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Innovative technology-based interventions for people with autism spectrum disorders

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ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS ​


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Panagiotopoulou, I-E. (2015). Video self-modeling for reducing vocal stereotypy in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 16(2), 322-337.


Dillenburger, K., Röttgers, H.R., Dounavi, K., Sparkman, C., Keenan, M., Thyer, B., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2014). Multidisciplinary teamwork in autism: Can one size fit all? The Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 31(2), 97-112.


Nikopoulos, C.K., Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P. & Konstantopoulos, K. (2013). Effects of video modelling on emerging speech in an adult with traumatic brain injury: Preliminary findings. Brain Injury, 27(11), 1256-62.


Al-Heresh, R., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2011). The role of the occupational therapist in Jordan: a survey of the members of the healthcare team exploring their knowledge about occupational therapy in rehabilitation hospitals. Disability and Rehabilitation. An International Multidisciplinary Journal, 33(9), 778-86.


Kelly, F., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2010). Facilitating independence in personal activities of daily living after a severe traumatic brain injury; preliminary findings. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 17(9), 474-482.


Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2010). Evaluating the impact of video-based versus traditional lectures on student learning. Educational Research, 1(8), 304-311.

Nikopoulos, C.K., Canavan, C., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2009). Generalized effects of video modeling on establishing instructional stimulus control in children with autism. Results of a preliminary study. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 11(4), 198-207.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2008). Teaching complex social skills to children with autism; advances of video modeling. Journal of Early and Intensive Behavior Intervention, 5(2), 30-43 (invited paper). 5.


Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2007). A new integrated model of clinical reasoning: development, description and preliminary assessment in patients with stroke. Disability and Rehabilitation. An International Multidisciplinary Journal, 29, 1129-38.

Nikopoulos, C.K. (2007). Use of video modeling to increase generalization of social play by children with autism. The Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis, 2(2), 195-212 (invited paper).


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2007). Using video modeling to teach complex social sequences to children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37(4), 678-693.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2004a). Effects of video modeling on social initiations by children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 93-96.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2004b). Effects of video modelling on training and generalisation of social initiation and reciprocal play by children with autism. European Journal of Behaviour Analysis, 5, 1-13.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2003). Promoting social initiation in children with autism. Behavioral Interventions, 18(2), 87-108.

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PEER‐REVIEWED CONFERENCES – INVITED ADDRESSES


Nikopoulos, C.K. (April, 2016). Is the ‘C’ in CBT redundant? An example in autism. Invited paper presented at the ABA 2016 Bucharest International Conference, Romania.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (July, 2015). Curriculum development for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), with a particular focus on the use of video technology and Functional Behavioural Assessment (FBA) of challenging behaviours. Seminar organised and delivered at the First Summer School of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Crete, Greece.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (May, 2015). Applied Behaviour Analysis treatment of ASD: BACB® practice guidelines for healthcare funders and managers. Invited paper presented at an International Conference in Moscow, Russia, entitled “Autism Challenges and Solutions”.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (May, 2015). The Use of Innovative Technology-Based Interventions for Children with ASD. Invited paper presented at an International Conference in Moscow, Russia, entitled “Autism Challenges and Solutions”.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (May, 2015). Teaching children with autism a variety of skills using video modelling. Workshop run at an International Conference in Moscow, Russia, entitled “Autism Challenges and Solutions”.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (April, 2015). The Use of Innovative Technology-Based Interventions for Children 6 with ASD; focus on video modelling. Invited paper presented at the ABA 2015 Bucharest International Conference, Romania. 


Panagiotopoulou, I-E., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2014). Preliminary effects of video-self modelling on reducing vocal stereotypy in children with autism spectrum disorder. Paper presented at the 7th Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Stockholm, Sweden.


Nikopoulos, C.K., Hassoulas, A., Dounavi, K., & Neofotistou, P. (2014). Is the "C" in CBT redundant? (Symposium). 7th Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Stockholm, Sweden.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2013). Integrating innovative technology-based interventions for people with autism spectrum disorders. 1st conference of the Hellenic Community for Behaviour Analysis, Athens, Greece. Invited keynote speech.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P. (2013). Functional behavioural assessment (FBA) and challenging behaviours; supporting behaviour change in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). BILD (British Institute of Learning Disabilities) PBS International Research and Practice Conference.


Manolitsis, E., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2012). Comparing prompt delivery methods in the treatment of children with autism; visual supports in context. 6th International Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis in Lisbon, Portugal.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2012). Interactive robots for the promotion of social skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). RAatE 2012 (the only UK Conference focused on the latest innovations in Assistive Technology).


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2012). Using video modelling for teaching individuals with autism. UK Applied Behaviour Analysis Forum.


Emmett, L., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2012). Effect of video on parents' knowledge of teaching self care: a RCT. College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference and Specialist Section Mental Health Annual Conference.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2011). Use of video modelling as a therapeutic means for teaching individuals with learning disabilities and ASD. 2-day workshop run at a Health Centre for individuals with learning and developmental disabilities in Greece.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2011). Interactive robots for children with ASD. Conference held by the Autism Cymru.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2011). Functional behavioural assessment (FBA) and challenging behaviours; supporting behaviour change in children with autism. Workshop run at the Annual Conference of the Experimental of Analysis Behaviour Group, London, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2010). Video modelling interventions for children with autism; implications for occupational therapy practitioners. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Conference of the College of Occupational Therapists, Brighton, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., Pierce, W.D., Morrow, J.E., & Moderato, P. (2009). Professional Development Series: Behavior analysis around the world. 35th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Phoenix, Arizona. (invited panellist).


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2008). Teaching complex social skills to children with autism: Advances of video modelling. Autism2008. Conference held by the Autism Cymru.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2008). Promoting social play skills in children with autism using video modeling. Poster presentation at the 7th International Meeting for Autism Research, International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), London, UK.


Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2008a). Evaluating the impact of video-based versus traditional lectures on student learning. Paper presented at the 7th European Conference on e-Learning, Agia Napa, Cyprus.


Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2008b). Functional assessment of challenging behaviours towards evidence-based treatment for children with autism. Workshop run at the 32nd Annual Conference of the College of Occupational Therapists, Harrogate, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G., & Konstantopoulos, K. (2008). Effects of video modelling on emerging speech in an adult with traumatic brain injury: Preliminary findings. Fourth Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Madrid, Spain.


Zgouris, O., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2008). Parent - child play interactions: Perceptions and experiences of parents of children with autism. Paper presented at the Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries, Hamburg, Germany.


Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2007a). Modelling clinical reasoning for health informatics: Improving occupational therapy practice. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the College of Occupational Therapists, Manchester, UK.


 Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2007b). Functional assessment of problem behaviours: design of effective treatments through the application of an evidence-based approach. Invited workshop run at the College of Occupational Therapists, Specialist Section ‘Children, Young People and Families (ChYP&F), London, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2007). Promoting data-based decision making through the use of systematic direct observation methods. Implications for practice and research. Invited workshop run at the College of Occupational Therapists, Specialist Section ‘Children, Young People and Families (ChYP&F), London, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2006). Video modelling and behaviour analysis; children with autism in context. Invited paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children parent-led Group (PEACH), London, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2006a). Advances in interventions based on modelling for children with autism: Findings from a systematic review. Paper presented at the Third International Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Milan, Italy.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G.(2006b). Validating occupational therapy intervention programmes in paediatrics: direct and systematic measurement techniques. Workshop run at the 30th Annual Conference of the College of Occup. Therapists, Cardiff, UK.


Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (2006). A new model of clinical reasoning in health informatics; Occupational therapy in context. Paper presented at the 14th Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Sydney, Australia.


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2005). Video modelling as a treatment procedure for children with autism. Invited workshop presented at the International Conference ‘Facing Autism: ABA Ireland 2005’, School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2005). Observational learning from a behavioural analytic perspective; video modelling and children with autism in context. Workshop run at the 2nd International Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Gdansk, Poland.


Jeffers, K., Porter-Armstrong, A., Baxter, D., Nikopoulos, C., & Rutherford, J. (2004). An investigation into smoking, lifestyle and smoking cessation in Mental Health. Paper presented at the Seventh European Congress of Occupational Therapy, Athens, Greece. 


Nikopoulos, C.K. (2004). Applied behaviour analysis (ABA) in autism. Invited workshop at the National Association for Paediatric Occupational Therapists, Antrim, N. Ireland, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2004). Using video modelling to teach complex social sequences to children with autism. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society, Northern Ireland Branch, Portrush, N. Ireland, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., Keenan, M., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2003a). Establishing generalisation of social initiation and play by children with autism using video modelling. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Behaviour Analysis in Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland.


Nikopoulos, C.K., Keenan, M., & Nikopoulou-Smyrni, P.G. (2003b). Training and generalization of social initiation and play in children with autism using video modeling. Paper presented at the Applied Behavior Analysis Annual Convention, San Francisco, USA.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2002). Construction of an activity schedule for children with autism: The effectiveness of video modelling. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Experimental of Analysis Behaviour Group, London, UK.


Nikopoulos, C.K., & Keenan, M. (2001). Promoting social initiation in children with autism. Paper presented at the Applied Behavior Analysis International Convention, Venice, Italy.


Smyrni, P.G., & Nikopoulos, C.K. (1999). Assistive technology contribution and implementation in children with learning disabilities. Proceedings of the 3rd Hellenic Occup. Therapy Conference in “Learning Disabilities”, Hellenic Occupational Therapy Association, 4-5 December, Athens.

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