Publications

Weiss, J. A., MacMullin, J., Waechter, R., Wekerle, C., & the MAP Research Team. (2011). Child maltreatment, adolescent attachment style, and dating violence: Considerations in youths with borderline-to-mild intellectual disability. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(5), 555-576.

Weiss, J. A., Slusarczyk, M., & Lunsky, Y. (2011). Individuals with intellectual disabilities living with families and in psychiatric crisis: Who uses the emergency department and who stays home? Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 4,158-171.

Schroeder, J., Weiss, J. A., & Bebko, J.  (2011). CBCL profiles of children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome: A review and pilot study.  Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 17(1), 26-37.

Weiss, J. A., & Lunsky, Y. (2011). The brief family distress scale: A measure of crisis in caregivers of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 20, 521-528.

Lyons, J., Cappadocia, M. C., & Weiss, J. A. (2011). Social characteristics of students with autism spectrum disorders across various classroom settings. Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 17(1), 77-82.

Weiss, J. A., Waechter, R., Wekerle, C., & the MAP Research Team. (2011). The impact of emotional abuse on psychological distress among child protective services-involved adolescents with borderline-to-mild intellectual disability. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 4, 142-159.

Cappadocia, M. C., & Weiss, J. A. (2011). Review of social skills training groups for youth with Asperger syndrome and high functioning autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 70-78.

Viecili, M. A., Weiss, J. A., Lunsky, Y., & Shupak, S. (2010). The relationship between social acceptance, problem behaviours, and social skills as perceived by youth with high functioning autism spectrum disorders. Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 16(3), 72-75.

MacMullin, J. A., Viecili, M. A., Cappadocia, M. C., Weiss, J. A. (2010). Parent empowerment and mental health:Understanding parent perceptions of the educational experience. Journal on Developmental Disabilities,16(3), 68-71.

White, S. E., & Weiss, J.A. (2010). Services for adults and adolescents with ASD in Ontario: Parent and  professional perspectives. Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 16(1), 34-39.

Weiss, J. A., & Lunsky, Y. (2010).Group cognitive behaviour therapy for adults with Asperger syndrome and anxiety or mood disorder: A case series. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 17, 438-446.

Viecili, M. A., MacMullin, J. A., Weiss, J. A., & Lunsky, Y. (2010). Predictors of psychology graduate student interest in the field of developmental disabilities. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 3(4), 190–201.

Weiss, J. A., Lunsky, Y. & Morin, D. (2010). Psychology graduate student training in developmental disability: A Canadian survey. Canadian Psychology, 51(3), 177–184.

Weiss, J. A., & Lunsky, Y. (2010).Service utilization patterns in parents of youth and adults with intellectual disability who experienced psychiatric crisis. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 3, 145-163.

Lunsky, Y., White, S.E., Palucka, A.M., Weiss, J. A., Bockus, S., & Gofine, T. (2010). Clinical outcomes of a specialized inpatient unit for adults with mild to severe intellectual disability and mental illness. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(1), 60-69.

Weiss, J. A., Lunsky, Y., Gracey, C., Canrinus, M., & Morris, S. (2009). Emergency psychiatric services for individuals with intellectual disabilities: Caregivers’ perspectives. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 354-362.

Weiss, J. A., & Bebko, J. (2009). Participation in Special Olympics and change in athlete self-concept and actual competence over 42-months. Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 14, 1-8.

Weiss, J. A., Lunsky, Y., Tassé, M. J., & Durbin, J. (2009). Support for the construct validity of the Supports Intensity Scale based on clinician rankings of need. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30, 933-941.

Weiss, J. A., (2008). The role of Special Olympics for mothers of adult athletes with intellectual disability. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 113(4), 241–253.

Bebko, J. M., Schroeder, J. H., Weiss, J. A., Wells, K., McFee, K., Goldstein, G. (2008). The face of Autism research as reflected in the IMFAR looking glass. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2(3), 385 – 394.