Research Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Cuvo, A. J., Leaf, R. B., & Borakove, L. S. (1978). Teaching janitorial skills to the mentally retarded: acquisition, generalization, and maintenance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 11, 345-355.
Edelson, S.M., Taubman, M.T. & Lovaas, O.I. (1985). Some Social Contexts of Self-Destructive Behaviors with Treatment. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 11, 299-312.
Epstein, L.J., Taubman, M.T., & Lovaas, O.I. (1985). Changes in Self-Stimulatory Behaviors with Treatment. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 13, 281-294.
Leaf, J.B., Leaf, R.B. & Leaf, J.D. (2008). A parent’s story: Jake and Nick. In E. Cipani (Ed.), Triumphs in Autism. New York, New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Leaf, J.B., Taubman, M., Bloomfeld, S., Palos-Rafuse, L.I., McEachin, J.J., Leaf, R.B., & Oppenheim, M.L. (2008). Effectiveness of a training package for teaching friendship development and maintenance skills for young children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 2, 275-289.
Leaf, R., Taubman, M., Bondy, A., & McEachin, J. (2008). The Test of Time (Lovaas’s Analysis of Verbal Behavior). Advance, 18(23), 15.
Lovaas, O.I., Ackerman, A.B., & Taubman, M.T. (1983). An Overview of Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Persons. In M. Rosenbaum, C. M. Franks, & Y. Jaffe (Eds.), Perspectives on Behavior Therapy in the Eighties. New York, New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Lovaas, O. I., Smith, T., & McEachin, J. J. (1989). Clarifying comments on the young autism study: Reply to Schopler, Short, and Mesibov. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 57(1), 165-167
Lovaas, O.I., & Taubman, M.T. (1981). Language Training and Some Mechanisms of Social and Internal Control. Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, 1, 363-372.
McEachin, J.J., Smith, T., & Lovaas, O.I. (1993). Long-Term outcome for children with autism who received early intensive behavioral treatment. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 97(4), 359-372.
Shipley-Benamou, R., Lutzker, J., & Taubman, M. (2002). Teaching Daily Living Skills to Children with Autism through Instructional Video Modeling. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 4, 165-175.
Smith, T., Parker, T., Taubman, M., Lovaas, I.O. (1992). Transfer of staff training from Workshop to group homes: A failure to generalize across settings. Research in Developmental Disabilities. Special Issue: Community-based treatment programs: Some Problems and Promises, 13(1), 57-71.
Soulaga, D., Leaf, J.B., Taubman, M., McEachin, J, Leaf, R.B. (2008) A comparison of Constant Time Delay vs. a Lovaas-type Flexible Prompt Fading procedure. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 1, 753-765.
Taubman, M., Brierley, S., Wishner, J., Baker, D., McEachin, J., Leaf, R.B. (2001). The Effectiveness of a group discrete trial instructional approach for preschoolers with Developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 22(3), 205-219.
Leaf, J.B., Taubman, M., Bloomfield, S., Palos-Rafuse, L.I.,
McEachin, J.J., Leaf,
R.B., & Oppenheim, M. (2009),Increasing social skills and pro-social behavior for three children diagnosed with autism through the use of a teaching package. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 1, 275-289 .
Leaf, J.B., Dotson, W., Oppenheim, M. L., Sheldon, J.B., & Sherman, J.A. (2010). The effectiveness of group teaching interactions for young children with a pervasive developmental disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4, 186-198.
Dotson, W., Leaf, J. B., Sheldon, J. B., & Sherman, J.A. (2010). Group teaching of conversational skills to adolescents on the autism spectrum. Research in Autism SpectruM, 4, 199-209.
Leaf, J. B., Sherman, J. A., & Sheldon, J. B. (2010). Comparison
prompting and no-no prompting in two choice discrimination with children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 215-228.
Leaf, J.B., Oppenheim, M., Dotson, W., Johnson, V. A., Courtemanche, A.B., Sherman, J.A., & Sheldon, J.B. (2011). The effects of no-no prompting on teaching expressive labeling of facial expressions to children with and without a pervasive developmental disorder. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 46, 186-203.
Leaf, R. B., Taubman, M., McEachin, J. J., Leaf, J. B., & Tsuji,
K. H. (2011).
A program description of a community-based intensive behavioral intervention program for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Education and Treatment of Children, 34,
Leaf, J.B., Dotson, W., Oppenheim, M. L., Sheldon, J.B., Sherman,
J.A. (in press).
A programmatic description of a social skills group for young children with autism. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
Leaf, J. B., Tsuji, K. H., Griggs, B., Edwards, A., Oppenheim, M. L., Taubman, M., McEachin, J., & Leaf. (in press). Teaching social skills to children with autism using the cool versus not cool procedure. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Leaf, J. B., Oppenheim, M. L., Call, N. A., Sheldon, J. B., & Sherman, J. A., Taubman, M., McEachin, J., Dayharsh, J., & Leaf, R. (in press). Comparison of Social Stories and the Teaching Interaction Procedure for Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.