Recent UH*sparc PUBLICATIONS

Mire, S. S., Hughes, K. R., Manis, J., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (In press). Autism treatment: Families’ use varies across U.S. regions. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1177/1044207318766597

Mire, S. S., Anderson, J. R., Manis, J. K., Hughes, K. R., Raff, N.S., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2018). Using teacher ratings to investigate developmental regression as a potential indicator of school-age symptoms among students with autism spectrum disorder.  School Mental Health. Advanced online publication. doi : 10.1007/s12310-018-9251-x

Mire, S. S., Tolar, T., Brewton, C., Raff, N., & McKee, S. L.  (2018). Validating the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire as a measure of parent perceptions of autism spectrum disorder.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10803-017-3442-4

Nowell, K. P., Goin-Kochel, R. P., McQuillin, S. D., & Mire, S. S. (2017). Intellectual functioning and ASD: Can profiles inform identification of subpopulations? Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4(4), 339-349.

Mire, S. S., Gealy, W., Kubiszyn, T., Burridge, A. B., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2017). Parent perceptions about autism spectrum disorder influence treatment choices. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 32(4), 305-318.  doi: 10.1177/1088357615610547

Fein, R. H., Brewton, C. B., Bergez, K., & Mire, S. S. (2016). Girls with autism: Exploring potential gender disproportionality in special education.  Research and Practice in the Schools, 4(1), 42-53

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., Dempsey, A. G.,  Fein, R., Sahni, L., Cunningham, R., Boom, J. (2016). Parental report of vaccine receipt in children with autism spectrum disorder: Do rates differ by pattern of ASD onset?  Vaccine, 8(34), 1335-1342. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.02.008

Nowell, K. P., Brewton, C. M., Allain, E., & Mire, S. S.  (2015). The influence of demographic factors on the identification of autism spectrum disorder: A review and call for research. Review Journal of Autism and Development Disabilities, 2, 300-309. doi: 10.1007/s40489-015-0053-x

Mire, S. S., Raff, N., Brewton, C., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2015). Age-related trends in treatment use for children with autism spectrum disorder.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 16, 29-41. doi: 10.1016/j.rasd.2015.03.001

Nowell, K. P., Schanding, G. T., Kanne, S. M., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2015). Cognitive profiles in youth with autism spectrum disorder: An investigation of base rate discrepancies using the Differential Ability Scales—Second Edition. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1–11. doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2356-7

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., & Dempsey, A.  (2015). Emergence of autism spectrum disorder symptoms among children from simplex families: Relations to parental perceptions of etiology. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45(5), 1451-1463. doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2310-8

Mire, S. S., Nowell, K., Kubiszyn, T., & Goin-Kochel, R.  (2014). Psychotropic medication use among children with autism spectrum disorders within the Simons Simplex Collection: Are core features of ASD related?  Autism,18(8), 933-942. doi: 10.1177/1362361313498518

Selected UH*sparc PRESENTATIONS

Truong, D. M., Mire, S. S., Ramclam, A. N., Smoots, K., Grebe, S. C., Morgan, M. M., Choi, N., McKee, S. L., Ahmad, H. (2018, August). Reducing disparities in autism research: Addressing diversity issues in study recruitment. Poster session accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association's 126th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Raff, N. S., Grebe, S., Mire, S. S., Frankel, L., Loveland, K. A., & McQuillin, S. D. (2018, August). Stress in parents of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: Examining parent perceptions. Poster session accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association's 126th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Brewton, C. M., McNeel, M., Mire, S. S., Tolar, T., Goin-Kochel, R. P., & Keller-Margulis, M. (2018, August). Measuring parent perceptions about causes of their children’s autism spectrum disorder. Poster session accepted presentation at the American Psychological Association’s 126th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Truong, D. M., McKee, S. L., Meinert, A.C., Liu, X., & Mire, S. S. (2018, August). Predicting parenting stress in families of children with autism: The Family Adjustment Measure. Poster session accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association's 126th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Manis, J. K., Hughes, K. R., Anderson, J. R., Mire, S. S, & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2018, August). Teacher ratings of autism symptoms in school-age children with a history of regression. Poster session accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association's 126th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Bergez, K., Reid, E., Mire, S. S., Keller-Margulis, M., & Tolar, T. (2018, August). Reliability of WE-CBM for students with autism spectrum disorder. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association's 126th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., Berry, L. N., Dowell, L. R., Minard, C. G., Sahni, L. C., Cunningham, R. M., & Boom, J. A. (2018, May). Parental vaccine hesitancy and beliefs about causes of children’s developmental disorders: A comparison across four groups of parents. Poster session presented at the 48th annual convention of the National Immunization Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Goin- Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., McKee, S. L., & Ozonoff, S. (2018, April). First concerns and skill loss: Revisiting parent report of autism spectrum disorder onset via the ADI-R. Poster session presented at the 51st Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego, CA. 

Truong, D. M., McKee, S. K., & Mire, S. S. (2018, February). Behavioral treatment acceptability and implementation: Considering impact of parent perceptions. Poster session presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.  

Meinert, A. C., Barton, A., Mire, S. S., & Kubiszyn, T. (2018, February). School psychologists' role in psychopharmacological treatment decisions. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.

Truong, D. M., McDonald-Ramclam, A. N., Racine, M. D., & Mire, S. S. (2017, October) Asian American families’ access to autism identification and intervention services: Barriers and practice implications for reducing disparities. Poster session presented at the Asian American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Bergez, K. C., Manis, J. K., & Barton, A. K. (2017, August). Thinking beyond the individual child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. In S. S. Mire (Chair), Autism spectrum disorder: Psychologists’ opportunities for cross-setting practice and research.  Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association’s 125th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

McKee, S. L., Truong, D. M., Raff, N. S., & Gealy, W. G. (2017, August). Identifying strengths and needs for working with families of children with ASD. In S. S. Mire (Chair), Autism spectrum disorder: Psychologists’ opportunities for cross-setting practice and research.  Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association’s 125th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Racine, M., Hughes, K. R., Meinert, A., & Fein, R. H. (2017, August). Building partnerships with direct service providers for cross-disciplinary work in ASD. In S. S. Mire (Chair), Autism spectrum disorder: Psychologists’ opportunities for cross-setting practice and research.  Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association’s 125th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Fein, R. H., Raff, N. S., Racine, M., Dawson, K., Phillips, L., Fritz, J., & Mire, S. S. (2017, August). Exploring parent stress and perceptions during function-based treatment for autism spectrum disorder. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association’s 125th Annual Convention within Division 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities), Washington, D.C.

McKee, S., Bergez, K., Truong, D., Meinert, A., Barton, A., & Mire, S. S. (2017, May). The influence of social support on the stress of families of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Poster session presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, CA.

McKee, S., &  Mire, S. S. (2017, February). Educational need in autism spectrum disorder: Broadening our conceptualization. Oral presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX. 

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., Berry, L. Dowell, L. R., Minard, C. G., Sahni, L. C., Cunningham, R. M., & Boom, J. A. (2017, May). Beliefs about causes of autism and current vaccine history: Comparisons across four parent groups. Poster session presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, CA.

Racine, M., Raff, N. S., Hughes, K. R., Atherton, G., Manis, J. K., Bergez, K., McKee, S. L., Fein, R. H., & Mire, S. S. (2017 February). Teleconsultation for enhancing services for ASD and comorbid psychiatric diagnoses. Oral session presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Bergez, K. B., Mire, S. S., Keller-Margulis, M., & Tolar, T. (2017, February). Written expression CBM for students with executive functioning challenges.  Poster session presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX. 

Hughes, R. K., Manis, J. K., Raff, N. S., & Mire, S. S. (2017, February). The relationship between clinicians’ perceptions and EBI in ASD services. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX. 

Bergez, K. B., Mire, S. S., Keller-Margulis, M., & Tolar, T. (2016, November). Impact of executive function challenges on written performance: The role of CBM.  Poster session presented at the Texas Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Houston, TX. 

McKee, S. L., Bergez, K., & Mire, S. S. (2016, August). Enhancing service delivery capacity of providers through collaborative university partnerships. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association’s 124th Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

Mire, S. S., Tolar, T., Anderson, J. A., Raff, N. S., & Brewton, C. M. (2016, May). How do parents conceptualize their children’s autism spectrum disorder? Validating a measure of caregiver perceptions. Poster session presented at International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., Berry, L., Kanne, S. M., Bernier, R., Minard, C. G., & Guffey, D. (2016, May). Use of early intensive behavioral intervention among children with ASD: Outcomes for children with and without a history of developmental regression. Poster session presented at International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.

Mensah-Bonsu, N. E., Mire, S. S., Berry, L. N., Dowell, L. R., Minard, C. G., Sahni, L C., Cunningham, R. M., Boom, J. A., Voigt, R. G., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2016, April). Immunization history in children with autism spectrum disorder and current parental vaccine hesitancy. Poster session presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., Berry, L. N., Dowell, L. R., Minard, C. G., Guffey, D., Sahani, L. C., Cunningham, R. M., & Boom, J. A. (2016, March). Beliefs about causes of developmental delays and vaccine hesitancy among parents of children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Poster session presented at the 49th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego, CA.

Mire, S. S., Anderson, J. A., Raff, N. S., McKee, S., Hughes, K. R.,  & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2016, February). Teacher perceptions may offer insight about outcomes in regressive autism. Poster session presented at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Raff, N. S., Bergez, K. C., Fein, R. H., McKee, S., Nowell, K. P., & Mire, S. S. (2016, February).  Helping community clinicians serve children with ASD: A pilot project.  Paper session presented at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Gealy, W., Mire, S. S., McQuillin, S. D., & Smith, B. (2016, February). ASD in families: Maternal functioning affects younger sibling outcomes. Poster session presented at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Mire, S. S., & Hughes, K. R. (2015, August). Implications of DSM-5 changes on autism spectrum disorder: Educational perspectives.  Division 16 invited presentation within Cross-Divisional Collaborative Program Cross-divisional perspectives and case discussion: Implications of DSM-5 changes on autism spectrum disorder (co-presenters: R. Fenning, H. Rue, N. Bing, J. Bass, S. Fillers, J. L. Taylor, & H. Roberts) presented at the American Psychological Association’s 123rd Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario. 

Mire, S. S., Raff, N. S., Anderson, J. R., McKee, S. L., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2015, May). Parent and teacher perceptions of ASD core symptoms and comorbid emotional/behavioral symptoms: Differences for children with a history of developmental regression. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT.

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., Fein, R. H., Dempsey, A. G., Guffey, D., Minard, C.G., Cunningham, R.M., Sahni, L.C., & Boom, J.A. (2015, May). Frequencies of vaccine uptake in children with autism spectrum disorder and type of onset described by parents. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hilliard, K. A., Nowell, K. P., & Mire, S. S. (2015, April). Students with ASD and comorbid internalizing symptoms: Implications for school-based placement and intervention decisions. Poster session presented at the 48th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, New Orleans, LA.

LeBlanc, H., Tagliarina, A., Raff, N., Hyatt, H., & Mire, S. S.  (2015, April). Parent and teacher perceptions of internalizing problems in children with ASD: Effects of child age. Poster session presented at the 48th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, New Orleans, LA.

Racine, M., Nowell, K. P., & Mire, S. S. (2015, April). Specific externalizing behaviors as predictors of student time in general education school settings for students with ASD. Poster session presented at the 48th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, New Orleans, LA.

Mire, S. S., Roberts, J. E., Hills, K. J., Strait, J. E., & Schanding, G. T. (2015, February). Autism assessment training: Benefits, challenges, and conundrums.  Symposium presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Raff, N., Brewton, C., McKee, S., & Mire, S. S. (2015, February).  Regional use of school-based services: Implications for school psychology. Poster session presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Mire, S. S., Nowell, K. P., Kubiszyn, T., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2014, August). School-based and private therapies for autism spectrum disorder: How do utilizers differ?  Poster session presented within Division 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) of the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, Washington D.C.

Gealy, W., & Mire, S. S. (2014, August). How parents’ and teachers’ perceptions of ASD make a difference for students' school-based services. In S. S. Mire (Chair), Autism spectrum disorder in public schools: Using research to inform school-based service.  Symposium presented at The American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Raff, N., Tagliarina, A., LeBlanc, H., & Hyatt, H. (2014, August). The role of school personnel in managing emotional and behavioral comorbidities of students with ASD in the classroom. In S. S. Mire (Chair), Autism spectrum disorder in public schools: Using research to inform school-based service. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Nowell, K. P., Hilliard, K., & Racine, M. (2014, August). Students with ASD enrolled in public schools: Factors predicting time in general versus special education. In S. S. Mire (Chair), Autism spectrum disorder in public schools: Using research to inform school-based service. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Brewton, C., Fein, R., Johnson, M. (2014, August). Special education services across states: Investigating categorization for students with ASD. In S. S. Mire (Chair), Autism spectrum disorder in public schools: Using research to inform school-based service.  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., & McQuillin, S. (2014, August). Regression status and treatment trajectories within the Simons Simplex Collection.  Poster session presented within Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) of the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention, Washington D.C.

Fein, R. H., Brewton, C. B., Johnson, M., & ^Mire, S. S. (2014, August). Girls with autism: Exploring potential gender disproportionality in special education.  Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention within Division 16 (School Psychology), Washington, D. C.

Nowell, K. P., Hilliard, K., Racine, M., Mire, S. S., Schanding, G. T. & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2014, August). ASD core symptoms, intellectual functioning, and externalizing behaviors: Predictors of student time in general education school settings? Poster session presented within Division 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Nowell, K., Mire, S. S., Hilliard, K., Racine, M., Raff, N., & Schanding, G. T. (2014, June). The complex interaction of factors influencing time in general education for children with ASD: Implications for stakeholders. Paper session presented at the annual convention of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Orlando, FL.

Mire, S. S., Nowell, K. P., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2014, May). Regional differences in the use of treatment types for children and adolescents with ASD within the Simons Simplex Collection. Poster session presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, GA.

Raff, N., Mire, S. S., Tagliarina, A., LeBlanc, H., & Hyatt, H. (2014, May). Parent and teacher perceptions of emotional and behavioral problems in children with ASD: Effects of child age and IQ. Poster session presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, GA.

Goin-Kochel, R. P., Mire, S. S., & Dempsey, A. (2014, May).  Regression in children with ASD: Associations with parents' beliefs about causes of ASDPoster session presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, GA.

Mire, S. S., Gealy, W., Kubiszyn, T., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2014, March). Parents’ perceptions of their child’s ASD impacts treatment choice. Poster session presented at the 47th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Chicago, IL. 

Raff, N., Mire, S. S., Kubiszyn, T., Nowell, K. P., & Goin-Kochel, R. P. (2014, March). Predictors of psychotropic medication use in children with ASD: Core features and comorbid symptoms. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Chicago, IL.