Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D.
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
The University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, KS 66160
My principle areas of scholarly activity include autism research, specifically: the advancement of evidence-based interventions for children; the advancement of effective parent training; the advancement of effective provider training; and culturally appropriate training for the Hispanic population.
Advisory Board Member
ABPathfinders. (2011 - Present)
Other Professional Service
The Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions. (2006 - Present)
Kansas Legislative Task Force on Autisms’ Subcommittee on Best Practices. Provided policy guidelines regarding best practices for autism intervention to Governor’s Legislative Task Force.
Workgroup on Early Intervention Autism Waiver, State of Kansas. Development of State Department of Social Rehabilitation Services Early Autism Medicaid Waiver’s Policies and Procedures Handbook. Development of online tutorials/training related to the State Department of Social Rehabilitation Services Early Autism Medicaid Waiver’s Policies and Procedures Handbook.
KS State Department of Social Rehabilitation Services Systems Transformation Work Group for Community and Home-based Service Waiver. (2009 - Present)
KS Social Rehabilitation Research Work Group for Autism Waiver. (2007 - Present)
Steering Committee Member
KS Social Rehabilitation Steering Committee, Autism Waiver. (2008 - Present)
Task Force Member
KS Legislative Task Force on Autism. (2007 - Present)
Kansas Association for Behavior Analysis. (1999 - Present)
Integrated Behavioral Technologies, Inc. (2002 - Present)
Kansas City Autism Training Center. (2001 - Present)
Kamps, D., Thiemann-Bourque, K., Heitzman-Powell, L., Schwartz, I., Cox, S., & Rosenberg, N. (in review). Treatment Session Outcomes for Social Peer Networks for Elementary School Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
McFadden, B., & Heitzman-Powell, L. (in review). Social Communication Effects of Peer-Mediated Recess Intervention for Children with Autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.