Linda A. LeBlanc, Ph.D., BCBA-D
  Associate Professor
   Department of Psychology
   Auburn University


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Education & Employment

2009-present:  Associate Professor, Auburn University

1999-2008:  Assistant & Associate Professor, Western Michigan University

1997-1999Visiting Assistant Professor, Claremont McKenna College

1997Post-doctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

1996Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Louisiana State University

Professional Interests

Selected Publications

Grow, L. L., Carr, J. E., & LeBlanc, L. A.  (2009).  Treatments for attention-maintained problem behavior:  Empirical support and clinical recommendations.  Journal of Evidence-Based Practices for Schools, 10, 70-92. 

Love, J. R., Carr, J. E., & LeBlanc, L. A.  (2009).  Functional assessment of problem behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders: A summary of 32 outpatient cases.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 363-372.

Baker, J. A., LeBlanc, L. A., & Raetz, P. B. (2008).  A behavioral conceptualization of aphasia.  The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 24, 147-158.

Carr, J. E., & LeBlanc, L. A.  (2007).  Autism spectrum disorders in early childhood:  An overview for practicing physicians.  Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, 34, 343-359.

Gillett, J. N., & LeBlanc, L. A. (2007).  Parent implemented natural language paradigm to increase language and play in children with autism.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 247-255.

Goldsmith, T. R., LeBlanc, L. A., & Sautter, R. A. (2007).  Teaching intraverbal behavior to children with autism.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 1, 1-13.

LeBlanc, L. A., Cherup, S. M., Feliciano, L. & Sidener, T. M. (2006).  Using choice making opportunities to increase activity engagement in individuals with dementia.  American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 21, 318-325.

LeBlanc, L. A., Esch, J., Firth, A. M., & Sidener, T. M. (2006).  Behavioral language interventions for children with autism: Comparing applied verbal behavior and naturalistic teaching approaches. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 22, 49-60.

Sautter, R. A. & LeBlanc, L. A. (2006).  Empirical applications of Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior with humans. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 22, 35-48.

LeBlanc, L. A., Carr, J. E., Crossett, S. E., Bennett, C. M., & Detweiler, D. M. (2005). Intensive outpatient behavioral treatment of primary urine incontinence of children with autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 20, 98-105.

Feliciano, L., Vore, J., LeBlanc, L. A., & Baker, J. (2004). Decreasing wandering in an individual with mental retardation, bipolar disorder and probable dementia using a visual barrier. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 107-110.

LeBlanc, L. A., Coates, A. M., Daneshvar, S., Charlop-Christy, M. H., Morris, C., & Lancaster, B. M. (2003). Using video modeling and reinforcement to teach perspective-taking skills to children with autism.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 36, 253-257. 

LeBlanc, L. A., Hagopian, L. P., Maglieri, K. A., & Poling, A. (2002). Decreasing the intensity of reinforcement-based interventions for reducing behavior: Conceptual issues and a proposed model for clinical practice. The Behavior Analyst Today, 3, 289-298.

LeBlanc, L. A., Patel, M. R., & Carr, J. E. (2000). Recent advances in the assessment of aberrant behavior maintained by automatic reinforcement in individuals with developmental disabilities. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 31, 137-154.

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Linda A. LeBlanc, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Department of Psychology
226 Thach Hall
Auburn University, AL  36849-5214
334.844.6627 (phone)
334.844.4447 (fax)

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