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Research Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Cuvo, A. J., Leaf, R. B., & Borakove, L. S. (1978). Teaching janitorial skills to the mentally retarded: acquisition, generalization, and maintenance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 11, 345-355.

Edelson, S.M., Taubman, M.T. & Lovaas, O.I. (1985). Some Social Contexts of Self-Destructive Behaviors with Treatment. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 11, 299-312.

Epstein, L.J., Taubman, M.T., & Lovaas, O.I. (1985). Changes in Self-Stimulatory Behaviors with Treatment. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 13, 281-294.

Leaf, J.B., Leaf, R.B. & Leaf, J.D. (2008). A parent’s story: Jake and Nick. In E. Cipani (Ed.), Triumphs in Autism. New York, New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Leaf, J.B., Taubman, M., Bloomfeld, S., Palos-Rafuse, L.I., McEachin, J.J., Leaf, R.B., & Oppenheim, M.L. (2008). Effectiveness of a training package for teaching friendship development and maintenance skills for young children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 2, 275-289.

Leaf, R., Taubman, M., Bondy, A., & McEachin, J. (2008). The Test of Time (Lovaas's Analysis of Verbal Behavior). Advance, 18(23), 15.

Lovaas, O.I., Ackerman, A.B., & Taubman, M.T. (1983). An Overview of Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Persons. In M. Rosenbaum, C. M. Franks, & Y. Jaffe (Eds.), Perspectives on Behavior Therapy in the Eighties. New York, New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Lovaas, O. I., Smith, T., & McEachin, J. J. (1989). Clarifying comments on the young autism study: Reply to Schopler, Short, and Mesibov. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 57(1), 165-167

Lovaas, O.I., & Taubman, M.T. (1981). Language Training and Some Mechanisms of Social and Internal Control. Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, 1, 363-372.

McEachin, J.J., Smith, T., & Lovaas, O.I. (1993). Long-Term outcome for children with autism who received early intensive behavioral treatment. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 97(4), 359-372.

Shipley-Benamou, R., Lutzker, J., & Taubman, M. (2002). Teaching Daily Living Skills to Children with Autism through Instructional Video Modeling. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 4, 165-175.

Smith, T., Parker, T., Taubman, M., Lovaas, I.O. (1992). Transfer of staff training from Workshop to group homes: A failure to generalize across settings. Research in Developmental Disabilities. Special Issue: Community-based treatment programs: Some Problems and Promises, 13(1), 57-71.

Soulaga, D., Leaf, J.B., Taubman, M., McEachin, J, Leaf, R.B. (2008) A comparison of Constant Time Delay vs. a Lovaas-type Flexible Prompt Fading procedure. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 1, 753-765.

Taubman, M., Brierley, S., Wishner, J., Baker, D., McEachin, J., Leaf, R.B. (2001). The Effectiveness of a group discrete trial instructional approach for preschoolers with Developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 22(3), 205-219.

Updated July 2009