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Articles by Author: Christina Marsack-Topolewski

Christina Marsack-Topolewski, Ph.D., LMSW

Dr. Christina Marsack-Topolewski is an associate professor of Social Work in the College of Health and Human Services at Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Marsack-Topolewski received her PhD in Social Work with a dual title in Gerontology from Wayne State University. She has worked with individuals with various intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) predominantly in a school setting for over 15 years. Her research focuses on individuals with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities, their caregivers, advance care planning, the service delivery model, and service utilization. She has over 70 publications in national and international journals and encyclopedias, mainly focusing on individuals with IDDs, caregiving, as well as services and supports. In addition, she has presented her work locally, nationally, and internationally.

Articles written by Christina Marsack-Topolewski, Ph.D., LMSW

April is Autism Awareness Month, providing a time to reflect on autism as a condition which affects the individual with the diagnosis, their family, and the community in which they live. In April 1970, Dr. Bernard Rimland founded Autism Awareness Mon... Read More
March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month providing a great opportunity to pause and reflect on the array of incredible people impacted by a developmental disability. In the United States, current estimates indicate that about 1 in... Read More

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