B.S., Communication Disorders, Emerson College, Boston, MAUndergraduate,
1977 - 1977
M.A., Applied Behavior Analysis, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KansasGraduate,
1980 - 1980
Ph.D., Developmental and Child Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KansasGraduate,
1983 - 1983
Smaby, K., MacDonald, R.P.F., Ahearn, W.H., & Dube, W.V. (in press) Assessment protocol for identifying preferred social consequences. Behavioral Interventions.
Ahearn, W.H., Clark, K.M., MacDonald, R.P.F., & Chung, B.I. (in press). Vocal stereotypy: Assessing and treating acontextual vocalizations in children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
MacDonald, R.P.F., Sacramone, S.R., Mansfield, R., Wiltz, K., & Ahearn, W.H. (in press). Using video modeling to teach reciprocal pretend play to children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Ahearn, W. H. MacDonald, R. P. F., Graff, R. B., & Dube, W.V. (2007). Behavior analytic teaching procedures: Basic principles empirically derived practices. In P. Sturmey & A. Fitzer (Eds.), Autism Spectrum Disorders: applied Behavior analysis, Evidence, and Practice (pp. 31-83). Austin, TX: PRO-ED.
MacDonald, R. P. F., Gardenier, N., Geckeler, A., Green, G., Holcomb, W. L., Mansfield, R. C., & Sanchez, J. (2007). Stereotypy in young children with autism and typically developing children. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 28, 266-277.
MacDonald, R., Clark, M., Garrigan, E., & Vengala, M. (2005). Increasing play using video modeling. Behavioral Interventions.
Dube, W.V., MacDonald, R. P. F., Holcomb, W. L Mansfield, R. C.,. & Ahearn, W. H. (2004). Toward a behavioral analysis of joint attention. The Behavior Analyst, 27, 197-207.
MacDonald, R. P. F., Anderson, J., Dube, W. V., Geckeler, A. S., Green, G., Holcomb, W. L., Mansfield, R. C., & Sanchez, J. (2006). Behavioral assessment of joint attention: A methodological report. Research in Developmental Disabilities.27, 138-150.
Gardenier, N.C., MacDonald, R., & Green, G. (2004). Comparison of direct observational methods for measuring stereotypic behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 25, 99-118.
Green, G., Chellquist, K., Krendel-Ames, S., Ross, S., & MacDonald, R. (1993). Analyzing the source of "facilitated" communications. Proceedings of the 1993 Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, 145.
MacDonald, R. F., Dixon, L. S., and LeBlanc, J. M. (1986). Stimulus class formation following observational learning. Analysis and Intervention of Developmental Disabilities.
Touchette, P., MacDonald, R., & Langer, S. (1985). A scatter plot for identifying stimulus control of problem behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 18, 343-351.