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Julie Ivey-Hatz
Julie Ivey

Julie K. Ivey-Hatz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Director/Founder of the Baylor Autism Center

Campus Contact Information:
Baylor University
Educational Psychology Department
School Psychology Program
Office: Marrs McLean Science Building 325
Phone: 710-7584
Email: Julie_Ivey@baylor.edu
Website:http://www.baylor.edu/SOE/autism/

Degrees:
Ph. D. Educational Psychology, Oklahoma State University
M.A. School Psychology, Our Lady of the Lake University
B.A. Psychology, Texas State University

Publications:

Book Publications

Ivey, J. (2009). Educational strategies for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Most Recent Refereed Journal Publications

Hatz, J. & Fredrick, K. (in press) Importance of quality of life issues: A pilot comparison of teachers and parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals.

Barnard-Brak, L. , Ivey-Hatz, J. , Ward, K. , Wei, T. , (2014) Self-regulation and social interaction skills among children with autism across time, Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 8, (4), 271 - 279.

Hatz, J. & Lanning, B. (2014). Extreme autism camps: Parental perceptions and reasons for enrolling. Autism Quarterly, (spring), 11-12.

Lanning, B. & Ivey-Hatz, J. (2014). Effects of equine assisted activities on autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44 (8), 1897-1907.

Ivey-Hatz, J. (February, 2011). What do they expect? An overview of sibling expectations Autism Spectrum Quarterly(spring), 3-5.

Barnard-Brak, L., Sulak, T., & Ivey-Hatz, J.(2011). Macrocephaly in children with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatric Neurology, 44, 97-100. doi:10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2010.09.011

Ivey, J., & Ward, K. (2010). Dual familial roles: An Asperger's syndrome case story. Teaching Exceptional Children Plus, 6, 3-10.

Barnard-Brak, L., Davis, T. N., Ivey, J.., & Thomson, D. (2009). Student IEP participation and parental satisfaction among adolescents with autism. Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 15, 48-54.

Ivey, J., & Barnard-Brak, L. (2009). What do brothers and sisters think? An investigation of expectations of siblings with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 4, 17-23.

Ivey, J., & Beaujean, A. A. (2009). Suicide knowledge in school psychology graduate students. The School Psychologist, 63, 63-67.

Ivey, J. (2007). Outcomes for students with autism spectrum disorders: What is important and likely according to teachers? Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 42, 3-13.

Ivey, J. (2004). What do parents expect? A study of likelihood and importance issues for children with autism spectrum disorders. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 19, 27-33.

Most Recent Invited Presentations

Ivey- Hatz, J. (2013). Autism: What is it and how can you help? Presentation at the Texas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Ivey-Hatz, J. & Frederick, K. (2012). Understanding the impact of equine-assisted counseling on hope and self-efficacy in at-risk youth. Presentation and paper at Scholar’s Day at Baylor University.

Ivey- Hatz, J. (2012). What is Autism and How Do I work with this population? Presentation at the Baylor School of Social Work (80 participants). Waco, Texas.

Ivey-Hatz, J. (2011). Initial Assessment of Developmental Needs. Moderator at the Caring for Kids conference. Waco, Texas.

Ivey-Hatz, J. (2011). Siblings and Autism: How to Help the Family System. Presentation at the Children Special Needs Network. Belton, Texas.

Ivey-Hatz, J. (2011). Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presentation for Connally Independent School District. Waco, Texas.

Ivey, J. (2009, October). Learning disabilities: What we need to know. Paper presentation at Bear the Difference sponsored by the Office of Access and Learning Accommodations (OALA) annual meeting, Waco, TX.

Ivey, J. (2009, November). What do you need to know about autism? Paper presentation at the Texas Guardianship Association annual meeting, Waco, TX.

Ivey, J. (2009, October). How do parents of children with autism spectrum disorders cope? Paper presentation at the Children's Special Needs Network Annual Conference, Temple, TX.

Ivey, J. (2007, October). What do brothers and sisters think? Expectations of siblings of children with disabilities. Paper presentation at the Children's Special Needs Network Annual Conference, Temple, TX.

Ivey, J. (2006, September). Ethical decision making and special populations. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Heart of Texas Counselor's Association, Waco, TX.

Most Recent Refereed Conference Presentations

Ivey-Hatz, J. (February 2014). Establishing and utilizing a university based autism center. Presentation at the 37th Annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Hatz, J. & Henry, K. (June 2013). Assessing quality of life changes in children with autism who participate in an equine-assisted therapy program. Presentation at 2013 Texas Autism Research Conference, San Marcos, Texas.

Trepinski, T. & Ivey-Hatz, J. (2013). Examining expectations of general education teachers’ of students with autism spectrum disorder and the relationship to academic instruction. Paper to be presented at the 36th Annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association in San Antonio, Texas.

Fredrick, K. & Ivey-Hatz, J. (2012). Understanding the impact of equine-assisted counseling on hope and self-efficacy in at-risk youth. Paper presented at the 35th Annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Hatz, J.; Christian, K., & Walter, M. (2012). The Effectiveness of Extreme Autism Camps. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Barnard-Brak, L., Davis, T. N., Ivey, J., & Thomson, D. (2010, April). Connecting parental satisfaction with IEP participation among adolescents with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Ivey, J., Robinson, E., Holt, A., & Witte, L. (2010, February). How does exposure to disabilities affect college students' attitudes? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.

Ivey, J. (2009, August). Student IEP participation and parental satisfaction among adolescents with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Ivey, J., & Hodges, H. (2009, July). Identifying autism spectrum disorders: Pediatricians' perspectives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Autism Society of America, St. Charles, IL.

Mainor, K., & Burnett, R. (2009, February). Parental perceptions of social skills as a result of group interventions in children with ASD. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston, MA.

Ivey, J., & Robinson, E. (2009, February). How do parents of children with autism deal with stress? An investigation of coping styles. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston, MA.

Ivey, J., & Holt, A. (2009, June). Resource centers for autism spectrum disorders: Developing and assessing community needs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Council for Exceptional Children, Dallas, TX.

Grants
Hatz, J. (2014). Children’s Special Need Network.

Hatz, J. (2013). Baylor Waco Foundation.

Hatz, J. (2013). Children’s Special Need Network.

Baylor Waco Foundation-Baylor Autism Resource Center (January 2008)

Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement grant for Honor's Thesis project with Holly Hodges (September 2007).

School of Education Summer Sabbatical 2007- Siblings of Children with Autism:
What Do They Expect From Their Own Children with Autism?

University Research Committee-Siblings of Children with Autism: What Do They Expect From Their Own Children with Autism? (March, 2007).

School of Education Summer Sabbatical Awarded 2006- What Do Brothers and Sisters Think? An Investigation of Expectations of Siblings of Persons with Autism Spectrum
Disorders.


Research Interest:
Autism Spectrum Disorders, Suicide Prevention, Family Systems, Developmental Disabilities

Professional Organizations
National Association of School Psychologists
Texas Association of School Psychologists
Southwest Educational Research Association
Texas Council for Exceptional Children


Courses Taught:
Social and Emotional Assessment EDP 5394
School Psychology Internship EDP 5382
School Psychology Advanced Practicum EDP 5279
Multicultural and Diversity EDP 5393
Child Development EDP 3326
Professional Ethics & Legal Rules in School Psychology EDP 5341 Developmental Disabilities EDP 3361
Psychology of the Exceptional Child EDP 5366
Exceptionalities EDP 4300
Research Methods 5335
Honor's Thesis 4188