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CARES Research

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The faculty and students working with CARES are actively involved in research and collaborate with researchers from around the world. The research conducted by CARES’ faculty is designed to improve the quality of life and educational outcomes of people with autism spectrum disorders and other intellectual and physical disabilities. Below is a list of selected publications.

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Research on Bruxism (PDF, 320 KB)

Publications

Two adults with multiple disabilities use a computer-aided telephone system to make phone calls independently

Authors: Giulio E. Lancioni, Mark F. O’Reilly, Nirbhay N. Singh, Jeff Sigafoos, Doretta Oliva, Gloria Alberti, Russell Lang

Collaborator Organizations: Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Via Quintino Sella 268, 70100 Bari, Italy; Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk, University of Texas at Austin, USA; American Health and Wellness Institute, Verona, VA, USA; Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; Lega F. D’Oro Research Center, Osimo and Lesmo, Italy; Texas State University, San Marcos, USA

Research in Developmental Disabilities, November-December 2011


Use of Computer-Based Interventions to Improve Literacy Skills in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review

Authors: Sathiyaprakash Ramdoss, Austin Mulloy, Russell Lang, Mark O’Reilly, Jeff Sigafoos, Giulio Lancioni, Robert Didden, Farah El Zein

Collaborating Organizations: The University of Texas at Austin; Texas State University-San Marcos; Victoria University of Wellington; New Zealand, University of Bari, Italy; Radboud University Nijmegen and Trajectum, The Netherlands

Journal Of Behavioral Education, March 2011

 


Behavioral Intervention to treat selective mutism across multiple social situations and community settings

Authors: Russell Lang, April Regester, Austin Mulloy, Mandy Rispoli, E. Amanda Boutot

Collaboratoring Organizations: Texas State University-San Marcos; University of Missouri, St. Louis; Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk; University of Texas at Austin; Texas A&M University

Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Fall 2011


Microswitch and keyboard-emulator technology to facilitate the writing performance of persons with extensive motor disabilities

Authors: Giulio E. Lancioni, Nirbhay N. Singh, Mark F. O’Reilly, Jeff Sigafoos, Vanessa Green, Doretta Oliva, Russell Lang

Collaborating Organziations: Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Italy; ONE Research Institute, Midlothian, VA, USA; Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA;Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; Lega F. D’Oro Research Center, Osimo (AN), Italy; Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA

Research in Developmental Disabilities, March-April 2011


Benefits of Teacher Collaboration Across Varying Stages of the Research Process

Authors: Russell Lang, Sue Page

Collaborating Organizations: Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA; Williams Elementary School, Austin, TX, USA

Intervention in School & Clinic, March 2011


Functional Assessment and Behavioral Treatment of Skin Picking in a Teenage Girl With Prader-Willi Syndrome

Authors: Maartje Radstaake, Robert Didden, Marjolein Bolio, Russell Lang, Giulio E. Lancioni and Leopold M. G. Curfs

Collaborating Organizations: Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands; Texas State University, San Marcos; University of Bari, Bari, Italy; Trajectum, Netherlands; University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands

Clinical Case Studies, February 2011