Research and Training

This is a brief listing of recent Publications, Invited Addresses, and Presentations
Publications

Anderson, S. and Romanczyk, R.G. (2000) Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism: Continuum Based Behavioral Models. The Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 24 (3),162-173.

Romanczyk, R.G., Arnstein, L.. Valluripali, L and Gillis, J. (in press). The Myriad of Controversial Treatments for Autism: A Critical Evaluation of Efficacy. In Lilienfeld, Lohr, and Lynn (Eds.), Science and Pseudoscience in Contemporary Clinical Psychology.

Romanczyk, R.G., Lockshin, S., & Matey, L. (2000) Preschool Education Programs for Children with Autism (2nd Ed). In S. Harris & J. Handleman (Eds.) Children with Autism: The Preschool Years. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Romanczyk, R.G. (1996) Behavioral Analysis & Assessment: The Cornerstone to Effectiveness. Maurice, C., Luce, S. & Green, G. (Eds.) Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism. Pro-Ed., Austin, TX. (of interest to parents and classroom teachers)

Romanczyk, R. G. & Matthews, A.L. (1998) Physiological State as Antecedent: Utilization in Functional Analysis. In J.K. Luiselli & M.J. Cameron, (Eds.), Anteceedent control procedures for the behavioral support of persons with developmental disabilities. NY: Paul H. Brookes.

Weiner, T.S., Romanczyk, R.G. & Donovick, P.J. (1998) Specificity of Treatment Effects for Learning Disabilities in a Boy Prenatally Exposed to Dilantin. Pediatric Rehabilitation.

Romanczyk, R.G., Weiner, T., Ekdahl M., & Lockshin, S.B. (1999) Research in Autism: Myths, Controversies, and Perspective (2nd Edition). In D. Berkell (Ed.), Autism: Identification, Education, and Treatment. Hillsdale, N.J.:Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

El-Ghoroury, N. H. & Romanczyk, R.G. (1999) Play Interactions of Family Members Towards Children with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

Invited Addresses

Romanczyk, R.G. Cautions in Assessment for Children with Autism. (May 2000). The Child with Special Needs, 9th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Romanczyk, R.G. Applied Behavior Analysis: The Critical Need for Focus on Analysis, Not Techniques. (Mar 2000). Association for Science in Autism Treatment, NY, N Y.

Romanczyk, R.G., Valluripalli, L., Arnstein, L, and Gillis, J. Effective, comprehensive intervention: Clinical applied behavior analysis. Presented at the Autism99 Internet International Conference, National Autistic Society, November 7, 1999, London, UK.

Romanczyk, R.G. Learning, Language, and Behavior Problems: Clinical Use of Functional Analysis. Invited address presented at the Science in Autism Treatment Conference on Autism, Pittsburg, PA, March, 1998.

Romanczyk, R.G. Autism: Facts and Fallacies. Invited keynote address presented at the Autism: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Behavioral Based Education for Young Children, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, April, 1998.

Romanczyk, R.G. Autism: A Comprehensive Overview. Invited series of keynote addresses:

Screening, early identification, and diagnosis of autism, Asperger, and PDD: Myths about 'accurate' diagnosis.
Characteristics of autism and familes: What the research tells us and how to use it.

Principles and Procedures of Intensive Clinical Applied Behavior Analysis

Outcome for Diverse Treatments of Autism and Related Disorders: Facts versus Misperception

Strategies and Cautions for Implementing Intensive Clinical Applied Behavior Analysis in the Home and School.

presented at the Autism Conference, St. Bonaventure University, Olean, NY, April, 1998.

Romanczyk, R.G. Theories and Treatment of Autism. Dean's Lecture Series, Harpur College, Binghamton, NY, September 23, 1998.

Romanczyk, R.G. Learning, Language, and Behavior Problems:Clinical Assessment in Applied Behavior Analysis. Presented at the Genesis Conference, Huntington LI, October 15, 1998.

Romanczyk, R.G. The Importance of Evidence Based Methodology in Establishing Practice Guidelines. NYS Department of Health Conference on Clinical Practice Guidelines on Assessment and Intervention for Young Children (Ages 0-3 Years): Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Communication Disorders, Albany, NY, March 29, 1999.

Romanczyk, R.G. Implementation of Inclusion: The Importance of Assessment and Skill Repertoires in Decision Making and Successful Outcomes. Invited address presented at the 8th Annual Conference on Improving Teaching and Learning in Central New York, Cortland, NY, April 14, 1999.

Romanczyk, R.G. Effective Interventions for Difficult to Teach Children: Assessment and Remediation of Poor Motivation, Significant learning Difficulty, and Severe Sensory Limitations. Chair of symposium presented at the 8th Annual Conference on Improving Teaching and Learning in Central New York, Cortland, NY, April 14, 1999.

Conference Presentations - - - - -

Romanczyk, R.G. (1999, May) Exposing Undergraduates to ABA: A Discussion of Various University Based Models of Involvement, (D. Celeberti, chair). Participant on panel discussion presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Romanczyk, R.G., Lockshin, S., Gillis, J., & Palmieri, L. (1999, May) Language acquisition: Utility of Function vs Topography. Presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Matey, L., Perna, C., Pudish, H., Payant. S. & Romanczyk, R.G. (1999, May) Resource Management and Poor Performance: Cost Benefit of Increasing Service Intensity. Presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Esteban, S.E., Cochran, M.L., Valluripalli, L., Arnstein, L. & Romanczyk, R.G. (1999, May) Assessment Instruments Used with Children with Autism: Recommendations for Research and Practice. Presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Cochran, M.L., Arnstein, L.M., Romanczyk, R.G. & Wolfson, J. (1999, May) Illustration and Remediation of Rigid Response Sets in a Subject with Autism. Presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Cochran, M.L., Arnstein, L.M., Valluripalli, L., Esteban, S.E., Romanczyk, R.G. & Kashinsky, W. (1999, May) Designing Instructional Programs for Children with Developmental Disabilities: Systematic Parameter Manipulation via Computer. Presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Cochran, M.L., & Romanczyk, R.G. (1999, May) Assessment of Reinforcers: Computer vs. Staff Administration. Presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Lockshin, S., Gillis, J., and Romanczyk, R.G. (May 2000). Improving School-Home Communication: Differential Parent Responsiveness to Simple Contingencies. Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Romanczyk, R.G. (May 2000). Chair: The Critical Role of Active Assessment Strategies in Autism/PDD: Cost Effective Application in Applied Settings. Symposium presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Cochran, M., Arnstein, L. & Romanczyk, R.G. ( May 2000). Assessment of Position Preference in Children with Developmental Disabilities. Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Anderson, S. & Romanczyk, R.G. (May 2000). New York State Clinical Practice Guidelines for Autism: Summary of Results and Implications for Behavior Analysts. Symposium presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Valluripalli, L., Arnstein, L., Hammond, T., Sowle, S., & Romanczyk, R.G. ( May 2000). A Review of Popular Press Autism Literature and Resources for Parents and Professionals. Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Arnstein, L. & Romanczyk, R.G. ( May 2000). Systematic Analysis of Emotion Recognition Deficits in Children with Autism. Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Arnstein, L., Schwartz, R. & Romanczyk, R.G. ( May 2000). The Effects of Propanolol on Anti-Social and Academic Behaviors in a Young Child with Autism. Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Valluripalli, L. & Romanczyk, R.G. ( May 2000). The Influence of Imitation Task Characteristics on Performance in Children with Autism. Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.

Esteban, S. & Romanczyk, R.G. ( May 2000). Effects of Information Regarding a Peer with Pervasive Developmental Disorder on Children's Willingness to Interact. Presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, DC.