PUBLICATION

PUBLICATIONS (past 5 years)


  • Advokat, C. & Scheithauer, M. (2013). Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) stimulantmedications as cognitive enhancers. Frontiers in Neuropharmacology.7: 82. doi:10.3389/fnins.2013.00082
  • *Barlow, K. E., Tiger, J. H., Slocum, S. K., &Miller, S. J. (2013). Comparing acquisition of exchange-based and signed mands with children with Autism. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 29.
  • Bearss K, Burrell L, Stewart L, & Scahill, L. (2015) Parent training in autism spectrum disorder: What’s in a name? Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 18, 170-82.
  • Boelter, E. W., Wacker, D. P., Call, N. A., Ringdahl, J. E., Kopelman, T., & Gardner, A. W. (2007). Effects of antecedent variables on disruptive behaviors and accurate responding in young children in outpatient settings. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 40, 321-326.
  • Burrell, T. L., & Borrego, Jr. J. (2012). Improving the success of treatment for autism spectrum disorders: An introduction to the Autism Special Series. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19 (3), 389-391.
  • Burrell, T. L., & Borrego, Jr., J. (2012). Parental involvement in ASD treatment: What is their role? Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19 (3), 423-432. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpra.2011.04.003
  • *Call, N. A., Alvarez, J., Simmons, C., Lomas Mevers, J., & Scheithauer, M. (2016). Clinical outcomes of behavioral treatments for elopement in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Electronic ahead of print. doi: 10.1177/1362361316644732
  • Call, N.A., Lomas Mevers, J.E., & McElhanon, B. (in press). A Multidisciplinary Treatment of Encopresis in Children with Developmental Disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Call, N. A., Mevers, J. L. (2014). The relative influence of motivating operations for positive and negative reinforcement on problem behavior during demands, Behavioral Interventions, 29, 1, 4-20.
  • *Call, N. A., Miller, S. J., Mintz, J. C., Lomas Mevers, J. E., Scheithauer, M. C., Eshelman, J. E., & Beavers, G. A. (In Press). Use of a latency-based demand assessment to identify potential negative reinforcers for use in subsequent functional analyses. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Call, N.A., Delfs, C.H., Reavis, A.R., & Mevers, J.L., (2015). Factors influencing treatment decisions by parents for their children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 15, 10-20
  • *Call, N. A., Reavis, A. R., McCracken, C. E., Gillespie, S. E. & Scheithauer M. C. (2014). The Impact of Delays on Parents’ Perceptions of Treatments for Problem Behavior, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.*
  • *Call, N. A., Simmons, C. A., Lomas Mevers, J. E., Alvarez, J. P. (2015). Clinical Outcomes of Behavioral Treatments for Pica in Children with Developmental, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 4 1013-1025.*
  • Call, N. A., Shillingsburg, M. A., Bowen, C. N., Reavis, A. R., & Findley, A. J. (2013). Direct assessment of preferences for social interactions in children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 4, 821-826.
  • *Call, N. A., Zangrillo, A. N., Delfs, C.H., & Findley, A. J. (2013). A comparison of brief functional analyses with and without consequences. Behavioral Interventions, 28, 22-39.*
  • *Connolly, S., Millians, M., Peterman, R., & Shillingsburg, M. A. (2016, published online).The Clinical Application of Applied Behavior Analysis in a Child with Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Case Study. Clinical Case Studies. 1-18. DOI: 10.1177/1534650116632298
  • Delfs, C.H., Conine, D., Frampton, S.E., Shillingsburg, M.A., & Robinson, H., (2014). Evaluating the efficiency of listener and tact instruction for children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 793-809.
  • Delfs, C.H., & Frampton, S.E., (2014; Invited paper). Practical implications of evaluating the efficiency of listener and tact instruction for children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 810-813.
  • Hansen B. & Shillingsburg, M.A. (In Press) Improving Parent-Child Interactions to Increase Vocalizations in Children with Autism. Child and Family Behavior Therapy
  • Lancaster, B.M., Gadaire, D.M., Holman, K.S., & LeBlanc, L.A. (2015). The association between diabetes treatment adherence and parent-child agreement regarding treatment responsibilities. Family, Systems and Health, 33 (2).
  • Lesack, R., Bearss, K., Celano, M., & Sharp, W. G. (2014). Parent–Child Interaction Therapy and autism spectrum disorder: Adaptations with a child with severe developmental delays. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 2, 68.
  • Levin, D. S., Volkert, V. M., & Piazza, C. C. (2014). A multi-component treatment to reduce packing in children with feeding and autism spectrum disorders. Behavior Modification, 38, 940-963.
  • Lomas Mevers, J. E., Fisher, W. W., Kelley, M. E. & Fredrick, L. (2014). The effects of variable- time versus contingent reinforcement delivery on problem behavior maintained by escape. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47,277-292. doi: 10.1002/jaba.110
  • Macari, S.L., Campbell, D., Gengoux, G.W., Saulnier, C.A., Klin, A., Chawarska, K. (2012). Predicting diagnostic outcomes in 12-month-olds at risk for ASD: within the realm of possibility? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, published online 7 April.
  • McElhanon, B.O., McCracken, C., Karpen, S., Sharp, W.G. (2014) Gastrointestinal symptoms in autism spectrum disorders: A meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 133:5 872-883.
  • Mulle, J.G., Sharp, W.G., & Cubells, J.F. (2013). The gut microbiome: A new frontier in autism research. Current Psychiatry Reports, 15, 337 - 346.
  • Nazneen, N., Rozga, A., Romero, M., Findley, A. J., Call, N. A., Abowd, G., D., Arriaga, R. I. (2012). Supporting Parents for in-Home Capture of Problem Behaviors of Children with Developmental Disabilities. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 16, 2, 193-207.
  • Noell, G. H., Gansle, K. A., Lomas Mevers, J., Knox, R.M., Cynkus Mintz, J., & Dahir, A. (2013). Improving treatment plan implementation in schools: A meta-analysis of single-subject design studies. Journal of Behavioral Education, 23 1-24. doi: 10.1007/s10864-013-9177-1.
  • Peterson, K. M., Volkert, V. M., & Zeleny, J. R. (2015). Increasing self-drinking in children with feeding disorders. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 10.1002/jaba.210.
  • Peterson, K. M., Piazza, C. C., & Volkert, V. M. (in press). A comparison of the sequential oral sensory approach to an applied behavior-analytic approach. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Rivas, K. M., Piazza, C. C., Roane, H. S., Volkert, V. M., Stewart, V., Kadey, H. J., & Groff, R. A. (2014). Analysis of self-feeding in children with feeding disorders. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 710-722.
  • Roane, H. S., Fisher. W. W., Kelley. M. E., Mevers, J. L, & Bouxsein. K. J., (2013). Using modified visual inspection criteria to interpret functional analysis outcomes. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.46,130-146. doi: 10.1002/jaba.13
  • *Scheithauer, M., Cariveau, T., Ormand, H., Clark, S., & Call, N. A. (2016). A consecutive case review of token systems used to reduce problem behavior in individuals with developmental delays. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities. Electronic ahead of print. doi: 10.1080/20473869.2016.1177925.
  • Scheithauer, M. C., & Kelley, M. L. (2014). Self-monitoring by college students with ADHD: The impact on academic performance. Journal of Attention Disorders, 45(4), 1013-1025. doi: 10.1177/1087054714553050
  • Scheithauer, M. C., O’Connor, J., & Toby, L. M. (2015). Assessment of Self-Restraint Using a Functional Analysis of Self-Injury. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48, 907-911. doi: 10.1002/jaba.230.
  • *Scheithauer, M., Lomas Mevers, J., & Call, N. A. (2015). The effect of preceding or antecedent physiological and environmental factors on challenging behavior. Autism Spectrum News, 7(4), 30. Retrieved from www.mhnews-autism.org/back_issues/ASN-Spring2015.pdf#zoom=100
  • Scheithauer, M. C., Tiger, J.H., & Miller, S. J. (2013). On the efficacy of a computer-based program to teach visual braille reading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 436 – 443.
  • Scheithauer, M. C. & Zarcone, J. (2015). Evaluating the relationship between sleep and problem behavior in children with disabilities. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 8, 27-36. doi: 10.1007/s40617-015-0041-8
  • *Sharp, W.G., Burrell, L., & Jaquess, D.L. (2014). The Autism MEAL Plan: A Parent Training Curriculum to Manage Eating Aversions and Low Intake among Children with Autism. Autism, 18(6), 712-722.
  • Sharp, W.G., Berry, R.C., McCracken, C., Nuhu, N.N., Marvel, E., Saulnier, C.A., Klin, A., Jones, W., & Jaquess, D.L. (2013). Feeding problems and nutrient intake in children with autism spectrum disorders: A meta-analysis and comprehensive review of the literature. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2159 - 2173.
  • Sharp, W.G., Jaquess, D.L., & Lukens, C.T. (2013). Multi-method assessment of feeding problems among children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7(1), 56-65.
  • Sharp, W.G., Odom, A. & Jaquess, D.L. (2012). Flipped Spoon Presentation in the Treatment of Food Refusal. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 83-96.
  • Sharp, W.G., Stubbs, K.H., Adams, H., Wells, B.M., Lesack, R.S., Criado, K.K., Simon, E.L., McCracken, C.E., West, L.L., & Scahill, L.D. (2016). Intensive manual-based intervention for pediatric feeding disorders: Results from a randomized pilot trial. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 62 (4).
  • *Shillingsburg, M. A., Bowen, C. N., Valentino, A. L., & Pierce, L. E. (2014) Mands for Information using Who? And Which? In the Presence of Establishing Operations and Abolishing Operations. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 136-150.
  • Shillingsburg, M.A., Bowen, C.N., & Valentino, A.L. (2014). Teaching Mands for Information using How under EO-Absent and EO-Present Conditions. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 30, 54-61.
  • Shillingsburg, M.A., Bowen, C.N., Peterman, R.K., & Gayman, M.D. (2014). Effectiveness of the Direct Instruction Language for Learning Curriculum with Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disorders, 30, 44-56.
  • Shillingsburg, M.A., Bowen, C.N., & Shapiro, S.K. (2014). Increasing Social Approach and Decreasing Social Avoidance in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder during Discrete Trial Training. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 1443-1453.
  • Shillingsburg, M.A., Gayman, C. & Walton, W. (2016). Use of Textual Prompts to Teach Mands for Information using Who? The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 32, 1-14. DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0053-7
  • Shillingsburg, M.A., Hollander, D. L., Yosick, R.N., Bowen, C. N., & Muskat, L. R. (2015). Stimulus-stimulus Pairing to Increase Vocalizations in Children with Language Delays: A Review. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 31, 215-235. 10.1007/s40616-015-0042-2
  • Shillingsburg, M. A., Lomas, J. E., & Bradley, D. (2012). Treatment of inappropriate vocalizations in an analogue and classroom setting. Behavioral Interventions, 27, 151-163. doi: 10.1002/bin.1340
  • Slocum, S. K., Miller, S. J., & Tiger, J. H. (2012). Using a blocked-trials procedure to teach identity matching to a child with Autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 619-624. *
  • Tanaka, J. W., Wolf, J. M., Klaiman, C., Koenig, K., Cockburn, J., Herlihy, L., Brown, C., Stahl, S., South, M., McPartland, J., Kaiser, M. D., & Schultz, R. T. (2012). The perception and identification of facial emotions in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders using the Let’s Face It! Emotions skills battery. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
  • Tiger, J.H., Miller, S.J., Mevers, J. L., Mintz, J.C., Scheithauer, M.C., & Alvarez, J. (2013). On the representativeness of behavior observation samples in classrooms. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 423-435. doi: 10.1002/jaba.39
  • Valentino, A.L., Conine, D.E., Delfs, C.H., & Furlow, C.M., (2015). Use of a modified chaining procedure with textual prompts to establish intraverbal storytelling behavior. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 31, 39-58.
  • Valentino, A. L., Shillingsburg, M. A., Call, N. A. (2012) Comparing the effects of echoic prompts and echoic prompts plus modeled prompts on intraverbal behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 2, 431-435
  • Volkert, V. M., Peterson, K. M., Zeleny, J. R., & Piazza, C. C. (2014). A clinical protocol to increase chewing and assess mastication in children with feeding disorders. Behavior Modification, 38, 705-729. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24902589
  • Volkert, V. M., Piazza, C. C., Vaz, P., Frese, J. (2013). A pilot study to increase chewing in children with feeding disorders. Behavior Modification, 37, 391-408. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23372022
  • Volkert, V.M., Piazza, C. C., & Ray-Price, R. (2016). Further manipulations in response effort or magnitude of an aversive consequence to increase self-feeding in children with pediatric feeding disorders. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 9, 103-113.
  • Warnick E, Bearss K, Scahill L, Woolston J. (2014) Shifting the treatment model: Impact on engagement in outpatient therapy. Administrative Policy in Mental Health. 41, 93-103.
  • Wilkins, J. W., Piazza, C. C., Groff, R. A., Volkert, V. M., Kozisek, J. M., & Milnes, S. M. (2014). Utensil manipulation during initial treatment of pediatric feeding problems, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 694-709.
  • *Yosick, R.N., Muskat, L.R., Bowen, C.N., Delfs, C.H., & Shillingsburg, M.A., (2016). Increasing single-word requests to multiword requests in children with autism and related disabilities. Behavioral Interventions, 31, 28–43 *
*Denotes trainee co-authorship