Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Publications (* = current and former students)

 

  • Ruble, L., Adams, M., McGrew, J., Snell-Rood, C., & Kleinert, H. (2018). Adapting COMPASS for Youth with ASD to Improve Post-School Outcomes Using Implementation Science. School Psychology Quarterly, Manuscript in press.
  • Ruble, L. A., McGrew, J. H., Toland, M., Dalrymple, N., Adams, M., & Snell-Rood, C. (2018). Randomized Control Trial of COMPASS for Improving Transition Outcomes of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-10.
  • Kuravackel, G. M., Ruble, L. A., Reese, R. J., Ables, A. P., *Rodgers, A. D., & Toland, M. D. (2018). COMPASS for Hope: Evaluating the effectiveness of a parent training and support program for children with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(2), 404-416.
  • Ruble, L. A., McGrew, J. H., *Wong, W. H., & Missall, K. N. (2018). Special Education Teachers’ Perceptions and Intentions Toward Data Collection. Journal of Early Intervention, 40(2), 177-191.
  • *Wong, V., Ruble, L., McGrew, J., & *Yu, Y. (2017). An Empirical Study of Multidimensional Fidelity of COMPASS Consultation. School Psychology Quarterly 33(2):251-263.
  • Ruble, L., Murray, D., McGrew, J. H., Brevoort, K., & *Wong, V. W. (2018). A Preliminary Study of Activation, Stress, and Self-Management of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1-10.
  • Duncan, A., Ruble, L. A., Meinzen-Derr, J., Thomas, C., & Stark, L. J. (2017). Preliminary efficacy of a daily living skills intervention for adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Autism, 1-12.
  • *Wong, V. W., Ruble, L. A., *Yu, Y., & McGrew, J. H. (2017). Too Stressed to Teach? Teaching Quality, Student Engagement, and IEP Outcomes. Exceptional Children, 83(4), 412-427.
  • Aiello, R.*, Esler, A., & Ruble, L. (2017). National Study of School Psychologists’ Use of Evidence-Based  Assessment in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Applied School Psychology. 33, 67-88.
  • McGrew, J., Ruble, L., & Smith, I. (2016). Autism Spectrum Disorder and Evidence- Based Practice in Psychology. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 23(3), 239-255.
    1. Commentary by Catherine Lord
    2. Commentary by Connie Kasari
  • *Krakovich, T. M., McGrew, J. H., *Yu, Y., & Ruble, L. A. (2016). Stress in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Exploration of Demands and Resources. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 1-12.
  • Uzuegbunam, N., *Wong, W., Cheung, S., & Ruble, L. (2015).  MEBook: Augmented Reality for Feed Forward Learning. Journal of Late Class Files, 13(9).
  • Esler, A. N., & Ruble, L. A. (2015). DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder With Implications for School Psychologists. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 3(1), 1-15.
  • Young, A. M., Elliston, A., & Ruble, L. A. (2015). Parents of children with autism: Issues surrounding childhood vaccination. International Public Health Journal, 7(3), 331.
  • Joseph, J. E., Zhu, X., Clark, J. D., Bhatt, R. S., Ruble, L., & Glaser, P. (2015). Typical and atypical neurodevelopment for face specialization: an fMRI study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45(6), 1725-1741.
  • Kuravackel, G., & Ruble, L. (2014). Autism Spectrum Disorders: Reasons for Treatment Referrals Across the Developmental Life Span. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 12(3), 51-56.
  • Ruble, L., McGrew, J., & Toland, M. (2013). Mechanisms of change in COMPASS consultation. Journal of Early Intervention, 34 (4), 378-396.
  • Ruble, L., Toland, M., *Birdwhistell, J., McGrew, J., Usher, E. (2013). Preliminary study on the development of the Autism Self-Efficacy Scale for Teachers (ASSET). Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7. 1151-1159.
  • Ruble, L., & McGrew, J. (2013). Teacher and child predictors of achieving IEP goals of children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2748–2763.
  • Hammond, R., Campbell, J., & Ruble, L. (2013). RTI and students with autism spectrum disorders. Exceptionality (invited article), 21, 31-50
  • Ruble, L., McGrew, J., Toland, M., Dalrymple, N., & Jung, L (2013). A Randomized Controlled Trial of COMPASS Web-Based and Face-to-Face Teacher Coaching. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
  • Murphy, M.* & Ruble, L. (2012). A Comparative study of rurality and urbanicity on access to and satisfaction with services for children with autism spectrum disorders. Rural Special Education Quarterly. 31 (3), 3-11.
  • Ruble.L., McGrew, J., & Toland, M. (2012). Goal attainment scaling as outcome measurement for randomized controlled trials. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
  • Ruble, L., *Birdwhistell, J., Toland, M., & McGrew, J. (2011) Analysis of parent, teacher, and consultant speech exchanges and educational outcomes of students with autism during COMPASS consultation. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 21 (4), 259-283.
  • Ruble, L., Usher, E., & McGrew, J. (2011). Special education and students with autism: Preliminary investigation of teacher self-efficacy and its sources. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 26, 67-74.
  • Ruble, L., Dalrymple, N., & McGrew, J. (2010). The effects of consultation on Individualized Education Program outcomes for young children with autism: The Collaborative Model for Promoting Competence and Success. Journal of Early Intervention, 32(4), 286-301.
  • Ruble, L., Dalrymple, N., & McGrew, J. (2010). The effects of consultation on Individualized Education Program outcomes for young children with autism: The Collaborative Model for Promoting Competence and Success. Journal of Early Intervention, 32(4), 286-301.
  • Ruble, L., Dalrymple, N., McGrew, J., & Jung, L. (2010). Examining the Quality of IEPs for Young Children with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 1459-1470.
  • *Young, A., Ruble, L., & McGrew. J. (2009). Public vs. Private Insurance: Cost, Use, Accessibility, and Outcomes of Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 1023-1033.
  • Murray, D., Ruble, L., *Willis, H., & Malloy, C. (2009). Parent and teacher report of social skills in children with autism spectrum disorders. Speech and Language Services in the Schools, 40, 109-115.
  • Mathai, G., & Ruble, L. (2009). Implementing a social skills group for children with autism. The Journal of Psychological Practice 15, 135-156.
  • *Nounopolous, A., Ruble, L., & Mathai, G., (2009). Behavior management services for individuals with autism in an outpatient setting. The Journal of Psychological Practice, 15, 178-26
  • Ruble, L.A., McDuffie, A., *King, A., & Lorenz, D. (2008). Caregiver responsiveness and social interaction behaviors of young children with autism. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 28(3), 158-170.
  • Ruble, L.A., *Willis, H., & Crabtree, V. (2008). Social skills group therapy for autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Clinical Case Studies, 7, 287-300.
  • Ruble, L.A., & McGrew, J. (2007). Community services outcomes in autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 1, 306-372.
  • Ruble, L.A., & Robson.D.(2007). Individual and environmental influences on engagement. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 1457-1468.
  • Ruble, L.A., & Heflinger, C.A., Renfrew, W, & Saunders, R. (2005). Access and service use by children with autism spectrum disorders in Medicaid managed care. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 25, 3-13.
  • Ruble, L.A., Heflinger, C.A., Renfrew, W., & Robson, D. Medicaid managed care and children with autism spectrum disorders. (2003).  A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base. 281-284.
  • Ruble, L.A., & Dalrymple, N.J. (2002). COMPASS: A parent-teacher collaborative model for students with autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. 17, 76-83.
  • Ruble, L. A., & Scott, M. (2002). Executive functions and natural habitat behaviors of children with autism. Autism, 6, 365-381.
  • Ruble, L.A. Analysis of social interactions as goal-directed behaviors in children with autism.(2001). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 31(5), 471-482.
  • Realmuto, G. M., & Ruble, L.A. (1999). Sexual behaviors in autism: Problems of definition and management. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 29, 121-127.
  • Ruble, L. A., & Dalrymple, N. J. (1996). An alternative view of outcome in autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 11 (1), 3-14.
  • Ruble, L. A., & Dalrymple, N. J. (1993). Social/sexual awareness of persons with autism: A parental perspective. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 22, 229-240.
  • Dalrymple, N.J., & Ruble, L.A. (1992). Toilet training and behaviors of people with autism: Parent views. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 22, 265-275.

Books / Book Chapters

 

  1. Ruble, L., Wong, W., & McGrew, J. (2016). Data Collection in Education and Measurement of Progress. Eds. R. Jordan, K. Hume, & J. Roberts. Autism & Education. Sage.
  2. Ruble, L, & McGrew, J. (2015). COMPASS and Implementation Science: Improving educational Outcomes of Children with ASD. Springer: NY.
  3. Young AM, Elliston A, Ruble LA. (2015) Chapter 22: Parents of Children with Autism: Issues Surrounding Childhood Vaccination. In Merrick, J (Ed.) Child and adolescent health issues (a tribute to the pediatrician Donald E Greydanus). New York: Nova Science. pp 239-252. ISBN: 978-1-63463-574-5.
  4. Campbell, J., Ruble, L., & Hammond, R. (2014). Children and adolescents with disabilities: Implications for interventions. InT. Prout and A. Fedewa (Eds). Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents, 4th Ed. Wiley.
  5. Campbell, J., Ruble, L., & Hammond, R. (2012). Evidence-Based Assessment of ASD. In L. Wilkinson (Ed). Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Assessment and Intervention. American Psychological Association Press: Washington.
  6. Ruble, L., Dalrymple, N., & McGrew. (2012). The Collaborative Model for Promoting Competence and Success for Students with ASD. Springer: NY.
  7. Ruble, L., & Wheatley M. (2008). Autism spectrum disorders.In E. Anderman & L. Anderman (Eds). Psychology of Classroom Learning. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale.
  8. Ruble, L., Mathai, G., Tanguay, P., & Josephson, A., (2008).Psychosocial treatment of Asperger’s Disorder.In J. Rausch, M. Johnson, & M. Casanova (Eds). Asperger’s Disorder (pp 293-325). NY, NY: Informa Healthcare.
  9. Ruble, L., & Stone, W. (2004). Autism spectrum disorders. In L. Osborn, T. DeWitt, L. First,& J. Zenel (Eds.), Pediatrics.(pp.1565-1570). St. Louis: Harcourt.
  10. Ruble, L., & Brown, S. (2003). Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Autism. In M. Wolraich (Ed.), Disorders of Development and Learning (pp.249-266). London: BC Decker.
  11. Ruble, L., & Sears, L. (2000). Diagnostic assessment of autistic disorder. In R. Huebner (Ed.), Autism and related disorders: A sensorimotor approach to management (pp.41-59). Maryland: Aspen.

Other Manuscripts

 

  1. Ruble, L. & Akshoomoff, N. (2010, January/February) Autism Spectrum Disorders for Teachers: Intervention Options for Parents and Educators. Communique, 38(5), 29-30. (invited manuscript)
  2. Ruble, L. & Gallagher, T. (2006). Autism Spectrum Disorders: Some guidelines for parents and teachers. The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter: Wiley.
  3. Ruble, L. (2004). Recognizing autism in young children. Update. University of Louisville, Department of Pediatrics.
  4. Ruble, L. (2004). Engagement, ecological psychology, and disability defined. In J. Neisworth, & P. Wolfe (Eds). The Autism Encyclopedia. Paul H. Brookes. (invited manuscript)
  5. Ruble, L.A., & Gallagher, T. (2004). Parental and caregiver satisfaction with services,utilization, and costs in Kentucky: A preliminary analysis for autism spectrum disorders. (Available from the Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services, 100 Fair Oaks Lane, Frankfort, KY 40621).
  6. Ruble, L. & Gallagher, T. (2004). Autism Spectrum Disorders for Parents and Teachers. Helping Children at Home and School: Handouts from your School Psychologist. National Association of School Psychologists: Maryland. (invited)
  7. Stone, W.L., Ruble, L., Coonrod, E., Hepburn, S., & Pennington, M. (2003). TRIAD Social Skills Assessment. (Available from Vanderbilt TRIAD, Center for Child Development, 415 Medical Center South, Nashville, TN 37232-3573, or www.TRIADatVanderbilt.com)
  8. Ruble, L. (1999). Program evaluation of Blount County special education services for students with autism. Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Vanderbilt University.
  9. Ruble, L. (1999). [Review of the book Andy and his Yellow Frisbee]. Communique: National Association of School Psychologists.
  10. Gray, S., Ruble, L., & Dalrymple, N. (1996/2000). Sexuality and autism: A guide for instruction.(Available from the Autism Society of Indiana, 516 Hamilton Ct., Bloomington, IN 47408).
  11. Dalrymple, N. J., & Ruble, L. A. (1996). Technical assistance manual on autism for Kentucky schools.(Available from the Kentucky Department of Education, 500 Mero St., Frankfort, KY 40601).
  12. Suomi, J., Ruble, L., & Dalrymple, N. (1991). Let Community Employment be the Goal. (Available from Indiana University, The Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, 2853 East 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47405).