Recent Books and Publications

  • Castejon, A.M., Spaw, J.A.,  Rozenfeld, I., Sheinberg, N., Kabot, S., Shaw, A., Hardigan, P., Faillace, R., Marriott, O. B.,  & Packer, E. Effects of a Cysteine-Rich Whey Protein Isolate (Immunocal®) on Core Areas of Autism Behavior and Antioxidant Capacity: A Randomized, Double Blind Controlled Study. Manuscript Submitted for Review.
  • Breffni, L. (January 2017). Enhancing the competence of teacher assistants: Using teachers as coaches to support professional development in ‘real time’. Exchange.
  • Breffni, L. (2016). Family Child Care. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Breffni, L. (2016). Sleep. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Kabot, S., & Reeve, C.E. (2016). Taming the data monster: Collecting and analyzing classroom data to improve student performance. Lenexa, KS: AAPC Publishing.
  • Nevin, J. A., Mace, F. C., DeLeon, I. G., Shahan, T. A., Shamlian, K. D., Lit, K., Sheehan, T., Frank-Crawford, M. A., Trauschke, S. L., Sweeney, M. M., Tarver, D. R. and Craig, A. R. (2016). Effects of signaled and unsignaled alternative reinforcement on persistence and relapse in children and pigeons. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 106: 34–57.
  • Paige, A. & Leiderman, R., (2016) 101 Ways to Lull Your Baby to Sleep. Kennebunkport, Maine: Cider Mills Press.
  • Breffni, L. (2015). The ‘just culture’ model: A roadmap to a safer environment. Professional connections: The trade publication of the Association for Early Learning Leaders.
  • Kabot, S., & Reeve, C. (2014). Curriculum and program structure. In L. A. Wilkinson (Ed.), Autism spectrum disorder in children and adolescents: Evidence-based assessment and intervention in schools. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Lakatosova, S, Sheinberg, N, Pivavarciova A, Husarova, V, Rozenfeld, I., Ostatnikova, D., & Castejon, A. N. (2014). Oxytocin but Not Testosterone Modulates Behavioral Patterns in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Open Journal of Medical Psychology (3), 48-53.
  • Breffni, L. (2014). The ‘just culture’ model: A roadmap to a safer environment. Exchange. Reprinted Summer 2015 in Professional connections: The trade publications of the Association for Early Learning Leaders.
  • Leiderman, R. (2013) Progressive programs and practices. In Sorte, J.; Daeschel, I.; Amador, C. Nutrition, Health, and Safety for Young Children: Promoting Wellness, (2nd ed.), Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.
  • Kabot, S., & Reeve, C. (2013) Building Independence: Structured Work Systems for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Asperger’s Publishing Company.
  • Leiderman, R., Masi, W. (2012).  Let’s play and learn together: Fill your baby’s day with creative activities that are fun and enhance development. Beverly, Massachusetts: Fair Winds Press.
  • Leiderman, R., Masi, W. (2011).  Baby and toddler play: Fun activities to help your child learn through play. San Francisco, California: Weldon Owen Publishing.
  • Leiderman, R., Masi, W. (2011). 365 Idee Intelligenti per divertirti con tuo figlio (translated into Italian) Novara, Italy: De Agostini Publishers.
  • Segal, M., Bardige, B., Bardige, K., Breffni, L., Woika, M.J. (2010). All about child care and early education: A comprehensive resource for child care professionals (2nd Edition). New York: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Segal, M., Breffni, L., Woika, M.J. (2011). All about child care and early education: A trainee’s manual for child care professionals. New York: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Kabot, S., & Reeve, C. (2010). Setting up classroom spaces that support students with autism spectrum disorders. Lenexa, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing Company.

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