Faculty & Staff at TUC
Department: Graduate School of Education
Title: Associate Professor
Phone: (707) 638-5865
Fax: (707) 638-5954
Office: Wilderman Hall, Rm. 207
Linda Haymes, Ph.D., BCBA-D is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Graduate School of Education at Touro University California. She is the chair of the special education department overseeing the education specialist credential and masters program as well as the ABA Masters program. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Claremont Graduate University and her Master’s from University of Kansas in Early Childhood Education and Applied Behavior Analysis. She has over 25 years experience in special education and the autism field as a teacher, researcher, consultant, author and clinician. Most recently, Dr. Haymes with Dr. Storey has published the book Case Studies in Applied Behavior Analysis for Students and Adults with Disabilities. She has published in a variety of special education and behavioral journals and has over 100 conference presentations
1990 M. A in Early Childhood Education and Applied Behavior Analysis
- Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY)
- Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral (BCBA-D)
SPEC 715 Overview of Autism, SPEC 794 Instruction of Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities, SPEC 701 Special Education Students, Classrooms and Programs, SPEC 709 Advanced Studies in Moderate/Severe Disabilities, SPEC 717 Educational Specialist Induction Plan Development and Implementation, SPEC 791 Positive Behavior Support, SPEC 722 Research Methods in ABA, SPEC 724 Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis, SPEC 710 Advanced Interventions in Classroom and School Supports, SPEC 716 Reading/Writing ABA Literature, SPEC 727 Master's Thesis Seminar in ABA, EDUC 716 Reading/Writing Educational Literature, and EDUC 795 Master's Thesis/Field Project Seminar.
- Errorless learning and overselective attention in autism
- Video modeling as a teaching tool/treatment for autism
- Using technology to address learning modalities
- Functional analysis and treatment of unusual behaviors (sensory-based such as olfactory and rumination)
- Stimulus control and antecedent analysis for behaviors
- Flexibility in behaviors for autism
- College and career preparedness for autism
Intramural Grant recipient January (2015). The Use of Technology for Increasing Activity Levels for Individuals with Down Syndrome and Assessing the Health Benefits. $6,000.
Intramural Grant recipient January (2012). A comparison of computer assisted instruction versus teacher-based instruction with students with autism. $10,000.
Haymes, L.K, Cotes, D.L. & Storey, K. (2018).Improving community integration and participation. In (ED) D. Hollar, Advances in Exercise and Health for People With Mobility Limitations, p. 21-39. Nature, Switzerland: Springer.
Haymes, L.K., & Storey, K. (in progress). The use of technology for increasing activity levels for individuals with Down syndrome. Teaching Exceptional Children.
Storey, K. & Haymes, L.K. (2016). Case Studies in Applied Behavior Analysis for Students and Adults with Disabilities. Charles C. Thomas Publishers.
Haymes, L.K., Storey, K., Maldonado, A. & Post, M., Montgomery, J. (2015). Using Applied Behavior Analysis and Smart Technology for Meeting the Health Need of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. Developmental Neurorehabilitation,18, (6),407-419.
Post, M., Haymes, L.K., & Storey, K., Loughrey, T. & Campbell, C. (2014). Understanding Stalking Behaviors by Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Prevention Strategies for School Settings. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 2698-2706. 10.1007/s10803-012-1712-8
Post, M., Storey, K., Haymes, L.K., Campbell, C, & Loughrey, T. (2014). Stalking Behaviors by Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Employment Settings: Understanding Stalking Behavior and Developing Appropriate Supports.
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 49, 102-110.
Haymes, L. K., (2013). Book Review. The PRT Pocket Guide. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 38 (1), 1-2.
Post, M., Haymes, L.K., & Storey, K. (2012). Understanding Stalking Behaviors by Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Prevention Strategies for School Settings. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-9. 10.1007/s10803-012-1712-8
Wilder, D. A., Schadler, J. Higbee, T. Haymes, L.K. Bajagic, V. and Register, M. (2008) Identification of Olfactory Stimuli as Reinforcers in Individuals with Autism: A Preliminary Investigation. Behavioral Interventions, 23, 97-103.
Association for Behavior Analysis International
American Psychological Association
Dr. Linda Haymes has been an Associate Professor at Touro University since 2016
an Assistant Professor at Touro University since 2011 and the Chair of Special Education since 2017.
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