235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Ph.D. James Madison University
M.S. James Madison University
Research and Teaching Areas
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Sensory Integration Disorders
Behavior Intervention and Management
Current and Ongoing Research Projects
Impact of Sensory Integration intervention on vocal/verbal output of children with autism
Impact of Sensory Integration intervention on communicative attempts of children with autism
National and International Conference Presentations (last five years)
Powell, M. & Reed, V. A. (2010 June). Facilitating Autistic Children’s Communication with Brief Exposures to Sensory Stimulation (SS). Presentation at the 13th Symposium of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association, Oslo, Norway.
Powell, M., Reed, V. A., Sigafoos, J., Scott, A., & Ouellette, K. (2012 June). Documenting Treatment Fidelity in Research Examining the Contribution of Sensory Stimulation to the Effectiveness of Speech-Language Intervention for Autistic Children. Presentation at the 14th Symposium of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association, Cork, Ireland.
Longerbeam, M., Reed, V.A., Scott, A. (June 2014). Effect of Raters’ Clinical Experience in Measuring Treatment Fidelity in Research Investigating Efficacy of Autism Intervention: A Pilot. Presentation at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, Wisconsin.
Simons, E., White, H., Longerbeam, M. & Stokes, T.F. (2014, May). Merge of Behavior Analysis Procedures into a Speech-Language Pathology Autism Clinic Poster presented at the 40th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.
Developing merged multidisciplinary treatment protocols at an inter-professional autism clinic( 2014 May). Simons, E., Cannady, M., Faller, A., Tiry, A., White, H., Vetter, J., Richardson, E., Longerbeam, M., Stokes, T. Poster: 2014 ABAI Annual Convention: Chicago, IL; May 23-27, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
Dudding, Odonoghue, Longerbeam (April 2015). A Virtual Interprofessional Clinic. Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders Conference, Newport Beach, Long Beach, CA.