Research

Publications

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. In Press.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Zisser, A. & van Stone, M. (2012). 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. In Press.

Harpole, L., van Stone, M. & Smith, .C.L. (2012). (Commentary Article) Disability Awareness for School Resource Officers. Disability and Health Journal. In Press.

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.

Research Grant

Fisher, W.W., Piazza, C.P., DeLeon, I.G., Cataldo, M.F. Choice and Function of Destructive Behavior. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Bethesda, MD. Research study (98-11-13-03), 1999 – 2002.

Professional Presentations

Papers:

Van Stone, M. (2013). Transition Planning 101: Entitlement to Eligibility. Symposium presented at The 2013 Maryland Transition Conference, Bowie, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2013). Bullying, Harassment, and Intimidation of Students with Disabilities in Maryland Public Schools. Symposium presented at the Maryland Association of Resources for Families & Youth 33rd Annual Conference, “Collaboration & Integration: How to Play in the Sandbox,” Ocean City, MD.

Goodman, S., Ferguson, T., van Stone, M., Saylor, P., & Paul, A. (2013). The Ethan Saylor Tragedy – What Can We Learn? Symposium presented at the National Down Syndrome Congress 41st Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

Caley, S., Stevens, H., Manchanda, R., O’Connell, M., van Stone, M. (2013). Achieving Quality and Sustainability for All MLP Programs. Symposium presented at the 2013 Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Bethesda, MD.

Van Stone, M. & Smith, C.L. (2011). Training For School Resource Officers on Disability Awareness. Symposium presented at the 2011 TASH Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Restraint and Seclusion: An Overview of Law and Practice. Symposium presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2011). Special Education Case Law Review. Symposium presented at the 11th Annual Autism Conference, Timonium, MD.

Strickland, B., Chapman, L.A., van Stone, M. & Smith, C.L. (2011). Legal Needs Across the Lifespan: from Children with Special Healthcare Needs to Adults with Chronic Disease. Symposium presented at the 6th Annual National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2010). Transitional Youth: Understanding the Legal Basis for Transition Planning in Maryland. Symposium presented at the 2010 Maryland Rehabilitation Association and Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services Training Conference, Ocean City, MD.

Van Stone, M. & Almazan, S. (2010). Educational Issues for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy. Symposium presented at the Themes in Neurorehabilitation : Cerebral Palsy Across the Lifespan Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2010). Changes to Special Education Polices, Practices, and Procedures in Maryland. Symposium presented at the Brain Injury Association of Maryland Annual Education Conference, Towson, MD.

Van Stone, M., Botkin, L., Conroy, K., Lawton,E. & Marple, K. (2010). Medical-Legal Partnership 101. Symposium presented at the 2010 Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Washington, DC.

Van Stone, M. (2009). Changes to Special Education Polices, Practices, and Procedures in Maryland. Symposium presented at the Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Towson, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2008). Discipline for Students in Maryland Public Schools. Symposium presented at the 28th annual conference of the Maryland Association of Resources for Families and Youth, Ocean City, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2008). Transition Services for Children with Disabilities under IDEA 2004. Symposium presented at the Parents’ Place of Maryland Teleconference Series, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Transition Services for Children with Disabilities. Symposium presented at Navigating the Road from School to Adulthood For All Youth with Disabilities in Maryland Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Methods for Improving Transition Services for Children with Disabilities. Symposium presented at the 27th annual conference of the Maryland Association of Resources for Families and Youth, Ocean City, MD.

Tipton, H. & van Stone, M. (2007). Making Sense of Medical Records: A Training for Legal Service Providers. Symposium presented at a training hosted by Public Justice Center, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Methods for Improving Transition Services for Children with Disabilities. A Workshop for the Resource Network, A Project of Kennedy Krieger Institute, The Adolescent Transition Lecture Series, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2007). Legal Issues and Adolescents: How Can We Help Adolescents and Their Families Advocate for Themselves? Symposium presented at The Adolescent Learner: Issues and Answers, Education Summit, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2006). Advocacy 101 and New IDEA. A Workshop for the Resource Network, A Project of Kennedy Krieger Institute, The Adolescent Transition Lecture Series, Baltimore, MD.

Tipton, H. & van Stone, M. (2005). Out with the Old and In with the New: Changes in SPED Laws. Symposium presented at the 14th Educational Symposium, A Workshop for School Professionals of Students with Mental Health and Health Issues, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Pediatric and GYN/OB Social Work, Baltimore, MD.

Hagopian, L., Crockett, J., van Stone, M., DeLeon, I., & Bowman, L. (2000). Response allocation between stimulus engagement and problem behavior: A matching account of noncontingent reinforcement effects. Symposium presented at the 26th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, D.C.

Hagopian, L., Crockett, J., van Stone, M., DeLeon, I., & Bowman, L. (1999). Response allocation between stimulus engagement and problem behavior: A atching account of noncontingent reinforcement effects. Symposium presented at the 2nd annual convention of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.

Posters:

Van Stone, M., McDermott, S.M., & Smith, C.L. (2013). Parental Perception of the Transition Process and the Role of Non-School–Affiliated Professionals. Poster presented at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, D.C.

Van Stone, M., McDermott, S.M., & Smith, C.L. (2013). Parental Perception of the Transition Process and the Role of Non-School–Affiliated Professionals. Poster presented at the Maryland Association of Applied Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M., Naugle, P., & McIntyre, H. (2012). Analyzing the Legal and Practical Implications of Appropriate Transition Planning for Children with Autism Spectrum Diagnosis. Poster presented at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, D.C.

Van Stone, M., Jensby, E., & Majewski, K. (2012). An Innovative Approach to Addressing the Medical and Legal Needs of Individuals with Disabilities. Poster presented at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, D.C.

Hardesty, S., Zablotsky, B., & van Stone, M. (2012). Facing the Facts: Addressing Problems with Anti-Bullying Policies and Surveillance Systems in Maryland Schools. Poster presented at the Association on University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, D.C.

Van Stone, M. & Cimino, S. (2011). Legal Issues Affecting Military Families Raising Children with Disabilities. Poster presented at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Conference, Crystal City, VA.

Van Stone, M. (2011). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children with Disabilities. Poster presented at the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, St. Paul, MN.

Van Stone, M., Ulbricht, J., & Smith, C.L. (2011). Training for School Resource Officers on Disability Awareness. Poster presented at the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference, St. Paul, MN.

Van Stone, M. (2011). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children with Disabilities. Poster presented at the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M. (2010). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children with Disabilities. Poster presented at the Association on University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, D.C.

Van Stone, M., Ulbricht, J., & Smith, C.L. (2010). Training for School Resource Officers on Disability Awareness. Poster presented at the Association on University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, D.C.

Long, E., Kahng, S., Kurtz, P., van Stone, M., Lieblein, T., & Paclawskyj, T. (2002). Evaluation of the ‘divided attention’ condition during functional analysis of severe problem behavior. Poster presented at the 28th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Toronto, Canada.

Trosclair, N., Roane, H., Fisher, W., Piazza, C., van Stone, M., & Barclay, B. (2002). Treatment of problem behavior associated with transitions. Poster presented at the 28th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Toronto, Canada.

Arnold, K., DeLeon, I., Uy, M., Rodriquez-Catter, V., & van Stone, M. (2001). Covariation between bizarre speech as a function of the content of social attention. Poster presented at the 4th annual convention of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M., Vu, C., Condon, L., & Kahng, S. (2001). An evaluation of functional communication training as a treatment for self-injurious behavior during longer observational periods. Poster presented at the 27th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, New Orleans, LA.

Van Stone, M., Keevican, A., Hagopian, L., & Crockett, J. (2000). Treating dropping to the floor maintained by automatic reinforcement for an adolescent with mental retardation. Poster presented at the 26th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, D.C.

Rush, K., Hagopian, L., Perry, A., & van Stone, M. (1999). The eliciting effects of reinforcer removal in a functional analysis tangible condition. Poster presented at the 25th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Van Stone, M., DeLeon, I., Lindauer, S. & Fisher, W. (1999). Decreasing signs of negative affect and correlated self-injury in an individual with mental retardation and mood disturbances. Poster presented at the 25th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Van Stone, M., Keevican, A., Hagopian, L., & Crockett, J. (1999). Treating dropping to the floor maintained by automatic reinforcement for an adolescent with mental retardation. Poster presented at the 2nd annual convention of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.

Van Stone, M., DeLeon, I., Lindauer, S., & Fisher, W. (1998). Decreasing signs of negative affect and correlated self-injury in an individual with mental retardation and mood disturbances. Poster presented at the 1st annual convention of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.