in-service presentation for the University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities, Storrs, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1995, September). College students with learning disabilities: Legal considerations, characteristics, and reasonable accommodations. Invited in-service presentation for the Mitchell College Faculty, New London, CT.

Anderson, P. L., & Madaus, J. W. (1995, March). Adults with learning disabilities: Legal considerations, characteristics, and reasonable accommodations. Invited in-service presentation for the Adult Training & Development Network of Connecticut, Shelton, CT.

Madaus, J. W., & Starr, P. J. (1994, November). Adults with learning disabilities: Legal considerations, characteristics, and reasonable accommodations. Invited in-service presentation for the Adult Training & Development Network of Connecticut, Wallingford, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1994, September). SQ3R: A learning strategy to improve reading comprehension and memory. Invited in-service presentation for the University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities, Storrs, CT.

Anderson, P. L., & Madaus, J. W. (1994, April). Adults with learning disabilities: Legal considerations, characteristics, and reasonable accommodations. Invited in-service presentation for the Adult Training & Development Network of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT.

Madaus, J. W. (1994, April). The student-athlete with a learning disability: Challenges are a part of the game. Invited in-service presentation for the University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities, Storrs, CT.

Litt, A. V., & Madaus, J. W. (1994, March). The University Program for College Students with Learning Disabilities. Invited in-service presentation for UConn-Connects, University of Connecticut Division of Student Affairs, Storrs, CT.

Anderson, P. L., & Madaus, J. W. (1993, December). Adults with learning disabilities: Legal considerations, characteristics, and reasonable accommodations. Invited in-service presentation for the Adult Training & Development Network of Connecticut, Danielson, CT.

Bigaj, S. J., & Madaus, J. W. (1993, May). The future of quality management at Futures? Invited in-service presentation for the A. J. Pappanikou Center on Special Education and Rehabilitation: Futures Employment Assessment Project, South Windsor, CT.

Grants and Contracts Received – Total as of 11/08: $1,316,290

Madaus, J. W., & Banerjee, M. (2008). UDI On-Line. Award $1,043,735. Office for Postsecondary Education, United States Department of Education.

Madaus, J. W. (2008). Follow-up investigation of exiters of special education in Connecticut School Districts, Year 2006. Award $79,315, Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.

Madaus, J. W., & Banerjee, M. (2008). Learning disability documentation review: A process to assist decision making at the postsecondary level in an era of change. Award $17, 593, University of Connecticut Large Faculty Grant Competition.

Madaus, J. W. (2007). Follow-up investigation of exiters of special education in Connecticut School Districts, Year 2005. Award $40,811, Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.

Madaus, J. W. (2006). Follow-up investigation of exiters of special education in Connecticut School Districts, Year 2004. Award $35,652, Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.

Madaus, J. W. (2004). Follow-up investigation of exiters of special education in Connecticut School Districts, Year 2002. Award $39,744, Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.

Madaus, J. W. (2003). Employment outcomes and experiences of college graduates with learning disabilities. Award $55,000. Mary E. Switzer Distinguished Research Fellowship Program, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

Madaus, J. W. (2002). An investigation of district practices and professional knowledge of Section 504. Award $2,000, Department of Education Psychology Young Investigator Funds Competition.

Madaus, J. W. (2002). Development of a Pilot Screening Instrument for Potential Foreign Language Course Substitutions for University Students with Learning Disabilities. Award $1,000, University of Connecticut Research Foundation Small Grant Competition.

Madaus, J. W. (2001). Development of a Pilot Screening Instrument for Potential Foreign Language Course Substitutions for University Students with Learning Disabilities. Award $1,000, University of Connecticut Research Foundation Small Grant Competition.

Madaus, J. W. (2001). Development of a Pilot Screening Instrument for Potential Foreign Language Course Substitutions for University Students with Learning Disabilities. Award $440.00, University of Connecticut Graduate School Research Funds.