UNLV Center For Autism Spectrum Disorders

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About

Research

Affiliated Faculty


Mission Statement

The mission of University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (UNLV CASD) is to conduct community-focused research and educational training on individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and community service providers in Southern Nevada. The goal of UNLV CASD is to be a nationally recognized leader in the field of ASD through high quality research and training.


Center Related Research

The CASD conducts research on effective assessment and intervention of persons with ASD. Our research has appeared in premier scholarly outlets, including Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities.

References
Tincani, M. & Crozier, S. (2007). Comparing brief and extended wait-time during small group instruction for children with challenging behavior. Journal of Behavioral Education, 16, 355-367.

Crozier, S. & Tincani, M. (2007). Effects of social stories on prosocial behavior of preschool children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 1803-1814.

Tincani, M., Crozier, S., & Alazetta, L. (2006). The Picture Exchange Communication System: Effects on manding and speech for school-aged children with autism. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 41, 177-184.

Crozier, S., & Sileo, N. M. (2005). Social Stories: A User-Friendly Behavioral Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Teaching Exceptional Children, 37(6), 26-31

Crozier, S., & Tincani, M. (2005). Using a modified social story to decrease disruptive behavior of a child with autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 20, 150-157.

Boutot, A., Guenther, T., & Crozier, S. (2005). Let's Play: Teaching Play Skills To Young Children With Autism. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 40(3), 285-292.

We offer opportunities for graduate students to assist in the development and implementation of research studies through the UNLV Department of Educational & Clinical Studies. Please contact us for more information.


Center Affiliated Faculty

Cori More

Cori More, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Co-Center Director

Josh Baker

Josh Baker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Co-Center Director


UNLV Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Department of Educational & Clinical Studies
Department Office CEB 118
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box #453014
Las Vegas, NV. 89154-3014
Telephone: 702-895-5836
Diagnostic Clinic Line: 702-895-5844
Email: autism1@unlv.nevada.edu