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ARTICLES

2002

Harris, S. L. & Delmolino, L. (2002).  Applied behavior analysis:  Its application in the treatment of autism and related disorders in young children.  Infants and Young Children, 3, 11-17.

Lerman, D. C., Kelley, M. E., Vorndran, C. M., & Kuhn, S. A. C., &  LaRue, R. H. (2002). Reinforcement magnitude and responding during treatment with differential reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 35(1), 29-48.

2003

Gerhardt, P., Weiss, M. J., & Delmolino, L. (2003).   Treatment of severe aggression in an adolescent with autism: Noncontingent Reinforcement and Functional Communication Training. The Behavior Analyst Today,4,4.

Jennett, H. K., Harris, S. L, & Mesibov, G. B. (2003).  Commitment to philosophy, teacher efficacy, and burnout among teachers of children with autism.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 33, 583-593.

Ridgway, A., Northup, J., Pellegrin, A. LaRue, R.H., & Hightshoe, A. (2003). The effects of recess on the classroom behavior of children with ADHD. School Psychology Quarterly, 18(3), 253-268.

2005

Fiske, K., & Antinoro, A. (2005). Support for siblings of children with autism. Autism and Related Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Group Newsletter, 21, 2-3.

Lord, C., Wagner, A., Rogers, S., Szatmari, P., Aman, M., Charman, T., Dawson, G., Durand, V.M., Grossman, L., Guthrie, D., Harris, S. L.,  Kasari, C., Marcus, L., Murphy, S., Odom, S., Pickles, A., Scahill, L., Shaw, E.., Siegel, B., Sigman, M.., Stone, W., Smith, T., Yoder, P. (2005). Challenges in evaluating psychosocial interventions for autistic spectrum disorders.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 6, 695-708.

Sloman, K. N., Vollmer, T. R., Cotnoir, N., Borrero, C. S. W., Borrero, J. C., Samaha, A. L, St. Peter, C. C. (2005).  Descriptive analyses of caregiver reprimands. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 373-383.

St. Peter, C. C., Vollmer, T. R., Bourret, J. C., Borrero, C. S. W., Rapp, J. T., & Sloman, K. N (2005). On the role of attention in naturally-occurring matching relations. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 429-443.

Vollmer, T. R., & Sloman, K. N.  (2005). The historical context of noncontingent reinforcement as behavioral treatment. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 6, 9-19.

2006

Delmolino, L. (2006).  Brief Report: Use of DQ for estimating cognitive ability in young children with autism.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 36(7), 959-963.

LaRue, R. H., & Handleman, J. (2006). A primer on school-based functional assessment. The Behavior Therapist, 29(3), 48-52.

Martins, M. P., & Harris, S.L. (2006). Teaching children with autism to respond to joint attention initiations. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 28, 51-68.

Reyes, J. R., Vollmer, T. R., Sloman, K. N, Hall, A., Reed, R., Jansen, G., et al (2006). Assessment of deviant arousal in adult male sex offenders with developmental disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 39, 173-188.

Weiss, M. J., & Delmolino, L. (2006). The Relationship Between Early Learning Rates and Treatment Outcome For Children With Autism Receiving Intensive Home-Based Applied Behavior Analysis. The Behavior Analyst Today, 7 (1), 96 –107

2007

Borrero, J. C., Vollmer, T. R., Samaha, A. L., Sloman, K. N., & Fransisco, M. T. (2007). Evaluating features of behavioral treatments in the nonhuman animal laboratory. The Behavior Analyst Today, 8, 136-144.

Kelley, M. E., Shillingsburg, M. A., Castro, M. J., & Addison, L. R, &. LaRue, R. H., (2007). Further evaluation of emerging speech in children with developmental disabilities: Training verbal behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 431-445.

Kelley, M. E., Shillingsburg, M. A., Castro, M. J., Addison, L. R., LaRue, R. H., & Martins, M. P. (2007). Assessment of the functions of vocal behavior in children with developmental disabilities: A replication. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 571-576.

Welterlin, A., & LaRue, R. H.  (2007). Serving the needs of immigrant families of children with autism.  Disability and Society, 22(7), 747-760.

2008

Athens, E. S., Vollmer, T. R., Sloman, K. N., & St. Peter Pipkin, C. C. (2008). An analysis of vocal stereotypy and therapist fading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 291-297.

Fiske, K. E. (2008). Treatment integrity of school-based behavior analytic interventions: A review of the research. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 2, 19-25.

Jennett, H. K., Harris, S.L, & Delmolino, L. (2008).  Discrete trial instruction vs. mand training for teaching children with autism to make requests. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior 24, 69-85

LaRue, R. H., Northup, J., Baumeister, A. A., Hawkins, M. F., Williams, T., & Seale, L. (2008). An evaluation of the effects of stimulant medication on the reinforcing efficacy of play. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 143-147.

LaRue, R. H., Weiss, M. J., & Cable, M. K.  (2008). Functional communication training: The role of speech pathologists and behavior analysts in serving students with autism. The Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis, 3(2), 26-34.

LaRue, R. H., Weiss, M. J. & Ferraioli, S. (2008). State of the art interventions for learners with behavioral problems. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 4(2), 250-263.

Vollmer, T. R., Sloman, K. N., & St. Peter Pipkin, C. C. (2008). Practical Implications of Data Reliability and Treatment Integrity Monitoring. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 1, 4-11

Weiss, M., Fiske, K., Ferraioli, S., & Buchanan, S. (2008). The treatment of autism spectrum disorders: A review of evidence. New Jersey Psychologist, 58, 19-24.

2009

Delmolino, L. D., Harris, S.L., Ferraioli, S. J., & Hansford, A. (2009).  Living with autism:  How families cope.  Mensa Research Journal, 40. 8-18

Samaha, A. L., Vollmer, T. R., Borrero, C. S., Sloman, K. N., St. Peter Pipkin, C. C., & Bourret, J. (2009). Analyses of response-stimulus sequences in descriptive observations. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 447-468.

2010

Borrero, C. S. W., Vollmer, T. R., Borrero, J. C., Bourret, J. C., Sloman, K. N.,  Samaha, L.,& Dallery, J. (2010). Concurrent reinforcement schedules for problem behavior and appropriate ''>Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 93, 455-469.

Ferraioli, S. J., & Harris, S.L.  (2010). The impact of autism on siblings. Social Work in Mental Health, 8, 41-53.

Hansford, A., Zilber, I., LaRue, R. H., & Weiss, M. J. (2010). Practical issues in effective behavioral intervention development. Behavior Analyst Today, 11(1), 59-76.

Harris, S. L. (2010). Models of educational intervention for people with ASD.  In F. Volkmar, (Ed.). Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders: History, Diagnosis, Neurobiology, Treatment and Outcome, The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London (online at http://hstalks.com/?t=BL1042477-Harris)

Kaiser, M. D., Delmolino, L., Tanaka, J. W.  & Shiffrar, M. (2010). Short Report: Comparison of Visual Sensitivity to Human and Object Motion in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Research, 3(4) 191-195.

LaRue, R. H. (2010). Introduction to the special issue on functional assessment and treatment development. Behavior Analyst Today, 11(1), 1-3.

LaRue, R. H., Lenard, K., Weiss, M. J., Bamond, M., Palmieri, M. & Kelley, M. E (2010). Comparison of traditional and trial-based methodologies for conducting functional analyses. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31, 480-487.

Manente, C., LaRue, R. H., Maraventano, J., Delmolino, L. & Sloan, D. (2010). Effective behavioral intervention for adults on the autism spectrum: Best practices in functional assessment and treatment development. Behavior Analyst Today, 11(1), 36-48.

Sloman, K. N. (2010). Research trends in descriptive analysis. Behavior Analyst Today, 10, 15-24.

Sloman, K. N., LaRue, R. H., Weiss, M. J., & Hansford, A. (2010). Best practices in the assessment and treatment of stereotypical behavior. International Public Health Journal, 2, 1-10.

St. Peter Pipkin, C. C., Vollmer, T. R., & Sloman, K. N. (2010). Effects of treatment integrity failures during differential reinforcement of alternative ''>Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 47-70.

Weiss, M. J., DelPizzo-Cheng, E., LaRue, R. H., & Sloman, K. (2010). ABA and PBS: The dangers in creating artificial dichotomies in behavioral intervention. Behavior Analyst Today, 10 (3-4), 428-439.

Weiss, M. J., LaRue, R. H., Sloman, K. & Hansford, A. (2010). Best practices in the assessment and treatment of stereotypical behavior. International Public Health Journal, 2(1).

2011

Delmolino, L. &  Harris, S.L. (In press).  Matching children on the autism spectrum to classrooms:  A guide for parents and professionals.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Ferraioli, S. J., & Hansford, A., Harris, S.L (in press).  Benefits of including siblings in treatment of ASD.  Cognitive & Behavioral Practice.

Ferraioli, S. J.  & Harris, S.L. (2011). Effective Educational Inclusion of Students on the Autism Spectrum.  Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 41, 19-28.

Ferraioli, S. J. & Harris, S.L (2011).  Teaching joint attention to children with autism through sibling-mediated behavioral intervention.  Behavioral Interventions, 26, 261-281.

LaRue, R. H., Sloman, K. K., Weiss, M. J., Delmolino, L., Hansford, A., Szalony, J., Madigan, R. & Lambright, N. (2011). Correspondence between traditional models of functional analysis and a functional analysis of manding behavior. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 2449-2457.

LaRue, R. H., Stewart, V., Piazza, C. C., Patel, M. R. & Zeleny, J. (In press). Escape as reinforcement and escape extinction in the treatment of feeding problems. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Miliotis, A., Sidener, T., Reeve, K., Carbone, V., Rader, L., Sidener, D. & Delmolino, L. (in press). Stimulus-stimulus pairing of vocalizations: An evaluation of number of presentations of target sound per trials.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Welterlin, A., Harris, S.L., & Mesibov, G., Delmolino, L., & Turner-Brown, L.   (In press).  The Home TEACCHING program for toddlers with autism.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

CHAPTERS

2004

Delmolino, L., Harris, S., Jennett, H., & Martins, M. (2004).  Pervasive Developmental Disorders.  In  M. Hersen. (Ed.) Psychological assessment in clinical practice:  A pragmatic guide.  NY: Brunner-Routledge.

Handleman, J. & Delmolino, L. (2004).  Assessing children with autism.  In Zager, D. (Ed.) Autism: Identification, education and treatment - 3rd Ed., (pp. 269-293).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

2005

Handleman, J. S., Harris S.L., & Martins, M. (2005).  Helping children with autism enter the mainstream.  In F. R. Volkmar, A. Klin, R. Paul, & D. Cohen (Eds.), Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders, 3rd. ed. (pp.1029-1042).  NY: Wiley.

Harris, S.L., Handleman, J. S. & Jennett, H.K.  (2005). Models of educational intervention for students with autism:  Home, center and school-based programming. In F. R. Volkmar, A. Klin, R. Paul, & D. Cohen (Eds.), Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders, 3rd. ed. (pp.1043-1054).  NY: Wiley.

2006

Glasberg, B., Martins, M., & Harris, S. L. (2006). Stress and coping among family members of individuals with autism. In G. Baron, G. Groden, J., Groden, & L. Lipsett (Eds.), Stress and coping in autism, (pp. 277-301). NY: Oxford University Press.

Handleman, J. S., Harris, S. L., Arnold, M., Cohen, M., & Gordon, R.  (2006). The Douglass developmental disabilities center:  Options for school-age students. In J. S. Handleman & S. L. Harris (Eds.), School aged educational programs for children with autism. (pp. 89-113).   Austin TX:  Pro-Ed.

Harris, S. L. & Handleman, J. S. (2006).  School-age education programs for children with autism: The in-between years. In J. S. Handleman & S. L. Harris (Eds.), School aged educational programs for children with autism, (pp. 10-18).  Austin TX:  Pro-Ed.

2007

Delmolino, L., LaRue, R., Harris, S.L., Fiske, K., & Martins, M.  (2007).  Pervasive developmental disorders.  In M. Hersen, & J. C. Thomas (Eds.) Comprehensive handbook of interviewing: Adults and children (Vols. I & II), (pp.196-211).  Thousand Oaks CA:  Sage.

Harris, S. L. (2007).  Behavioral and educational approaches to the pervasive developmental disorders.  In F. Volkmar (Ed.),  Autism and pervasive developmental disorders, (pp. 255-268).  Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.

Harris, S. L. & Glasberg, B. A. (2007) Functional behavioral assessment in practice:  Concepts and application.  In J. W. Jacobson, J. A. Mulick & J. Rojahn (Eds.),  Handbook of mental retardation and developmental disorders, (pp.317-332). NY: Springer.

Harris, S. L., LaRue, R. & Weiss, M. J. (2007). Programmatic Issues.  In P. Sturmey & A. Fitzer (Eds.), Autism spectrum disorders:  Applied behavior analysis, evidence and practice, (pp.235-264). Austin TX: Pro-Ed.

Harris S. L. (2007). Autism intervention. In R. E. Tremblay R G Barr RDeV Peters (Eds). Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development; 2007:1-5. Available at: http://www.child-encyclopedia.com/documents/HarrisANGxp_rev.pdf

2008

Harris, S., Bruey, C. T., Palmeri, M. & Handleman, J. S. (2008).  Assessment of Students with Autism in the Schools.  In S. J. Naglieri & S. Ozonoff (Eds.), Assessment of autism spectrum disorders (pp. 339-357).  NY: Guilford Publication.

Weiss, M., Fiske, K., & Ferraioli, S. (2008). Autism spectrum disorders: Evidence based assessment and intervention across the lifespan. In J. Matson (Ed.), Clinical assessment and intervention for autism spectrum disorders, (pp. 33-64). Burlington, MA: Elsevier.

2009

Fiske. K. E., & Harris, S.L. (2009) Teaching parents to use applied behavior analysis with their child with autism.  In P. Reed (Ed.), Behavioral theories and interventions for autism. (pp. 263-285).   NY: Nova.

Vollmer, T.R., Sloman, K.N., & Samaha, A.L. (2009).  Self -injury.  In J. L. Matson (Ed.), Applied behavior analysis for children with autism spectrum Disorders, 157-174.  NY: Springer.

Vollmer, T. R., St. Peter Pipkin, C., Reyes, J. R., & Sloman, K. N. ((2009). Behavioral assessment of self-injury.  In T. Gutkin & C. Reynolds. (Eds.), Handbook of School Psychology, (pp. 375-396).   Hoboken NJ: Wiley & Sons

Weiss, M. J & LaRue, R. H. (2009). Enhancing the generalization of skills taught through discrete trial instruction. In C. Whalen (Ed.), Real life, real progress for children with autism spectrum disorders: Strategies for successful generalization in natural environments, (pp. 41-56). NY: Brooks Publishing.

Weiss, M. J., LaRue, R. H, & Newcomer, A. (2009). Social skills and autism: Understanding and addressing the deficits. In J. L. Matson (Ed.), Applied behavior analysis for children with autism spectrum disorders, (pp. 129-144).  NY: Springer-Verlag.

2010

Weiss, M., Fiske, K., & Ferraioli, S. (2010). Autism spectrum disorders. In J. Matson, F. Andrasik, & M. Matson (Eds.) Treating child psychopathology and developmental disabilities (pp. 287-332). St. Louis, MO: Springer.

2011

Delmolino, L. (2011).  What kinds of problems do individuals with ASD encounter in school? In S. Bolte & J. Hallmeyer, (Eds).  Autism Spectrum Conditions:  International experts answer your questions on autism, asperger syndrome and PDD-NOS,  (pp. 223-225).  Gottingen Germany:  Hogrefe Publishers.

Delmolino, L., & Harris, S. L. (in press).  Douglass developmental disabilities center.  In F. Volkmar (Ed).  Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders.  NY:  Springer.

Ferraioli, S. J., & Harris, S.L. (2011).  Treatments to increase social awareness and social skills. In B. Reichow, P. Doering, D. V. Cicchetti, & F. R. Volkmar (Eds),  Evidence-based practices and treatments for children with autism, (pp. 171-196).  NY:  Springer

Hansford, A. P, & LaRue, R. H.  (In press). Doman-Delacato approach . In F. R. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders. NY: Springer Publications.

Harris, S. L. (2011) Are there special schools for people with ASC? When should people with ASC move out from home. Which form of education is best for individuals with ASC? ( pp. 228-234).  In S. Bolte & J. Hallmayer  (Eds),  Autism spectrum conditions: International experts answer your questions on autism, asperger syndrome and PDD-NOS. Göttingen Germany: Hogrefe Publishers.

Kelley, M. E., Roane, H. S., LaRue, R. H, .& Gadaire, D. (2011). Indirect behavioral assessments: Interviews and rating scales. In W. Fisher, C. Piazza, H. Roane (Eds.), Handbook of applied behavior analysis, (182-190). NY: Guilford Publications.

Kramer, Y., & LaRue, R. H. (in press). Punishment and its application to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. In M. Martins (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism and autism spectrum disorders. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO.

LaRue, R. H. (in press). Board certified behavior analyst (BCBA). In M. Martins (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism and autism spectrum disorders. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO.

LaRue, R. H. (in press). Dimethylglycine (definition). In F. R. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders. NY: Springer Publications.

LaRue, R. H. (in press). Functional ecological approach (definition). In F. R. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders. NY: Springer Publications.

LaRue, R. H. & Sloman, K. (in press). Functional behavior assessment. In M. Martins (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism and autism spectrum disorders. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO.

LaRue, R. H. & Sloman, K. (in press). Functional analysis screening tool (FAST). In F. R. Volkmar (Ed., Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders.  NY: Springer Publications.

LaRue, R. H. & Zilber, I. (in press). Self-injury in autism. In M. Martin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism and autism spectrum disorders. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO.

Torres-Viso, M. & Sloman, K. N.  (in press).  The picture exchange communication system (PECS).  In M. Martins (Ed.),  Encyclopedia of autism and autism spectrum disorders.  Santa Barbara CA:  Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO

BOOKS

Delmolino, L. & Harris, S. L. (2004). Incentives for Change: Motivating People with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Learn and Gain Independence.  Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

Harris, S. L. & Weiss, M. J. (2007).  Right from the start:  Intensive behavioral intervention for young children with autism 2nd ed.  Bethesda MD: Woodbine House.

Handleman, J. S., & Harris, S. L. (Eds.) (2006).  School aged educational programs for children with autism. Austin TX:  Pro-Ed.

Handleman, J.S. & Harris, S. L. (Eds). (2008).  Preschool educational programs for young children with autism. 3rd ed. Austin TX:  Pro-Ed.

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