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									          Rachel E. Aiello
          Master’s of Science in School Psychology
Department of Educational, Counseling, and School Psychology
                  University of Kentucky




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                                    Rachel E. Aiello
                                        Rachel.Aiello@uky.edu
   Office: 170D Taylor Education Building             Mailing: 237 Dickey Hall, Lexington, KY 40506

Education
Ph.D.            University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Current —        Department of Educational, Counseling, and School Psychology
2007             School Psychology
                 APA, NASP, and NCATE accredited
                    ▪     Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities
                    ▪     Graduate Certificate in Preparing Future Faculty

M.S.             University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2008 —           Department of Educational, Counseling, and School Psychology
2007             School Psychology

B.S.             Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
2007 —           Department of Psychology
2003             General Psychology
                        Minor in General Biology

Practica and Internships
2011 —           Human Development Institute Practicum
2010             Sibling Workshop Series, Lexington, KY
                        Ages served: Siblings of children with disabilities aged 8 years to 18 years
                        Responsibilities: Sibling workshop facilitator, volunteer training, participant
                         recruitment

                         Supervisor: Lisa A. Ruble, Ph.D., Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Ph.D

2011 —           Human Development Institute Practicum
2010             LYSA TopSoccer, Lexington, KY
                      Ages served: Children aged 3 years through 10 years old for a local soccer league
                       dedicated to including children with disabilities
                      Responsibilities: Volunteer training, 1:1 soccer buddy to players

                         Supervisor: Jessica L. Birdwhistell, M.S., Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Ph.D.

2010 —           Advanced School Psychological Practicum
2009             School Psychology Clinic, University of Kentucky
                       Ages served: Families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders
                       Responsibilities: Parent training, consultation, and advocacy to children and
                        families with autism spectrum disorders
                       Collaborated with Autism Society of the Bluegrass

                         Supervisor: Lisa A. Ruble, Ph.D.

2010 —           Advanced School Psychological Practicum
2009             Kentucky Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Unit, University of Kentucky Hospitals
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                     Ages served: Children 12 months through 18 years seen at a developmental-
                      behavioral pediatric clinic
                     Responsibilities: Clinical interviews, assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning,
                      parent training, behavior management, consultation, and advocacy to children
                      and families with developmental and behavioral disabilities
                     Collaborated with a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and medical residents
                      to provide services
                     Medical presentations/lectures given to regional and international audiences

                      Supervisor: Neelkamal Soares, MD, FAAP

2009 —       School Psychological Practicum
2008         Clark County Public Schools, Winchester, KY
                    Ages served: School-aged youths and adults aged 3 years through 18 years
                     Responsibilities: Clinical interviews, psychological testing, psychoeducational
                     assessments, parent training, behavior management planning, functional behavior
                     analyses, crisis intervention, threat assessment, individual and group counseling,
                     consultation, and advocacy to children and families with disabilities

                      Supervisors: Dustin Howard, Ed.S., NCSP, Lori Mullins, Ed.S., NCSP

Research Experience
Current      Research Assistant
             for Lisa A. Ruble, Ph.D., Department of Educational, Counseling, and School
             Psychology, University of Kentucky
                     Assisted with the Autism Services Research Group in conducting a longitudinal
                      study for children with autism
                     Assisted with the development and execution of survey examining school
                      psychologists’ experiences with students with autism spectrum disorders
                     Psychoeducational testing for students with autism between 3 and 8 years of age
                     Observation and administration of autism specific assessments (ADOS, CARS,
                      etc.)
                     Co-authored various manuscripts for publication and conference presentations
                     Executed data entry and analysis in SPSS and Excel

2009 —       Research Assistant
2007         for Susan C. Cantrell, Ed.D, Collaborative Center for Literacy Development, University
             of Kentucky
                     Assisted in the development of the Culturally Responsive Instruction Protocol
                      (CRIOP).
                     Participated in the pilot and field observations usage of the CRIOP
                     Constructed a large-scale database to examine implementation of reading
                      intervention programs throughout the state of Kentucky (SPSS, Excel)
                     Constructed a database to examine profiles of student motivation to read (SPSS,
                      Excel)
                     Aided in preparation for various manuscripts, technical reports, and conference
                      presentations
                     Co-authored various manuscripts, technical reports, and conference
                      presentations


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Other Relevant Work Experience
2007 —                Elementary Reading Coach
2005                  America Reads, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
                             Ages served: School-aged children aged 5 years through 8 years
                             Responsibilities: Provided one-on-one reading intervention services for at-risk
                              students, conducted curriculum-based measurements to monitor student
                              progress, and administered DIBELS probes to students

Manuscripts in Preparation
Aiello, R.E., & Ruble, L.A. (In preparation). Autism spectrum disorders: A survey of school psychologists’ knowledge,
training, and experiences.

Aiello, R.E., & Ruble, L.A. (In preparation). The relationship between intelligence and social skills ratings by caregivers
    and teachers for children with autism.

Rightmyer, E.C., Powell, R., Cantrell, S.C., Powers, S., Carter, Y.G., Aiello, R.E., et al. (Submitted for
   publication). Measuring culturally responsive literacy instruction in early elementary classrooms.

Publications
Soares, N., & Aiello, R.E. (2010). Navigating the autism therapy maze: Nine ways to help families find what
   works. Consultant for Pediatricians, 50(9), 10-17.

Conference Presentations
Aiello, R.E., & Ruble, L.A. (2011, June). Outcomes of a workshop series for siblings of children with developmental
    disabilities. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Association on Intellectual and
    Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul, MN.

Aiello, R.E., & Ruble, L.A. (2011, February). Survey of school psychologists’ autism knowledge, training, and
    experiences. Poster presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School
    Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

Pierce, L.A., Aiello, R.E., Soares, N., & Sankar, C. (2011, February). International teleconsultation and the role of
    school psychologists. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School
    Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

Aiello, R.E., & Ruble, L.A. (2010, May). The relationship between intelligence and teacher ratings of social skills in
    children with autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the International Meeting of Autism Research,
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Aiello, R.E., & Ruble, L.A. (2010, March). Preliminary results of the autism knowledge and training survey for school
    psychologists. Presentation for the Autism Interest Group meeting at the annual convention of the
    National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.

Aiello, R.E., & Ruble, L.A. (2010, March). The relationship between intelligence and parent ratings of social skills in
    children with autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the annual convention of the National
    Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.

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Aiello, R.E., Thomas, M.K., & Prout, H.T. (2009, March). A preliminary review of post-secondary transition planning
    for students with disabilities: An examination of perceptions, knowledge, and roles of school counselors and school
    psychologists. Posted presented at the University of Louisville Spring Research Conference, Louisville, KY.

Aiello, R.E., Ruble, L.A., & Birdwhistell, J. (2009, February). Literacy as a priority: An evaluation of Individualized
    Education Plans for children with autism. Poster presented at the annual convention of the National
    Association of School Psychologists, Boston, MA.

Rightmyer, E.C., Powell, R., Cantrell, S.C., Powers, S., Carter, Y.G., Aiello, R.E., et al. (2008, December).
   Measuring culturally responsive instruction in early elementary classrooms. Paper presented at the annual National
   Reading Conference, Orlando, FL.

Technical Reports
Cantrell, S.C., Carter, J.C., Rintamaa. M., & Aiello, R.E. (2009). Improving literacy teaching and learning: a research
agenda for Kentucky. Retrieved on December 9, 2009 from http://kccld.org/research_agenda/RES_
AGENDA.pdf.

Rightmyer, E.C., Cantrell, S.C., Carter, J.C., Greenwalt, Y., Roth, N.P., Aiello, R.E., et al. (2007). Evaluation
   of student achievement in Kentucky’s Read to Achieve program: 2006-2007. Retrieved on May 31, 2008, from
   http://www.kentuckyliteracy.org/rta/

Teaching Experiences
2010             Guest Lecturer, EDS 447, University of Kentucky
                 Lectured on autism and other disorders that compose the autism spectrum as well as
                 instructional strategies and supports to undergraduate university students.

2010             Presenter, School Psychology Autism Clinic, University of Kentucky
                 Presented on common eating issues displayed by children with autism spectrum
                 disorders, strategies and supports to increase food preferences, and alternative therapies to
                 caregivers and education personnel as part of the Parent Autism Training series
                 ∙ Co-presented with Leslie Moore, M.S.

2010             Presenter, School Psychology Autism Clinic, University of Kentucky
                 Presented on common behavioral issues displayed by children with autism spectrum
                 disorders, strategies and supports to reduce problem problems, and strategies to reduce
                 stress and pressure to caregivers and education personnel as part of the Parent Autism
                 Training series
                 ∙ Co-presented with Laura Pierce, M.S., & Clarissa Roan-Belle, M.S.

2009             Presenter, Center for Student Involvement, University of Kentucky
                 Presented on strategies and supports when working with children with autism spectrum
                 disorders to undergraduate university students volunteering at a summer camp for children
                 with disabilities
                 ∙ Co-presented with Jessica Birdwhistell, M.S.

2009             Presenter, Telemedicine Conference, University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital
                 Presented on the diagnosis, psychoeducational interventions, and medical interventions for
                 Asperger’s Syndrome to medical faculty and residents at Manipal Hospital in Bangalore,
                 India

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            ∙ Co-presented with Neelkamal Soares, M.D., and Desiree Atonson, M.S.

2009        Presenter, Medical Resident Noon Conference, University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital
            Presented on the roles of physicians in providing services and advocacy for children with
            learning disabilities
            ∙ Co-presented with Dr. Neelkamal Soares

2009        Presenter, Telemedicine Conference, University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital
            Presented on the Response-to-Intervention (RTI) model in the role of learning disabilities to
            medical faculty and residents at Manipal Hospital in Bangalore, India
            ∙ Co-presented with Dr. Neelkamal Soares

Professional Activities
2010        Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities

2010        Ad Hoc Reviewer, Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
            ∙ Co-reviewed with Jessica Birdwhistell, M.S.

2009        Ad Hoc Reviewer, Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice
            ∙ Co-reviewed with Laura Pierce, M.S.

2009        President, Student Association of School Psychologists (SASP)
            Organized various workshop and training activities for graduate students in the school
            psychology program at the University of Kentucky

2008        Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Early Intervention
            ∙ Co-reviewed with Kristen Missall, Ph.D.

Professional Development

2011        American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
2011        National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention
2010        International Meeting for Autism Research Annual Conference
2010        National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention
2009        SCERTS Model: Introduction and Implementation Training
2009        University of Louisville Spring Research Conference
2009        National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention
2008        Next Steps Transition Services Workshop and Job Fair
2008        Survival Skills Seminar: Gang Awareness Workshop
2008        Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Workshop
2008        National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention
2007        Seeking Faculty Positions: Institutional Fit and the Application Letter Workshop

Professional Membership
Current     Kentucky Association for Psychologists in the Schools
Current     National Association for School Psychologists
Current     American Psychological Association, Division 16
Current     International Society for Autism Research

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References

On request.




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