This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The IDDRC Program at UMass Medical School provides core support and facilities for cohesive, interdisciplinary research and research training to advance efforts to understand, ameliorate, and prevent intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Publications from 2015

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Stimulus control in a go/no-go procedure with compound stimuli with pigeons, Heloisa Cursi Campos, Paula Debert, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, and William J. McIlvane

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Relationship among Glutamine, gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, and Social Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorders, David E. Cochran, Elif M. Sikoglu, Steven M. Hodge, Richard A.E. Edden, Ann Foley, David N. Kennedy, Constance M. Moore, and Jean A. Frazier

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Including Youth with Intellectual Disabilities in Health Promotion Research: Development and Reliability of a Structured Interview to Assess the Correlates of Physical Activity among Youth, Carol Curtin, Linda G. Bandini, Aviva Must, Sarah Phillips, Melissa C. T. Maslin, Charmaine B. Lo, James Gleason, Richard K. Fleming, and Heidi I. Stanish

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Food Selectivity, Mealtime Behavior Problems, Spousal Stress, and Family Food Choices in Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder, Carol Curtin, Kristie Hubbard, S. E. Anderson, Eric O. Mick, Aviva Must, and Linda G. Bandini

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Discrimination and Reversal Learning by Toddlers Aged 15-23 Months, Naiara Minto de Sousa, Maria Stella Coutinho de Alcantara Gil, and William J. McIlvane

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Quantitative Measures of Craniofacial Dysmorphology in a Family Study of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Illness, Curtis K. Deutsch, Deborah L. Levy, Selya F.R. Price, J Alexander Bodkin, Lenore Boling, Michael J. Coleman, Fred Johnson, Jan Lerbinger, Steven Matthysse, and Philip S. Holzman

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Hippocampal volume reduction in female but not male recent abstinent methamphetamine users, Jiang Du, Meina Quan, Wenxu Zhuang, Na Zhong, Haifeng Jiang, David N. Kennedy, Amy Harrington, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Xiaoduo Fan, and Min Zhao

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"Look who's talking!" Gaze Patterns for Implicit and Explicit Audio-Visual Speech Synchrony Detection in Children With High-Functioning Autism, Ruth B. Grossman, Erin Steinhart, Teresa V. Mitchell, and William J. McIlvane

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The Three NITRCs: A Guide to Neuroimaging Neuroinformatics Resources, David N. Kennedy, Christian Haselgrove, Jon Riehl, Nina Preuss, and Robert Buccigrossi

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Barriers to Physical Activity in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Relationship to Physical Activity and Screen Time, Aviva Must, Sarah Phillips, Carol Curtin, and Linda G. Bandini

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Functional analysis of problem behavior: A systematic approach for identifying idiosyncratic variables, Eileen M. Roscoe, Kevin J. Schlichenmeyer, and William V. Dube

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Stimulus Fading and Response Elaboration in Differential Reinforcement for Alternative Behavior, Kevin J. Schlichenmeyer, William V. Dube, and Mariela Vargas-Irwin

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Innovations in Behavioral Intervention Preparation for Paraprofessionals Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Richard W. Serna, Harold E. Lobo, Cindy K. Fleming, Carol Curtin, Michelle M. Foran, and Charles D. Hamad

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Physical Activity Enjoyment, Perceived Barriers, and Beliefs Among Adolescents With and Without Intellectual Disabilities, Heidi I. Stanish, Carol Curtin, Aviva Must, Sarah Phillips, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Linda G. Bandini

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Interacting with the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) via the LONI Pipeline workflow environment, Carinna M. Torgerson, Catherine Quinn, Ivo Dinov, Zhizhong Liu, Petros Petrosyan, Kevin Pelphrey, Christian Haselgrove, David N. Kennedy, Arthur W. Toga, and John Darrell Van Horn

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Emergency preparedness of families of children with developmental disabilities: what public health and safety emergency planners need to know, Susan Wolf-Fordham, Carol Curtin, Melissa C. T. Maslin, Linda G. Bandini, and Charles D. Hamad

Publications from 2014

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The NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery: results from a large normative developmental sample (PING), Natacha Akshoomoff, Erik Newman, Wesley K. Thompson, Connor McCabe, Cinnamon S. Bloss, Linda Chang, David G. Amaral, B. J. Casey, Thomas M. Ernst, Jean A. Frazier, Jeffrey R. Gruen, Walter E. Kaufmann, Tal Kenet, David N. Kennedy, Ondrej Libiger, Stewart Mostofsky, Sarah S. Murray, Elizabeth R. Sowell, Nicholas J. Schork, Anders M. Dale, and Terry L. Jernigan

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Generalized Identity Matching to Sample after Multiple-Exemplar Training in Capuchin Monkeys, Ana Leda Brino, Olavo F. Galvao, Carlos R. F. Picanco, Romariz S. Barros, Carlos B. A. Souza, Paulo R. K. Goulart, and William J. McIlvane

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Lead levels in the breast milk of nursing Andean mothers living in a lead-contaminated environment, S. Allen Counter, Leo H. Buchanan, Fernando Ortega, Roberto Chiriboga, Rommy Correa, and Maria Angela Collaguaso

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Obesity in children with autism spectrum disorder, Carol Curtin, Mirjana Jojic, and Linda G. Bandini

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Blank-comparison matching-to-sample reveals a false positive symmetry test in a capuchin monkey, Ana Leda de Faria Brino, Rodolfo da Silva Campos, Olavo de Faria Galvao, and William J. McIlvane

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The potential influence of stimulus overselectivity in AAC: information from eye tracking and behavioral studies of attention with individuals with intellectual disabilities, William V. Dube and Krista M. Wilkinson

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Childhood maltreatment, emotional dysregulation, and psychiatric comorbidities, Yael Dvir, Julian D. Ford, Michael Hill, and Jean A. Frazier

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Discovering Behavioral Intervention: A Parent’s Interactive Guide to ABA, Richard K. Fleming, Carol Curtin, Cheryl A. Gray, and Charles D. Hamad

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Rapid generation of balanced trial distributions for discrimination learning procedures: A technical note, Christophe J. Gerard, Harry A. MacKay, Brooks Thompson, and William J. McIlvane

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Disruption of sonic hedgehog signaling in Ellis-van Creveld dwarfism confers protection against bipolar affective disorder, Edward I. Ginns, Marzena Galdzicka, R. C. Elston, Y. E. Song, S. M. Paul, and J. A. Egeland

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Controlling Relations in Stimulus Equivalence Classes of Preschool Children and Individuals with Down Syndrome, Priscila C. Grisante, Julio C. de Rose, and William J. McIlvane

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A comparison of food refusal related to characteristics of food in children with autism spectrum disorder and typically developing children, Kristie L. Hubbard, Sarah E. Anderson, Carol Curtin, Aviva Must, and Linda G. Bandini

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Nasal Morphology of the Chinese: Three-Dimensional Reference Values for Rhinoplasty, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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Stereophotogrammetry-based facial depth measurements: a novel method for quantifying facial projection, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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Thematic Matching as Remedial Teaching for Symbolic Matching for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, Rachel Farber, B. Max Jones, and William V. Dube

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Colaboração Programática entre Brasil e EUA na Análise do Comportamento: Uma História do PRONEX (Programmatic Collaboration between Brazil and the United States in the Analysis of Behavior: The PRONEX Story), William J. McIlvane

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Genome-wide association study of proneness to anger, Eric O. Mick, James J. McGough, Curtis K. Deutsch, Jean A. Frazier, David N. Kennedy, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Rapid Teaching of Arbitrary Matching in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Greg Morro, Harry A. MacKay, and Michael T. Carlin

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Obesity Prevention for Children with Developmental Disabilities, Aviva Must, Carol Curtin, Kristie Hubbard, Linmarie Sikich, James Bedford, and Linda G. Bandini

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Comparison of sedentary behaviors between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children, Aviva Must, Sarah M. Phillips, Carol Curtin, Sarah E. Anderson, Melissa C. T. Maslin, Keith Lividini, and Linda G. Bandini

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Laser light scan analysis of the "anticonvulsant face", H. Ivan Orup Jr., Curtis K. Deutsch, and Lewis B. Holmes

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Structure-centered portal for child psychiatry research, Pallavi Rane, Christian Haselgrove, Steven M. Hodge, Jean A. Frazier, and David N. Kennedy

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Modeling the effects of sensory reinforcers on behavioral persistence with alternative reinforcement, Mary M. Sweeney, Keira Moore, Timothy A. Shahan, William H. Ahearn, William V. Dube, and John A. Nevin

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Eye-tracking Measures Reveal How Changes in the Design of Aided AAC Displays Influence the Efficiency of Locating Symbols by School-Aged Children without Disabilities, Krista M. Wilkinson, Tara O'Neill, and William J. McIlvane

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Educating first responders to provide emergency services to individuals with disabilities, Susan B. Wolf-Fordham, Janet S. Twyman, and Charles D. Hamad

Publications from 2013

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Health U.: A Nutrition Curriculum for Teenagers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Linda G. Bandini, Carol Curtin, Richard K. Fleming, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Renee Scampini

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Is body mass index a useful measure of excess body fatness in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome?, Linda G. Bandini, R. K. Fleming, R. Scampini, James Gleason, and Aviva Must

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Comparison of physical activity between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children, Linda G. Bandini, James Gleason, Carol Curtin, Keith Lividini, Sarah E. Anderson, Sharon A. Cermak, Melissa Maslin, and Aviva Must

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Accuracy of Dietary Reference Intakes for determining energy requirements in girls, Linda G. Bandini, Keith Lividini, Sarah M. Phillips, and Aviva Must

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and obesity in US males and females, age 8-15 years: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004, H.C. Michelle Byrd, Carol Curtin, and Sarah E. Anderson

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and obesity in US males and females, age 8-15 years: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004, H. C. Michelle Byrd, Carol Curtin, and S E. Anderson

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Regional infant brain development: an MRI-based morphometric analysis in 3 to 13 month olds, Myong-Sun Choe, Silvia Ortiz-Mantilla, Nikos Makris, Matt Gregas, Janine Bacic, Daniel Haehn, David N. Kennedy, Rudolph Pienaar, Verne S. Caviness Jr., April A. Benasich, and P. Ellen Grant

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The role of oxytocin in psychiatric disorders: a review of biological and therapeutic research findings, David E. Cochran, Daniel Fallon, Michael Hill, and Jean A. Frazier

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Parent support improves weight loss in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome, Carol Curtin, Linda G. Bandini, Aviva Must, James Gleason, Keith Lividini, Sarah Phillips, Misha Eliasziw, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Richard K. Fleming

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Areas of the brain modulated by single-dose methylphenidate treatment in youth with ADHD during task-based fMRI: a systematic review, Suzanne M. Czerniak, Elif M. Sikoglu, Jean A. King, David N. Kennedy, Eric Mick, Jean A. Frazier, and Constance M. Moore

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Quantitative assessment of craniofacial morphology in Johanson-Blizzard syndrome, Curtis K. Deutsch, Tania Hreczko, and Lewis B. Holmes

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Translational Research in Behavior Analysis, William V. Dube

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Genome-wide association study of shared components of reading disability and language impairment, J. D. Eicher, N. R. Powers, L. L. Miller, N. Akshoomoff, D. G. Amaral, C. S. Bloss, O. Libiger, N. J. Schork, B. F. Darst, B. J. Casey, L. Chang, T. Ernst, Jean A. Frazier, W. E. Kaufmann, B. Keating, T. Kenet, David N. Kennedy, S. Mostofsky, S. S. Murray, E. R. Sowell, H. Bartsch, J. M. Kuperman, T. T. Brown, D. J. Hagler Jr., A. M. Dale, T. L. Jernigan, B. St. Pourcain, G. Davey Smith, S. M. Ring, and J R. Gruen

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Go/No-Go Procedure with Compound Stimuli: Effects of Training Structure On the Emergence of Equivalence Classes, Priscila C. Grisante, Fernanda L. Galesi, Nathali M. Sabino, Paula Debert, Erik Arntzen, and William J. McIlvane

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Emotional facial and vocal expressions during story retelling by children and adolescents with high-functioning autism, Ruth B. Grossman, Lisa R. Edelson, and Helen Tager-Flusberg

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Duration of untreated psychosis is associated with temporal and occipitotemporal gray matter volume decrease in treatment naive schizophrenia, Xiaofeng Guo, Jun Li, Qinling Wei, Xiaoduo Fan, David N. Kennedy, Yidong Shen, Huafu Chen, and Jingping Zhao

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Computational Approaches to Measurement of Visual Attention: Modeling Overselectivity in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Nurit Haspel, Alison R. Shell, and Curtis K. Deutsch

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A 3D anthropometric analysis of the orolabial region in Chinese young adults, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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Normative findings for periocular anthropometric measurements among Chinese young adults in Hong Kong, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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Data citation and the author byline: who's line is it anyway, David N. Kennedy

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Visual field bias in hearing and deaf adults during judgments of facial expression and identity, Susan M. Letourneau and Teresa V. Mitchell

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Rapid Cue Reversal Learning, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf

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Membership of Defined Responses in Stimulus Classes, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf and Paula Braga-Kenyon

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Persistence during extinction: examining the effects of continuous and intermittent reinforcement on problem behavior, Jacquelyn M. MacDonald, William H. Ahearn, Diana Parry-Cruwys, Stacie Bancroft, and William V. Dube

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Simple and Complex Discrimination Learning, William J. McIlvane

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Behavioral and neural evidence of increased attention to the bottom half of the face in deaf signers, Teresa V. Mitchell, Susan M. Letourneau, and Melissa C. T. Maslin

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Rare missense neuronal cadherin gene (CDH2) variants in specific obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette disorder phenotypes, Pablo R. Moya, Nicholas H. Dodman, Kiara R. Timpano, Liza M. Rubenstein, Zaker Rana, Ruby L. Fried, Louis F. Reichardt, Gary A. Heiman, Jay A. Tischfield, Robert A. King, Marzena Galdzicka, Edward I. Ginns, and Jens R. Wendland

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Tracking blood lead and zinc protoporphyrin levels in Andean adults working in a lead contaminated environment, Fernando Ortega, S. Allen Counter, Leo H. Buchanan, Angelica M. Coronel Parra, Maria Angela Collaguaso, and Anthony B. Jacobs

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Declining blood lead and zinc protoporphyrin levels in Ecuadorian Andean children, Fernando Ortega, S. Allen Counter, Leo H. Buchanan, Angelica M. Coronel Parra, Maria Angela Collaguaso, Anthony B. Jacobs, Nader Rifai, and Patricia Nolan Hoover

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Idiosyncratic variables affecting functional analysis outcomes: A review (2001-2010), Kevin J. Schlichenmeyer, Eileen M. Roscoe, Griffin W. Rooker, Emily E. Wheeler, and William V. Dube

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Perceptual factors influence visual search for meaningful symbols in individuals with intellectual disabilities and down syndrome or autism spectrum disorders, Krista M. Wilkinson and William J. McIlvane

Publications from 2012

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Use of Antidepressants in Children and Adolescents, Mary S. Ahn, Lauren J. Yakutis, and Jean A. Frazier

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Meals in Our Household: reliability and initial validation of a questionnaire to assess child mealtime behaviors and family mealtime environments, Sarah E. Anderson, Aviva Must, Carol Curtin, and Linda G. Bandini

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Association of common genetic variants in GPCPD1 with scaling of visual cortical surface area in humans, Trygve E. Bakken; J. Cooper Roddey; Srdjan Djurovic; Natacha Akshoomoff; David G. Amaral; Cinnamon S. Bloss; B. J. Casey; Linda Chang; Thomas M. Ernst; Jeffrey R. Gruen; Terry L. Jernigan; Walter E. Kaufmann; Tal Kenet; David N. Kennedy; Joshua M. Kuperman; Sarah S. Murray; Elizabeth R. Sowell; Lars M. Rimol; Morten Mattingsdal; Ingrid Melle; Ingrid Agartz; Ole A. Andreassen; Nicholas J. Schork; Anders M. Dale; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative; Pediatric Imaging, Neurocognition, and Genetics Study; Jean A. Frazier; and Lauren Yakutis

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Acoustic stapedius muscle reflex in mercury-exposed Andean children and adults, S. Allen Counter, Leo H. Buchanan, and Fernando Ortega

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The Farkas System of Craniofacial Anthropometry: Methodology and Normative Databases, Curtis K. Deutsch, Alison Shell, Roberta W. Francis, and Barbara Dixon Bird

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Dietary Patterns and Body Mass Index in Children with Autism and Typically Developing Children, E. Whitney Evans, Aviva Must, Sarah E. Anderson, Carol Curtin, Renee Scampini, Melissa Maslin, and Linda G. Bandini

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Obesity and Weight Regulation, Richard K. Fleming

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Neurocognitive outcomes in the Treatment of Early-Onset Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders study, Jean A. Frazier, Anthony J. Giuliano, Jacqueline L. Johnson, Lauren J. Yakutis, Eric A. Youngstrom, David Breiger, Linmarie Sikich, Robert L. Findling, Jon McClellan, Robert M. Hamer, Benedetto Vitiello, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, and Stephen R. Hooper

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CANDIShare: A Resource for Pediatric Neuroimaging Data, David N. Kennedy, Christian Haselgrove, Steven M. Hodge, Pallavi Rane, Nikos Makris, and Jean A. Frazier

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The internet brain volume database: a public resource for storage and retrieval of volumetric data, David N. Kennedy, Steven M. Hodge, Yong Gao, Jean A. Frazier, and Christian Haselgrove

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Learning of Equivalence Classes, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf

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Genetic association of GABA-A receptor alpha-2 and mu opioid receptor with cocaine cue-reactivity: evidence for inhibitory synaptic neurotransmission involvement in cocaine dependence, David A. Smelson, Lei Yu, Steven Buyske, Gerardo Gonzalez, Jay Tischfield, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Head Circumference Measurement and Growth: Application to Neurodevelopment, Sarah Jane Webb, Alison R. Shell, Jason Cuomo, Guy Jensen, and Curtis K. Deutsch

Publications from 2011

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Transient retinoic acid signaling confers anterior-posterior polarity to the inner ear, Jinwoong Bok, Steven Raft, Kyoung-Ah Kong, Soo Kyung Koo, Ursula C. Drager, and Doris K. Wu

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Sample stimulus control shaping and restricted stimulus control in capuchin monkeys: a methodological note, Ana Leda F. Brino, Romariz da Silva Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, M. Garotti, Ilara R. N. da Cruz, Jose R. Santos, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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Environmental lead exposure and otoacoustic emissions in Andean children, Leo H. Buchanan, S. Allen Counter, and Fernando Ortega

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Relational discrimination by pigeons in a go/no-go procedure with compound stimuli: a methodological note, Heloisa Cursi Campos, Paula Debert, Romariz da Silva Barros, and William J. McIlvane

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Skin ultrastructural findings in type 2 Gaucher disease: diagnostic implications, Aegean Chan, Walter M. Holleran, Tajh Ferguson, Debra Crumrine, Ozlem Goker-Alpan, Raphael Schiffmann, Nahid Tayebi, Edward I. Ginns, Peter M. Elias, and Ellen Sidransky

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Non-psychiatric health problems among psychiatric inpatients with intellectual disabilities, Lauren Charlot, Susan L. Abend, Paula D. Ravin, Mastis Kimberly, Anne T. Hunt, and Curtis K. Deutsch

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Assessment of auditory brainstem function in lead-exposed children using stapedius muscle reflexes, S. Allen Counter, Leo H. Buchanan, Fernando Ortega, Jeannette van der Velde, and Erik Borg

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Conditional Discriminations by Preverbal Children in an Identity Matching-to-Sample Task, Maria Stella de Alcantara Gil, Thais Porlan de Oliveira, and William J. McIlvane

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Genetic Disorders, Marzena Galdzicka and Edward I. Ginns

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Recombinative reading derived from pseudoword instruction in a miniature linguistic system, Elenice S. Hanna, Marina Kohlsdorf, Regiane S. Quinteiro, Raquel Maria de Melo, Deisy das GraCas de Souza, Julio C. de Rose, and William J. McIlvane

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Gaze patterns during identity and emotion judgments in hearing adults and deaf users of American Sign Language, Susan M. Letourneau and Teresa V. Mitchell

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Contextual influences on resistance to disruption in children with intellectual disabilities, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf and William V. Dube

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Evaluating merger and intersection of equivalence classes with one member in common, Harry A. MacKay, Krista M. Wilkinson, Colleen Farrell, and Richard W. Serna

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Statistical adjustments for brain size in volumetric neuroimaging studies: some practical implications in methods, Liam M. O'Brien, David A. Ziegler, Curtis K. Deutsch, Jean A. Frazier, Martha R. Herbert, and Joseph J. Locascio

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Resistance to disruption in a classroom setting, Diana E. Parry-Cruwys, Carrie M. Neal, William H. Ahearn, Emily E. Wheeler, Raseeka Premchander, Melissa B. Loeb, and William V. Dube