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© 2018 University of Louisville Autism Center

PUBLICATIONS:

2008       Mathai, G. & Ruble, L. A. (2008) Implementing a social skills group for children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Psychological Practice 15: 135-156

2008       Nounopoulos, A., Mathai, G., & Ruble, L. A. (2008) An Ecological Approach to Outpatient Behavior Management Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Psychological Practice 15:  178-216

2008       Sokhadze, E. M., El-Baz, A., Baruth, J., Mathai, G., Sears, L., & Casanova, M.(2008) Effects of low frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on gamma frequency oscillations and event related potentials during processing of illusory figures in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 39: 619-34

2009       Sokhadze E, El-Baz, A, Baruth J, Mathai G, Sears L, Casanova M (2009).  Event related potential study of novelty processing abnormalities in autism.  Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 34: 37-51

2010       Ruble, L., & Mathai, G. (2010). COMPASS: Finding direction for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.  International Journal of Adolescent Health, 3(4)

2010       Baruth, J., Casanova, M., El-Baz, A., Horrell, T., Mathai, G., Sears, L., & Sokhadze, E. (2010). Low frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation modulates evoked-gamma frequency oscillations in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Neuropathy14:3, 179-194

2014       Kuravackel, G, M & Ruble, L. A. (2014) Autism Spectrum disorders: Reasons for treatment referrals across the developmental life span. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association 112:3

2017       Lohr, W. D., Daniels, K., Wiemken, T., Williams, P. G., Kelley, R. R., Kuravackel, G., & Sears, L. (2017). The Screen for Child Anxiety-Related Emotional Disorders Is Sensitive but Not Specific in Identifying Anxiety in Children with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Comparison to the Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment Scales. Frontiers In Psychiatry, 8138. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2017.00138

2017       Kuravackel, G, M., Ruble, L., Reese, J., Ables, A., Rodgers, A., & Toland, M. (2017). COMPASS for Hope: Evaluating the effectiveness of a parent training and support program for children with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, (in press).

GRACE M. KURAVACK\EL, PhD
SPECIALTY / DISCIPLINE:

Licensed Psychologist

EDUCATION:

Ph.D: Counseling Psychology. University of Louisville

M.Phil: National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India.

M.A: Bangalore University, India

B.A: Bangalore University, India

SERVICE FOCUS / AREAS OF INTEREST:

Autism and comorbid conditions with individuals on the Autism Spectrum across the life span.

Psychological Assessment

Diagnostic Assessment

Supervision and Training of students