Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 Current Perspectives on Interventions for Self-Injurious Behavior of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review of the LiteratureJournal of Behavioral Education. 293-329.
2016 Linking Executive Functions and Written Language: Intervention for Students with Language Learning DisordersInternational Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology.
2013 Unraveling the Complex Nature of Mathematics Learning Disability: Implications for Resarch and PracticeLearning Disability Quarterly.
2012 Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving the Reading Comprehension of Secondary Students: Implications for Students with Learning DisabilitiesLearning Disabilities Research & Practice. 79-89.
2011 Combining ecobehavioral assessment, functional assessment, and response to intervention to promote more effctive classroom instructionRemedial and Special Education. 334-344.
2011 Cyber bullying: practices to face digital agressionEmotional and Behavioural Difficulties. 317-325.
2011 Cyberbullying: Prevention and intervention to protect our childrenPreventing School Failure. 88-95.
2011 Cyberbullying: What is it and how can we combat it?Preventing School Failure. 63.
2009 Back to basics: Rules, praise, ignoring, and reprimands-revisitedIntervention in the School and Clinic.
2009 Can you hear me now? A tale of designing, using, and evaluating advanced online wireless technology to coach practicing teachers in real-timeTeacher Education and Special Education.
2009 Can you hear me now? Evaluation of an online wireless technology to provide real-time feedback to special education teachers-in-trainingTeacher Education and Special Education. 64-82.
2009 Cyber coaching: Using advanced online bug-in-ear technology to supervise field experiences of distance education students
2009 Forty years later--The value of praise, ignoring, and rules for preschoolers at risk for behavior disorderEducation and Treatment of Children. 513-535.
2009 Forty years later: The efficacy of rules, praise, and ignoring students with emotional/behavioral disordersEducation and Treatment of Children.
2009 Perceptual differences in quality of standards among teachers and related personnel who work with students with emotional/behavioral disordersJournal of the American Association of Special Education Professionals.
2009 Personnel preparation in the area of emotional and behavioral disorders: A reexamination based on teacher perceptionsPreventing School Failure. 219-226.
2009 See me, hear me, coach meNSDC- Journal of Staff Development. 24-32.
2009 Standards for professional preparation in the field of emotional/behavioral disorders: A reexamination based on teacher preparationsPreventing School Failure.
2009 Tracking behavior assessment methodology and support strategies: a national survey of how schools utilize functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plansEmotional and Behavioural Difficulties. 215-228.
2009 Virtual coaching for novice teachersPhi Delta Kappa International. 36-41.
2008 ENGAGE: A blueprint for incorporating social skills training into academic instructionPreventing School Failure. 17-27.
2008 Improving outcomes: Evidence-based blueprints that ensure all students meaningful access, participation, and progress in the general curriculum.Preventing School Failure.
2008 Introduction to special issue: A blueprint for implementing evidence-based behavioral supportsPreventing School Failure. 3-5.
2008 Programs for children and adolescents with emotional/behavioral disorders in the United States: An historical overview, current perspectives, and future challengesPreventing School Failure.
2008 REACH: A framework for differentiating classroom instructionPreventing School Failure. 31-47.
2008 Technology-mediated instruction in distance education and teacher preparation in special educationTeacher and Special Education. 229-242.
2006 An examination of school climate in effective alternative schoolsPreventing School Failure. 11-18.
2006 In pursuit of excellent: Past as prologue to a brighter future in special education.Focus on Exceptional Children. 1-19.
2005 Cognitive, affective, and relational dimensions of middle school students: Implications for improving discipline and instruction.The Clearing House. 40-44.
2005 Functional assessment of classroom behavior problemsImpact. 16-17.
2005 Research on early intervention for children at risk for behavior problemsSailing a sea of knowledge: A symposium of Global ideas. : International Association of Special Education.
2005 Traumatic brain injury: A challenge for educatorsPreventing School Failure. 6-10.
2004 Assessing professional collaboration in the schoolsPreventing School Failure. 4-8.
2004 Hard times and an uncertain future for children with emotional/behavioral disordersEducation and Treatment of Children. 342-352.
2004 Lessons learned from research on early intervention: What teachers can do to prevent children’s behavior problemsPreventing School Failure. 1-10.
2004 Sometimes practice makes imperfect: Strategies for addressing the automaticity of challenging behaviorEducation and Treatment of Children. 476-489.
2004 Warning signs of problems in schools: Ecological perspectives and effective practices for combating school aggression and violenceJournal of School Violence. 13-37.
2003 A statewide program to put the disciplinary provisions of IDEA into practicePreventing School Failure. 74-78.
2003 Are we hitting the mark? Lessons learned from an examination of current FBA/BIP practices in schoolsJournal of Behavioral Education.
2003 Early intervention with children at risk for emotional/behavioral disorders: A critical examination of research and methodologyEducation and Treatment of Children. 362-381.
2003 Intervention with children at risk of emotional/behavioral disorders: A critical examination of research methodology and practicesEducation and Treatment of Children. 362-381.
2003 Like it is: Thoughts on the career of Lewis PolsgroveBehavioral Disorders. 227-228.
2002 IDEA disciplinary provisions: National trends and state practicesBehavioral Disorders. 98-108.
2002 Integrating academic and non-academic instruction for students with emotional/behavioral disordersEducation and Treatment of Children. 66-73.
2001 Maintaining the integrity of FBA-based interventions in schoolsEducation and Treatment of Children. 248-260.
2001 Putting quality functional assessment into practice: A research agenda on behalf of EB/D studentsEducation and Treatment of Children. 261-275.
2000 An invitation to publish in PSFPreventing School Failure. 5-7.
2000 Building competence in FBA: Are we headed in the right direction?Preventing School Failure.
2000 Editorial: Preventing school failure: A look at the past, present, and futurePreventing School Failure. 4.
2000 Making way for changing disciplinary and instructional practices in middle schoolsThe Clearing House. 205-208.
2000 Meeting the needs of children and youth with challenging behaviors: Behavioral intervention plans and supportsReaching Today's Youth. 29-36.
2000 Meeting the needs of children and youth with challenging behaviors: Conducting functional behavioral assessments for children/youth with challenging behaviorReaching Today’s Youth. 61-66.
2000 Quality special educators in every classroom: A university and public school challengeTeacher Educators Journal. 24-48.
2000 Strategies for maintaining positive changes in student behavior stemming from functional behavioral assessmentEducation and Treatment of Children. 286-297.
2000 The challenge to make schools safe: Preparing education personnel to curb student aggression and violenceThe Teacher Educator. 1-18.
1999 A look at IDEA 1997 discipline provisions: Implications for changes in the roles and responsibilities of school personnelPreventing School Failure. 64-70.
1999 Behavior problems in schools: Ways to encourage functional behavioral assessment of students with emotional/behavioral disordersEducation and Treatment of Children. 280-290.
1999 Changing disciplinary policies and practices: Finding a place for functional behavioral assessment in schoolsPreventing School Failure. 167-170.
1999 Everyone makes the grade: Alternative grading of students with diverse learning needsHigh School Journal. 248-254.
1999 Functional assessment in educational settingsBehavioral Disorders. 246-248.
1999 Functional assessment in school settingsBehavioral Disorders. 246-248.
1999 Interdisciplinary teams: One solution to instructing heterogeneous groups of studentsThe Clearing House. 182-185.
1999 The challenge of putting functional behavioral assessment in the schools: A conversation with Richard Van AckerPreventing School Failure. 160-166.
1999 The challenge to prepare education personnel to conduct functional behavioral assessmentPreventing School Failure. 140-145.
1998 Addressing problem behavior in schools: Use of functional assessments and positive behavior plansPreventing School Failure. 106-119.
1998 The challenge to prepare education personnel to combat violence and aggression in the schoolsTeacher Educators Journal. 23-31.
1997 A secondary student instructional support team (ASSIST): Teachers facing the challenge of diversityHigh School Journal. 22-27.
1997 An education imperiled: The challenge to prepare teachers to combat school aggression and violenceAction in Teacher Education. 39-46.
1997 Collaborative assessment of students with diverse needs: Equitable, accountable, and effective gradingPreventing School Failure. 159-163.
1997 In the midst of reform: The changing structure and practice of middle school education.The Clearing House. 58-62.
1997 Old Dominion University's military career transition program: Pathway to teachingThe Military Educator. 19-22.
1997 Strategies for evaluating mainstream collaborative instruction: "Let the data be our guide"Preventing School Failure. 153-158.
1997 The role of teacher collaboration in school reformChildhood Education. 219-223.
1997 Using a scatter plot to identify classroom correlates of student learning and behavior problemsBeyond Behavior. 25-27.
1996 A critical analysis of functional assessment: Issues for researchers and practitionersBehavioral Disorders. 36-40.
1996 A multidisciplinary "all hands on deck" approach to combating school violencePreventing School Failure. 34-38.
1996 Accommodating students with special needs in the regular classroomPreventing School Failure. 7-13.
1996 Functional assessment as strategy assessment for teaching academicsEducation and Treatment of Children. 257-271.
1993 "Where does the time go?" Task/time demands of teachers of preschool childrenTeachers Educators Journal. 39-49.
1993 Where does the time go? Task/time demands of teachers of preschool children with disabilitiesTeacher Educators Journal. 39-49.
1985 Teaching social reciprocity: Social exchanges between young severely handicapped and non-handicapped childrenThe Pointer. 17-21.

Chapters

Year Title
2012 The impact of functional behavioral assessment on services for children and youth with emotional/behavioral difficultiesThe Routledge International Companion to Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. London: Routlage.

Grants

  • Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Programs  awarded by Virginia Department of Education (U.S. Department of Education - Prime) 2018 - 2019
  • The Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Special Education Adapted Curriculum: Supporting Students wiht Severe Disabilities and Autism (ACSD Consortium)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education (U.S. Department of Education - Prime) 2018 - 2019
  • Preschool-Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center Regions 2 & 3 (2017-2019)  awarded by VA Department of Education 2017 - 2019
  • Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center Regions 2 & 3 (17-19 PBIS)  awarded by VA Department of Education 2017 - 2019
  • Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center Regions 2 & 3 (17-19TTAC)  awarded by VA Department of Education 2017 - 2019
  • Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by VA Department of Education 2017 - 2018
  • Consortium of Institution of Higher Education in Virginia in Visual Impairments  awarded by George Mason University 2017 - 2018
  • Junior Faculty Research Mentoring Program  awarded by Old Dominion University 2017 - 2018
  • School Climate Transformation Grant SCTG Evaluation Year 4  awarded by VA Department of Education 2017 - 2018
  • VA Cons for Teacher Prep in Special Education Adapted Curriculum: Support Students with Disabilities and Autism  awarded by George Mason University 2017 - 2018
  • VDOE Special Education Traineeship Regions 1-8  awarded by VA Department of Education 2017 - 2018
  • Preschool- Special Education Training TTAC And Tech Assist Regions 2and3  awarded by VA Department of Education 2016 - 2018
  • State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)  awarded by VA Department of Education 2016 - 2018
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center  awarded by VA Department of Education 2016 - 2018
  • Virginia School Climate Transformation Grant (SCTG) Evaluation  awarded by VA Department of Education 2015 - 2018
  • VTSS Advance Tiers Forum 2017  awarded by VA Department of Education 2017
  • Consortium of Institution of Higher Education in Virginia in Severe Disabilities  awarded by George Mason University 2016 - 2017
  • Consortium of Institution of Higher Education in Virginia in Visual Impairments  awarded by George Mason University 2016 - 2017
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program: Traineeships For The Education of Special Education Personnel (State)  awarded by VA Department of Education 2016 - 2017
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Programs: Traineeships For Education of Special Education Personnel  awarded by VA Department of Education 2016 - 2017
  • ODU TTAC 15-831  awarded by VA Department of Education 2015 - 2017
  • June 2016 Forum and Academy  awarded by VA Department of Education 2016
  • Virginia Consortium For Teacher Preparation In Visual Impairments (Vi Grant) FY16  awarded by George Mason University 2015 - 2016
  • Severe Disabilities Consortium FY15  awarded by George Mason University 2014 - 2016
  • Virginia Applied Behavior Analysis Consortium  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2014 - 2015
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Programs  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2011 - 2012
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Programs  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2010 - 2011
  • The Commonwealth Special Endorsement Programs  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2010 - 2011
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2009 - 2010
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Programs  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2009 - 2010
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2008 - 2010
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2008 - 2010
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2007 - 2009
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2007 - 2008
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching/A Commonwealth Collaborative Endorsement for Special Education Studies  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2006 - 2007
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2006 - 2007
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2005 - 2007
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2005 - 2006
  • Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2005
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2004 - 2005
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2004 - 2005
  • VDOE Grant  awarded by Old Dominion University 2004 - 2005
  • Virginias Schoolwide Effective Discipline Project: Changing Perspectives on School Discipline  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2004 - 2005
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2003 - 2005
  • Autism Project of Virginia  awarded by Department of Education Commonwealth of Virginia 2004
  • Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2004
  • Professional Development in Autism Coordination  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2004
  • Informal Instructional Coaching Project for Clinical Faculty  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2003 - 2004
  • Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2003 - 2004
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2003 - 2004
  • VDOE Grant  awarded by Old Dominion University 2003 - 2004
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2002 - 2004
  • Autism Project of Virginia  awarded by Department of Education Commonwealth of Virginia - 2004
  • Functional Assessment Training Project: Institute of Positive Academic and Behavioral Supports  awarded by Department of Education Commonwealth of Virginia 2002 - 2003
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2002 - 2003
  • VDOE Grant  awarded by Old Dominion University 2002 - 2003
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2001 - 2003
  • Functional Assessment Training Project: Institute of Positive Academic and Behavioral Supports  awarded by Department of Education Commonwealth of Virginia - 2003
  • Functional Assessment Training Project: Institute of Positive Academic and Behavioral Supports  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2001 - 2002
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2001 - 2002
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 2000 - 2001
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2000 - 2001
  • Special Education Teacher Preparation Project  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2000
  • Functional Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Training of School Based-Teams  awarded by VA Dept. of Education 1999 - 2000
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 1999 - 2000
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 1999 - 2000
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 1998 - 2000
  • Pathways to Teaching Careers Project: Dewitt-Wallace Readers Digest  awarded by Southern Education Foundation 1997 - 2000
  • Special Education Teacher Preparation Project  awarded by Virginia Department of Education - 2000
  • Faculty Innovator Grant: Special Education Program Innovation: Instructional Thematic Strands Across Curriculum  awarded by Old Dominion University 1998 - 1999
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 1998 - 1999
  • The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program  awarded by the Virginia Department of Education 1997 - 1999
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education - 1999
  • Project ACCESS  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 1997 - 1998
  • Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center  awarded by Department of Education Commonwealth of Virginia 1997 - 1998
  • Severe Emotionally Disturbed Teacher Preparation Project  awarded by Office of Special Education, US Department of Education 1993 - 1998
  • Project ACCESS  awarded by Virginia Department of Education - 1998
  • Special Education Training and Technical Assistance Center  awarded by Department of Education Commonwealth of Virginia - 1998
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 1997
  • Training and Technical Assistance Center (ODU)  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 1996
  • Severe Emotionally Disturbed Teacher Certification Program  awarded by Office of Special Education, US Department of Education 1993 - 1996
  • DeWitt-Wallace Readers Digest Pathways-to-Teaching Program  awarded by Southern Education Foundation 1992 - 1996
  • Project Choice  awarded by Virginia State Council of Higher Education 1996 - 1995
  • Project Choice  awarded by Virginia State Council of Higher Education - 1995
  • Preparation in Personnel/Careers in Special Education: Collaboration/Consultation Training  awarded by Office of Special Education, US Department of Education 1990 - 1993
  • Preparation in Personnel/Careers in Special Education: Early/Special Education Preparation  awarded by Office of Special Education, US Department of Education 1990 - 1993
  • Tonelson Teaching and Learning Center  awarded by Old Dominion University and Norfolk Public Schools 1988 - 1990
  • Preparation of Special Educators: Collaboration and Consultation Training Program  awarded by US Department of Education, Special Education 1987 - 1990
  • Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavioral Correlates of Pre-service Teachers Toward Low Income Elementary Students  awarded by Appalachia Educational Laboratory 1988 - 1989
  • A Comparison of Teacher Training Content and Time/Task Allocation Practices of BD Teachers  awarded by Appalachia Educational Laboratory - 1989
  • Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavioral Correlates of Pre-service Teachers Toward Low Income Elementary Students  awarded by Appalachia Educational Laboratory - 1989
  • Preparation of Special Educators: School Consultant Training Program  awarded by Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, USOE, HEW 1984 - 1987
  • Extraordinary Tutoring Project  awarded by Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, USOE, HEW 1983 - 1986
  • Peace Corps Kenya Project-Stateside Technical Training Program in Teacher Education  awarded by Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, USOE, HEW - 1978
  • Regular Education Pre-Service: Training Educators for Mainstream Program Operation  awarded by Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, USOE, HEW - 1978
  • An investigation of teacher - handicapped child interactions  awarded by Bureau of Education for the Handicapped USOE, HEW - 1977
  • Regular Education Service: In-service consortium for mainstream education  awarded by Bureau of Education for the Handicapped USOE, HEW - 1977
  • Institute of Higher Education/Local Education Agency Partnership Grant  awarded by King William County Public Schools 2017 -
  • VDOE Grant  awarded by Old Dominion University 2017 -
  • The Role of Cognitive Factors in the Development of Simple and Complex Mathematics Skills in Special Education Students  awarded by Institute of Educational Sciences 2007 -
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Behavior Management
  • E-Coaching
  • Functional Analysis of Behavior
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Special Education, Vanderbilt University 1977
  • Ed.S. in Special Education, Vanderbilt University 1976
  • M.S. in Special Education, Marywood College 1973
  • B.S. in Art Education, Kutztown State College 1965
  • Full Name

  • Robert Gable