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Daniel W. Mruzek, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-6605

Office: (585) 273-5980

Fax: (585) 275-3366

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Biography

Research

Dr. Mruzek is a licensed psychologist and licensed behavior analyst. His research interests include behavior analytic interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, as well as development of standardized psychological testing. He has been the primary investigator and investigator on several externally funded projects and is a developer of an innovative toilet training methodology for children with developmental disabilities. Dr. Mruzek is on the board of reviewers for several peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1987
BA | University of Toledo
Psychology

1992
MA | Ohio State University
Psychology

1996
PhD | Ohio State University
Psychology

Publications

Journal Articles

2017
Mruzek, DW.; McAleavey S.; Engel, S; Smith, T. "A novel enuresis alarm for toilet training: Initial evaluation for students with intellectual disability in a school setting". Journal of Special Education Technology. 2017; 31: 217 - 227.

2016
Levato, L; Aponte, C; Wilkins, J; Travis, R; Aiello, R; Zanibbi, K; Loring, WA; Butter, E.; Smith, T; Mruzek, D. "Use of urine alarms in toilet training children with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A review". Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2016; 53: 232 - 241.

10/2015
Smith, T; Klorman, R; Mruzek, DW. "Predicting outcome of community-based early intensive behavioral intervention for children with autis". Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 2015; 43(7): 1271 - 82.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Parent training for toileting
Book Title: Parent training in autism spectrum disorder: Evidence-based approaches
Author List: Mruzek, DW; Handen, BL.; Aponte, CA; Smith, T; Foxx, RM
Edited By: Johnson, CR; Butter, E
Published By: American Psychological Association2017 in Washington, DC

2016
Chapter Title: Sensory integration therapy
Book Title: Fads: Dubious and Improbable Treatments for Developmental Disabilities
Author List: Smith, T; Mruzek, DW; Mozingo, D
Edited By: Jacobson, JW; Mulick, JA; Foxx, RM
Published By: Laurence Erlbaum Associates2016 in Mahwah, NJ

2015
Book Title: The Adaptive Behavior Diagnostic Scale
Author List: Pearson, N; Patton, J; Mruzek, DW
Published By: Pro-Ed, Inc.2015 in Austin, TX

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