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Linda E. Quijano, M.S.

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Appointment: (585) 276-3000


Linda Quijano, M.S., has collaborated with her colleagues on several published articles on Characteristics of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Behavior Disorders. Ms. Quijano has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities as a behavior specialist for the Crisis Intervention Team for the past twenty-two years. She has over thirty years of experience working with adults and children with disabilities in residential, vocational, and educational settings.

SPECIALTY: Behavior disorders in individuals with developmental disabilities.


Linda Quijano's major research interests are: Developmental disabilities and Concomitant psychiatric and behavioral disorders.


Faculty Appointments


BA | Kalamazoo College

MS | University of Rochester, Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education & Human Development
Human Development


Journal Articles

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.

Davidson PW, Jacobson J, Cain NN, Palumbo D, Sloane-Reeves J, Quijano L, Van Heyningen J, Giesow V, Erhart J, Williams T. "Characteristics of children and adolescents with mental retardation and frequent outwardly directed aggressive behavior." American journal of mental retardation : AJMR.. 1996 Nov 0; 101(3):244-55.

Shoham-Vardi I, Davidson PW, Cain NN, Sloane-Reeves JE, Giesow VE, Quijano LE, Houser KD. "Factors predicting re-referral following crisis intervention for community-based persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral and psychiatric disorders." American journal of mental retardation : AJMR.. 1996 Sep 0; 101(2):109-17.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Aging effects on behavioral psychiatric disorders on person with intellectual disability living in community settings: Preliminary Report
Book Title: Psychische Storungen bei erwachsenen and alteren personen mit geistiger behinder
Author List: Davidson P, Houser K, Ladrigan P, Cain N, Sloane-Reeves J, Quijano L, Matons L, Giesow V, Henderson C
Edited By: G Weber
Published By: TBD1997

Chapter Title: Bridging the gulf: How one community has developed programs to help the dually diagnosed with challenging behaviors
Book Title: Crossing New Borders: Proceedings of the 9th annual National Association for the
Author List: Cain N, Davidson P, Quijano L
Published By: NADD1992 in Kingston, NY