Scientific Research

Published in Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journals

Science is at the heart of all of the services I offer. Check out some of the work I've published in leading peer-reviewed journals.


Forthcoming Book Chapter: Interventions to support feeding for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (In Press).

In P. Sturmey & R. Lang (Eds.) Adaptive Behavior Strategies for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Springer International Publishing.

Forthcoming scientific article:

Some Dimensions of Mand Variability and Implications for Research and Practice

The Analysis of Verbal Behavior


A Systematic Synthesis of Lag Schedule Research in Individuals with Autism and Other Populations.

Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Replication and Extension of the Effects of Lag Schedules on Mand Variability and Challenging Behavior During Functional Communication Training

The Analysis of Verbal Behavior

Differential Reinforcement of Acceptance without Escape Extinction in a Boy with Developmental Delays and Food Selectivity

Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities

Effects of the High-Probability Instructional Sequence in Children With Feeding Disorders: A Synthesis

Behavior Modification

Brief experimenental evaluation of nonremoval of the cup to increase water consumption

Behavior Analysis in Practice


Failure to replicate the effects of the high-probability instructional sequence on feeding in children with autism and food selectivity

Behavior Modification

Effects of a lag schedule with progressive time delay on sign mand variability in a boy with autism

Behavior Analysis in Practice

Clinical evaluation of a behavioral intervention for packing

Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice


Clinical evaluation of physical guidance procedures in the treatment of food selectivity

Behavioral Interventions

Effects of a lag schedule of reinforcement with progressive time delay on topographical mand variability in children with autism

Developmental Neurorehabilitation

Lag schedules and functional communication training: Persistence of mands and relapse of problem behavior.

Behavior Modification

Synthesis of applied behavior analytic interventions for packing in pediatric feeding disorders.

Behavior Modification

A synthesis of methods for characterizing the response class structure of challenging behavior in individuals with autism or intellectual disability

Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders


Effects of lag schedules and response blocking on variant food consumption by a girl with autism

Behavioral Interventions

Translational evaluation of a lag schedule and variability in food consumed by a boy with autism and food selectivity

Developmental Neurorehabilitation


A systematic synthesis of behavioral interventions for food selectivity of children with autism spectrum disorders

Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

2008 - 2012

Chemosensory responsiveness to ethanol and its individual sensory components in alcohol-preferring, alcohol-nonpreferring and genetically heterogeneous rats

Addiction Biology

Reduced oral ethanol avoidance  in mice lacking transient receptor potential channel vanilloid receptor 1

Behavior Genetics

Age-related changes in conditioned flavor preference in rats

Behavioural Brain Research