Mark O'Reilly

Mark O'Reilly

Professor and Chair


Special Education

Email
markoreilly@austin.utexas.edu

Office & Hours:
Tuesday: 2-4pm faculty
Wednesday: 2-4pm faculty
Thursday: 12-3pm students

Office:306G

Phone
512-475-6552

Fax
512-471-2471

Courses of Instruction
CSED 388: Challenging Behavior and Developmental Disability

Mailing Address
Department of Special Education
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station
Austin, TX 78712
UT Mail Code: D5300

 

Profile

Mark O’Reilly holds the Audrey Rogers Myers Centennial Professorship in Education and is Chair of the Department of Special Education.

Education

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Representative Publications

I have published over 400 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and books. Please find a selection below.

Lancioni GE, Singh NN, O’Reilly MF, Sigafoos J, D’Amico F, Ferlisi G, Denitto F, De Vanna F and Olivetti Belardinelli M (2015) Patients with moderate Alzheimer’s disease engage in verbal reminiscence with the support of a computer-aided program: a pilot study. Front. Aging Neurosci. 7:109. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00109

Ledbetter-Cho K, Lang R, Davenport, K, Moore M, Lee A, Howell A, Drew C, Dawson D, Charlop M, Falcomata T, O’Reilly M (in press). Effects of script training on the peer-to-peer communication of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Roche L, Sigafoos J, Lancioni G, O’Reilly M, Green V (2015) Microswitch technology for enabling self-determined responding in children with profound and multiple disabilities: a systematic review. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (early online 1-13). DOI: 10.3109/07434618.2015.1024888

Watkins L, O’Reilly M, Kuhn M, Gevarter C, Lancioni G, Sigafoos J, Lang R (2015) A review of peer-mediated social interaction interventions for students with autism in inclusive settings. J Autism Dev Disord, 45, 1070-1083.


Recent Books

Marchand, R., Nelson, R., Marchand-Martella, N., & O’Reilly, M. F. (2012). Comprehensive behavior management: Individualized, classroom, and school-wide approaches. Boston: Sage Publications.

Lancioni, G., Sigafoos, J., O’Reilly, M. F., & Singh, N. N. (2013). Assistive technology: Interventions for individuals with severe/profound and multiple disabilities. New York: Springer.


Articles (cited over 100 times)

Cannella, H., O’Reilly, M. & Lancioni, G. (2005). Choice and preference assessment research with people with severe to profound developmental disabilities: A review of the literature. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 26, 1-15.

Green, V., Pituch, K., Itchon, J., Choi, A., O’Reilly, M., & Sigafoos, J. (2006). Internet survey of treatments used by parents of children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 27, 70-84.

O'Reilly, M.F. (1995). Functional analysis and treatment of escape-maintained aggression correlated with sleep deprivation. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 28, 225-226.

O'Reilly, M.F. (1997). Functional analysis of episodic self-injury correlated with recurrent otitis media. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 30, 165-167.


Recent Articles

Lancioni GE, Singh NN, O’Reilly MF, Sigafoos J, D’Amico F, Ferlisi G, Denitto F, De Vanna F and Olivetti Belardinelli M (2015) Patients with moderate Alzheimer’s disease engage in verbal reminiscence with the support of a computer-aided program: a pilot study. Front. Aging Neurosci. 7:109. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00109

Ledbetter-Cho K, Lang R, Davenport, K, Moore M, Lee A, Howell A, Drew C, Dawson D, Charlop M, Falcomata T, O’Reilly M (in press). Effects of script training on the peer-to-peer communication of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Roche L, Sigafoos J, Lancioni G, O’Reilly M, Green V (2015) Microswitch technology for enabling self-determined responding in children with profound and multiple disabilities: a systematic review. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (early online 1-13). DOI: 10.3109/07434618.2015.1024888 Watkins L, O’Reilly M, Kuhn M, Gevarter C, Lancioni G, Sigafoos J, Lang R (2015 ) A review of peer-mediated social interaction interventions for students with autism in inclusive settings. J Autism Dev Disord, 45, 1070-1083.

*Fragale, C.L., O’Reilly, M.F., *Aguilar, J., *Pierce, N., *Lang, R., Sigafoos, J., & Lancioni, G. (2012). The influence of motivating operations on generalization probes of specific mands by children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 565-577.

*Lang, R., O’Reilly, M., Healy, O., *Rispoli, M., Lydon, H., Streusand, W., *Davis, T., *Kang, S., Sigafoos, J., Lancioni, G., Didden, R. & Giesbers, S. (2012). Sensory integration therapy for autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 1004-1018.

O’Reilly, M., *Aguilar, J., *Fragale, C., *Lang, R., *Edrisinha, C., Sigafoos, J., Lancioni, G., & Didden, R. (2012). Effects of a motivating operation manipulation on the maintenance of mands. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 443-447.

O’Reilly, M., *Fragale, C., *Gainey, S., *Kang, S., *Koch, H., *Shubert, J., *El Zein, F., *Longino, D., *Chung, M., Xu, Z., *White, P., *Lang, R., *Davis, T., *Rispoli, M., Lancioni, G., Didden, R., Healy, O., Kagohara, D., van der Meer, L., & Sigafoos, J. (2012). Examination of an antecedent communication intervention to reduce tangible maintained challenging behavior: A controlled analog analysis. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33, 1462-1468.

*Ramdoss, S., *Lang, R., *Fragale, T., Britt, C., O’Reilly, M., Sigafoos, J., Didden, R., Palmen, A., & Lancioni, G. (2012). Use of computer-based interventions to promote daily living skills in individuals with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 24, 197-215.

*Ramdoss, S., *Machalicek, W., *Rispoli, M., *Mulloy, A., *Lang, R., & O’Reilly, M. (2012). Computer- Based Interventions to improve social and emotional skills in individuals with autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 15, 119-135.

*Kang, S., O’Reilly, M., Lancioni, G., Falcomata, T. S., Sigafoos, J., & Xu, Z.(2013). Comparison of the predictive validity and consistency among preference assessment procedures: A review of the literature. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34, 1125-1133.

*Kang, S., O’Reilly, M., *Rojeski, L., Blenden, K., Xu, Z., *Davis, T.,Sigafoos,J., & Lancioni, G. (2013). Effects of tangible and social reinforcers on skill acquisition, stereotype behavior, and task engagement in three children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34, 739-744.

*Gevarter, C., O’Reilly, M.F., *Rojeski, L., *Sammarco, N. *Lang, R., Lancioni, G.E., & Sigafoos, J. (in press). Comparisons of intervention components within augmentative and alternative communication systems for individuals with developmental disabilities: A review of the literature. Research in Developmental Disabilities.

*Gevarter, C., O’Reilly, M.F., *Rojeski, L., *Sammarco, N., *Lang, R., Lancioni, G.E., & Sigafoos, J. (in press). Comparing communication systems for individuals with developmental disabilities: A review of single-case research studies. Research in Developmental Disabilities.


* Current or recent doctoral students

Research Interests and Expertise

Assessment and support of individuals with intellectual disabilities who exhibit challenging behavior. Social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD. Assistive technology for persons with profound multiple disabilities.

Boards, Committees and Associations

Board of Directors, Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (Former Vice President)

Board of Directors, Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk, College of Education, University of Texas at Austin

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities

Former Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

Editorial Boards: Developmental Neurorehabilitation, Disability and Rehabilitation, European Journal of Behavior Analysis, Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education, Research in Developmental Disabilities