Kathy DeOrnellas, Ph.D.

Professor

Director of School Psychology Specialist Program

Psychology & Philosophy

Kathy DeOrnellas, Ph.D.

Contact

kdeornellas@twu.edu
940-898-2315
CFO 811

Education

Ph.D., School Psychology, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX, 1997
M.Ed., Child and Family Counseling, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 1991
B.F.A., Art, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 1976

Research Interests

Parenting Stress Related To Transition To Adulthood Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders; Loneliness; Anxiety; Depression In Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Latest Articles

Developing effective transition reports for secondary students: A nationwide survey of college and university disability support personnel
Exceptionality - A Special Education Journal (2017)
C. Wadlington, K. DeOrnellas, Shannon Scott

Teachers' perceptions of bullying: A focus group approach
Journal of School Violence (2016)
L Rosen, S Scott, K DeOrnellas

Books

Bullying in the School: Perspectives from across Campus
Palgrave MacMillan Higher Education (2017)
L Rosen, S Scott, K DeOrnellas

What I wish I'd known about raising a child with autism. A mom and a psychologist offer heartfelt guidance for the first five years
Future Horizons (2011)
B. Sheahan, K. DeOrnellas

Chapters

A Case Study of Psychosocial Factors Impacting Bullying in a School Context: Responses for Campus Safety
in Case Studies: Working Through Current School Issues | Rowman & Littlefield (2017)
L Rosen, S Scott, K DeOrnellas

Drawing across Perspectives: Implications for Prevention and Intervention
in Bullying in the School: Perspectives from across Campus | Palgrave MacMillan Higher Education (2017)
L Rosen, S Scott, K DeOrnellas

An Overview of School Bullying
in Bullying in the School: Perspectives from across Campus. | Palgrave MacMillan Higher Education (2017)
L Rosen, S Scott, K DeOrnellas

Draw-A-Person Test
in Encyclopedia of child behavior and development | Springer (2010)
C. Short, K. DeOrnellas, R. Walrath

Asperger's Disorder
in Encyclopedia of child behavior and development | Springer (2010)
C. Short, K. DeOrnellas

Art Therapy
in Encyclopedia of child behavior and development | Springer (2010)
Kathy Deornellas, A. F. Vanderlaan

Play Therapy
in Encyclopedia of child behavior and development | Springer (2010)
Kathy Deornellas, C. Short, D. Brandwein

Best practices in assessing and intervening with children with Asperger's disorder.
in Best practices in school neuropsychology: Guidelines for effective practice, assessment, and evidence-based intervention | Wiley & Sons (2010)
Kathy Deornellas, J. B. Hood, B. Novales

What is so special about the specialist degree?
in Handbook of education, training and supervision of school psychologists in school and community - Volume I: Foundations of professional practice | Routledge (2009)
D. C. Miller, K. DeOrnellas, D. Maricle

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association, Division 16: School Psychology