Faculty Profile for Dr. Reem Abdulrahman Muharib

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Dr. Reem Abdulrahman Muharib
Assistant Professor — Curriculum And Instruction
ED 3044
phone: (512) 245-3701

Biography Section

Research Interests

Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Applied Behavior Analysis
Challenging Behavior
Communication Skills
Single-case Reseach Design

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Muharib, R., Lang, R., Phinney, A., Hinson, M., & Ledbetter-Cho, K. (2021). An Evaluation of Reinforcer Magnitude and Echoic Prompts on Vocal Requesting of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10882-021-09787-9
  • Alzrayer, N. M., Muharib, R. A., & Wood, C. L. (2020). Effects of a behavior intervention package on augmented and vocal mands by children with developmental disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10882-019-09681-5
  • Muharib, R. A., Correa, V. I., Wood, C. L., & Haughney, K. L. (2019). Effects of functional communication training using GoTalk Now iPad application on challenging behavior of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Special Education Technology., 34, 71–79. https://doi.org/doi:10.1177/0162643418783479
  • Muharib, R. A., Alrasheed, F., Ninci, J., Walker, V., & Voggt, A. P. (2019). Thinning schedules of reinforcement following functional communication training for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. https://doi.org/doi:10.1007/s10803-019-04191-x
  • Muharib, R. A., Alzrayer, N. M., Wood, C. L., & Voggt, A. P. (2019). Backward chaining and speech output technologies to enhance functional communication skills of children with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 35, 251–262. https://doi.org/10.1080/07434618.2019.1704433

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Poster Award of Research in Behavior Analysis (Professional Level), Annual Conference of NC Association for Behavior Analysis. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduate Student Research Award: Graduate Research Symposium, UNC Charlotte. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Herbert J Prehm Student Presentation Award, the 18th International Conference on Autism, Intellectual Disability & Developmental Disabilities (DADD). 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Research Award: Faculty & Graduate Student Research Symposium of the Department of Middle, Secondary & K-12, UNC Charlotte. 2017

Selected Grants

  • Muharib, Reem Abdulrahman, Pennington, R., Lo, Y., Carpenter, M.. Effects of manipulating the reinforcer value on manding in the presence of competing stimuli., Department of Special Education and Child Development at UNC Charlotte, $500. (Funded: 2018 - Present). Grant.
  • Muharib, Reem Abdulrahman. Effects of a multiple schedule of reinforcement following functional communication training on communication responses and problem behavior of children with autism spectrum disorder., Department of Special Education and Child Development at UNC Charlotte, $500. (Funded: 2018 - Present). Grant.
  • Muharib, Reem Abdulrahman, Voggt, A. P., Wood, C. L.. Comparative impact of functional communication training and non-contingent reinforcement on problem behavior of a student with autism spectrum disorder., $500. (Funded: 2018 - Present). Grant.
  • Muharib, Reem Abdulrahman, Alzrayer, N., Wood, C. L., Voggt, A. P.. The effects of backward chaining on three-step nonvocal manding and vocal manding of children with developmental disabilities., Department of Special Education and Child Development at UNC Charlotte, $500. (Funded: 2018 - Present). Grant.
  • Muharib, Reem Abdulrahman, Alzrayer, N., Wood, C. L.. The effects of mand-model approach on augmented mand and natural speech production of children with autism spectrum disorder., Department of Special Education and Child Development at UNC Charlotte, $500. (Funded: 2017 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Behavioral Education
2021-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Behavioral Interventions
2021-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Remedial and Special Education
2021-Present
Member
Inclusive Postsecondary Education (IPSE) Program
November 2021-Present
Member
Reviewing/evaluating graduate applications to the applied behavior analysis/autism concentration
2020-Present