Research

 

The mission of Baylor CARE is to improve the education and treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities by conducting and disseminating research that contributes to the enhancement of our field.  Therefore, Baylor CARE faculty and students conduct ongoing research at the clinic and disseminate that research via scholarly publications and presentations.  Below represents research conducted in affiliation with Baylor CARE.

 

Baylor CARE Student Statistics

·         Number of Baylor CARE students who have co-authored scholarly journal articles:  14

·         Number of Baylor CARE students who have made scholarly state or national research presentations:  23


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Baylor CARE Publications

Hong, E. R., Neely, L., Rispoli, M., Trepinski, T.*, Gregori, E.*, & Davis, T. N.  (in press).  A comparison of general and explicit delay cues to reinforcement for tangible-maintained challenging behavior.  Developmental Neurorehabilitation.

Davis, T. N., Durand, S., Fuentes, L., Dacus, S.*, & Blenden, K. (2014). Effects of a school-based functional analysis on subsequent classroom behaviors.  Education and Treatment of Children, 37, 95-110.

Davis, T. N., Dacus, S.*, Strickland, E.*, Copeland, D.*, Chan, J.M., Blenden, K.*, Osborn, S.*, Scalzo, R.*, Wells, K.*, Christian, K.* (2013). Case report:  The effects of a weighted vest on aggressive and self-injurious behavior of a boy with autism.  Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 16, 201-215.

Davis, T. N., Dacus, S.*, Strickland, E.*, Machalicek, W., & Coviello, L.* (2013). Reduction of automatically maintained self-injurious behavior utilizing noncontingent matched stimuliDevelopmental Neurorehabilitation, 16, 166-171.

Davis, T. N., Durand, S., Bankhead, J.*, Strickland, E.*, Blenden, K., Dacus, S.*, Hannig, A. P.*, Haupert, M., Fuentes, L., & Machalicek, W. (2013). Brief report:  Latency functional analysis of elopement.  Behavioral Interventions, 28, 251-259.

Davis, T. N., O’Reilly, M., Kang, S., Lang, R., Rispoli, M., Sigafoos, J., Lancioni, G., Copeland, D., Attai, S., & Mulloy, A. (2013). Chelation treatment for autism spectrum disorders:  A systematic review.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 49-55.

Davis, T. N., Barnard-Brak, L., Dacus, S.*, & Pond, A.* (2010). Aided AAC systems among individuals with hearing loss and disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 22, 241-256.

 

Baylor CARE Presentations

Henry, K.*, Davis, T. N., Amos, K.*, Scalzo, R.*, Gregori, E., Turchan, S.*, Zoch, T.*, Wagoner, T.* (2014, May). Comparisons of treatments to reduce vocal stereotypy in children with developmental disabilities.  In T. Wagoner (Chair) Investigation of Interventions Targeting and Utilizing Repetitive Behaviors and Interests Among Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Symposium at the 40th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Chicago, IL, May 23-27.

Kobylecky, A.*, Davis, T. N., Machalicek, W. A., Campbell, V. E., Pinkelman, S. E., & Scalzo, R.* (in review). Interventions for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Who Engage in Inappropriate Sexual Behavior.  Poster presented at the 40th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Chicago, IL, May 23-27.

Zoch, T.*, Davis, T. N., Scalzo, R.*, Turchan, S.*, Wagner, T.*, Amos, K.*, Henry, K.*, Kobylecky, A.*, (2014, May). Identification of systematic durations of reinforcer access prior to intervention.  In T. Davis (Chair) The Effects of Motivating Operations on the Assessment and Treatment of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.  Symposium at the 40th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Chicago, IL, May 23-27.

Carter, S.*, Davis, T. N., Scalzo, R.*, Coviello, L.*, Clark, C.*, Butler, E.*, Perez, S.*, Kobylecky, A.*, & Stauffer, M.*  (2013, May).  A systematic review of functional analysis data:  Function and topography phenotypes across disabilities in T. Davis (Chair) Identification of Behavioral Phenotypes Across Disabilities Symposium at the 39th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Minneapolis, MN, May 24-28.

Davis, T. N., Carter, S.*, Scalzo, R.*, Perez, S.*, Coviello, L.*, Clark, C.*, Kobylecky, A.*, Butler, E.*, Stauffer, M., & Mainor, K. (2013, January).  Function and topography phenotypes across autism spectrum disorders:  A systematic literature review of functional analysis research.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual Association of Behavior Analysis International Autism Conference. Portland, January 24-27.

Kobylecky, A.*, Davis, T. N., Butler, E.*, Scalzo, R.*, Clark, C.*, Perez, S.*, Coviello, L.*, & Carter, S.*, & Stauffer, M.*  (2013, May).  Social stories:  Discovering the social validity of a popular treatment in L. Coviello (Chair) Alternative Treatments Among Autism Spectrum Disorders Symposium at the 39th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Minneapolis, MN, May 24-28.

Scalzo, R.*, Davis, T. N., Stauffer, M.*, Perez, S.*, Butler, E.*, Clark, C.*, Kobylecky, A.*, Coviello, L.*, & Carter, S.*  (2013, May).  Animal assisted therapy:  A systematic review in L. Coviello (Chair) Alternative Treatments Among Autism Spectrum Disorders Symposium at the 39th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Minneapolis, MN, May 24-28.

Attai, S.*, Davis, T. N., Copeland, D.*, Rispoli, M., O’Reilly, M., Lang, R., & Mulloy, A. (2012, May).  The use of chelation to treat autism spectrum disorders: A literature synthesis.  Poster presented at the 38th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Seattle, WA, May 25-29.

Christian, K.*, Davis, T. N., Dacus, S.*, Stickland, E.*, Blenden, K. *, Weathers, S. *, & Wells, K. * (2012, May).  The effectiveness of a weighted vest to reduce aggressive and self-injurious behavior in J. Chan (Chair) When “Believing” Is Not Enough:  The Systematic Evaluation of Fad Treatments for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.  Symposium at the 38th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Seattle, WA, May 25-29.

Coviello, L.*, Davis, T. N., Dacus, S.*, & Stickland, E.* (2012, May).  Treatment of self-injurious behaviors utilizing replacement behaviors in T. Davis (Chair) Treatment of Stereotypical and Challenging Behaviors Associated with Developmental Disabilities Symposium at the 38th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Seattle, WA, May 25-29.

Davis, T. N., Attai, S.*, Copeland, D.*, Rispoli, M., O’Reilly, M., Lang, R., & Mulloy, A. (2012, January).  Chelation treatment among individuals with autism spectrum disorders:  A systematic literature review.  Poster presented at the 6th Annual Association of Behavior Analysis International Autism Conference. Philadelphia, January 27 – 29.

Walter, M.*, Davis, T. N., Durand, S., Strickland, E. *, Blenden, K. *, Dacus, S.*, & Hannig, A. C. *, Haupert, M. (2012, May).  Latency functional analysis of elopement in T. Davis (Chair) Treatment of Stereotypical and Challenging Behaviors Associated with Developmental Disabilities Symposium at the 38th Annual National Convention: Association of Behavior Analysis International. Seattle, WA, May 25-29.

*Denotes Baylor CARE Student

 

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