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Scholarly Works

Vincent Samar
Associate Professor

2013 Submissions

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Parasnis, Ila and Vincent J. Samar. "A Reliable and Valid Sign Language Version of the Attention Deficit Scales for Adults." Effective Access Technology Conference. RIT. Rochester, NY. 11 Jun. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

Samar, Vincent, et al. "Low Childhood Socioeconomic Status is Associated with Attention Deficits in Deaf Adults." Effective Access Technology Conference. RIT. Rochester, New York. 11 Jun. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

Samar, Vincent J., et al. "Adverse Childhood Conditions May Impair Deaf Adults' Cortical Attention Mechanisms: ERP Evidence." 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC. 26 May 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

Parasnis, Ila and Vincent J. Samar. "Attention Deficit Scales for Adults-Sign Language Version: High Reliability and Item Validity." 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC. 26 May 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

Roman, Gretchen and Vincent J. Samar. "A Survey of the Musculoskeletal Symptoms and the Importance of Ergonomic Awareness in Preventing Injury Among Video Interpreters." American Physical Therapy Association Meeting. American Physical Therapy Association. San Diego, CA. 21 Jan. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

Shows/Exhibits/Installations

Samar, Vincent J. Developing Psychometric and Brain Wave Technology for Diagnosing Attention Deficits in Deaf Adults. By Vincent J. Samar, et al. 11 Jun. 2013. Effective Access Technology Conference, Rochester, NY. Exhibit. ∆

Samar, Vincent J. Developing Electrophysiological (EEG) and Psychometric Technology to Help Diagnose Deaf Adults with Attention Deficits. By Vincent J. Samar, et al. 16 Sep. 2013. Rosica Hall Research Fest - RIT, Rochester, NY. Exhibit. ∆

Samar, Vincent J. A Browser-based Instrument for Delivering Signed or Spoken Surveys in the Classroom or Over the Internet. By Vincent J. Samar, Poonam Waral, and Scott Smith. 16 Sep. 2013. Rosica Hall Research Fest - RIT, Rochester, NY. Exhibit. ∆

Grants

Samar, Vincent J. (2013-2013). Health Literacy Survey Instrument-Sign Language Version, NTID Subcontract to Assessing Cardiovascular Risks in Deaf Adolescents Who Use Sign Language. Grant received/funded by The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). ≠

Samar, Vincent J. (2011-2013). Adolescent Cardiovascular Health Literacy Survey Project Media Development. Grant received/funded by The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), DHHS.National Institutes of Health (NIH). ≠

Samar, Vincent J. (2013-2014). Young Peoples Cardiovascular Health Literacy Survey: Spoken Version. Grant received/funded by The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). ≠

DeCaro, James and Vincent J. Samar (2012-2013). National Center for Deaf Health Research - Year 4. Grant received/funded by Prevention Research Centers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ≠

DeCaro, James and Vincent J. Samar (2013-2014). National Center for Deaf Health Research - Year 5. Grant received/funded by Prevention Research Centers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ≠

Samar, Vincent J., et al (2012-2013). Diagnostic Brain Wave Technology for Identifying Young Adults with ADHD. Grant received/funded by Office of the Vice President for Research, RIT.

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

Samar, V. J., P. C. Hauser, and J. Lukomski. "Reliability and Validity of the BRIEF-A for Assessing Deaf College Students' Executive Function." Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. (2012): 00-00. Web. «

Samar, V., et al. "Modality-Independent Survey Tool: Imagine the Potential." NTID Research Bulletin 15. 1 (2012): 1-5. Print. ∆

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Parasnis, I., V. Samar, and G. Berent. "The Attention Deficit Scales for Adults-Sign Language Version (ADSA-SLV): An Interactive Program to Screen Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults for ADHD." New York State Engineering Technology Association Conference. New York State Engineering Technology Association. Rochester, NY. 25 Oct. 2012. Conference Presentation. ∆ £

Samar, V., S. Barnett, and P. Somani. "Modality Independent Survey Tool (MIST): Interactive Survey Presentation Software for Diverse Language Communities." New York State Engineering Technology Association Conference. New York State Engineering Technology Association. Rochester, NY. 25 Oct. 2012. Conference Presentation. ∆ £

Barnett, S., et al. "Violence and Suicide Attempts: Results of a Survey of Adults Deaf Since Birth or Early Childhood." 11th Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Annual Meeting. Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI). St. Louis, MO. 5 Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Lowenstein, L., et al. "Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing and Hearing Students' Plans to Lose, Maintain, or Do Nothing About Their Weight." Convention of the American Public Health Association. APHA. San Francisco, CA. 29 Oct. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Lowenstein, L., et al. "Differences in Weight Perception Between Deaf and Hearing College Students." 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Society of Behavioral Medicine. New Orleans, LA. 13 Apr. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Parasnis, I. and V. J. Samar. "Norms Development for the First Sign Language-Based ADHD Scales for Deaf Adults." The Association for Psychological Science 24th Convention. Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL. 25 May 2012. Conference Presentation. £

Samar, V., R. Pollard, and A. O'Hearn. "Deaf Signers Display Slower Cognitive Decline Across the Lifespan than General Norms." 2012 Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC. 26 May 2012. Conference Presentation.

Samar, Vincent J., Steven Barnett, and Pearl Somani. "Modality Independent Survey Tool (MIST): Interactive Survey Presentation Software for Diverse Language Communities." Celebration of Research: Effective Access Technologies. RIT. Rochester, NY. 20 Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation. ∆

Parasnis, Ila, Vincent J. Samar, and Gerald P. Berent. "A Computer-based Linguistically Accessible ADHD Test for Deaf People: The Attention Deficit Scales for Adults-Sign Language Version." Celebration of Research: Effective Access Technologies. RIT. Rochester, NY. 16 Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation. ∆

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Barnett, S., et al. "Community Participatory Research With Deaf Sign Language Users To Identify Health Inequities." American Journal of Public health 101. 12 (2011): 2235-2238. Print. «

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Samar, V.J., S. Barnett, and E. Finigan. "Deaf Adults from Low Childhood Socioeconomic Backgrounds Display Intercorrelations Among Language Skills and Body Composition Suggesting Early Epigenetic Dysregulation of Neurocognitive Development." 2012 Federation of European Societies of Neuropsychology Congress. Federation of European Societies of Neuropsychology. Basle, Switzerland. 7 Sep. 2011. Conference Presentation.

O'Hearn, A., V. Samar, and S. Barnett. "Deaf Women and Suicide Behaviors: At Increased Risk?" Inequity to Equity: Promoting Health and Wellness of Women with Disabilities. APA, Howard University, and Gallaudet University conference. Washington, DC. 17 Oct. 2011. Conference Presentation. £

Samar, V., E. Finigan, and S. Barnett. "Early-Life Adverse Conditions May Epigenetically Dysregulate Physical and Language Development of Deaf Adults: Anthropometric Evidence." The Association for Psychological Science 23rd Convention. Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC. 27 May 2011. Conference Presentation. £

Parasnis, I., et al. "Enhanced processing speed in deaf native signers during distributed visual attention." The Association for Psychological Science 23rd Convention. Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC. 26 May 2011. Conference Presentation. £

2010 Submissions

Published Article

Dean, Robyn K., R.Q. Pollard, and V.J. Samar. “RID Research Grant Underscores Occupational Health Risks: VRS and K-12 Settings Most Concerning.” VIEWS, 27.1 (2010): 41-3. Print.