Marie-Michèle Dufour, ps.éd.

Marie-Michèle is a Ph. D. student in psychoéducation, supervised by Marc J. Lanovaz and Pierrich Plusquellec. She holds a scholarship from the Fonds de recherche du Québec-Société et culture (FRQSC) for her doctoral studies. She is a regular member representative on the board of directors of the Québec Association for Behaviour Analysis (QcABA).

Thesis title: Evaluation of the effects of a behavioral intervention on stress reduction through repetitive and stereotyped behaviors in nonverbal children with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Research Interests: Autism spectrum disorders, generalization, evaluation and treatment of stress with non-verbal children, applied behavior analysis (ABA).

Selected publications:

Selected Research Presentations:

  • Dufour, M.-M., Chebli, S. S., & Lanovaz, M. J. (2016, May). Promoting generalization in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Poster session presented at the 4th symposium international Autism spectrum disorder : From genes to intervention organisé par le CHU Ste-Justine et CIRENE Brain Development Series, Montréal, Québec.
  • Dufour, M.-M., & Lanovaz, M. J. (2015, May). Newspaper coverage of behavior analytic and alternative treatments for autism in Canada. Poster session presented at the 41st annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Dufour, M.-M., & Lanovaz, M. J. (2014, May). Is concurrent or serial teaching promote a better generalization of learning in children with an autism spectrum disorder? Poster session presented at the 40th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, Illinois.