Scott Wright PhD

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

SCOTT D WRIGHT
  • Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program, Con Nursing
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Family And Consumer Studies
  • Associate Professor, College Of Nursing

Presentations

Presentations

  • The Challenge and Promise of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adulthood and Aging: Implications for Post-Secondary Educational Systems and Occupational Development (ID:1409235) at the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) - in St.Petersburg, FL. Feb. 2013. Poster, Accepted, 10/11/2012.
  • “Grandparents of Grandchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Strengthening Relationships Through Technology Activities”, Valerie D’ Astous, Scott Wright, Cheryl Wright, Marissa Diener (2012). Presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA. Poster, Presented, 11/2012.
  • "The Challenge and Promise of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adulthood and Aging: A Systematic Review of the Literature (1990-2013) Scott Wright, Denise Brooks, VAl D'Astous, and Temple Grandin (2012). Presentation at the 65th Annual Scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA. Poster, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Dunn, L., Wright, C., Diener, M., Wright, S., Linnell, L., Newbold, K., & D’Astous, V. (2011, October). An unexpected Journey into the lives of families and Children with Asperger Syndrome: Using technology to facilitate social engagement. Paper presented at the 10th annual Society for Study of Occupation: USA conference, Park City, Utah. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Grandparents of Grandchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Strengthening Relationships Through Technology Activities. at the Center on Aging - University of Utah 2012 - Research Retreat . Poster, Accepted, 02/15/2012.
  • 12/4 “The U.S and China: parallel Challenges in Health Care - Using GIS to Understand Environmental hazards in an Aging Society.” IPIA Program, Asia Center, University of Utah/ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/04/2008.
  • "Aging in Place" to the Salt Lake City Council on April 2, 2012. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 04/12/2012.
  • Google Tech Talk: SketchUp - A technology tool to faciliate intergenerational relationships and social, creative and job skills in children on the autism spectrum. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2011.
  • "New Demography meets new Technology: Grandparents and their Grandchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorder" Utah Aging Alliance Meeting and Conference (# 403), Scott Wright, Cheryl, Wright, Val D'Astous. Presentation, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Dunn, L., Wright, C., Diener, M., Wright, S., Linette, L., Newbold, K., & D’Astous, V. (2011, October). An unexpected Journey into the lives of families andcChildren with Asperger Syndrome: Using technology to facilitate social engagement. Paper presented at the 10th annual Society for Study of Occupation: USA conference, Park City, Utah. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 07/01/2011.
  • "Digital engagement: Using technology to facilitate prosocial and creative skills in children on the autism spectrum"; presented at the national Conference for the Education of Young Children. NAEYC 2011 Annual Conference & Expo November 2-5, Orlando, FL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 04/2011.
  • "Technology and Intergenerational Relationships Among Children with Autism". Poster presentation at the National Conference on Family Relations (NCFR), Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 11/2011.
  • "Technology and Intergenerational Relationships Among Children with Autism". Poster presentation at the National Conference on Family Relations (NCFR), Orlando, FL. November 19, 2011. # 417-22 EE. Poster, Accepted, 04/2011.
  • "New Demography meets new Technology: Grandparents and their Grandchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorder" Utah Aging Alliance Meeting and Conference (# 403), Scott Wright, Cheryl, Wright, Val D'Astous, SLCC campus (The Miller Campus) Sandy, UT.Aug. 18th, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 05/2011.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: Intergenerational Issues. Poster presented at Utah Valley University 2011 Mental Health Symposium: Focus on Autism. April 17, 2011. Orem, Utah. Poster, Presented, 04/2011.
  • "Impact of Certificate in Gerontology - Geriatric Elective" at the American Geriatrics Society Annual meeting. Katherine Anderson, Scott Wright, Denise Brooks, and Mark Supiano. May 11 -14 in National Harbor, MD. Poster, Accepted, 01/2011.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: Intergenerational Issues. Poster presented at Utah Valley University 2011 Mental Health Symposium: Focus on Autism. April 17, 2011. Orem, Utah. Poster, Accepted, 02/2011.
  • 11/18 “Home Alone and other challenges of growing old.” Utah Commission on Aging, Salt Lake County Government Bldg. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/18/2008.
  • "Post-Aging: A New Typology" Katarina Felsted and Scott Wright; 2011 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging Date & Time: April 26 – April 30, 2011 Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel. Poster, Accepted, 01/2011.
  • Toward Post Aging: Technology in an Aging Society. 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontology Society of America (GSA). Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 06/2010.
  • Philosophical Issues and post aging. Presented at the 2010 Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in New Orleans, LA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 06/2010.
  • Toward Post Aging: Technology in an Aging Society. Presented at the 36th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) . Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2009.
  • Creating an Interdisciplinary Course in Aging: Planning and Processes. Workshop and paper presented at 35th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) in San Antonio, TX. Feb. 29, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/2008.
  • 10/08 “Current and projected educational and training needs in the field of aging.” Utah Aging Alliance, Zermatt Resort, Midway, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/08/2008.
  • "Autism Aging" XI Autism-Europe International Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 16-18, 2016 . Presentation, Accepted, 04/08/2016.
  • Wright, S. (2015). Aging and Autism: The Bioecological model as an Interdisciplinary Framework for Research, Services, and Programs. Podium presentation at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting for the Gerontological Society of America. November. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/10/2015.
  • Autism and Aging: Research, Community Services and Programs, and Policy Issues poster presentation accepted for poster presentation at The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, taking place in Orlando, Florida from November 18 to 22, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 07/13/2015.
  • Tapping into Tech Talent: 3D Design for Youth on the Autism Spectrum; presented at Autism Society of Amercia’s 46th Annual Conference in Denver, CO. July 10, 2015 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 07/10/2015.
  • Invited Podium Presentation at Annual State Conference – Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) sponsored by University of Central Florida (UCF) Orlando Florida. January 2014. Developing Tech Talent in Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum. Scott Wright and Cheryl Wright. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 01/17/2014.