Publications

Klein-Tasman, B. P., & Lee, K. (2017). Problem behaviour and psychosocial functioning in young children with Williams syndrome: Parent and teacher perspectives. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 61 (9), 853–865. DOI: cropped-CNRL-logo1-1qi3vee.jpg10.1111/jir.12367

Casnar, C. L., & Klein-Tasman, B. P. (2017). Parent and teacher perspectives on emerging executive functioning in preschoolers with neurofibromatosis type 1: Comparison to unaffected children and lab-based measures. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 42 (2): 198-207.  https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsw042.

Defenderfer, E.K., Davies, W.H., Brei, N., Raicu, A.M., & Klein-Tasman, B. P. (2017). Toilet fear in early childhood as a predictor of later childhood anxiety disorders. Children’s Health Care, 46(4), 366-378. DOI: 10.1080/02739615.2016.1193808

Pitts, C. H., Klein-Tasman, B. P., Osborne, J. W., & Mervis, C. B. (2016). Predictors of specific phobia in children with Williams syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research : JIDR, doi:10.1111/jir.12327 [doi]

Walsh, K. S., Janusz, J., Wolters, P. L., Martin, S., Klein-Tasman, B. P., Toledo-Tamula, M. A., . . . REiNS International Collaboration. (2016). Neurocognitive outcomes in neurofibromatosis clinical trials: Recommendations for the domain of attention. Neurology, 87(7 Suppl 1), S21-30. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000002928 [doi]

Mervis, C. B., Morris, C. A., Klein-Tasman, B. P., Velleman, S. L., & Osborne, L. R. (2015). 7q11.23 duplication syndrome. In: Pagon R. A., Adam,  M. P., Ardinger, H. H., Wallace, S. E., Amemiya, A., Bean, L. J. H., . . . Stephens, K. (Eds.). GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2015. Available from:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK327268/

Morris, C. A., Mervis, C. B., Paciorkowski, A. P. Abdul-Rahman, O., Dugan, S. L., Rope, A. F., Bader, P., Hendon, L. G., Velleman, S. L., Klein-Tasman, B. P., & Osborne, L. R. (2015). 7q11.23 duplication syndrome: Physical characteristics and natural history. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 167A:2916-2935.

Morris, C. A., Mervis, C. B., Paciorkowski, A. P. Abdul-Rahman, O., Dugan, S. L., Rope, A. F., Bader, P., Hendon, L. G., Velleman, S. L., Klein-Tasman, B. P., & Osborne, L. R. (2015). 7q11.23 duplication syndrome: Physical characteristics and natural history. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 167A:2916-2935.

Brei, N. B., Schwarz, G. N., & Klein-Tasman, B. P. (2015). Parenting stress: Influences of autism spectrum symptomatology, behavior problems, and adaptive function. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 27 (5). 617-635.

Mervis, C. B., Klein-Tasman, B. P., Huffman, M. J., Velleman, S. L., Pitts, C. H., Henderson, D. R., Woodruff-Borden,  J., Morris, C. A., & Osborne, L. R. (2015). 7q11.23 duplication syndrome: Psychological phenotype. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 167(7): 1436-1450.DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37071

Klein-Tasman, B. P., Lira, E., Li-Barber, K.T., Gallo, F. J., & Brei, N. (2015). Parent and teacher perspectives on problem behavior in children with Williams syndrome. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 120(1):72-86. DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-120.1.72.

Casnar, C. L., Janke, K., van der Fluit, F., Brei, N., & Klein-Tasman, B. P. (2014). Relations between fine motor skill and parental reports of attention in young children with neurofibromatosis-1. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36(9): 930-943. DOI: 10.1080/13803395.2014.957166

Brei, N., Casnar, C. L., Schwarz, G. N. & Klein-Tasman, B. P. (2014). Language in young children with neurofibromatosis-1: Relations to functional communication, attention, and social functioning.Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 2495-2504.

Janke, K. M., Klein-Tasman, B. P., Garwood, M. M., Davies, W. H., Trapane, P., & Holman, K. S. (2014). Relations between executive functioning and academic performance in adolescents with neurofibromatosis-1. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 26 (4), 431-450.

Klein-Tasman, B. P., Janke, K. M., Luo, W., Casnar, C. L., Hunter, S. J., Tonsgard, J., Trapane, P., van der Fluit, F. & Kais, L. A. (2014). Cognitive and psychosocial phenotype of young children with neurofibromatosis-1. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20, 88-98.doi:10.1017/S1355617713001227

Klein-Tasman, B. P., Colon, A. M., Brei, N., van der Fluit, F., Casnar, C. L., Janke, K. M., Basel, D., Siegel, D. H. & Walker, J. A.  (2013). Adaptive behavior in young children with neurofibromatosis – 1.International Journal of Pediatrics, Article ID 690432, 7 pages. doi:10.1155/2013/690432.

van der Fluit, F., Gaffrey, M., & Klein-Tasman, B. P. (2012). Social cognition in Williams syndrome: Relations between performance on the social attribution task and cognitive and behavioral characteristics. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 3:197. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00197

Klein-Tasman, B. P., Li-Barber, K. T., & Magargee, E. T. (2011). Honing in on the social phenotype in Williams syndrome using multiple measures and multiple raters.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41 (3) 341-351.

Klein-Tasman, B. P., Phillips, K. D., Lord, C., Mervis, C. B., & Gallo, F. G. (2009). Overlap with the autism spectrum in young children with Williams syndrome. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 30, 289-299.

Phillips, K. D., & Klein-Tasman, B. P. (2009). Mental health concerns in Williams syndrome: Intervention considerations and illustrations from case examples. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2, 110-133.