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Journal Articles (Math Skill and Difficulty):

  1. Fuchs, L.S., Schumacher, R.F., Long, J., Namkung, J., Hamlett, C.L., Cirino, P.T., Jordan, N.C., Siegler, R., Gersten, R., & Changas, P. Improving at-risk learners’ understanding of fractions (in press). Journal of Educational Psychology.
  2. *Martin, R., Cirino, P.T., Barnes, M., Ewing-Cobbs, L., Fuchs, L., Steubing, K., & Fletcher, J. (in press). Evaluating the stability and prediction of mathematics skill according to categorical and continuous metrics. Journal of Learning Disabilities.
  3. Tolar, T.D., Fuchs, L., Cirino, P.T., Fuchs, D., Hamlett, C.L., & Fletcher, J.M. (in press). Predicting development of mathematical word problem solving across the intermediate grades. Journal of Educational Psychology.
  4. *Gold, A.B., Ewing-Cobbs, L., Cirino, P.T., Fuchs, L.S., Stuebing, K.K., & Fletcher, J.M. (in press). Cognitive and behavioral attention in children with math difficulties. Child Neuropsychology.
  5. Cirino, P.T. (2011). The interrelationships of mathematical precursors in kindergarten. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 108, 713-733. PMC Journal in process.
  6. Fuchs, L.S., Powell, S.R., Seethaler, P.M., Fuchs, D., Hamlett, C.L., Cirino, P.T., & Fletcher, J.M. (2010). A framework for remediating the number combination deficits of students with mathematics difficulty. Exceptional Children, 76(2), 135-156.
  7. Fuchs, L.S., Powell, S.R., Seethaler, P.M., Cirino, P.T., Fletcher, J.M., Fuchs, D., & Hamlett, C.L. (2010). The effects of strategic counting instruction, with and without deliberate practice, on number combination skill among students with mathematical difficulties. Learning and Individual Differences, 20(2), 89-100.
  8. Cirino, P.T., & Berch, D.B. (2010). Introduction to the Special Issue: Perspectives on Math Learning Disability and Difficulty. Learning and Individual Differences, 20(2), 61-62.
  9. Powell, S.R., Fuchs, L.S., Fuchs, D., Cirino, P.T., & Fletcher, J.M. (2009). Effects of fact retrieval tutoring on third-grade students with math difficulties with and without reading difficulties. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 24, 1-11. PMCID: PMC2682421
  10. Fuchs, L.S., Powell, S.R., Seethaler, P.M., Cirino, P.T., Fletcher, J.M., Fuchs, D., Hamlett, C.L., & Zumeta, R.O. (2009). Remediating number combination and word problem deficits among students with mathematical difficulties: A randomized control trial. Journal of Educational Psychology, 101, 561-576. PMCID: PMC2768320
  11. Powell, S.R., Fuchs, L.S., Fuchs, D., Cirino, P.T., & Fletcher, J.M. (2009). Do word problem-solving features differentially affect problem difficulty as a function of students’ mathematics difficulty with and without reading difficulty? Journal of Learning Disabilities, 42, 99-110. PMCID: PMC2788944
  12. Raghubar, K.P.*, Cirino, P.T., Barnes, M.A., Ewing-Cobbs, L., Fletcher, J.M., & Fuchs, L.S. (2009). Errors in multi-digit arithmetic and behavioral inattention in children with math difficulties. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 42, 356-371. PMCID: PMC2788949
  13. Simos, P.G., Kanatsouli, K., Fletcher, J.M., Sarkari, S., Juranek, J., Cirino, P.T., Passaro, A., & Papanicolaou, A. C. (2008). Aberrant spatiotemporal activation profiles associated with math difficulties in children: A magnetic source imaging study. Neuropsychology, 22, 571-584. PMCID: PMC2597343
  14. Fuchs, L.S., Fuchs, D., Powell, S.R., Seethaler, P.M., Cirino, P.T., & Fletcher, J.M. (2008). Intensive intervention for students with mathematics disabilities: Seven principles of effective practice. Learning Disability Quarterly, 31, 79-92. PMCID: PMC2547080
  15. Fuchs, L.S., Powell, S.R., Hamlett, C.L., Fuchs, D., Cirino, P.T., & Fletcher, J.M. (2008). Remediating computational deficits at third grade: A randomized field trial. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 1, 2-32
  16. Cirino, P.T., Ewing-Cobbs, L., Barnes, M.A., Fuchs, L.S. & Fletcher, J.M. (2007). Cognitive arithmetic differences in learning disabled groups and the role of behavioral inattention. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 22(1), 25-35.
  17. Cirino, P.T., Morris, M.K., & Morris, R.M. (2007). Semantic, executive, and visuospatial abilities in math reasoning of referred college students. Assessment, 14(1), 94-104.
  18. Cirino, P.T., Morris, M., & Morris, R. (2002). Neuropsychological concomitants of calculation skills in college students referred for learning difficulties. Developmental Neuropsychology, 21(2), 201-218.

Journal Articles (Neurodevelopmental Disorders)

  1. Kit-Sing, A., Spellicy, C.J., Northrup, H., Dennis, M., Morrison, A.C., Cirino, P.T., & Fletcher, J.M. (in press). Folate metabolism gene methylenetetrahydrofolate (MTHFR) is associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in myelomeningocele patients. PLoS.
  2. *Hampton, L.E., Fletcher, J.M., Cirino, P.T., Blaser, S., Kramer, L.A., & Dennis, M. (in press). Neuropsychological profiles of children with aqueductal stenosis and spina bifida meningomyelocele. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19(2).
  3. Edelstein, K., Cirino, P.T., Hasher, L., Fletcher, J.M., & Dennis, M. (2012). Sleep problems, chronotype, and diurnal preferences in children and adults with spina bifida. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 27(2), 172-175.
  4. *Hampton, L.E., Fletcher, J.M., Cirino, P.T., Blaser, S.E., Kramer, L.A., Drake, J., & Dennis, M. (2011). Hydrocephalus status in spina bifida: An evaluation of variations in neuropsychological outcomes. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 8, 289-298.
  5. Simos, P.G., Papanicolaou, A.C., Castillo, E.M., Juranek, J., Cirino, P.T., Rezaie, R., & Fletcher, J.M. (2011). Brain mechanisms for reading and language processing in spina bifida meningomyelocele: A combined magnetic source- and structural magnetic resonance imaging study. Neuropsychology, 25(5), 590-601.
  6. Juranek, J.J., Dennis, M., Cirino, P.T., El-Messidi, L., & Fletcher, J.M., (2010). The cerebellum in children with spina bifida and chiari II malformation: Quantitative volumetrics by region. The Cerebellum, 9(2), 240-248.
  7. Dennis, M., Francis, D.J., Cirino, P.T., Schachar, R., Barnes, M.A., & Fletcher, J.M. (2009). Why IQ is not a covariate in cognitive studies of neurodevelopmental disorders. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 15, 331-343.
  8. Jain, N.*, Brouwers, P., Okcu, M.F., Cirino, P.T., & Krull, K.R. (2009). Sex-specific attention problems in long-term survivors of pediatric leukemia. Cancer, 115(18), 4238-4245.
  9. Dennis, M., Hopyan, T., Juranek, J., Cirino, P.T., Hasan, K., & Fletcher, J.M. (2009). Strong-meter and weak-meter rhythm identification in spina bifida meningomyelocele and volumetric parcellation of rhythm-relevant cerebellum regions. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1169, 84-88.
  10. Juranek, J., Fletcher, J.M., Hasan, K., Breier, J.I., Cirino, P.T., Alvarez, P.P., Diaz, J.D., Ewing-Cobbs, L., Dennis, M., & Papanicolaou, A.C. (2008). Neocortical reorganization in spina bifida. NeuroImage, 40, 1516-1522. PMCID: PMC2410089
  11. Swartwout, M.D.*, Cirino, P.T., Hampson, A.W., Fletcher, J.M., Brandt, M.E., & Dennis, M. (2008). Sustained attention in children with two etiologies of early hydrocephalus. Neuropsychology, 22, 765-775. PMCID: PMC2593153
  12. Fletcher, J.M., Ostermaier, K.O., Cirino, P.T., & Dennis, M. (2008). Neurobehavioral outcomes in spina bifida: Process versus outcomes. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach, 1, 311-324.
  13. Au, K.S., Tran, P.X., Tsai, C.C., O’Byrne, M.R., Lin, J., Morrison, A.C., Hampson, A.W., Cirino, P.T., Fletcher, J.M., Ostermaier, K.K., Tyerman, G.H., Doebel, S., Northrup, H. (2008). Characteristics of a spina-bifida population including North American Caucasian and Hispanic Individuals. Birth Defects Research, Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 82, 692-700. PMCID: PMC2597629
  14. Mahone, E.M., Cirino, P.T., Cutting, L.E., Cerrone, P.M., Hagelthorn, K.M., Hiemenz, J.R., Singer, H.S., & Denckla, M.B. (2002). Validity of the Brief Rating Inventory of Executive Functions (BRIEF) in children with Tourette Syndrome and/or ADHD. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 17(7), 635-655.
  15. Cirino, P.T., Chapieski, L., & Massman, P. (2000). Card sorting performance and ADHD symptomatology in children and adolescents with Tourette Syndrome. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 22(2), 245-257.
  16. McConville, B.J., Sanberg, P.R., Fogelson, M.H., King, J., Cirino, P.T., Parker, K.W., & Norman, A.B. (1992). The effects of nicotine plus haloperidol compared to nicotine only and placebo nicotine only in reducing tic severity and frequency in Tourette's Disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 31, 832-840.

Journal Articles (Reading and Language)

  1. Cirino, P.T., Romain, M., Barth, A.E., Tolar, T.D., Fletcher, J.M., & Vaughn. S. (in press). Reading skill components and impairments in middle school struggling readers. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
  2. Vaughn, S., Wexler, J., Roberts, G., Barth, A., Cirino, P.T., Romain, M.A., Denton, C., Francis, D., & Fletcher, J. (in press). The effects of tertiary treatments on middle school students with reading disabilities: An individualized versus standardized approach. Exceptional Children.
  3. Barth, A.E., Stuebing, Karla K., Fletcher, J.M., Cirino, P.T., Romain, M., Francis, D., & Vaughn, S. (2012). Reliability and validity of oral reading fluency median and mean scores among middle grade readers when using equated texts. Reading Psychology, 33:1-2, 133-161.
  4. Denton, C.A., Cirino, P.T., Barth, A.E., Romain, M., Vaughn, S., Wexler, J., Francis, D.J., & Fletcher, J.M. (2011). An experimental study of scheduling and duration of “Tier 2” first grade reading interventions. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 4(3), 208-230.
  5. Vourkas, M., Micheloyannis, S., Simos, P.G., Rezaie, R., Fletcher, J.M., Cirino, P.T., & Papnicolaou, A.C. (2011). Dynamic task-specific brain network connectivity in children with severe reading difficulties. Neuroscience Letters, 488, 123-128.
  6. Rezaie, R., Simos, P.G., Fletcher, J.M., Juranek, J., Cirino, P.T., Li, Z., Passaro, A.D., & Papanicolaou, A.C. (2011). The timing and strength of regional brain activation associated with word recognition in children with reading difficulties. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 5, 1-12.
  7. Rezaie, R., Simos, P.G., Fletcher, J.M., Cirino, P.T., Vaughn, S., & Papanicolaou, A.C. (2011). Engagement of temporal lobe regions predicts response to educational interventions in adolescent struggling readers. Developmental Neuropsychology, 36(7), 869-888.
  8. Rezaie, R., Simos, P., Fletcher, J., Cirino, P.T., Vaughn, S., & Papanicolaou, A.C. (2011). Temporo-parietal brain activity as a longitudinal predictor of response to educational interventions among middle school struggling readers. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17, 875-885.
  9. Denton, C.A., Barth, A.E., Fletcher, J.M., Wexler, J., Vaughn, Cirino, P.T., Romain, M., & Francis, D.J. (2011). The relations among oral and silent reading fluency and comprehension in middle school: Implications for identification and instruction of students with reading difficulties. Scientific Studies of Reading, 15(2), 109-135. NIHMSID 264389.
  10. Simos, P.G., Rezaie, R., Fletcher, J.M., Juranek, J., Passaro, A.D., Li, Z., Cirino, P.T., & Papinicolaou, A.C. (2011). Functional disruption of the brain mechanism for reading: Effects of comorbidity and task difficulty among children with developmental learning problems. Neuropsychology (25(4), 520-534.
  11. Fletcher, J.M., Stuebing, K.K., Barth, A.E., Denton, C.A., Cirino, P.T., Francis, D.J., Vaughn, S. (2011). Cognitive correlates of inadequate response to intervention. School Psychology Review, 40, 2-22. PMC Journal in process.
  12. Vaughn, S., Cirino, P.T., Wanzek, J., Wexler, J., Barth, A.E., Romain, M.A., Francis, D.J., Denton, C.A., & Fletcher, J.M. (2010). Response to intervention for middle school students with reading difficulties: Effects of a primary and secondary intervention. School Psychology Review, 39(1), 3-21. NIHMS 246017 (Manuscript waiting for release to PMC).
  13. Vaughn, S., Wanzek, J., Wexler, J., Barth, A.E., Cirino, P.T., Fletcher, J.M., Romain, M.A., Denton, C.A., Roberts, G., & Francis, D.J. (2010). The relative effects of group size of reading progress of older students with reading difficulties. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 23(8), 931-956. PMCID: PMC2975110.
  14. Barth, A.E., Denton, C.A., Stuebing, K.K., Fletcher, J.M., Cirino, P.T., Francis, D.J., & Vaughn, S. (2010). A test of the cerebellar hypothesis of dyslexia in adequate and inadequate responders to reading intervention. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 16, 526-536. PMCID: PMC20298639.
  15. Branum Martin, L., Mehta, P.D., Francis, D.J., Foorman, B.R., Cirino, P.T., Miller, J.F., & Iglesias, A. (2009). Pictures and words: Spanish and English vocabulary in classrooms. Journal of Educational Psychology, 101(4), 897-911.
  16. Cirino, P.T., Vaughn, S., Linan-Thompson, S., Cardenas-Hagan, E., Fletcher, J.M., & Francis, D.J., (2009). One year follow-up of Spanish and English interventions for English language learners at risk for reading problems. American Educational Research Journal, 46(3), 744-781.
  17. Vaughn, S., Cirino, P.T., Tolar, T., Fletcher, J.M., Cardenas-Hagan, E., Carlson, C.D., & Francis, D.J. (2008). Long-term follow-up of Spanish and English interventions for 1st grade English language learners at-risk for reading problems. Journal for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 1(3), 179-214.
  18. Vaughn, S., Fletcher, J.M., Francis, D.J., Denton, C.A., Wanzek, J., Wexler, J., Cirino, P.T., Barth, A.E., & Romain, M.A. (2008). Response to intervention with older students with reading difficulties. Learning and Individual Differences, 18, 338-345. PMCID: PMC2614270
  19. Stuebing, K.K., Barth, A.E., Cirino, P.T., Fletcher, J.M., & Francis, D.J. (2008). A response to the recent re-analyses of the National Reading Panel report: Effects of systematic phonics instruction are practically significant. Journal of Educational Psychology, 100, 123-134. NIHMS 263347 (Manuscript waiting for release to PMC).
  20. Linan-Thompson, S., Cirino, P.T., & Vaughn, S. (2007). English language learners and response to intervention – results from two intervention studies in Spanish and English. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 30, 185-196.
  21. Cirino, P.T., Pollard-Durodola, S.D., Foorman, B., Carlson, C.D., & Francis, D.J. (2007). Teacher characteristics and language in bilingual kindergarteners and their relation to student outcomes. Elementary School Journal, 107(4), 341-364.
  22. Vaughn, S., Cirino, P.T., Linan-Thompson, S., Mathes, P.G., Carlson, C.D., Cardenas-Hagan, E., Pollard-Durodola, S.D., Fletcher, J.M., & Francis, D.J. (2006). Effectiveness of a Spanish intervention and an English intervention for English language learners at risk for reading problems. American Educational Research Journal, 43(3), 449-487.
  23. Vaughn, S., Mathes, P.G., Linan-Thompson, S., Cirino, P.T., Carlson, C.D., Pollard-Durodola, S.P., & Cardenas-Hagan, E.C., & Francis, D.J. (2006). First grade English language learners at risk for reading difficulties: Effectiveness of an English intervention. Elementary School Journal, 107(2), 153-180.
  24. Linan-Thompson, S., Vaughn, S., Prater, K., & Cirino, P.T. (2006). The response to intervention of English language learners at-risk for reading problems. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 39(5), 390-398.
  25. Vaughn, S., Linan-Thompson, S., Mathes, P.G., Cirino, P.T., Carlson, C.D., Durodola, S.P., Hagan, E.C., & Francis, D.J. (2006). Effectiveness of Spanish intervention for first grade English language learners at risk for reading difficulties. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 39(1), 56-73.
  26. Pae, H.K., Wise, J.C., Cirino, P.T., Sevcik, R.A., Lovett, M.W., Wolf, M., & Morris, R.D. (2005). The Woodcock Reading Mastery Test (WRMT): Impact of normative changes. Assessment, 12(3), 347-357.
  27. Cirino, P.T., Israelian, M., Morris, M., & Morris, R. (2005). Exploration of the Double Deficit Hypothesis in college students referred for learning difficulties. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 38(1), 29-44.
  28. Cirino, P.T., Rashid, F.L., Sevcik, R.A., Lovett, M.W., Frijters, J., Wolf, M., & Morris, R.D. (2002). Properties of measures of beginning decoding and related abilities in poor readers. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(6), 525-538.
  29. Bone, B., Cirino, P.T., Morris, R., & Morris, M. (2002). Reading and phonological awareness in reading disabled adults. Developmental Neuropsychology, 21(3), 305-320.
  30. Wolf, M., Goldberg O’Rourke, A., Gidney, C., Lovett, M., Cirino, P., & Morris, R. (2002). The second deficit: An investigation of the independence of phonological and naming-speed deficits in developmental dyslexia. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 15, 43-72.

Journal Articles (Other Topics)

  1. Hasan, K.M., Iftikhar A., Kamali A., Kramer, L.A., Ashtari, M., Cirino P.T., Fletcher J.M., & Ewing-Cobbs, L. (2009). Development and aging of the healthy human brain uncinate fasciculus across the lifespan using diffusion tensor tractography. Brain Research, 1276, 67-76.
  2. Hasan, K.M., Sankar, A., Halphen, C., Kramer, L.A., Brandt, M.E., Juranek, J., Cirino, P.T., Fletcher, J.M., Papanicolaou, A.C., & Ewing-Cobbs, L. (2007). Development and organization of human brain tissue compartments across lifespan using diffusion tensor imaging. Neuroreport, 18(16), 1735-1739.
  3. Cirino, P.T., Chin, C.E., Sevcik, R.A., Wolf, M., Lovett, M.W., & Morris, R.D. (2002). Measuring socioeconomic status: Reliability and preliminary validity for different approaches. Assessment, 9, 145-155.
  4. Chin, C.E., Ledesma, H., Cirino, P.T., Sevcik, R.A., Lovett, M., Wolf, M., & Morris, R. (2001). Relations between the Kaufman - Brief Intelligence Scale (K-BIT) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - III (WISC-III) in children with reading disability. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 34, 2-8.
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