Linda A. LeBlanc, Ph.D., BCBA-D® is the Executive Director of Research and Clinical Services at Trumpet Behavioral Health. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, board certified behavior analyst, and Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International.
Her current research interests include the behavioral treatment of autism and developmental disabilities across the lifespan, verbal behavior, staff training and OBM in human service settings and incorporating technology into behavioral interventions.
Dr. LeBlanc received her Ph.D. in 1996 from Louisiana State University and previously served on the psychology faculties at Claremont McKenna College (1997-1999) and Western Michigan University (1999-2008), and Auburn University (2009-2012).
Dr. LeBlanc has published over 90 articles and book chapters on topics such as behavioral treatment of autism, technology-based behavioral interventions, behavioral gerontology, and system development in human services.
Boards and Activities
Dr. LeBlanc currently serves on the Board of Directors of the California Association for Behavior Analysts, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, the Colorado Association of Behavior Analysis, and the Alabama Association of Behavior Analysts. Dr. LeBlanc is an Associate Editor for Behavior Analysis in Practice and the Literature Review Editor for Education and Treatment of Children. She has previously served as an Associate Editor for The Analysis of Verbal Behavior and the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Current CV and Recent Articles
LeBlanc, L. A. & Gillis, J. (2012). Behavioral interventions for children with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 59, 147-164.
Cummings, A. R., Carr, J. E., & LeBlanc, L. A. (2012). Experimental evaluation of the training structure of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 32-45.
Geiger, K. A., Carr, J. E., LeBlanc, L. A. (2010).Function-based treatments for escape-maintained problem behavior: A treatment selection model for practicing behavior analysts. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 3, 22-32.
Charania, S., LeBlanc, L. A., Sabanathan, N., Ktaech, I., Carr, J. E. & Gunby, K. (2010). Teaching children with autism when to raise a hand during group instruction. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 493-497.
Carr, J. E., & LeBlanc, L. A. (2007). Autism spectrum disorders in early childhood: An overview for practicing physicians. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, 34, 343-359.
LeBlanc, L. A., Esch, J., Sidener, T., & Firth, A. (2006). Behavioral language interventions for children with autism: Comparing applied verbal behavior and naturalistic teaching approaches. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 22, 49-60.
LeBlanc, L. A., Crossett, S., Bennett, C., Detweiler, D., & Carr, J. E. (2005). Intensive outpatient behavioral treatment of primary urinary incontinence of children with autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disorders, 20, 98-105.