Richard R Saunders

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Interaction of reinforcement schedules, a behavioral prosthesis, and work-related behavior in adults with mental retardation
    Richard R Saunders
    Life Span Institute, 1052 Dole Bldg, University of Kansas, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 38:163-76. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Discovering indices of contingency awareness in adults with multiple profound disabilities
    Richard R Saunders
    Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:246-60. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of an approach to weight loss in adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities
    Richard R Saunders
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 49:103-12. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint A novel method for testing learning and preferences in people with minimal motor movement
    Muriel D Saunders
    University of Kansas, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 26:255-66. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence of contingency awareness in people with profound multiple impairments: response duration versus response rate indicators
    Muriel D Saunders
    University of Kansas, 2601 Gabriel, Parsons, Kansas, KS 67357, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 24:231-45. 2003
  6. pmc Establishing a conditional signal for assistance in teenagers with blindness
    Muriel D Saunders
    Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, United States
    Res Dev Disabil 34:1488-97. 2013
  7. pmc Innovation of a reinforcer preference assessment with the difficult to test
    Muriel D Saunders
    Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1572-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of ambient stimuli on measures of behavioral state and microswitch use in adults with profound multiple impairments
    Kathleen M Murphy
    University of Washington, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 25:355-70. 2004

Research Grants

  1. COMMUNICATION OF PEOPLE WITH MENTAL RETARDATION
    Richard Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

  • Geralyn R Timler
  • L B Olswang
  • Muriel D Saunders
  • Kathleen M Murphy
  • Ana Carolina Sella
  • Dua Attri
  • Bob Hekker
  • Terri Kedziorski
  • Karen Henderson
  • Shan Wilson
  • Akalu Mulugeta
  • Kent A Questad
  • Shirley Pilkey
  • Timothy B Cullinan

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Interaction of reinforcement schedules, a behavioral prosthesis, and work-related behavior in adults with mental retardation
    Richard R Saunders
    Life Span Institute, 1052 Dole Bldg, University of Kansas, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 38:163-76. 2005
    ..Overall, the results show how organizer and schedule parameters can be adjusted to produce an optimized balance between productivity and reinforcement while undesirable behavior is minimized...
  2. ncbi request reprint Discovering indices of contingency awareness in adults with multiple profound disabilities
    Richard R Saunders
    Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:246-60. 2007
    ..Implications for clinical practice are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of an approach to weight loss in adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities
    Richard R Saunders
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
    Intellect Dev Disabil 49:103-12. 2011
    ..Those completing a 6-month follow-up phase showed weight loss of 9.4% of baseline. Increased choice and control are discussed as possible contributors to individual success...
  4. ncbi request reprint A novel method for testing learning and preferences in people with minimal motor movement
    Muriel D Saunders
    University of Kansas, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 26:255-66. 2005
    ..People with profound multiple impairments evinced leisure-device preferences, but such preferences may not lead to differential responding across opportunities with only one device at a time...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence of contingency awareness in people with profound multiple impairments: response duration versus response rate indicators
    Muriel D Saunders
    University of Kansas, 2601 Gabriel, Parsons, Kansas, KS 67357, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 24:231-45. 2003
    ..The results strongly support inclusion of response duration measures in evaluation of adaptive-switch use and contingency awareness...
  6. pmc Establishing a conditional signal for assistance in teenagers with blindness
    Muriel D Saunders
    Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, United States
    Res Dev Disabil 34:1488-97. 2013
    ..Most notably, they began imitation of the word "song" or the word "help" emitted by the SGD. The potential role of cause-and-effect training with adaptive switches is discussed...
  7. pmc Innovation of a reinforcer preference assessment with the difficult to test
    Muriel D Saunders
    Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1572-9. 2011
    ..The results demonstrate a method for obtaining indications of relative preference for potentially reinforcing stimuli from individuals without communication and without the abilities to act on more than one switch...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of ambient stimuli on measures of behavioral state and microswitch use in adults with profound multiple impairments
    Kathleen M Murphy
    University of Washington, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 25:355-70. 2004
    ..Results suggest the importance of considering environmental stimuli in relationship to switch use when working with individuals with profound multiple impairments...

Research Grants4

  1. COMMUNICATION OF PEOPLE WITH MENTAL RETARDATION
    Richard Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the relationship between the two earlier developing cusps studied by Projects I and II and later communication as studied by Project III will be investigated through both prospective and retrospective analyses. ..