Publications

Reports

Dillenburger, K. & McKerr, L. (2014). Echoes of the future: Adults with disabilities living at home with their parents. Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, 1 (2)

Dillenburger, K., Jordan, J.A., McKerr, L., & Keenan, M. (2014). The Millennium child with autism: Early childhood trajectories for health, education, and economic wellbeing. Developmental Neurorehabilitation.

Dillenburger, K., Jordan, J.A. & McKerr, L. (2013). Autism Spectrum Disorder: Public awareness and attitudes. Research Update. Belfast: Access, Research, Knowledge (ARK)

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Dillenburger, K. & McKerr, L. (2011). Caring for sons and daughters with disabilities across the life course: Hearing the data. (Final report, pp. 145). Belfast: Office of the First and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM).

Dillenburger, K., & McKerr, L. (2009). What the future holds: Older people caring for adult sons and daughters with disabilities. (Final report, pp 151). Changing Aging Partnership (CAP). Institute of Governance, Queen’s University of Belfast. Retrieved from the Web 112/03/2009  Featured in CARDI e-Bulletin - April 2009.

Keenan, M., Dillenburger, K., Doherty, A., Byrne, J., & Gallagher, S. (2007). Meeting the needs of families living with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. (Final Report. pp.184). Coleraine, NI: University of Ulster.

Books

Dillenburger, K. (2014). Evidence-based management and intervention for autism spectrum disorders. In M.Fitzgerald. Autism. Intech. ISBN 978-953-51-4124-2

McDaniel, B. & Dillenburger, K (2014) Child Neglect and Behavioural Parent Education: Research and Practice. Russell House.

Keenan, M. & Dillenburger, K. (2012). Behaviour Analysis: A Primer. ibook on itunes; https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/behaviour-analysis-a-primer/id564540452?mt=11

Keenan, M., Henderson, M., Kerr, K.P., & Dillenburger, K. (Eds.) (2005). Applied behaviour analysis and autism: Building a future together. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. (ISBN: 9781843103103)

Keenan, M., Kerr, K.J., & Dillenburger, K. (Eds.) (2000). Parents' Education as Autism Therapists. Applied behaviour analysis in context. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. (ISBN-1-85302-778-2) Translation into Japanese (2005) JIHEISYO-JI NO OYA WO RYOIKUSYA NI SURU KYOIKU OUYOUKOUDOUBUNSEKIGAKU NIYORU EIKOKU NO JISSEN TO SEIKA (edited by N. Shimizu, Toyo University, Tokyo, S. Isawa, A. Kamei, K. Nishinaga, & N. Yamagashi. Publisher: Nihei-sha Co, Ltd, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, 558-0023 JAPAN. ISBN: 4-86108-027-4 C3037 Translation into Hindi (under contract, expected 2011) Translation into German (under contract)

Dillenburger, K., O'Reilly, Mark & Keenan,M. (Eds.) (1997). Advances in Behaviour Analysis. Dublin: University College Dublin Press. (ISBN-1-900621-08-8)

Peer reviewed journal articles

Dillenburger, K. & McKerr, L. (2014). Echoes of the future: Adults with disabilities living at home with their parents. Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, 1 (2)

Dillenburger, K., Jordan, J.A., McKerr, L., & Keenan, M. (2014). The Millennium child with autism: Early childhood trajectories for health, education, and economic wellbeing. Developmental Neurorehabilitation.

Dillenburger, K., Röttgers, H-R., Dounavi, K., Sparkman, C., Keenan, M. Thyer, B., & Nikopolous, C. (2014) Multidisciplinary teamwork in autism: Can one size fit all? The Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist,

Dillenburger, K., McKerr, L., Jordan, J.A., Devine, P. & Keenan, M. (2014). Creating an inclusive society… How close are we in relation to Autism Spectrum Disorder? A general population survey. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities

Elliott, C. & Dillenburger, K. (2014). The effect of choice on the motivation of young children on the autism spectrum during Discrete Trial Teaching. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs (JORSEN).

Dounavi, K. (2014). Tact training versus bi-directional intraverbal training in teaching a foreign language. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 165-170. Read it here  

Dillenburger, K., Jordan, J.A., & McKerr, L. (2014, under review). School's out forever: Postsecondary educational trajectories of students with autism.

Dillenburger, K., Jordan, J.A., & McKerr, L. (2014). The Millennium child with autism: Pre- and post-diagnosis health and quality of life. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 

Argas, M. & Dillenburger, K. (2014) Children drawing their own conclusions: Children’s perceptions of a ‘post-conflict’ society. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology

Fennell, B. & Dillenburger, K. (2014). The evidence debate for behavioural interventions for autism. International Research in Education, 2,

Dillenburger, K., McKerr, L., & Jordan, J.A. (2014). Lost in translation: Public policies, evidence-based practice, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education (Special Edition).

Dounavi, K. & Dillenburger, K. (2013). Behaviour analysis and evidence-based Education. Effective Education

Dillenburger, K., Jordan, J.A., McKerr, L., Devine, P. & Keenan, M. (2013). Awareness and knowledge of autism and autism interventions: A general population survey. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 1558-1567.

Lindsay, C. J., Moore, D. W., & Anderson, A. & Dillenburger, K. (2013). The role of imitation in video-based interventions for children with autism. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 2013 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print]

McKee, B.E. & Dillenburger, K. (2012). Effectiveness of child protection training for pre-service early childhood educators', International Journal of Educational Research.

Dillenburger, K. (2012) Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-based interventions. National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) Review, Spring/Summer, 134-135.

Dillenburger, K. (2012). Why re-invent the wheel? A behavior analyst’s reflections on pedagogy for inclusion. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 37, 169-180.

Dillenburger, K., Keenan, M., Doherty, A., Byrne, J., & Gallagher, S. (2012). ABA-based programmes for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Parental and professional experiences at school and at home. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 34, 1–19.

Wylie, J. , Jordan, J. A. & Mulhern, G. (2012).  Strategic development in exact calculation: Group and individual differences in four achievement subtypes.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 113, 112-130.

Jordan, J. A., Wylie J., & Mulhern, G. (accepted). Individual differences in children’s paths to arithmetical development. Invited chapter in Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition.

Dillenburger, K. (2011). The Emperor's new clothes: Eclecticism in autism treatment. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1119–1128.

Dillenburger, K., Keenan, M., Doherty, A., Byrne, J., & Gallagher, S. (2011). ABA-based programmes for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Parental and professional experiences at school and at home. Child and Family Behavior Therapy.

Keenan, M. & Dillenburger, K., (2011). If all you have is a hammer …RCTs and hegemony in science. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1-13. doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2010.02.003

Keenan, M. Dillenburger, K., Moderato, P., & Röttgers, H-R. (2010) Science for sale, but at what price? The Reporter. Association for Professional Behavior Analysis, 34, 1-4

Keenan, M. Dillenburger, K., Moderato, P., & Röttgers, H-R. (2010) Science for sale in a free market economy: But at what price? ABA and the treatment of autism in Europe. Behavior and Social Issues, 19, 124-141.

Jordan, J. A., McRorie, M. & Ewing, C. (2010). Gender differences in the role of emotional intelligence during the primary-secondary school transition. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 15, 37-47.

Jordan, J. A., Wylie J., & Mulhern, G. (2010). Phonological awareness and mathematical difficulty: A longitudinal perspective. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 28, 89-107.

Roll-Petterrson, L., Ala'i-Rosales, S., Keenan, M., & Dillenburger, K. (2010). Teaching and learning technologies in Higher Education: Applied behaviour analysis and autism. European Journal of Behaviour Analysis, 12, 247-260.

Dillenburger, K. & McKerr, L. (2010). "How long are we able to go on?" Issues faced by older family caregivers of adults with disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2010.00613.x

Dillenburger, K., Keenan, M., Doherty, A., Byrne, J., & Gallagher, S. (2010). Living with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Parental and professional views. British Journal of Special Education. 37, 13-23. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8578.2010.00455.x

Keenan, M., Dillenburger, K., Doherty, A., Byrne, J., & Gallagher, S. (2010). Experiences of parents during diagnosis and forward planning for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23, 390–397. 10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00555.x

Dillenburger, K., & McKerr, L. (2009). Unpaid older carers: the backbone of community care. What community care? Generations Review. Newsletter or the British Society for Gerontology, 19, 3. Retrieved from the Web 30/09/09 http://www.britishgerontology.org/09newsletter3/research4.asp

Dillenburger, K., & McKerr, L. (2009). "40 years is an awful long time". Parents caring for adult sons and daughters with disabilities. Behavior and Social Issues, 18, 155-174

Munteanu, C. & Dillenburger, K. (2009). Family functioning during the diagnosis process in families with children on the autism spectrum, Systemic Therapy, 3, 39-55. Translated into Romanian: Functionarea familei de-a lungul procesului de diagnostic în familiie cu copii din spectrul autist. Terapia Sistemica, 3, 153-169.

Dillenburger, K. & Keenan, M. (2009). None of the As in ABA stands for autism: Dispelling the myths. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability. 34, 193-195.

Jordan, J. A, Mulhern, G. & Wylie, J. (2009). Individual differences in trajectories of arithmetical development in typically achieving 5 to 7-year-olds. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 103, 455-468.

Dillenburger, K., Keenan, M., Gallagher, S., & McElhinney, M. (2004) Applied Behaviour Analysis for children with autism: Parental programme evaluation. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 29, 113–124.

Dillenburger, K., Keenan, M., Gallagher, S., & McElhinney, M. (2002) Autism: Intervention and parental empowerment. Multi-disciplinary Journal of Child Care in Practice, 8, 216-219.

Multimedia

SIMPLE STEPS (2010). A multimedia package for parents and professionals in English, Spanish, German and Norwegian. Belfast: Parents' Education as Autism Therapists. Online: www.simplestepsautism.com

Keenan, M., Gallagher, S., Dillenburger, K., & Nikopoulos, C., (2003). Learning to observe. [Computer software]. New York: Insight Media (ISBN-0-9539621-2-1) www.celticfringe.me.uk

Keenan, M. & Dillenburger, K. (2001). The Stream Machine: A template for the analysis of behaviour. [Computer software]. (ISBN-0-9539621-1-3). Cambridge Centre for Behavioral Studies at www.behavior.org

Keenan, M. & Dillenburger, K. (2000). Behaviour Analysis. A primer. A multi-media tutorial. [Computer software] New York: Insight Media (ISBN-0-9539621-0-5)www.celticfringe.me.uk