Academic Publications

Peer-Reviewed Papers

Hughes, R. B., Robinson-Whelen, S., Raymaker, D.M., Lund, E. M., Oschwald, M. M., Katz, M., Starr, A., Ashkenazy, E., Powers, L. E., & Nicolaidis, C., and the Partnering with People with Disabilities to Address Violence Consortium (in press). The relation of abuse to physical and psychological health in adults with developmental disabilities. Disability and Health Journal.

Raymaker, D.M., McDonald, K.E., Ashkenazy,7E., Gerrity, M., Baggs, A.M., Kripke, C., Hourston, S., & Nicolaidis, C. (2016). Barriers to healthcare: Instrument development and comparison between autistic adults and adults with and without other disabilities. Autism, 21(8):972-984. DOI: 1362361316661261.

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Nicoladis, C., Raymaker, D.M., McDonald, K., Kapp, S., Weiner, M., Ashkenazy, E., Gerrity, M., Kripke, C., Platt, L., Baggs, A. (201). The development and evaluation of an online healthcare toolkit for autistic adults and their providers. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 21(8):972-984. DOI: 10.1007/s11606-016-3763-6

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Raymaker, D.M. (2017) Reflections of a community based participatory researcher from the intersection of disability advocacy, engineering, and the academy. Action Research. 15(3):258-75. DOI: 10.1177/1476750316636669

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Raymaker, D.M. (2016). Intersections of critical systems thinking and community based participatory research. Systemic Practice and Action Research. 29(5):405-23. DOI: 10.1007/s11213-016-9376-5

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Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M., McDonald, K., Baggs, A.E.V., Dern, S., Kapp, S., Weiner, M., Boisclair, W.C., Ashkenazy, E. (2015) “Respect the way I need to communicate with you”: Healthcare experiences of adults on the autism spectrum. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice. 19(7);824-831. DOI: 10.1177/1362361315576221.

hc1BCinterviewAutism.pdf (~233Kb)

Nicolaidis, C., Kripke, C.C., Raymaker, D.M. (2014) Primary Care for Adults on the Autism Spectrum Medical Clinics of North America. 98;1169-1191.

AASPIRE_PC_ASD_Med_Clinics_Accepted.pdf (~580Kb)

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M., Katz, M., Oshwald, M., Goe, R., Leotti, S., Grantham, L., Plourde, E., Salomon, J. Hughes, R.B., Powers, L. (2015). Participatory research to adapt measures of health and interpersonal violence for use by people with developmental disabilities. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 9(2);157-170.

Oschwald, M., Leotti S., Raymaker, D.M., Katz, M, Goe, R., Harviston, M., Wallington, A., Howard, L., Beers, L., Nicoladis, C., Robinson-Whelen, S., Hughes, R.B., Lund, E., Powers, L.E. (2014). Development of an audio-computer assisted self-interview to investigate vilence and health in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities. Disability and Health Journal. 7(3);292-301.

McDonald, K., Raymaker, D.M. (2013). Paradigm shifts in disability and health: Towards more ethical public health research. American Journal of Public Health. 103(12);2165-2173. Both authors contributed equally to this manuscript.

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D., McDonald, K, Dern, S., Boisclair, W.C., Ashkenazy, E., Baggs, A. (2013). Comparison of healthcare experiences in autistic and non-autistic adults: A cross-sectional online survey facilitated by an academic-community partnership Journal of General Internal Medicine. 28(6);761-769.

hc1AsurveyJGIM.pdf (~220Kb)

Healthcare Survey Press Release HTML

Nicolaidis, C., Wahab, S., Trimble, J., Mejia, A., Mitchell, S.R., Raymaker, D.M., Thomas, M.J., Timmons, V., Waters, A.S. (2013). The Interconnections Project: Development and evaluation of a community-based depression program for African-American violence survivors. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 28(4);530-538.

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Wahab, S., Trimble, J., Mejia, A., Mitchell, S.R., Thomas, M.J., Timmons, V., Waters, A.S., Raymaker, D.M., Nicolaidis, C. (2012) Motivational Interviewing at the intersections of depression and intimate partner violence among African American women. Journal of Evidence Based Social Work. 11(3), 291-303.

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D., McDonald, K, Dern, S., Ashkenazy, E., Boisclair, W.C., Robertson, S, Baggs, A (2011). “Collaboration strategies in non-traditional CBPR partnerships: Lessons from an academic-community partnership with autistic self-advocates.” Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 2011:5(2);143-150.

AASPIRE_CBPR_PCHP.pdf(~1.2 MB)

Book Chapters

McDonald, K, Raymaker, D.M., Gibbons, C . (forthcoming 2016). A call to consciousness: Community psychology and disability. In M. Bond, C. Keys, I. Serrano-Garcia (Eds.). American Psychological Association Handbook of Community Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M. (2015). Community based participatory research with communities defined by race, ethnicity, and disability: Translating theory to practice. In Bradbury, Ed. The SAGE Handbook of Action Research (ch. 17). SAGE.

Raymaker, D.M., Nicolaidis, C. (2013). Participatory research with autistic communities: Shifting the system. In Orsini, M., Davidson, J. (eds). Critical Autism Studies: Enabling Inclusion, Defending Difference (ch.7). University of Minnesota Press.

Selected Presentations and Webinars

Raymaker, D.M., Mitchell, A. (2018) Autism and Skilled Employment. Paper Presentation. TASH Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

Raymaker, D.M.,Nicolaidis, C. (2018). INSAR Summer Institute: Equitable Inclusion of Autistic Adults as Co-Researchers. International Society for Autism Research. https://www.autism-insar.org/page/Nicolaidis

Raymaker, D.M.(June, 2018). Pregnancy, Disability, and Women’s Decisions: Including Women with Intellectual Disability and Autistic Women in Research and Discussion Around Pregnancy Decisions.Paperpresentation. American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, St. Louis.

Raymaker, D.M., Mitchell, A., McDonald, K., AASIRE team. (June, 2018). Intersectional Identities and Employment for Autistic Professionals. Paper presentation. American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, St. Louis.

Raymaker, D.M., Sale, T., Valeria, M., Caruso, N., Gould, V. (March, 2018). Empowerment of Individuals Experiencing Early Psychosis through Community-Based Participatory Research and Technology:  Lessons Learned from EASA Connections.Paper presentation. 31st Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, Tampa.

Raymaker, D.M., Kripke, C. (March, 2018). The AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit. Invited paper presentation. Developmental Disabilities: Update for Health Professionals, San Francisco.

Raymaker, D.M.(2017) Improving health outcomes for autistic people: AASPIRE’s work with the healthcare toolkit.Research Symposium. Autism-Europe 11thInternational Congress. Edinbourgh, UK.

Raymaker, D.M., Nicolaidis, C., Oschwald, M., Ashkenazy, E. (2016) Inclusive Research at Portland State University. Research Symposium. TASH Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

Raymaker, D.M., Nicolaidis, C., Ashkenazy, E. (2016) AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit. Paper presentation. TASH Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

Raymaker, D.M., Nicolaidis, C., Ashkenazy, E., MacDonald, K.E. (2016) Inclusive Research Workshop. Wednesday workshop presentation. TASH Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

Raymaker, D.M. (2014). Relationships and Holism. Invited speaker. Love and Autism Conference. San Diego, CA.

Raymaker, D.M. (2013). Leveraging the dynamics of science, policy, and community for systems change. Paper presentation. Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

McDonald, K., Raymaker, D.M. (2013). Strategies for including adults with developmental disabilities in research. Post-conference workshop. American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

Raymaker, D.M., McDonald, K., Stack, E. (2013). Partnering with people with developmental disabilities to address violence: A community based participatory research project. Paper presentation. American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

McDonald, K., Raymaker, D.M. (2013). Strategies for including adults with developmental disabilities in research. Post-conference workshop. American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

Raymaker, D.M., Nicolaidis, C., Baggs, A., Boisclair, W.C., Kripke, C., Ashkenazy, E., McDonald, K., Erikson, K., Tedlow, M. (2012). Getting the most out of healthcare. Presented at Autreat, Johnstown, PA.

Autreat 2012 PDF slides (~484 Kb)

McDonald, K., Raymaker, D.M. (2012) Ethical Issues in Developmental Disability Research. Webinar sponsored by American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Webinar retrieved from http://aaidd.org/content_8657.cfm.

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Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M., McDonald, K., Ashkenazy, E., Dern, S., Boisclair, W.S., Baggs, E., Delaney, R., Way, R. “Respect the way I need to communicate with you”: Healthcare experiences of adults on the autistic spectrum. Oral abstract presentation. Annual Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine. Phoenix, AZ, May, 2011.

Raymaker, D.M., (2011, March) Nothing about us without us: partnering with autistic adults to improve healthcare. Presented at Developmental Disabilities: Update for Health Professionals, San Francisco, CA.

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M., (2011, March) Partnering with autistic adults to improve healthcare. Presented at the Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.

Raymaker, D.M., Ashkenazy, E., & Nicolaidis, C. (2010, October) Community-based participatory research. Workshop presented at the Family Medicine Education Consortium NE Region Meeting & Residency Fair, Hershey, PA.

Raymaker, D.M., & Nicolaidis, C. (2010, September). The dynamics of autistic-academic partnerships. Presented at the Critical Autism Studies Workshop, Ottawa, Canada.

CASW 2010 HTML Abstract

CASW 2010 PDF slides (~2 mb)

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M. (2010, May). Strategies for effective collaborations with geographically-dispersed communities and people with disabilities. Presented at the Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Conference. Portland, OR.

Raymaker, D.M. (2009, May). Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Presented at the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Full Committee Meeting, Washington, DC.

IACC 2009 PDF slides and comments (~1.8 MB)

Poster Sessions

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M., AASPIRE team. (May, 2018). Including Autistic Adults in Research to Develop and Evaluate Services Interventions: Lessons from Long-Standing Academic-Community Partnerships.Poster Presentation. International Society for Autism Research, Rotterdam.

Raymaker, D.M., Scharer, M., Nicolaidis, C., AASPIRE team. (May, 2018). Narratives of Autism and Skilled Employment: Barriers, Facilitators, and Considerations in Professional Settings. Poster Presentation. International Society for Autism Research, Rotterdam.

Nicolaidis, C., Raymaker, D.M., McDonald, K., Ashkenazy, E., Boisclair, C., Dern, S., Baggs, A., Delaney, R., Way, R. (2010, October). CBPR to improve the healthcare of autistic adults. Poster session presented at the Family Medicine Education Consortium NE Region Meeting & Residency Fair, Hershey, PA.