Gregory Valcante

Gregory Valcante, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 265-2231
Business Email: valcante@ufl.edu

About Gregory Valcante

Dr. Greg Valcante is the Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.  He has served in this position since the CARD Centers were developed in 1994.  As such he is dedicated to the growth and development of the CARD Centers and their mission of service to individuals with autism and related disabilities along with their families.  Dr. Valcante has worked as a teacher, administrator and researcher in the field of autism for over 40 years.  He has authored a number of research publications and presented both nationally and internationally.

 

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychiatry
Areas of Interest
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder – Asperger syndrome

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Autism Education
  • Autism and related disabilities
  • Human Behavior

Publications

2021
Through the eyes of a child: Sibling perspectives on having a sibling diagnosed with autism.
Research in developmental disabilities. 119 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ridd.2021.104066. [PMID] 34673468.
2017
Mental Health Crisis Management for Youths With Autism Spectrum Disorder Requires a Paradigm Shift.
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.). 68(10) [DOI] 10.1176/appi.ps.681004. [PMID] 28965485.
2011
A quantitative association study of SLC25A12 and restricted repetitive behavior traits in autism spectrum disorders.
Molecular autism. 2(1) [DOI] 10.1186/2040-2392-2-8. [PMID] 21609426.
2011
Effects of a father-based in-home intervention on perceived stress and family dynamics in parents of children with autism.
The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 65(6):679-87 [PMID] 22214112.
View on: PubMed
2011
In-Home Training for Fathers of Children with Autism: A Follow up Study and Evaluation of Four Individual Training Components.
Journal of child and family studies. 20(3):263-271 [PMID] 21654918.
View on: PubMed
2011
Repetitive behavior profiles: Consistency across autism spectrum disorder cohorts and divergence from Prader-Willi syndrome.
Journal of neurodevelopmental disorders. 3(4):316-24 [DOI] 10.1007/s11689-011-9094-3. [PMID] 21881965.
2009
Autism and family intervention through technology: A description of a web-based tool to educate fathers of children with autism.
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies. 4(30):55-69 [DOI] 10.4018/jwbltt.2009090804.
2006
Verbal communication outcomes in children with autism after in-home father training.
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR. 50(Pt 2):139-50 [PMID] 16403202.
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2005
Evaluating in-home training for fathers of children with autism using single-subject experimentation and group analysis methods.
Nursing research. 54(1):22-32 [PMID] 15695936.
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2004
The Effects of Proximity on the Classroom Behaviors of Students with Autism in General Education Settings
Behavioral Disorders. 29(2):139-150 [DOI] 10.1177/019874290402900201.
2003
Effects of in-home training for culturally diverse fathers of children with autism.
Issues in mental health nursing. 24(3):273-95 [PMID] 12623686.
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2002
Social interactions of children with autism in father-child and mother-child play sessions.
Pediatric nursing. 28(6):573-8, 581 [PMID] 12593342.
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1993
Increasing reading rate and comprehension: The effects of repeated readings, sentence segmentation, and intonation training
Reading Research and Instruction. 32(4):53-65 [DOI] 10.1080/19388079309558133.
1992
Using a Picture Task Analysis to Teach Students with Multiple Disabilities
Teaching Exceptional Children. 24(4):12-15 [DOI] 10.1177/004005999202400404.
1989
Effects of wait-time and intertrial interval durations on learning by children with multiple handicaps.
Journal of applied behavior analysis. 22(1):43-55 [PMID] 2523372.
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1986
A comparison over time of relative discrepancy scores of low achievers.
Exceptional children. 53(3):253-9 [PMID] 3792422.
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1986
Educational Implications of Current Research on the Syndrome of Autism.
Behavioral Disorders. 11(2):131-139

Grants

Jul 2021 ACTIVE
CARD – Gainesville 2021-2022 UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
May 2021 ACTIVE
Cerebellar and Basal Ganglia Markers Underlie Neuromotor Impairments in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Sep 2020 ACTIVE
Cerebellar and basal ganglia contributions to neuromotor decline in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Sep 2020 – Aug 2021
Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism (PEPSA)
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via US DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2020 – Aug 2021
CARD (Center for Autism Related Disorders) – Gainesville 2020-2021 UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Sep 2019 – Aug 2020
CARD DOE Partnership Activities, USF PEPSA 2019
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via US DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2019 – Jun 2020
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Sep 2018 – Jul 2019
Improving Postsecondary Outcomes Targeted Disparity
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF CENTRAL FLORIDA via ADMIN FOR COMMUNITY LIVING
Sep 2018 – Aug 2019
CARD DOE Partnership Activities, USF PEPSA 2018
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via US DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2018 – Jun 2019
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Oct 2017 – Aug 2018
CARD DOE Partnership Activities, USF PEPSA 2018
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via US DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2017 – Jun 2018
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Sep 2016 – Aug 2017
Professional Development Activities fro Educators Serving Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders 16-17
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA
Jul 2016 – Jul 2017
2016-2017 CARD – Missing Persons with Special Needs Pilot Program
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2016 – Jun 2017
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Oct 2015 – Sep 2020
Miscellaneous Donors
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: MISCELLANEOUS DONORS
Sep 2015 – Aug 2016
Card DOE partnership activities, USF PEPSA 2016
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2015 – Jun 2016
UF / Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Special Education
1986 · University of Florida
Master of Education, Special Education
1976 · The College of William and Mary
Bachelor of Science, Biology
1974 · The College of William and Mary

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2021
GMS6777 Autism Spectrum Disorder Supports and Services Across the Lifespan

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-2231
Emails:
Business:
valcante@ufl.edu