North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities

Research Proceedings



North Dakota Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Quality Improvement Survey 2009

Prepared by Wendy Thomas, MS, Sue Routledge, BS, Jerusha Olthoff, MSM                    July 7, 2009


Disability Justice Initiative in ND, A Summary of Training for Criminal Justice Personnel

Prepared by Kari Arrayan, MS                                                                                               February, 2009


White Papers - 2009

Edited by Christy J. Carroll, PhD

Compiled by Karen Pearson. BS, Chad DeCoteau, MBA and Connie Irey, BSW

Transportation and Disability Summit

Child Care and Disability Summit

Early Intervention / Education and Disability Summit

Employment and Disability Summit

Health Care and Disability Summit

Housing and Disability Summit

Recreation and Disability Summit

Quality Assurance and Disability Summit



Research Coordinator - Evan D. Borisinkoff, Ph.D.

Evan Borisinkoff, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Minot State University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level coursework in the Department of Special Education. He graduated from the Educational Specialties Department of Special Education at the University of New Mexico earning a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Special Education. Evan has earned Associate, Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Developmental Disabilities and Severe Multiple Disabilities from Minot State University. He has completed post graduate work in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). During his professional career, he has worked in a variety of ways with individuals with disabilities. In the past ten years, Evan has taught children receiving special education services in every eligibility category except for deaf-blindness.


Prior to teaching students with disabilities, Evan worked with adults with developmental disabilities in both residential and supported employment settings in Minot, North Dakota. Evan has worked for a Community Centered Board serving adults with Developmental Disabilities as a Resource Coordinator and Case Manager in Denver, Colorado. He has expertise and research interests in the areas of literacy, inclusive best practices, evidence based strategies, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, positive behavior supports and using Assistive technology including Augmentative and Alternative Communication to support instruction and remove barriers. He has volunteered for social and community programs that support children and adults with disabilities such as Special Olympics and Easter Seals. He has professional affiliation with the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).



Mr. Borisinkoff's Vitae (pdf document)


Contact information:

Mr. Evan Borisinkoff

Minot State University

500 University Avenue West

Minot, ND 58707

(800)233-1737 or (701)858-3055

NDCPD   Memorial Hall   500 University Ave West   Minot, ND 58707   1-800-233-1737



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