Keith Radley

Assistant Professor

Research and Professional interests

Dr. Radley’s research focuses on interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, social skills training, peer-mediated interventions, and classwide interventions for increasing academic engagement. He is director of the Southern Miss Autism Research and Treatment (SMART) Lab, which provides assessment and intervention services to children with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Radley teaches graduate courses in psychoeducational assessment and supervises clinic and school-based practicum. He teaches undergraduate courses in child and developmental psychology.

For more information about Dr. Radley’s research and the SMART Lab: http://keithradley.weebly.com

Current Teaching

  • Developmental Psychology (PSY 275)
  • Psychoeducational Assessment I (PSY 642)
  • Practicum in School Psychology (PSY 771)

Recent Publications

Battaglia, A. A., Radley, K. C., & Ness, E. J. (in press).  Evaluating the effects of On-Task in a Box as a classwide intervention. Psychology in the Schools.

Block, H. M., Radley, K. C., Jenson, W. R., Clark, E., & O'Neill, R. E. (in press). Effects of a multimedia social skills program in increasing social responses and initiations of children with autism spectrum disorder. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology.

Radley, K. C., Dart, E. H., & O'Handley, R. D. (in press). The Quiet Classroom Game: A class-wide intervention to increase academic engagement and reduce disruptive behavior. School Psychology Review.

Radley, K. C., McHugh, M. B., Taber, T., Battaglia, A. A., & Ford, W. B. (in press). School-based social skills training for children with autism spectrum disorder. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities.

Radley, K. C., O'Handley, R. D., & LaBrot, Z. C. (in press). A comparison of momentary time sampling and partial-interval recording for assessment of effects of social skills training. Psychology in the Schools.

O'Handley, R. D., Radley, K. C., & Whipple, H. M. (2015). The relative effects of social stories and video modeling towards increasing eye contact of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 11, 101-111. 

Radley, K. C., Dart, E. H., Furlow, C. M., & Ness, E. J. (2015). Peer mediated discrete trial training within a school setting. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 9, 53-67. 

Battaglia, A. A., & Radley, K. C. (2014). Peer mediated interventions for children with autism spectrum disorders. Beyond Behavior, 23 (2), 4-13.

Clark, E., Radley, K. C., & Phosaly, L. (2014). Assessment and intervention for high-functioning children with ASD. In A. Thomas & P. Harrison (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology: Data-based decision making (pp. 417-431). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. 

King, B., Radley, K. C., Jenson, W. R., Clark, E., & O'Neill, R. E. (2014). Utilization of video modeling combined with self-monitoring to increase rates of on-task behavior. Behavioral Interventions, 29, 125-144. 

O’Neill, R. E., Jenson, W. R., & Radley, K. C. (2014). Interventions for challenging behaviors. In F. Volkmar, R. Paul, S. Rogers, & K. Pelphrey (Eds.), Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders (4th ed., pp. 826-837). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Radley, K. C., Ford, W. B., Battaglia, A. A., & McHugh, M. B. (2014). The effects of social skills training on social engagement of children with autism spectrum disorders in a generalized recess setting. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 4, 216-229

Radley, K. C., Jenson, W. R., Clark, E., Hood, J. A., & Nicholas, P. (2014). Using a multicomponent social skills intervention to increase social engagement of young children with autism spectrum disorders. Intervention in School and Clinic, 50, 22-28

Radley, K. C., Jenson, W. R., Clark, E., & O'Neill, R. E. (2014). The feasibility and effects of a parent-facilitated social skills training program on social engagement of children with autism spectrum disorder. Psychology in the Schools, 51, 241-255. 

Radley, K. C., O'Handley, R. D., Ness, E. J., Ford, W. B., Battaglia, A. A., McHugh, M. B., & McLemore, C. E. (2014). Promoting social skill use and generalization in children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 669-680.