Dr. Tracy Raulston

Dr. Tracy Raulston
Phone: 8148632012
Office Address:
213 CEDAR Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park


Assistant Professor of Education


Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education


Special Education

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Early Childhood

Special Education

Applied Behavioral Analysis

Office Hours

Fall 2018:

Wednesday's 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Representative Publications

Raulston, T. & Hansen, S. (2017). Mindful parenting in everyday routines: How practitioners can help parents reduce stress and be more present. Division for Early Childhood Recommended Practices Monograph Series No. 3 Family – Knowing Families, Tailoring Practices, Building Capacity.

Raulston, T. & Machalicek, W. (2017). Early intervention for repetitive behavior in autism spectrum disorder: A conceptual model. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. Advance online publication. DOI 10.1007/s10882-017-9566-9.

Hansen, S., Frantz, R., Machalicek, W., & Raulston, T. (2017). A systematic review of advanced social skills interventions for young children with autism. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4, 225 – 242.

Knowles, C., Massar, M., Raulston, T., & Machalicek, W. (2016). Telehealth consultation in a self-contained classroom for behavior: A pilot study. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 0, 1-10.

Boutot, E.A., Raulston, T., & Dukes, C. (2016). Evidenced-based practices. In E.A. Boutot (Ed.), Autism spectrum disorders: Foundations, characteristics, and effective strategies (2nd ed.). Boston: Pearson.

Machalicek, W., Raulston, T., Knowles, C., Ruppert, T., Carnett, A., & Alresheed, F. (2016). Challenging Behavior. In J. Matson (Ed.), Comorbid Conditions Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

Machalicek, W., LeQuia, J., Pinkelman, S., Knowles, C., Raulston, T., Davis, T., & Alresheed, F. (2016). Behavioral telehealth consultation with families of children with autism spectrum disorder. Behavioral Interventions, 31, 223-250.

Lang, R., Ramdoss, S., Raulston, T., Carnett, A., Sigafoos, J., Didden, R., Moore, D., & O’Reilly, M. (2014). Assistive technology for people with autism spectrum disorders. In G. Lancioni & N. Singh (Eds.), Assistive Technology for People with Diverse Abilities. New York: Springer.

Carnett, A., Raulston, T., Lang, R., Toskanoski, A., Lee, A., Sigafoos, J., & Machalicek, W. (2014). Effects of a perseverative interest based token economy on challenging behavior and on-task behavior of a 7-year-old boy with autism. Journal of Behavioral Education, 23, 368-377.

Hansen, S.G., Blakely, A., Dolata, J., Raulston, T., & Machalicek, W. (2014). Children with autism in the inclusive preschool classroom: A systematic review of single-subject design interventions on social communication skills. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1, 192-206.

Tostanoski, A., Lang, R., Raulston, T., Carnett, A., & Davis, T. (2014). Voices from the past: Rapid prompting method may contain facilitated communication. Developmental Neurorehabilitation17, 219-223.

Pullen, N., Raulston, T., Lang, R., & Wendt, O. (2013). A modified preschool life skills program focused on teaching functional communication and self-control resulted in acquisition of requesting skills and the prevention of problem behavior in small groups of preschool children. Evidence Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 7, 112-116. Abstract of Luczynski, K. C., & Hanley, G. P. (2013), Prevention of problem behavior by teaching functional communication and self-control skills to preschoolers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46: 355–368.

Raulston, T., Carnett, A., Lang, R., Tostanoski, A., Lee, A., Machalicek, W., Sigafoos, J., Didden, R., Lancioni, G., & O’Reilly, M. (2013). Teaching individuals with autism spectrum disorder to ask questions: A systematic review. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 866-878.

Lee, A., Lang, R., Davenport, K., Moore, M., O'Reilly, M., Sigafoos, J., Lancioni, G., Carnett, A., Raulston, T., Tostanoski, A., Henry, S., & Chung, C. (2013). Comparison of teacher-implemented and iPod assisted academic instruction for students with autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Neurorehabilitation18, 97-103.