Publications

Christodulu, K.V., Rinaldi, M.L., Knapp-Ines, K., & Fox, S.A. (May, 2014). Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Education Program for Families of Children Recently Diagnosed with Autism. Poster presented at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, GA.

Fox, S.A., Christodulu, K.V., & Rinaldi, M.R. (May, 2014). Adaptive Behavior Deficits in Children with Autism as Predictors of Parenting Stress. Poster presented at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, GA.

Rinaldi, M.L., Corona, L., & Christodulu, K.V. (May, 2014). Examining Change in Motivation to Modify Teacher Behavior Following Training on Evidence-Based Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, GA.

Durand, V.M., Hieneman, M., Clarke, S., Wang, M., & Rinaldi, M.L. (2013). Positive family intervention for severe challenging behavior: A multisite randomized clinical trial. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 15(3), 133-143.

Sheinkopf, S.J., Iverson, J.M., Rinaldi, M.L., & Lester, B.M. (2012). Acoustic properties of pain and non-pain cries in infants at-risk for autism. Autism Research, 5(5), 331-339.

Rinaldi, M.L., Christodulu, K.V., & Durand, V.M. (November, 2012). Barriers to Successful Training in Positive Behavior Support: Predictors of Attrition and Success. Poster presented at the 46th Annual ABCT Convention. National Harbor, MD

Hiruma, L., Christodulu, K.V., & Rinaldi, M.L. (November, 2012). The Impact of a Student's Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder on General Education Teachers: Use of Behavioral Management Strategies. Poster presented at the 46th Annual ABCT Convention. National Harbor, MD.

Christodulu, K.V., Rinaldi, M.L., Knapp-Ines, K., & Hiruma, L. (2011). Education Program for Parents of Children Recently Diagnosed with Autism. Poster presented at the 2011 OCALI Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Hiruma, L., Christodulu, K.V., & Rinaldi, M.L. (2011). Impact of a Student's Diagnosis of Autism on General Education Teachers' Attitudes. Paper presented at the 2011 OCALI Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Knapp-Ines, K.V., Rinaldi, M.L., & Christodulu, K.V. (Summer, 2011). Assisting Parents in the Struggle to Access Science-Based Information and Treatment for their Children with ASD. Autism Spectrum News, 4(1), 14.

Rinaldi, M.L., Christodulu, K.V., Knapp-Ines, K., & Hiruma, L. (2011). Education Program for Parents of Children Recently Diagnosed with Autism. Poster presented at the Penn State National Autism Conference. State College, PA.

Hiruma, L., Christodulu, K.V., & Rinaldi, M.L. (2011). Impact of a Student's Diagnosis of Autism on General Education Teachers' Attitudes. Poster presented at the Penn State National Autism Conference. State College, PA.

Simon-Friedfel, L., Christodulu, K.V., Rinaldi, M.L., Costanzo, V., & Damoretcki, N. (2011). School Consultation Project: Building Capacity of School Teams to Support Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the Penn State National Autism Conference. State College, PA.

Christodulu, K.V., Rinaldi, M., & Malone, T. (Summer, 2010). "So, Now What?" Help for Parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with Autism. Autism Spectrum News, 3(1), 22.

Washington, L.A., Christodulu, K.V., & Hiruma, L. (2010). Typically Developing Children's Attitudes Toward A Peer with Behaviors Indicative of Autism. Poster presented at the Geneva Centre for Autism International Symposium. Toronto, Canada.

Christodulu, K.V., & Berical, E. (2010, March). Increasing Capacity of Schools to Develop Effective Programs for Students with ASD. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision. St. Louis, MO.

Berical, E., Davis, E., Worlock, J.A., & Christodulu, K.V. (2010, March). Supporting Students with ASD using a School Consultation Model. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision. St. Louis, MO.

Hieneman, M., & Knapp-Ines, K. (2010, March). Positive Family Intervention: Brightening Family Perspectives While Producing Positive Change. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision. St. Louis, MO

Hieneman, M., Durand, V.M., Clarke, S., Casper, L., Knapp-Ines, K., Milnes, S., Rinaldi, M., & Christodulu, K.V. (2010). Positive Family Intervention: Addressing Parental Thoughts to Promote PBS. Association for Positive Behavior Support Newsletter, 8(1), 2-4.

Washington, L., Rinaldi, M., & Christodulu, K.V. (Winter, 2010). UAlbany conducts research aimed at improving the lives of children and families affected by autism. Autism Spectrum News, 2(3), 24

Washington, L., & Christodulu, K.V. (2009, November). Effects of a Classroom-Wide Social Peer Modeling Program for Children with ASD. Paper presented at the 2009 OCALI Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Christodulu, K.V., & Berical, E. (2009). A statewide initiative designed to increase capacity of school teams to reduce challenging behavior in students with autism spectrum disorders. Association for Positive Behavior Support Newsletter, 7(2), 2-4.

Christodulu, K.V., Cohen, S., Magyar, C., & Siegel, D. (2009, March). Autism Intervention: Evolution, Intervention, Evaluation, Practice. Expert panel at the Celebration of Teaching and Learning. New York, NY.

Durand, V.M., Hieneman, M., Clarke, S., & Zona (Rinaldi), M. (2009). Optimistic parenting: Hope and help for parents with challenging children. In W. Sailor, G. Dunlap, G. Sugai, & R. Horner (Eds.), Handbook of positive behavior support (pp., 233-256). New York: Springer.

Christodulu, K.V., Magyar, C., Cohen, S., Kuhn, D., & Romancyzk, R. (Fall, 2008). Statewide Autism Initiative Evolves from Regional Center in Albany, NY. Autism Spectrum News, 1(1), 32.

Washington, L., & Christodulu, K.V. (October, 2008). Effects of a Classroom-Wide Peer Modeling Program on the Social Skills of Children with ASDs. Poster presented at the Autism 2008 Geneva Centre for Autism International Symposium. Toronto, ON.

Christodulu, K.V., & Zona (Rinaldi), M. (2007). Evaluating Sibling and Parent Relationships in Families of Children with Autism. Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Boston, MA.

Zona (Rinaldi), M., & Christodulu, K.V. (2007, March). Barriers to Successful Training in PBS: Predictors of Family Attrition. Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Conference of Positive Behavior Support, Boston, MA.