APS Fellow Richard Foxx has received the 2013 Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research from the American Psychological Association. Foxx is a professor of psychology at Pennsylvania State Harrisburg and an adjunct professor of pediatrics at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He is widely recognized for research on severe and challenging behavior, and he has made contributions in the treatment of urinary incontinence, the repetitive speech condition echolalia, cigarette smoking, social challenges, and impaired problem-solving skills. Foxx has served as editor-in-chief of the journal Behavioral Interventions for 16 years and has also authored or edited 10 books. His latest book, coauthored with Keith E. Williams, is Treating Eating Problems of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities: Interventions for Professionals and Parents.
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