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Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities: Publications

Book Chapters

Levy, J. & van Stone, M. (2010). Ethical Foundations and Legal Issues. In S.L. Friedman & D.T. Helms (Eds.), End-of-Life Care for Children and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Washington DC: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Levy, J. & van Stone, M. (2010). Ethical and Legal Issues. In R.C. Dryden-Edwards & L. Combrick-Graham (Eds.), Developmental Disabilities from Childhood through Adulthood. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Research Articles

Zisser, A. & van Stone, M. (2015). Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law: An Innovative Approach to Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities.12, 132-137.

Boswell, K., Zablotsky, B., & Smith, C. (2014). Predictors of Autism Enrollment in Public School Systems. Exceptional Children, October 2014 (81): 96-106. Sage Publications.

Greenwood, C. R., Buzhardt, J., Walker, D., McCune, L., & Howard, W. J. (2013). Advancing the construct validity of the Early Communication Indicator (ECI) for infants and toddlers: Equivalence of growth trajectories across two early head start samples. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 28(4), 743-758. [Impact Factor 2.275]

Chan, C. S., Rhodes, J. E., Howard, W. J., Lowe, S. R., Schwartz, S. E. O., & Herrera, C. (2013). Pathways of influence in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of parent and teacher relationships. Journal of School Psychology, doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2012.10.001

Okech, D., Howard, W. J., & Kim, J. (2012). Efficacy and agency among poor families with and without children. Child & Family Social Work, 17(2) 1-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2012.00861.

Howard, W. J. (2012). Applied structural equation modeling in social work research. In Okech, D. Evaluating the effects of child savings accounts program participation on parental well-being. Research on Social Work Practice, 22(4), 357-366. doi: 10.1177/1049731512440185

Okech, D., Howard, W. J., Mauldin, T., Mimura, Y., & Kim, J. (2012). The Effects of Economic Pressure on the Resilience and Strengths of Individuals Living in Extreme Poverty. Journal of Poverty, 16(4), 429-446. doi: 10.1080/10875549.2012.720659.

Zablotsky, B., Boswell, K, & Smith, C. (2012). An evaluation of school involvement and satisfaction of parents of children with autism spectrum disorders. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 117 (4), 316-330.

Howard, W. J. (2012). Using principal component Analysis (PCA) to obtain auxiliary variables for missing data in large data sets (Dissertation) University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Stone, J. (2010) Leadership behaviors of health professionals and the associations with knowledge, attitudes and practices related to health promotion for individuals with developmental disabilities. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Hagopian, L.P., van Stone, M., & Crockett, J.L. (2003). Establishing Schedule Control over Dropping to the Floor. Behavioral Interventions, 18, 291-297.

Hagopian, L.P., Crockett, J.L., van Stone, M., DeLeon, I.G., & Bowman, L.G. (2000). Effects of noncontingent reinforcement on problem behavior and stimulus engagement: The role of satiation, extinction, and alternative reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 33, 433 – 449.

REPORTS

Van Stone, M. (2006). Child Victims of Sexual Abuse in the Roman Catholic Church. A Report from Whittier Law School’s Center for Children’s Rights.

Van Stone, M. (2005). Los Padrinos Juvenile Advocacy Clinic. A Report from Whittier Law School’s Center for Children’s Rights, 11.