Geraldine Leader

Lecturer Above The Bar BA, PhD

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Dept. of Psychology
Room 203, St. Anthony's
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3434
E: geraldine.leader@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Comorbidity in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'
Arlene Mannion & Geraldine Leader (2013) 'Comorbidity in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, :1593-1616 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'A comparison of experimental functional analysis and the Questions About Behavioral Function (QABF) in the assessment of challenging behavior of individuals with autism'
Healy, O,Brett, D,Leader, G (2013) 'A comparison of experimental functional analysis and the Questions About Behavioral Function (QABF) in the assessment of challenging behavior of individuals with autism'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7 :66-81 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Mannion, A,Leader, G,Healy, O (2013) 'An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7 :35-42 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Comparison of Behavioral Intervention and Sensory-Integration Therapy in the Treatment of Challenging Behavior'
Devlin, S,Healy, O,Leader, G,Hughes, BM (2011) 'Comparison of Behavioral Intervention and Sensory-Integration Therapy in the Treatment of Challenging Behavior'. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 41 :1303-1320 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'A comparison of Video Modeling and Pivotal Response Training to teach pretend play skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder'
Lydon, H,Healy, O,Leader, G (2011) 'A comparison of Video Modeling and Pivotal Response Training to teach pretend play skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5 :872-884 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Response re: Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of challenging behavior'
Healy, O., Hughes, B. M., Leader, G., & Devlin, S. (2011) 'Response re: Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of challenging behavior'. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 41 :1439-1441 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Response to a letter to the editors re: Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of challenging behavior'
Healy, O., Hughes, B.M., Leader, G., Devlin, S. (2011) 'Response to a letter to the editors re: Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of challenging behavior'. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41 (10):1439-1441 [Details]
(2011) 'Analysis of risk factors and early predictors of challenging behavior for children with autism spectrum disorder'
McTiernan, A,Leader, G,Healy, O,Mannion, A (2011) 'Analysis of risk factors and early predictors of challenging behavior for children with autism spectrum disorder'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5 :1215-1222 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Six reports of children with autism spectrum disorder following intensive behavioral intervention using the Preschool Inventory of Repertoires for Kindergarten (PIRK (R))'
McGarrell, M,Healy, O,Leader, G,O'Connor, J,Kenny, N (2009) 'Six reports of children with autism spectrum disorder following intensive behavioral intervention using the Preschool Inventory of Repertoires for Kindergarten (PIRK (R))'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 :767-782 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Risk factors for challenging behaviors among 157 children with autism spectrum disorder in Ireland'
Murphy, O,Healy, O,Leader, G (2009) 'Risk factors for challenging behaviors among 157 children with autism spectrum disorder in Ireland'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 :474-482 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'The effects of stimulus salience on overselectivity'
Leader, G., Loughnane, A., McMoreland, C., Reed, P. (2009) 'The effects of stimulus salience on overselectivity'. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 39 (2):330-338 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Risk factors for challenging behaviour for 157 children with autism spectrum disorder in Ireland'
Murphy, O., Healy, O., Leader, G. (2009) 'Risk factors for challenging behaviour for 157 children with autism spectrum disorder in Ireland'. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 :474-482 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of self-injurious behavior'
Devlin, S,Leader, G,Healy, O (2009) 'Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of self-injurious behavior'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 :223-231 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2009) 'Using a Time Timer (TM) to increase appropriate waiting behavior in a child with developmental disabilities'
Grey, I,Healy, O,Leader, G,Hayes, D (2009) 'Using a Time Timer (TM) to increase appropriate waiting behavior in a child with developmental disabilities'. Research In Developmental Disabilities, 30 :359-366 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2009) 'The Effect of Stimulus Salience on Over-selectivity'
Leader, G,Loughnane, A,McMoreland, C,Reed, P (2009) 'The Effect of Stimulus Salience on Over-selectivity'. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 39 :330-338 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2009) 'Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of self-injurious behaviour'
Devlin, S., Healy, O., Leader, G. (2009) 'Comparison of behavioral intervention and sensory-integration therapy in the treatment of self-injurious behaviour'. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 :223-231 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Extinction of Over-selected Stimuli Causes Emergence of Under-selected Cues in Higher-functioning Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders'
Reed, P,Broomfield, L,McHugh, L,McCausland, A,Leader, G (2009) 'Extinction of Over-selected Stimuli Causes Emergence of Under-selected Cues in Higher-functioning Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders'. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 39 :290-298 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'The effects of intensive tact instruction on three verbal operants in non-instructional settings by two children with autism'
Lydon, H., Healy, O., Leader, G., Keohane, D.D. (2008) 'The effects of intensive tact instruction on three verbal operants in non-instructional settings by two children with autism'. Journal of Speech and Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis, 3 :140-154 [Details]
(2008) 'Three years of intensive applied behavior analysis: A case study'
Healy, O., Leader, G., O' Connor, J., Kenny, N. (2008) 'Three years of intensive applied behavior analysis: A case study'. Journal of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, :4-22 [Details]
(2008) 'The analysis and treatment of problem behavior evoked by auditory stimulation'
Devlin, S,Healy, O,Leader, G,Reed, P (2008) 'The analysis and treatment of problem behavior evoked by auditory stimulation'. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2 :671-680 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2007) 'Statistical Outcomes and Best Practice: A Reply'
Healy, O., Leader, G., Honan, R., Leslie, J. & Cullinan, V. (2007) 'Statistical Outcomes and Best Practice: A Reply'. The Irish Psychologist, [Details]
(2004) 'Relational frame theory and stimulus equivalence: Conceptual and procedural issues'
Barnes-Holmes, D., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Smeets, P.M., Cullinan, V., Leader, G. (2004) 'Relational frame theory and stimulus equivalence: Conceptual and procedural issues'. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 4 :181-214 [Details]
(2001) 'Matching-to-sample and respondent-type training as methods for producing equivalence relations: Isolating the critical variable'
Leader, G,Barnes-Holmes, D (2001) 'Matching-to-sample and respondent-type training as methods for producing equivalence relations: Isolating the critical variable'. Psychological Record, 51 :429-444 [Details]
(2001) 'Establishing fraction-decimal equivalence using a respondent-type training procedure'
Leader, G., Barnes-Holmes, D. (2001) 'Establishing fraction-decimal equivalence using a respondent-type training procedure'. The Psychological Record, 51 :151-165 [Details]
(2000) 'Establishing equivalence relations using a respondent type training procedure III'
Leader, G., Barnes-Holmes, D. (2000) 'Establishing equivalence relations using a respondent type training procedure III'. The Psychological Record, 50 :63-78 [Details]
(1997) 'Establishing stimulus classes in adults and children using a respondent-type training procedure: A follow-up study'
Smeets, PM,Leader, G,Barnes, D (1997) 'Establishing stimulus classes in adults and children using a respondent-type training procedure: A follow-up study'. Psychological Record, 47 :285-308 [Details]
(1996) 'Establishing equivalence relations using a respondent-type training procedure'
Leader, G., Barnes, D., Smeets. P.M. (1996) 'Establishing equivalence relations using a respondent-type training procedure'. The Psychological Record, 46 :685-706 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2009) 'Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention in the Treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorders'
Leader, G., Healy, O., & O’Connor, J. (2009) 'Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention in the Treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorders' In: Behavioral Theories for Autism. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. [Details]
(2008) 'Early intensive behavioural intervention in the treatment of autism'
Leader, G., Healy, O. & OÕ Connor, J. (2008) 'Early intensive behavioural intervention in the treatment of autism' In: Behavioral Theories and Interventions for Autism. Arnold: London. [Details]
(2008) 'Early intensive behavioural intervention in the treatment of autism'
Leader, G., Healy, O. & OÕ Connor, J. (2008) 'Early intensive behavioural intervention in the treatment of autism' In: Behavioral Theories and Interventions for Autism. Arnold. London: [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2007) Third European Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference
Truzoli, R., Leader, G., & Read, P. (2007) Behaviour Analysis in Europe Third European Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference Milan: University of Milan Press, [Details]
(2007)
Truzoli, R., Leader, G., & Read, P. (2007) Behaviour Analysis in Europe: Proceedings of the Third European Association for Behaviour Analysis Conference. Edited Volume [Details]
(2001) Establishing fraction-decimal equivalence using a respondent-type training procedure
Leader, G,Barnes-Holmes, D (2001) PSYCHOLOGICAL RECORD Establishing fraction-decimal equivalence using a respondent-type training procedure , pp.151-165 [Details]
(2000) Establishing equivalence relations using a respondent-type training procedure III
Leader, G,Barnes-Holmes, D,Smeets, PM (2000) PSYCHOLOGICAL RECORD Establishing equivalence relations using a respondent-type training procedure III , pp.63-78 [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2012) Research Activity on the MSc ABA at NUI, Galway.
Healy, O., Holloway, J., & Leader, G. (2012) Research Activity on the MSc ABA at NUI, Galway. Conference Poster [Details]

Letter

  Year Publication
(2011) Response to a Letter to the Editors re: Comparison of Behavioral Intervention and Sensory-Integration Therapy in the Treatment of Challenging Behavior.
Healy, O,Hughes, BM,Leader, G,Devlin, S (2011) Response to a Letter to the Editors re: Comparison of Behavioral Intervention and Sensory-Integration Therapy in the Treatment of Challenging Behavior. Letter [DOI] [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
Stimulus Overselectivity: An Experimental Analysis of Extinction as a Remediation Strategy.
Michelle Kelly,Geraldine Leader and Olive Healy Stimulus Overselectivity: An Experimental Analysis of Extinction as a Remediation Strategy. National University of Ireland, Galway : Workshops [Details]
A comparison of video-modelling and pivotal response training to teach pretend play skills to children with autism spectrum disorders.
Helena Lydon, Olive Healy and Geraldine Leader A comparison of video-modelling and pivotal response training to teach pretend play skills to children with autism spectrum disorders. National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
A method to increase self-initiated verbalisations in an early intervention behavioural program for autism spectrum disorder.
Healy, O. A method to increase self-initiated verbalisations in an early intervention behavioural program for autism spectrum disorder. Workshops [Details]
Preference for topography of verbal behaviour in children with ASD.
Leader, G. Preference for topography of verbal behaviour in children with ASD. Workshops [Details]
Comparing Response Variability in Typically Developing Children and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) .
Clodagh Murray, Olive Healy and Geraldine Leader Comparing Response Variability in Typically Developing Children and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) . National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Component analysis of a DRO Treatment Package in the reduction of problem behaviour in children with ASD.
Niamh McCarthy, Olive Healy, Geraldine Leader & Jennifer O' Connor Component analysis of a DRO Treatment Package in the reduction of problem behaviour in children with ASD. National University of Ireland Galway: Workshops [Details]
Division of Behaviour Analysis (PSI) Conference.
Leader, G. Division of Behaviour Analysis (PSI) Conference. Trinity College Dublin: Workshops [Details]
Generalization of Tacting Actions in Children with Autism: Replication and Further Analysis. (CIEL, Spain) .
Michelle Kelly, Geraldine Leader and Gladys Williams Generalization of Tacting Actions in Children with Autism: Replication and Further Analysis. (CIEL, Spain) . National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Extinction and its Effects on Over-Selectivity in Participants with Moderate-Functioning Autism.
Michelle Kelly, Geraldine Leader and Maria Makrigianni Extinction and its Effects on Over-Selectivity in Participants with Moderate-Functioning Autism. National University of Ireland, Galway and Swansea University: Workshops [Details]
A Comparison of behavioural intervention and Sensory-Integrative Therapy as treatments for challenging behaviour in children with ASD Sarah Devlin.
Leader, G. A Comparison of behavioural intervention and Sensory-Integrative Therapy as treatments for challenging behaviour in children with ASD Sarah Devlin. Workshops [Details]
Effects of daily tact instruction on emission of pure mands, tacts and conversational units in non-instructional settings by two preschool children with autism.
Helena Lydon, Olive Healy, Geraldine Leader & Dolleen-Day Keohane Effects of daily tact instruction on emission of pure mands, tacts and conversational units in non-instructional settings by two preschool children with autism. National University of Ireland Galway: Workshops [Details]
Operant Variability: A review of the experimental analysis of consequential control over response variation.
Healy, O. Operant Variability: A review of the experimental analysis of consequential control over response variation. Workshops [Details]
Augmentative and Alternative Communication as a teaching aid to verbal behaviour acquisition in autism spectrum disorder and developmental verbal dyspraxia.
Niamh McEvoy, Aoife Wemyss, Maeve Doyle  and Olive Healy Augmentative and Alternative Communication as a teaching aid to verbal behaviour acquisition in autism spectrum disorder and developmental verbal dyspraxia. National University of Ireland, Galway and The Jonah ABA School: Workshops [Details]
The Effects of Extinction on Stimulus Overselectivity in Children with Moderate-functioning Autism Michelle Kelly and Geraldine Leader.
Leader, G. The Effects of Extinction on Stimulus Overselectivity in Children with Moderate-functioning Autism Michelle Kelly and Geraldine Leader. National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Risk factors for challenging behaviours among 157 children with autism spectrum disorder in Ireland.
Healy, O. Risk factors for challenging behaviours among 157 children with autism spectrum disorder in Ireland. Workshops [Details]
Using behavioural interventions with people with acquired brain injury - a new avenue for Applied Behaviour Analysis  in Ireland . Headway and Acquired Brain Injury Ireland.
Healy, O. Using behavioural interventions with people with acquired brain injury - a new avenue for Applied Behaviour Analysis  in Ireland . Headway and Acquired Brain Injury Ireland. Workshops [Details]
The operant behavioural account of chronic pain: How Applied Behaviour Analysis may improve our understanding of pain behaviour.
Cormac Duffy, Olive Healy and Geraldine Leader The operant behavioural account of chronic pain: How Applied Behaviour Analysis may improve our understanding of pain behaviour. National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
The Effects of Extinction on Stimulus Overselectivity in Children with Moderate-functioning Autism .
Leader, G. The Effects of Extinction on Stimulus Overselectivity in Children with Moderate-functioning Autism . National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Stimulus Overselectivity and Remediation Strategies .
Michelle Kelly, Geraldine Leader and Olive Healy Stimulus Overselectivity and Remediation Strategies . National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Increasing social verbal operants using a script-fading procedure.
Healy, O. Increasing social verbal operants using a script-fading procedure. Workshops [Details]
Generalization of Tacting Actions in Children with Autism: Replication and Further Analysis.
Michelle Kelly, Geraldine Leader and Gladys Williams Generalization of Tacting Actions in Children with Autism: Replication and Further Analysis. National University of Ireland, Galway and CIEL, Spain: Workshops [Details]
A comparison of video-modelling and pivotal response training to teach pretend play skills to children with autism spectrum disorder .
Healy, O. A comparison of video-modelling and pivotal response training to teach pretend play skills to children with autism spectrum disorder . Helena Lydon, Olive Healy and Geraldine Leader , National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Using Functional Communication Training to increase functional communication repertoires and decrease inappropriate behaviour for an 11-year-old boy with autism.
Healy, O. Using Functional Communication Training to increase functional communication repertoires and decrease inappropriate behaviour for an 11-year-old boy with autism. Workshops [Details]
Operant Variability: A review of the experimental analysis of consequential control over response variation. Clodagh Murray, Olive Healy and Geraldine Leader.
Leader, G. Operant Variability: A review of the experimental analysis of consequential control over response variation. Clodagh Murray, Olive Healy and Geraldine Leader. National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Operant variability: A review of the experimental analysis of consequential control over response variation.
Clodagh Murray, Olive Healy and Geraldine Leader Operant variability: A review of the experimental analysis of consequential control over response variation. National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
Investigating the relationship between low operant variability and performance in Children with ASD.
Leader, G. Investigating the relationship between low operant variability and performance in Children with ASD. Workshops [Details]
Increasing spontaneous verbal operants in children with ASD .
Mary Healy, Olive Healy, Jennifer O' Connor & Geraldine Leader Increasing spontaneous verbal operants in children with ASD . National University of Ireland Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2009) Division of Behaviour Analysis (PSI) Conference.
Leader, G. (2009) Division of Behaviour Analysis (PSI) Conference. National University of Ireland, Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2009) ABA International Conference.
Healy, O. (2009) ABA International Conference. Oslo Norway: Workshops [Details]
(2009) 39 th Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland .
Healy, O. (2009) 39 th Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland . Wexford: Workshops [Details]
(2009) 1st International Conference on Behavior Analysis and Developmental Disorders: Experimental and Applied Prospects.
Healy, O. (2009) 1st International Conference on Behavior Analysis and Developmental Disorders: Experimental and Applied Prospects. Lille, France: Workshops [Details]
(2008) Division of Behaviour Analysis (PSI) Conference.
Healy, O. (2008) Division of Behaviour Analysis (PSI) Conference. Trinity College Dublin: Workshops [Details]