Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Bevans Katherine B., Hallock Taye M., Piller Aimee, Pfeiffer Beth (2022). Psychometric Evaluation of the Parent Effort Scale. Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences. Vol. 3.
  2. Pfeiffer, B., Brusilovskiy, E., Hallock, T., Salzer, M., Pomponio Davidson, A., Slugg, L. & Feeley, C. (2021) Impact of COVID-19 on community participation and mobility in young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 
  3. Pfeiffer, B., Sell, A., & Bevans, K. (2020). Initial evaluation of a public transportation training program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Short report. Journal of Transportation & Health, 16, 
  4. Bevans, K., Piller, A., & Pfeiffer, B. (2020). Psychometric evaluation of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire: Home Scales (PSEQ-H). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74, 7403205050p1-7403205050p9. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2020.036509. 
  5. Stein Duker, L. I., Kim, H.S., Pomponio, A., Mosqueda, L., & Pfeiffer, B. (2019). Examining primary care health encounters for adults with autism spectrum disorder. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, 1-11. 10.5014/ajot.2019.037226 
  6. Pfeiffer, B., Falo, K., Gallagher, L., Kaufman, C., Li, J., & Yabor, F. (2019). Community Mobility Plans for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 
  7. Pfeiffer, B., Duker, L., Murphy & Shiu, C. (2019). Effectiveness of noise-attenuating headphones on physiological responses for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 13(65), doi: 10.3389/fnint.2019.00065 
  8. Classen, S., Alvarez, L., Bundy, A., Dickerson, A., Gélinas, I., Matsubara, A., Patomella, A., Pfeiffer, B., Ross, P., Schold David, E., & Swanepoel, L. (2019). Occupational therapy in driving and mobility: WFOT position statement. World Federation of Occupational Therapy Position Statement. 
  9. Pfeiffer, B., Piller, A., Bevans, K., & Shui. C. (2019). Reliability of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire: Community Scales. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 64, 84-93. 
  10. Pfeiffer, B., Erb, S. R. & Slugg, L. (2018). Impact of Noise-Attenuating Headphones on Participation in the Home, Community, and School for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. 10.1080/01942638.2018.1496963 
  11. Pfeiffer, B., Brusilovskiy, E., Pomponio, A., & Persch, A. (2018). Impact of Person-Environment Fit on Job Satisfaction for Working Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 48, 49-57. 
  12. Schiavone, N., Szczepanik, D., Koutras, J., Pfeiffer, B. Slugg, L. (2018). Caregiver strategies to enhance participation in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 38(4), 235-244.  
  13. Pfeiffer, B., Piller, A., Slugg, L., & Shui, C. (2018). Brief Report: Reliability of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire: Home Scales. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48, 2567-2576.  
  14. Pfeiffer, B., May-Benson, T. A., & Bodison, S. C. (2018). Guest editorial – State of the science of sensory integration research with children and youth. American Journal of Occupational Therapy,72(1), 7201170010. 
  15. Pfeiffer, B., Frolek- Clark, G., & Arbesman, M. (2018). Effectiveness of cognitive and occupational-based interventions for children with challenges in sensory processing and integration: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(1), 7201190020. 
  16. Piller, A., Fletcher, T., Pfeiffer, B., Dunlap, K., & Pickens, N. (2018). Construct validity of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire – Teacher Version. Assessment of Effective Intervention. Early On-Line. 
  17. Pfeiffer, B., Coster, W., Tucker, C, & Piller, A. (2017). Development and Content Validity of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health. Advanced online publication: 
  18. Pfeiffer, B., Braun, K. Kinnealey, M., Derstine, M., & Polatajko, H. (2017). Environmental Factors  Impacting Work Satisfaction and Performance for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 47(1), 1-12. 
  19. Pfeiffer, B., Coster, W., Snethen, G., Piller, A., Derstine, M., & Tucker, C. (2017). Caregiver’s perspectives on the impact of the sensory environment and participation in daily activities for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(4), 7104220020p1-7104220028p9doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.021360 
  20. Piller, A., Fletcher, T., Pfeiffer, B., Dunlap, K., & Pickens, N. (2017). The reliability of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire – Teacher Version. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 47, 3561-3549. 
  21. Reynolds, S., Glennon, T., Ausderau, K., Bendixen, R., Miller-Kuhaneck, H., Pfeiffer, B., Watling, R., Wilkinson, K., & Bodison, S. C. (2017). Using a multifaceted approach to working with children who have differences in sensory processing and integration. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(2).7102360010p1–7102360010p10. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.019281 
  22. Pfeiffer, B., Piller, A., Giazzoni-Fialko, T, & Chainani, A. (2017). Meaningful outcomes for enhancing quality of life for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 41, 90-100.  
  23. Piller, A., & Pfeiffer, B. (2016). The sensory environment and participation of preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 36, 103-111. 
  24. Zylstra, S. E., & Pfeiffer, B. (2016). Effectiveness of a handwriting intervention with at-risk kindergarteners. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(3), 7003220020. 
  25. Reynolds, S., Miller Kuhaneck, H., & Pfeiffer, B. (2016). Systematic review of the effectiveness of  frequency modulation devices in improving academic outcomes in children with auditory processing difficulties. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(1), 7001220030. 
  26. Pfeiffer, B., Moskowitz, B., Paoletti, A., Brusilovskiy, E., Zylstra, S.E., & Murray, T. (2015). Brief Report-Test of Visual Motor Integration (VMI): An effective outcome measure for handwriting interventions for kindergarten, first-grade, and second-grade students? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6904350010. 
  27. Pfeiffer, B., Murray, T., Rai, G., & Bruisilovskiy, E. (2015). Effectiveness of the Size Matters handwriting program.OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 35, 110-119. 
  28. Pfeiffer, B., Daly, B. & Nicholls, E. (2014). Assessing sensory processing problems in children with and without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy, Early On-Line 1-12. DOI: 10.3109/01942638.2014.904471 
  29. Pfeiffer, B., Bruisilovskiy, E., Bauer, J. & Salzer, M. (2014). Sensory processing,    participation, and recovery in adults with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 37, 289-296. DOI: 10.1037/prj0000099 
  30. Kinnealey, M., Pfeiffer, B., Miller, J., Roan, C., Shoener, R., & Ellner, M. (2012). Effect of classroom modification of attention/engagement of students with Autism or dyspraxia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66, 511-519 
  31. Pfeiffer, B., Koenig, K., Sheppard, M., Henderson, L., & Kinnealey, M. (2011). The effectiveness of sensory integration interventions in children with Autism spectrum disorders: A pilot study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65, 76-85.  
  32. Kliger, D. & Pfeiffer, B. (2011). Engaging students in blended courses through increased technology transparency.Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 25, 11-14. 
  33. Pfeiffer, B., Henry, A., Miller, S., & Witherell, S. (2008). The effectiveness of Disco Sit cushions on attention to task in second grade students with attentional difficulties. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62, 274-281.  
  34. Pfeiffer, B., Kinnealey, M., Reed, C., & Herzberg, G. (2005).  Sensory modulation and affective disorders in children with Asperger Syndrome, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59, 335-345.  
  35. Pfeiffer, B. & Kinnealey, M. (2003). Treatment of sensory defensive adults. Occupational Therapy International, 10, 175-184.  

Book Chapters

  1. Classen, S. & Pfeiffer, B. (2020). Restoring community mobility and driving. In D. Powers-Foltz Dirette & S. Gutman. (Eds.), Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction (8th ed.) (pp. 657-672). Philadelphia: Williams & Wilkens. 
  2. Classen, S. & Pfeiffer, B. (2020). Driving and community mobility. In K. Matuska (Ed.), Ways of Living (5th ed). (pp. 427-442). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press. 
  3. Pfeiffer, B. (2019). Sensory integration applications with adults. In A. Bundy & S. Lane (Eds.), Sensory Integration: Theory and Practice (3rd ed.) (pp. 507-512). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.  
  4. Champagne, T. & Pfeiffer, B. (2019). Sensory Integration approaches with adults with mental health disorders. In A. Bundy & S. Lane (Eds.), Sensory Integration: Theory and Practice (3rd ed.) (pp. 513-530). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkens. 
  5. Pfeiffer, B. (2018). Adulthood and aging with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In R. Watling & S. L. Spitzer (Eds.),Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach (4th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis. 
  6. Pfeiffer, B. & Stein, L. (2016). The impact of the sensory environment on patient care for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. In E. Giarelli, & K. Fisher (Eds.), Integrated health care for people with autism spectrum disorder: Interdisciplinary planning and delivery of care (pp. 69-92)Charles C. Thomas Publishers. 
  7. Pfeiffer, B. (2012). Autistic spectrum disorders. In Weiss, D., Morgan, M.J., & Kinnealey, M. (Eds.), A Practitioners Guide to Clinical Occupational Therapy (2nd ed.) (pp. 61-78). Austin, TX: ProEd.  
  8. Pfeiffer, B. (2004). Pervasive developmental disorders. In M. Kinnealey, D. Weiss, & M. Morgan (Eds.), A practitioner’s guide to clinical occupational therapy (pp. 33-50). San Antonio, TX: PsychCorp. 

Non-peer reviewed journal publications

  1. Pfeiffer, E. & Flolek-Clark, G. (2016). Critically appraised topic: Effect of cognitive interventions to support function and participation for children with sensory processing challenges. American Occupational Therapy Association 
  2. Baltazar Mori, A., Clippard, H., Pilar Saa, M. & Pfeiffer, B. (2016). A Review of Pediatric Assessment Tools for Sensory Integration. SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 1(3), 7-9. 
  3. Pfeiffer, B. (2016). Addressing sensory integration for work participation. SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 1(2), 29-30. 
  4. Pfeiffer, B. (2012). Sensory modulation and anxiety: The chicken or the egg. Sensory Integration Special Interest Newsletter, 35(2), 1-4.  
  5. Pfeiffer, B. (2002, March). The impact of dysfunction in sensory integration on occupations in childhood through adulthood: A case study. Sensory Integration Special Interest Section Quarterly, 25, 1-2.  
  6. Pfeiffer, B. (1996, September/October). Sensory defensiveness in adults. Penn Point, 3.