Marc J. Tasse, PhD

The Ohio State University - Nisonger Center (UCEDD)
OSU Wexner Medical Center/Office of Health Sciences
The Ohio State University
357 McCampbell Hall
1581 Dodd Dr
Columbus, OH 43210
 
Phone: 614-685-3193
Secondary Phone: 614-292-0774
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: January 23, 2020

Marc J. Tasse
 

Leadership: UCEDD Director
Leadership Administrative Staff: Darlene Byler, Assistant to the Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Research
Research Director
 
Discipline(s): Psychology
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, mental retardation, assessment, psychometrics, adaptive behavior, supports assessment, psychopathology, dual diagnosis, problem behavior, death penalty, challenging behavior, psychiatric problems, intellectual disability, remote support services and technologies
Education: January 1994 - June 1995 The Ohio State University
Postdoctoral fellowship from the Nisonger Center - UCEDD

1988 - 1994 Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Ph.D. (Research-Clinical Psychology)

1982 - 1985 Concordia University
B.A. (Honors in Psychology)
Service: He has over 20 years experience in clinical work primarily in the area of diagnosis of intellectual disability (formerly mental retardation), assessment and intervention of co-occurring intellectual disability/autism spectrum disorders and severe problem behaviors or mental health problems.

Vita/Bio

Marc J. Tasse, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at The Ohio State University and Director of the Nisonger Center - UCEDD. Dr. Tasse has a long history in the UCEDD network. After completing his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the Universitedu Quebec a Montreal, Dr. Tasse went to the Ohio State University Nisonger Center - UCEDD to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in developmental disabilities (1994-1995). Having completed his postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Tasse accepted an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal. He returned to the UCEDD network in 1999 as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Community Education Director at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's (UNC) Center for Development and Learning (CDL). Dr. Tasse remained at the UNC CDL for seven years and left in 2006 to accept the challenge of being Associate Director of a newly funded UCEDD at the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Tasse's experience includes clinical services for more than 30 years to individuals with intellectual disability and other related developmental disabilities. His area of research includes co-occurrence of intellectual/developmental disabilities and psychiatric problems or severe problem behaviors, adaptive behavior, psychometrics, support needs, and the use of remote support services and technologies. Dr. Tasse has conducted over 300 trainings, workshops, and presentations in the following areas: Diagnosis of intellectual disability (ID), ID and co-occurring mental illness/complex behavior problems, Positive Behavior Supports, Assessment/Testing, Using the Supports Intensity Scale, Introduction to Developmental Disabilities. His publication record includes more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters, and books in the area of ID/ASD/DD. He has co-authored several published standardized assessment instruments in the field of developmental disabilities. Dr. Tasse is a Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, American Psychological Association, and the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  He is also the recipient of AAIDD Service Awards (2007, 2009, 2011) and the APA Division 33 John W. Jacobson Award.

SAMPLE PUBLICATIONS:

Tasse, M. J., Wagner, J. B., & Kim, M. (in press). Using remote support services to promote independent living of adults with developmental disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

Sabat, C., Arango, P., Tasse, M. J., & Tenorio, M. (in press). Different abilities needed at home and school: The relation between executive function and adaptive behavior in adolescents with Down syndrome. Scientific Reports.

Glidden, L. Abbeduto, L., McIntyre, L. L., & Tasse, M. J. (Editors; in press). Handbook on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Glidden, L. Abbeduto, L., McIntyre, L. L., & Tasse, M. J. (in press). Summary and future directions: Where we have been, where we are, where we are going. Chapter to appear in L. Glidden, (Editor in Chief), L. Abbeduto, L. L. McIntyre, & M. J. Tassé (Editors), Handbook on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Tasse, M. J. & Balboni, G. (in press). Theories and measurement of adaptive behavior. Chapter to appear in L. Glidden, (Editor in Chief), L. Abbeduto, L. L. McIntyre, & M. J. Tasse, & W. Silverman (Editors), Handbook on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Dell'Armo, K. A., & Tasse, M. J. (in press). Attitudes, Stigma, and Disablism Toward People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Chapter to appear in L. Glidden, (Editor in Chief), L. Abbeduto, L. L. McIntyre, & M. J. Tasse (Editors), Handbook on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Tasse, M. J., Perkins, E. A., Jorgensen Smith, T., & Chapman, R. (2020). Behavioral Health Services for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (pp. 253-272). In B. L. Levin & A. Hanson (Eds.), in Foundations of Behavioral Health. New York: Springer.

Navas, P., Llorente, S., Garcia, L., Tasse, M. J., & Havercamp, S. M. (2019). Improving health care access for older adults with intellectual disability: What are the needs? Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 32, 1453-1464.

Wagner, J. B., Kim, M., & Tasse, M. J. (2019). National surveillance of intellectual disability: Technology tools that can increase national reach. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 57, 463-475.

Schalock, R. L., Luckasson, R., & Tasse, M. J. (2019). The contemporary view of intellectual and developmental disabilities: Implications for psychologists. Psicothema, 31, 223-228. DOI: 10.7334/psicothema2019.119.

Tasse, M. J., Balboni, G., Navas, P., Luckasson, R. A., & Nygren, M. A., Belacchi, C., Bonichini, S., Reed, G., & Kogan, C. (2019). Identifying behavioral indicators for intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior for use in the ICD-11. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63, 386-407. DOI: 10.1111/jir.12582.00

Dell'Armo, K. A. & Tasse, M. J. (2019). The Role of Adaptive Behavior and Parent Expectations in Predicting Post-School Outcomes for Young Adults with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 49, 1638-1651. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-018-3857-6.

Sabat, C., Tasse, M. J. & Tenorio, M. (2019). Adaptive Behavior and Intelligence in Down syndrome: An Exploratory Investigation. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 57, 79-94.