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The Effect of Instructional Use of an iPad[R] on Challenging Behavior and Academic Engagement for Two Students with Autism
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Vol. 7, No. 4 (April 2013) pp. 509–516
iPads[R] are increasingly used in the education of children with autism spectrum disorder. However, few empirical studies have examined the effects of iPads[R] on student behaviors. The purpose of this study was to compare academic instruction...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 63, No. 1 (April 2017) pp. 58–72
Behavioral intervention success relies in part on the accuracy with which interventions are implemented. Self-monitoring may be effective for improving teacher implementation fidelity of behavioral interventions. The purpose of this systematic...
An Evaluation of a Brief Multiple-Stimulus without Replacement Preference Assessment Conducted in an Electronic Pictorial Format
Matthew T. Brodhead; Emily A. Abel; Monerah N. Al-Dubayan; Lauren Brouwers; Gina Warren Abston; Mandy J. Rispoli
Journal of Behavioral Education Vol. 25, No. 4 (2016) pp. 417–430
We compared the results of a brief electronic pictorial multiple-stimulus without replacement (EP-MSWO) preference assessment to a brief tangible MSWO preference assessment in five children with autism. Results of both assessments yielded a match...
Training Teachers to Assess the Challenging Behaviors of Students with Autism Using Video Tele-Conferencing
Wendy Machalicek; Mark F. O'Reilly; Mandy Rispoli; Tonya Davis; Russell Lang; Jessica Hetlinger Franco; Jeffrey M. Chan
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 45, No. 2 (June 2010) pp. 203–215
We examined the effects of performance feedback provided via video tele-conferencing (VTC) on the acquisition of functional analysis procedures by six teachers. A university supervisor used VTC equipment (i.e., computers equipped with web cameras...
A Meta-Analysis of Single Case Research Studies on Aided Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Jennifer B. Ganz; Theresa L. Earles-Vollrath; Amy K. Heath; Richard I. Parker; Mandy J. Rispoli; Jaime B. Duran
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 42, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 60–74
Many individuals with autism cannot speak or cannot speak intelligibly. A variety of aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) approaches have been investigated. Most of the research on these approaches has been single-case research,...
Using Videoconferencing to Support Teachers to Conduct Preference Assessments with Students with Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Wendy Machalicek; Mark O'Reilly; Jeffrey M. Chan; Mandy Rispoli; Russell Lang; Tonya Davis; Karrie Shogren; Audrey Sorrells; Giulio Lancioni; Jeff Sigafoos; Vanessa Green; Paul Langthorne
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 32–41
We used widely available videoconferencing equipment to support teachers to conduct preference assessments for three students with autism and developmental disabilities. Supervisors located at a university used videoconferencing equipment to collect ...
Teaching Functional Use of an iPod-Based Speech-Generating Device to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Larah van der Meer; Debora Kagohara; Donna Achmadi; Vanessa A. Green; Christina Herrington; Jeff Sigafoos; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Russell Lang; Mandy Rispoli
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 3 (2011) pp. 1–11
Anecdotal reports suggest that individuals with developmental disabilities who lack speech may be enabled to communicate through the use of a new iPod-based communication device. However, there appear to be limited empirical data demonstrating...
Using Videoconferencing to Conduct Functional Analysis of Challenging Behavior and Develop Classroom Behavioral Support Plans for Students with Autism
Wendy Machalicek; Mark O'Reilly; Jeffrey M. Chan; Russell Lang; Mandy Rispoli; Tonya Davis; Karrie Shogren; Jeff Sigafoos; Giulio Lancioni; Massimo Antonucci; Paul Langthorne; Alonzo Andrews; Robert Didden
Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 44, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 207–217
We conducted a functional analysis of challenging behavior for two students with autism using widely available videoconferencing equipment (laptop computers equipped with web cameras). Observers used the videoconferencing facilities to collect data...
Using iPods[R] and iPads[R] in Teaching Programs for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: A Systematic Review
Debora M. Kagohara; Larah van der Meer; Sathiyaprakash Ramdoss; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Tonya N. Davis; Mandy Rispoli; Russell Lang; Peter B. Marschik; Dean Sutherland; Vanessa A. Green; Jeff Sigafoos
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 147–156
We conducted a systematic review of studies that involved iPods[R], iPads[R], and related devices (e.g., iPhones[R]) in teaching programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The search yielded 15 studies covering five domains: (a)...