Kari Schmidt, MS

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
 
Phone: 701-858-4174
Email: kari.schmidt@minotstateu.edu
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Last Updated: February 15, 2019

Kari Schmidt
 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Community Staff Training Project
 
Discipline(s): Psychology
Disability Studies
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Education: certified to teach healthy lifestyles for people with disabilities curriculum

Vita/Bio

Education: 2005 Master of Science Special Education, Severe Multiple Disabilities Minot State University 2001 Associate of Arts Developmental Disabilities Minot State University 1987 Bachelor of Arts Psychology Minot State University Select Professional Experiences: 2007-present Program Director, ND Disability Health Project, NDCPD 2005-2007 Dissemination Coordinator, NDCPD 2003-2007 Project Director, Disability Justice Initiative, NDCPD 2001-2003 Project Coordinator, Peer Coaching Rural In-Service Model Project, NDCPD 1988-2001 In-service Training Coordinator & Service Coordination Minot Vocational Adjustment Workshop, Minot, ND Other Professional Activities: 2007-present TASH (Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps), member May 2006 - Educational Surrogate Parent for the Boys and Girls Ranch, Minot, ND. June 2007 Provide advocacy during IEP meetings for youth who have no parental involvement. April 2004 Presenter, North Dakota Association for Community Facilities annual conference, Bismarck, ND, Disability Justice Initiative. May 2003 Presenter, North Dakota Association for Community Facilities annual conference, Bismarck, ND, Disability Justice Initiative. June 2003 Participator, Partners in Justice IV: a working conference, Temple University, Philadelphia., PA October 2003 Presenter, Regional Trainers, Bismarck, ND, Disability Justice Initiative. February 2002 Co-presenter, annual ND Council on Exceptional Children conference, Bismarck, ND, PRISM project. October 2002 Co-presenter, National conference for Council on Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division, Savannah, Georgia, PRISM, Supporting Online Learners. Select Publications: Arrayan, K., Askvig, B., & Kraft, K. (2008). ND Disability Health Project Strategic Plan 2007-2012. Minot, ND: Minot State University, North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities. Arrayan, K. & Askvig, B. (2008). Impact of Disability in North Dakota, Health Status and Disparities. Minot, ND: Minot State University, North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities. Arrayan, K. (Ed.). (2005-2007) The Collaborator: Quarterly newsletter (Vols.11-13). Minot, ND: North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities: Minot State University. Arrayan, K. (2006). Disability Justice Initiative (Tech. Rep. Series 5-12). Minot, ND: North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities: Minot State University. Arrayan, K. & Webster, J. (2005). Recreational Inclusion for All! An informational booklet for parents of children with disabilities. Minot, ND: Minot State University, North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities. Arrayan, K. (2003). An Examination of the Grieving Process as Experienced by Parents of Children with Severe Disabilities. North Dakota Journal of Human Services, vol. 5 (1), 18-24. Arrayan, K. (2003). Bridging the Gap Between People with Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System: A Training Manual for ND Service Providers. Minot, ND: Minot State University, North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities.