Marc Lanovaz , Ph.D. , Ps.Ed.
    Marc Lanovaz
    Research Axis
    Brain and Child Development
    Research Theme
    Neurodevelopmental diseases
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

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    • Investigator, Research Center, CHU Sainte-Justine, 2016
    • Associate Professor, École de psychoéducation, Université de Montréal, 2011

    Internship opportunity(ies)


    • PhD, Educational Psychology, McGill University, 2011
    • MSc, Applied Behavior Analysis, St. Cloud State University, 2007

    Research Interests

    Marc J. Lanovaz is a professor at the École de psychoéducation of the Université de Montréal since 2011. His research program has been funded by several major granting agencies, notably the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Québec Research Funds, and the Québec Office for Persons with Disabilities. His research expertise involves the behavioral assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and/or intellectual disability (ID).

    His main research interests are:

    1. The effects of treatments based on applied behavior analysis (ABA)
    2. The use of web and mobile apps to facilitate the implementation of assessments and interventions by parents and staff
    3. The validity of functional behavior assessment methods
    4. The use of single-case experiment designs (N-of-1 trials) in practical settings

    Research Topics

    • Autism
    • Intellectual disability
    • Problem behavior
    • Parent training
    • Applied behavior analysis
    • Behavioral interventions
    • Functional assessment
    • Single-case experimental designs

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Chercheur-boursier– Junior 1, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS), 2015

    Selected Publications

    • *Saade Chebli, S., Lanovaz, M. J., & *Dufour, M.-M. (2016). Generalization following tablet-based instruction in children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Special Education Technology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1177/0162643416681499
    • Lanovaz, M. J., & Huxley, S. C. (2016). Effects of background music on socially reinforced problem behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders. Psychology of Music. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1177/0305735616657408
    • Lanovaz, M. J. &, Rapp, J. T. (2016). Using single-case experiments to support evidence-based decisions: How much is enough?. Behavior Modification, 40, 377-395. doi: 10.1177/0145445515613584
    • Lanovaz, M. J., Rapp, J. T., *Maciw, I., *Dorion, C., & *Prégent-Pelletier, É. (2016).  Preliminary effects of parent-implemented behavioral interventions for stereotypy: Brief report. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 19, 193-196. doi: 0.3109/17518423.2014.986821
    • *Chebli, S. S., & Lanovaz, M. J. (2016). Using computer tablets to assess preference for videos in children with autism. Behavior Analysis in Practice. 9, 50-53. doi: 10.1007/s40617-016-0109-0
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