Publications

Harris, B.H., McClain, M.B., Cruz, R.A., Haverkamp, C.R., Benallie, K.J, & Benney, C.M.(2019, online first). School-based assessment of autism spectrum disorder among culturally and linguistically diverse children. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

McClain, M.B., Harris, B.H., Schwartz, S., * Benallie, K.J., * Golson, M.E., & * Benney, C.M.(2019, online first). Development and validation of the autism spectrum knowledge scale – General population: Preliminary analyses. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

McClain, M.B., Shahidullah, J., Mezher, K., *Haverkamp, C.R., *Benallie, K., & Schwartz, S. (2019, online first). School-Clinic Care Coordination for Youth with ASD: A National Survey of School Psychologists. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Mucey, M.P., Yoho, S.E., McClain, M.B. (2019,online first). Confidence of School Psychologists and Speech-Language Pathologists in Assessing Children with Hearing Loss and Other Co-Occurring Disabilities.Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.

Strait, J. E., Dawson, P., Walther, C., Strait, G. G., Barton, A., & McClain, M.B. (in press). The Executive Skills Refinement and Psychometric Evaluation of the Executive Skills Questionnaire-Revised. Contemporary School Psychology.

Strait, J.E., Strait, G.G., McClain, M.B., Casillas, L., Streich, K., Harper, K., & Gomez, J. (accepted). Classroom mindfulness education effects on meditation frequency, stress, and self-regulation. Teaching of Psychology.

McClain, M.B., & Otero, T.L., *Haverkamp, C.R., & *Molsberry, F. (2018). Autism Spectrum Disorder assessment and evaluation research in 10 School Psychology Journals from 2007 to 2017. Psychology in the Schools, 55(6), 661-679.

Shahidullah, J., Azad, G., Mezher, K., McClain, M.B., & McIntyre, L.L. (2018). Linking the Medical and Educational Home to Support Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Practice Recommendations. Clinical Pediatrics, 57(13), 1496-1505.

McClain, M.B., Hasty Mills, A.M., & Murphy, L.E. (2017). Inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity-disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 70, 175-184. 

Books

Book Chapters

Presentations

International Presentations

* Benallie, K.J., * Golson, M.E., McClain, M.B., & Harris, B.H. (2019, May). The Current State of ASD Knowledge in the General Population. Poster accepted for the 2019 International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

* Golson, M.E., McClain, M.B., & Harris, B.H. (2019, May). Construct Validity of the ASRS in a Non-Clinical Diverse Sample. Poster accepted for the 2019 International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

* Haverkamp, C.R., & McClain, M.B. (2019, May). Reading Skills and Background Noise in Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster accepted for the 2019 International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

McClain, M.B., & * Haverkamp, C.R. (2019, May). Reading Skills in Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster accepted for the 2019 International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

National Presentations

* Benney, C. M., * Cavender, S. C., Hayborne, M., * Haverkamp, C. R., McClain, M. B. (2019, February). Mindfulness on Academic Stress and Reading for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. Poster presented at the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

* Cavender, S.C., * Haverkamp, C.R., McClain, M.B., & Harris, B. (2019, February). Assessing Graduate Training on ASD Assessment through Syllabi Content Analysis. Poster presented at the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

* Golson, M.E, * Haverkamp, C.R., & McClain, M.B. (2019, February). Effectiveness of a Letter-Writing App Intervention for Children with ASD. Poster presented at the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

* Haverkamp, C.R., & McClain, M.B. (2019, February). Comparing two emotion identification interventions for children with ASD. Paper presented the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

* Benallie, K., * Benney, C. M., McClain, M.B. (2019, February). Analyzing Life Satisfaction in Children with Disabilities. Poster presented at the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

* Benallie, K.J.,  * Benney, C.M., * Golson, M.E., Peacock, G., & McClain, M.B.(2019, February). Knowledge of ASD in the General and Parent Population. Paper presented at the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia. 

* Haverkamp, C.R., & McClain, M.B. (2018, February). Comparing Emotion Identification Interventions for Children with ASD. Poster presented at the 2018 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

 McClain, M.B., Harris, B., & * Haverkamp, C.R. (2018, February). Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Preservice School Psychology Trainees. Paper presented at the 2018 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

 McClain, M.B., Schatz, R.B., & * Haverkamp, C.R., & Yoho, S.E. (2018, February). Reading Skills and Background Noise: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Paper presented at the 2018 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

Otero, T.L., McClain, M.B., & * Haverkamp, C.R. (2018, February). Assessing Autism in the Schools: Current State and Future Directions. Practitioner Conversation presented at the 2018 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

* Winter, C., Ryan, T., Merrill, A., McClain, M.B. (2017, November). Assessing LEND Trainees' Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the 2017 Association of University Centers for Disabilities Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Local Presentations

Bovee, C.^, Yoho Leopold, S., & McClain, M.B. (2017, April). The effects of background noise on children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the Student Research Symposium at Utah State University. Logan, Utah.

Workshops and Miniskills

Strait, J., Dawson, P., Strait, G., & McClain, M.B. (2019, February). The ESQ-R: Assessing executive skills within an MTSS model. Miniskills presented for the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

Gabrielsen, T., McClain, M.B., Harris, B., Begay, K., & Otero, T.L. (2019, February). Assessing autism in school settings: Meeting underserved, diverse population needs. Miniskills presented for the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

McClain, M.B. & * Haverkamp, C. (2017, January). Differential Diagnoses when ASD is the Referral Question. Workshop presented at the Brigham Young University Autism Translational Research Workshop, Provo, Utah.


*Denotes &lab student researcher            **Denotes URLEND trainee

 ^Denotes student researcher from collaborating lab