Kristin Nicole O’Guinn, Ph.D., BCBA-D is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level, and faculty member for the Language and Learning Program at Marcus Autism Center. Dr. O’Guinn completed her doctorate in educational psychology with a specialization in applied behavior analysis from Baylor University.
Dr. O’Guinn’s research interests include increasing skill acquisition, teaching leisure and social skills to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and teaching caregivers and future practitioners to effectively use applied behavior analysis strategies.
O’Guinn, N., Akers, J. S., & Gerencser, K. (2022). Interventions targeting interactive play in individuals with autism: A systematic review. [Manuscript accepted for publication]. Review Journal for Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Canestaro, V. M., Akers, J. S., & O’Guinn, N. (2021). Teaching children with autism spectrum disorder to engage in reciprocal conversations using text-message prompting. Behavioral interventions. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/bin.1822
Sulak, T., Wilson, R., Renbarger, R., Kaul, C., O’Guinn, N. (2020). The relationships between numeracy scores and soft skills in employed and unemployed Americans. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 32(2), 19-39. https://doi.org/10.1002/nha3.20281
Weston, R., Davis, T. N., Radhakrishnan, S., O’Guinn, N., & Rivera, G. (2019). Comparing instructor feedback and self-monitoring within a BST package to train pre-service behavior analysts to conduct preference assessments. Journal of Behavioral Education, 28, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10864-019-09333-w
Hodges, A., Gerow, S., Davis, T. N., Radhakrishnan, S., Feind, A., O’Guinn, N., & Prawira, C. (2018). An initial evaluation of trial-based functional analysis of inappropriate mealtime behavior. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 30, 391-408. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10882-9592-2
O’Guinn, N. & Akers, J. S. (2021) Interventions targeting interactive play in individuals with autism: A systematic review [Poster presentation]. ABAI 46th Annual Convention, Online.
O’Guinn, N. & Akers, J. S. (2021) Interventions targeting interactive play in individuals with autism: A systematic review [Poster presentation]. 36th Annual TXABA Conference, Online.
O’Guinn, N., Akers, J. S., Brodhead, M., Thomas, E., & Charlop, M. (2020). Recent advancements in play and social skills development for children with autism [Symposia]. ABAI 45th Annual Convention, Washington D.C.
O’Guinn, N., Rivera, G., Gerow, S., & Kirkpatrick, M. (2019). A review of school-based interventions to reduce challenging behavior for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder [Poster presentation] ABAI 45th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
O’Guinn, N., Erturk, B., Davis, T. N., & Machalicek, W. A. (2018). Systematic review of assessment and treatment of elopement in individuals with autism and developmental disabilities [Symposium]. ABAI 44th Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.