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Linda L. Matons, M.A.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-6605

Biography

Linda L. Matons is a Masters level Behavior Specialist and Senior Associate in Pediatrics at the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Rochester School of Medicine. She has more than twenty years of experience working in the field of developmental disabilities. Her work has focused on the application of behavior analysis to skill development and the reduction of maladaptive behavior. She has worked with children and adults with various diagnoses including individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

Research

Linda L. Matons is a Masters level Behavior Specialist and Senior Associate in Pediatrics at the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Rochester School of Medicine. Her research includes behavioral disorders and treatment as well as aging and aggression in individuals with developmental disabilities. Ms. Matons has presented at various local and state conferences and provides training workshops to parents and professionals.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1993
MA | SUNY College at Brockport
Psychology

1980
BA | University of Minnesota - College of Liberal Arts
Psychology

Publications

Journal Articles

2/1999
Davidson PW, Houser KD, Cain NN, Sloane-Reeves J, Quijano L, Matons L, Giesow V, Ladrigan PM. "Characteristics of older adults with intellectual disabilities referred for crisis intervention." Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR.. 1999 Feb 0; 43 ( Pt 1):38-46.

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: Sustaining Inclusion Systems Change
Book Title: Making Inclusion Work for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Author List: Tristram Smith, PhD, Christine M. Burns, MEd, Robin Bender, LMSW, Tasha C. Geiger, LP, PhD, Caroline I. Magyar, PhD, Linda L. Matons, MA, David B. McAdam, PhD, Dennis Mozingo, PhD, Daniel W. Mruzek, PhD, Deborah A. Napolitano, PhD, Vincent Pandolfi, PhD, Christine Peterson, PhD, Laura Silverman, PhD, Betsy Varghese, MD
Published By: The Guilford Press2012 in New York

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