This page outlines presentations I've designed and/or facilitated for professional meetings and conferences at the national/international, state, and local levels. Links to presentation materials are provided under many of the citations.

National/International Professional Meetings (Peer Reviewed)

Robbins, S.H., & Bucholz, J. (2014, July). Promoting inclusion through positive behavior supports in preschool. Research presentation at the Division of International Special Education and Services International Conference: Braga, Portugal.

Robbins, S.H., & Cox, J. (2013, November). Preparing new teachers for inclusion: Faculty co-teaching in elementary science methods. Poster presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference: San Francisco, CA.

Robbins, S.H., & Cox, J. (2013, November). Inquiry for inclusion: Making science accessible for every child. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference: San Francisco, CA.

Robbins, S.H. (2013, April). A study of tiered conversational turn taking instruction for inclusive preschool programs. Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Conference: San Antonio, TX.

Grisham-Brown, J., Pretti-Frontczak, K., Hawkins, S., Ruble, L., & Robbins, S.H. (2012, February). Implementing evidence-based practices in early childhood intervention settings with fidelity: Examples and measurement strategies. Panel presentation accepted for the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention: San Diego, CA.

Robbins, S.H. (2011, November). Using increasing intensity designs to evaluate tiered instructional models. Poster presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference: National Harbor, MD.

Increasing Intensity Design Poster

Robbins, S.H., & Winchell, B. (2011, November). Universal design for learning: Transforming theory into practice. Pecha Kucha presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference: National Harbor, MD.

UDL Pecha Kucha Slides

Jackson, S., & Robbins, S.H. (2010, November). Examining the perspectives of systems change: Implementation of the early childhood systems model. Poster presentation at the National Association for the Education of Young Children National Conference: Anaheim, CA.

Systems Model Poster

Robbins, S.H.  & Hubbell, S. (2010, November). Designing assessment and instruction for young English language learners. Presentation at the National Association for the Education of Young Children National Conference: Anaheim, CA.

English Language Learner Slides

Robbins, S.H., & Jackson, S. & Gongola, L. (2010, November). Universal design for learning: Supporting social communication skills in inclusive preschool classrooms. Presentation at the National Association for the Education of Young Children National Conference: Anaheim, CA.

UDL for Social Communication Slides

Grisham-Brown, J., Pfeiffer-Fiala, C., Hawkins, S., Robbins, S.H., & Harris, K. (2010, October). Implementing tiered instruction: Universal, targeted, and intentional strategies. Pre-conference session presented at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference: Kansas City, MO.

Tiered Instruction Slides

Gongola, L., & Robbins, S.H. (2010, July). A collaboration model for special educators and paraeducators. Poster presentation at the Autism Society of America Conference, Dallas, TX.

Robbins, S.H. (2010, April). Using LENA to guide tiered instruction: Promoting conversational turn taking in preschool. Poster presentation at the Language Environment Analysis System conference: Denver, CO.

LENA Poster

Jackson, S.L., Robbins, S.H. (2009, October). Perspectives of systems change: Implementing an early childhood systems model. Poster presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference: Albuquerque, NM.

Gongola, L., & Robbins, S.H. (2009, July). Reinforcement versus punishment: Ethical considerations when choosing behavior management procedures. Poster presentation at the Autism Society of America Conference, St. Charles, IL.

Gongola, L. & Robbins, S.H. (2008, October). Utilizing social validity to improve early childhood special education. Poster presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Robbins, S.H. & Jackson, S. (2008, October). Positive behavior supports: A model for success. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Positive Behavior Support Slides

Jackson, S. & Robbins, S.H. (2008, October). Ensuring the sustainability of systemic change: The early childhood systems model. Presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Jackson, S. & Robbins, S.H. (2008, October). A comparison between RtI foundational principles and early childhood recommended practices. Poster presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference, Minneapolis, MN. 

RtI Principles Poster

Robbins, S.H. & Gongola, L. (2008, July). A research synthesis of evidence-based practices for young children with autism. Presentation at the Autism Society of America Conference, Orlando, FL. 

Evidence Based Practices Slides

Robbins, S.H. & Gongola, L. (2008, July). Best practices in assessment: Choosing the right tools for the job. Poster presentation at the Autism Society of America Conference, Orlando, FL.  

Assessment Poster

Jackson, S., Robbins, S.H. & Harjusola-Webb, S. (2008, February). Comprehensive curriculum framework for tiered instruction: A response to intervention model. Poster presentation for the poster symposium at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Curriculum Framework Poster

Handout Packet

Podcast Series on Curriculum Framework Implementation

Robbins, S.H. (2007, November). Naturalistic communication intervention to promote language outcomes for children with autism. Poster presentation at the Division for Early Childhood International Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Communication Intervention Poster

Pretti-Frontczak, K., Jackson, S., Robbins, S.H., & Shumar, M. (2006, November). Universal design of learning (UDL): Creating inclusive learning environments to meet the needs of all children. Presentation at the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Introduction to UDL Slides


State Professional Meetings (Peer Reviewed)

Robbins, S.H., & Korey-Hirko, S. (2011, April). It’s not just black and white: Representing diversity in the early childhood classroom. Presentation at the Ohio Early Care and Education Conference: Columbus, OH.

Representing Diversity Slides

Robbins, S.H., Shumar, M., Lyons, A., & Spino, M. (2011, April). Supporting young children with disabilities: The top five things every educator should know. Presentation at the Ohio Early Care and Education Conference.

Supporting CWD Slides

Gongola, L., & Robbins, S.H. (2010, November). Let’s talk! A collaboration model for school staff. Presentation at the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference: Columbus, OH.

Collaboration Slides

Robbins, S.H., & Shumar, M. (2010, April). The communication toolkit: Supporting language development in inclusive preschool classrooms. Presentation at the Ohio Early Care and Education Conference: Columbus, OH.

Communication Toolkit Slides

Robbins, S.H., Jackson, S., Pretti-Frontczak, K., Bertling, J., & Harjusola-Webb, S. (2010, April). Supporting young children with disabilities in Ohio's early learning programs, 2nd annual open forum. Presentation at the Ohio Early Care and Education Conference: Columbus, OH.

Jackson, S., Darrah, M., Stacho, H., & Robbins, S.H. (2010, May). Bringing response to intervention practices to early childhood. Presentation at the Ohio Early Care and Education Conference: Columbus, OH.

Robbins, S.H., & Gongola, L. (2009, November). The effects of tiered instruction on preschooler’s social-communication skills. Presentation at the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference: Columbus, OH.

Tiered Instruction Slides

Jackson, S., Robbins, S.H., Korey-Hirko, S. & Goss, S. (2008, April). How are we going to manage? Designing a quality preschool system that works. Presentation at the Ohio Early Care and Education Conference, Columbus, OH.

Systems Model Slides


Local Professional Meetings (Invitations)

Robbins, S.H. (2012, June). Tiered instruction 101. Presentation at the Ohio Division for Early Childhood Regional Conference: Kent, OH.

Robbins, S.H., & Smith, M. (2012, June). Using CARA's kit to guide tiered instruction. Presentation at the Ohio Division for Early Childhood Regional Conference: Kent, OH.

Robbins, S.H., & Pretti-Frontczak, K. (2010, July). Through the eyes of the teacher: The DEC recommended practices in action. Presentation at the Early Childhood Mini Conference sponsored by State Support Team Regions 1&6 and the Ohio Division for Early Childhood: Findlay, OH.

DEC Recommended Practices Slides

Robbins, S.H., Pretti-Frontczak, K., & Pfeiffer-Fiala, C. (2009, June). Using tiered instruction to support social-communication in blended preschool classrooms. Presentation at the Topics in Child Development Conference: Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Tiered Instruction Slides

Robbins, S.H., Harris, K., & Hricko, M. (2008, October). Fostering transformative learning by utilizing online technology to support instruction, collaboration, and reflection. Round table discussion at the University Teaching Conference: Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Harjusola-Webb, S., & Robbins, S.H. (2008, July). Can second life make your first life in academia better? Poster presentation at the Summer 2008 Exploratorium: Tools for Teaching and Learning: Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Pretti-Frontczak, K. & Robbins, S.H. (2007, July). Assessing young children with autism spectrum disorder: Challenges and solutions. Presentation at the Topics in Child Development Conference, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Assessment Slides

Robbins, S.H. (2007, July). Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System basic training. Presentation at the Early Childhood Intervention Specialist Summer Institute, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Summer Institute Syllabus