- The psychometric properties of the Multi-Dimensional Observation Scale for Elderly Subjects (MOSES) in middle aged and older populations of people with mental retardation
Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:131-4. 2003
..To assess the internal consistency, inter-scale correlations and factor structure of the MOSES with older adults with mental retardation...
- Correlates of restraint use in an institutional population: a replication
Graduate Center and School of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, New York, USA
J Intellect Disabil Res 49:501-6. 2005
..Reducing inappropriate restraint is an important mission of services for people with intellectual disabilities (IDs)...
- Against psychotherapy with people who have mental retardation: in response to the responses
Department of Psychology, Queens College, CUNY, 65 30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
Ment Retard 44:71-4. 2006
- The internal consistency and factor structure of the Choice Assessment Scale
Department of Psychology, City University of New York, Flushing, NY 62901 4609, USA
Res Dev Disabil 24:317-22. 2003
..Future directions in the development of measures of potential reinforcers are discussed...
- Typing in tongues: interesting observations on facilitated communication do not establish authorship
Queens College, The City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367 1597, USA
Ment Retard 41:386-7; discussion 387-8. 2003
- Secretin is an ineffective treatment for pervasive developmental disabilities: a review of 15 double-blind randomized controlled trials
Department of Psychology, Queens College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, CUNY, Flushing, NY 112367, USA
Res Dev Disabil 26:87-97. 2005
..These effects were not replicable. At this time there is no robust evidence that secretin is an effective treatment for pervasive developmental disorders...
- The Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities (ABLA) test predicts the relative efficacy of task preferences for persons with developmental disabilities
H S Reyer
Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York 11367, USA
J Intellect Disabil Res 50:404-9. 2006
..Prior studies have showed that presentation methods could affect the accuracy of a choice assessment...
- Training staff to conduct a paired-stimulus preference assessment
Queens College, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 35:209-11. 2002
..Training took about 80 min per staff member. Results demonstrated that staff rapidly learned to correctly perform paired-stimulus preference assessments with children...
- The effects of lag schedules and preferred materials on variable responding in students with autism
Queens College and The Graduate School and University Center of the City, University of New York, New York, NY, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 36:421-8. 2006
..Results showed that a Lag 1 schedule was effective at increasing varied vocal responding for 2 of 3 participants. The proportion of stimuli that were preferred did not affect the amount of varied responding emitted...
- Behavioral treatment of challenging behaviors in individuals with mild mental retardation: meta-analysis of single-subject research
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Am J Ment Retard 111:290-8. 2006
..Functional analysis, reliability of recording, generalization, and internally valid designs resulted in larger PZDs. We found that behavioral interventions for challenging behaviors are effective with people with mild mental retardation...
- Behaviour management problems as predictors of psychotropic medication and use of psychiatric services in adults with autism
Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Estia Center, 66 Snowsfields, London, SE1 3SS, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 37:1080-5. 2007
..PDD diagnosis predicted admission to an in-patient unit. The results suggest that externalizing problem behaviours in adults with autism can predict type of treatment intervention...
- The effects of errorless learning and backward chaining on the acquisition of Internet skills in adults with developmental disabilities
Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 40:185-9. 2007
..The number of independent steps completed in the task analysis increased following training...
- Reducing student stereotypy by improving teachers' implementation of discrete-trial teaching
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Queens College, NY, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 40:339-43. 2007
..Improvements in accurate teaching were accompanied by systematic decreases in students' levels of stereotypy...
- Generalized imitation of facial models by children with autism
Jaime Ann DeQuinzio
Psychology Department, Queens College, City University of New York, 65 30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 40:755-9. 2007
..All of the participants learned to imitate some of the facial models presented during imitation training, but only 2 of the 3 participants demonstrated generalized responding across stimuli...
- Reinforcing efficacy of interactions with preferred and nonpreferred staff under progressive-ratio schedules
Queens College, Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 41:221-5. 2008
..During break-point analyses with progressive-ratio schedules, all 3 had higher break points when working for positive social interaction with their preferred staff mamber than with their nonpreferred staff member...
- The effect of choice-making opportunities during activity schedules on task engagement of adults with autism
Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 33:535-8. 2003
..Increasing choice-making opportunities within activity schedules was an effective and socially acceptable way to increase choice and engagement in adults with autism...
- The behavioral function of feeding problems as assessed by the questions about behavioral function (QABF)
Johnny L Matson
Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 5501, USA
Res Dev Disabil 26:399-408. 2005
..Behavior functions most commonly associated with problematic feeding behaviors were identified. The results extend upon previous literature describing behavioral function of feeding problems for those with mental retardation...
- Students' perceptions of the acceptability of behaviour management techniques
J Timothy Newton
Department of Dental Public Health and Oral Health Services Research, GKT Dental Institute, King s College London, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
Eur J Dent Educ 7:97-102. 2003
..This study highlights the importance of empirically evaluating outcome and treatment restrictiveness when engaging in behaviour management during dental procedures...
- Approach-avoidance and happiness indicators in natural environments: a preliminary analysis of the Stimulus Preference Coding System
Ashley J Smith
Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0308, USA
Res Dev Disabil 26:297-313. 2005
..The SPCS may be useful in identifying reinforcers, promoting happiness, analyzing task and staff effects, and clarifying the relationship of stimulus preference to psychopathology...
- Against psychotherapy with people who have mental retardation
Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, 65 30, Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
Ment Retard 43:55-7. 2005
- The effects of verbal instruction, modeling, rehearsal, and feedback on correct posture during flute playing
Nancy Ellen Dib
The City University of New York Graduate Center, Queens College, NY, USA
Behav Modif 31:382-8. 2007
..The training package was proven effective in the acquisition, generalization, and maintenance of correct posture for flute playing...
- Training parent implementation of discrete-trial teaching: effects on generalization of parent teaching and child correct responding
Hospital Clinic Home Center Inc Queens College, City University of New York, 11367, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 40:685-9. 2007
- Non-pharmacological approaches to behaviour management in children
J Tim Newton
GKT Dental Institute, Division of Dental Public Health, Guy s Hospital, London
Dent Update 30:194-9. 2003
..The article concludes with recommendations regarding the use of non-pharmacological approaches...
- Preference for water-related items in Angelman syndrome, Down syndrome and non-specific intellectual disability
Department of Special Education, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Intellect Dev Disabil 33:59-64. 2008
..Few case controlled studies have been published on the behavioural phenotype of Angelman syndrome (AS). Little is yet known about preferences in individuals with AS...
- Social validation data on three methods of physical restraint: views of consumers, staff and students
University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Res Dev Disabil 24:307-16. 2003
..Consumers rated restraint more negatively than other groups. Restraint was evaluated negatively by all three groups, but the chair method was rated the least worst...
- Referral trends in mental health services for adults with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders
King s College London, UK
Autism 11:9-17. 2007
..There were no significant changes in the use of other therapeutic interventions. The proportion of participants living independently increased. Implications for services and future research are discussed...
- The PAS-ADD Checklist: independent replication of its psychometric properties in a community sample
Department of Psychology, Queens College and the Graduate Centre, City University of New York, New York, USA
Br J Psychiatry 186:319-23. 2005
..The development of reliable, valid measures of psychopathology in people with intellectual disabilities is an important task. However, independent replication studies are rarely reported...
- Psychopathology in adults with autism and intellectual disability
Estia Center, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 36:1123-9. 2006
..These findings cast doubts on the hypothesis that adults with ID and autism are more vulnerable to certain psychiatric disorders than non-autistic adults with ID...
- Descriptive psychopathology in people with mental retardation
Estia Centre, GKT MHiLD York Clinic, Guy s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
J Nerv Ment Dis 192:232-7. 2004
..Findings relating to specific psychiatric diagnoses on the whole supported previous research. Clear service arrangements are necessary for people with mild MR who have a high incidence of psychiatric disorders...
- The use of risperidone among individuals with mental retardation: clinically supported or not?
Ashvind N Singh
Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Res Dev Disabil 26:203-18. 2005
..Based on the results of this review, the effectiveness of risperidone in targeting psychopathology and challenging behaviors for individuals with mental retardation is questionable at present...
- Perceptions of the use of compulsory detention in treatment of people with eating disorders
J T Newton
Division of Dental Public Health and Oral Health Services Research, GKT Dental Institute, King s College London, King s College Hospital, London SE5 9RW, UK
Psychol Rep 96:701-6. 2005
..Individuals who have no direct experience with eating disorders endorse treatments that are effective irrespective of the patients' feelings about the treatment...
- The effects of behavioral skills training on staff implementation of discrete-trial teaching
Randi A Sarokoff
The Graduate Center and Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 37:535-8. 2004
..These data indicate that the training package consisting of instructions, feedback, rehearsal, and modeling produced rapid and large improvements in the teachers' implementation of discrete-trial teaching...
- Psychiatric inpatient admissions of adults with intellectual disabilities: predictive factors
Institute of Psychiatry, Estia Centre, London, UK
Am J Ment Retard 110:216-25. 2005
..The presence of symptoms associated with psychosis and the presence of physical aggression predicted admission in the subsamples...