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Bonita Klein-Tasman BA,MA,PhD

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Professor

Institution: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Department: Psychology


Publications (50)

  • An evaluation of computerized attention and executive function measures for use with school age children with neurofibromatosis type 1. (Pardej SK, Casnar CL, Yund BD, Klein-Tasman BP) Child Neuropsychol 2024 Jan 12:1-16 PMID: 38214530 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85182143295 01/12/2024    
  • The 8th International RASopathies Symposium: Expanding research and care practice through global collaboration and advocacy. (Pierpont EI, Bennett AM, Schoyer L, Stronach B, Anschutz A, Borrie SC, Briggs B, Burkitt-Wright E, Castel P, Cirstea IC, Draaisma F, Ellis M, Fear VS, Frone MN, Flex E, Gelb BD, Green T, Gripp KW, Khoshkhoo S, Kieran MW, Kleemann K, Klein-Tasman BP, Kontaridis MI, Kruszka P, Leoni C, Liu CZ, Merchant N, Magoulas PL, Moertel C, Prada CE, Rauen KA, Roelofs R, Rossignol R, Sevilla C, Sevilla G, Sheedy R, Stieglitz E, Sun D, Tiemens D, White F, Wingbermühle E, Wolf C, Zenker M, Andelfinger G) Am J Med Genet A 2024 Apr;194(4):e63477 PMID: 37969032 PMCID: PMC10939912 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85176918944 11/16/2023    
  • DNA methylation profiles in individuals with rare, atypical 7q11.23 CNVs correlate with GTF2I and GTF2IRD1 copy number. (Strong E, Mervis CB, Tam E, Morris CA, Klein-Tasman BP, Velleman SL, Osborne LR) NPJ Genom Med 2023 Sep 14;8(1):25 PMID: 37709781 PMCID: PMC10502022 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85171163678 09/15/2023       1 Citation
  • Relations Between Selective Mutism and Speech Sound Disorder in Children With 7q11.23 Duplication Syndrome. (Velleman SL, Guimaraes VN, Klein-Tasman BP, Huffman MJ, Becerra AM, Mervis CB) J Speech Lang Hear Res 2023 Sep 07:1-11 PMID: 37678220 09/08/2023    
  • Addressing fears of children with Williams syndrome: therapist and child behavior in the context of a novel play-and humor-infused exposure therapy approach. (Young BN, Mohanty E, Levine K, Klein-Tasman BP) Front Psychol 2023;14:1098449 PMID: 37599735 PMCID: PMC10434791 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85168273650 08/21/2023       1 Citation
  • Anxiety, concerns and COVID-19: Cross-country perspectives from families and individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions. (Sideropoulos V, Van Herwegen J, Meuleman B, Alessandri M, Alnemary FM, Rad JA, Lavenex PAB, Bolshakov N, Bölte S, Buffle P, Cai RY, Campos R, Chirita-Emandi A, Costa AP, Costanzo F, Des Portes V, Dukes D, Faivre L, Famelart N, Fisher MH, Gamaiunova L, Giannadou A, Gupta R, Hardan AY, Houdayer-Robert F, Hrncirova L, Iaochite RT, Jariabkova K, Klein-Tasman BP, Lavenex P, Malik S, Mari F, Martinez-Castilla P, Menghini D, Nuske HJ, Palikara O, Papon A, Pegg RS, Pouretemad H, Poustka L, Prosetzky I, Renieri A, Rhodes SM, Riby DM, Rossi M, Sadeghi S, Su X, Tai C, Tran M, Tynan F, Uljarević M, Van Hecke AV, Veiga G, Verloes A, Vicari S, Werneck-Rohrer SG, Zander E, Samson AC) J Glob Health 2023 Jul 28;13:04081 PMID: 37497751 PMCID: PMC10373111 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85165867455 07/27/2023       1 Citation
  • Psychometric Properties of Attention Measures in Young Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Preliminary Findings. (Pardej SK, Lee KM, Glad DM, Klein-Tasman BP) J Pediatr Neuropsychol 2022;8(3):123-136 PMID: 36032331 PMCID: PMC9397181 08/30/2022    
  • The Behavioral Phenotype of 7q11.23 Duplication Syndrome Includes Risk for Oppositional Behavior and Aggression. (Klein-Tasman BP, Yund BD, Mervis CB) J Dev Behav Pediatr 2022 Aug 01;43(6):e390-e398 PMID: 35580312 PMCID: PMC9329151 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85131423558 05/18/2022       4 Citations
  • Patterns of performance of children with neurofibromatosis type 1 on the K-CPT and K-CPT 2. (Pardej SK, Glad DM, Lee KM, Casnar CL, Klein-Tasman BP) Child Neuropsychol 2022 Jul;28(5):701-708 PMID: 35168479 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125270896 02/17/2022    
  • Longitudinal Investigation of Early Motor Development in Neurofibromatosis Type 1. (Pardej SK, Glad DM, Casnar CL, Janke KM, Klein-Tasman BP) J Pediatr Psychol 2022 Feb 14;47(2):180-188 PMID: 34664663 PMCID: PMC9020479 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85124577910 10/20/2021       4 Citations
  • Parent-Reported Social Skills in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Longitudinal Patterns and Relations with Attention and Cognitive Functioning. (Glad DM, Casnar CL, Yund BD, Lee K, Klein-Tasman BP) J Dev Behav Pediatr 2021 Oct-Nov 01;42(8):656-665 PMID: 34618723 PMCID: PMC8944791 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85118028838 10/08/2021       3 Citations
  • Recommendations for Measurement of Attention Outcomes in Preschoolers With Neurofibromatosis. (Klein-Tasman BP, Lee K, Thompson HL, Janusz J, Payne JM, Pardej S, de Blank P, Kennedy T, Janke KM, Castillo AD, Walsh KS, REiNS International Collaboration) Neurology 2021 Aug 17;97(7 Suppl 1):S81-S90 PMID: 34230206 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85114522172 07/08/2021       3 Citations
  • Recommendations for Social Skills End Points for Clinical Trials in Neurofibromatosis Type 1. (Janusz JA, Klein-Tasman BP, Payne JM, Wolters PL, Thompson HL, Martin S, de Blank P, Ullrich N, Del Castillo A, Hussey M, Hardy KK, Haebich K, Rosser T, Toledo-Tamula MA, Walsh KS, REiNS International Collaboration) Neurology 2021 Aug 17;97(7 Suppl 1):S73-S80 PMID: 34230205 PMCID: PMC8594002 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85114522669 07/08/2021       5 Citations
  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on neurofibromatosis clinical care and research. (Radtke HB, Klein-Tasman BP, Merker VL, Knight P, Ullrich NJ, Jordan JT, Korf B, Plotkin SR) Orphanet J Rare Dis 2021 Feb 01;16(1):61 PMID: 33522938 PMCID: PMC7848872 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100591256 02/02/2021       12 Citations
  • Rare and low frequency genomic variants impacting neuronal functions modify the Dup7q11.23 phenotype. (Qaiser F, Yin Y, Mervis CB, Morris CA, Klein-Tasman BP, Tam E, Osborne LR, Yuen RKC) Orphanet J Rare Dis 2021 Jan 06;16(1):6 PMID: 33407644 PMCID: PMC7788915 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098872064 01/08/2021       5 Citations
  • Feasibility and acceptability of an online response inhibition cognitive training program for youth with Williams syndrome. (Brei NG, Raicu AM, Lee HJ, Klein-Tasman BP) Int Rev Res Dev Disabil 2020;59:107-134 PMID: 33083211 PMCID: PMC7560495 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85092713624 10/22/2020       3 Citations
  • Adaptive Behavior and Executive Functioning in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Using a Mixed Design. (Glad DM, Casnar CL, Yund BD, Enderle MJ, Siegel DH, Basel DG, Klein-Tasman BP) J Dev Behav Pediatr 2020;41(8):637-643 PMID: 33064400 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85093705915 10/17/2020       4 Citations
  • Are the autism symptoms in neurofibromatosis type 1 actually autism? (Klein-Tasman BP) Dev Med Child Neurol 2021 Feb;63(2):132 PMID: 32614454 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087319533 07/03/2020       3 Citations
  • Social skills and autism spectrum disorder symptoms in children with neurofibromatosis type 1: evidence for clinical trial outcomes. (Payne JM, Walsh KS, Pride NA, Haebich KM, Maier A, Chisholm A, Glad DM, Casnar CL, Rouel M, Lorenzo J, Del Castillo A, North KN, Klein-Tasman B) Dev Med Child Neurol 2020 Jul;62(7):813-819 PMID: 32181506 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081725703 03/18/2020       17 Citations
  • Autism Spectrum Symptomatology in Children with Williams Syndrome Who Have Phrase Speech or Fluent Language. (Klein-Tasman BP, van der Fluit F, Mervis CB) J Autism Dev Disord 2018 Sep;48(9):3037-3050 PMID: 29671106 PMCID: PMC6082683 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045629734 04/20/2018       26 Citations
  • Depressive Symptoms in Parents of Children with Spina Bifida: A Review of the Literature. (Ridosh MM, Sawin KJ, Klein-Tasman BP, Holmbeck GN) Compr Child Adolesc Nurs 2017 Jun;40(2):71-110 PMID: 29318952 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018355925 01/11/2018       9 Citations
  • Autism Spectrum Symptomatology Among Children with Duplication 7q11.23 Syndrome. (Klein-Tasman BP, Mervis CB) J Autism Dev Disord 2018 Jun;48(6):1982-1994 PMID: 29307037 PMCID: PMC6003247 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85040043831 01/08/2018       17 Citations
  • Problem behaviour and psychosocial functioning in young children with Williams syndrome: parent and teacher perspectives. (Klein-Tasman BP, Lee K) J Intellect Disabil Res 2017 Sep;61(9):853-865 PMID: 28271572 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85014723041 03/09/2017       8 Citations
  • Factors associated with parent depressive symptoms and family quality of life in parents of adolescents and young adults with and without Spina Bifida. (Ridosh MM, Sawin KJ, Schiffman RF, Klein-Tasman BP) J Pediatr Rehabil Med 2016 Nov 30;9(4):287-302 PMID: 27935566 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85002661720 12/10/2016       15 Citations
  • Predictors of specific phobia in children with Williams syndrome. (Pitts CH, Klein-Tasman BP, Osborne JW, Mervis CB) J Intellect Disabil Res 2016 Oct;60(10):1031-42 PMID: 27545817 PMCID: PMC5026631 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84987806967 08/23/2016       14 Citations
  • Neurocognitive outcomes in neurofibromatosis clinical trials: Recommendations for the domain of attention. (Walsh KS, Janusz J, Wolters PL, Martin S, Klein-Tasman BP, Toledo-Tamula MA, Thompson HL, Payne JM, Hardy KK, de Blank P, Semerjian C, Gray LS, Solomon SE, Ullrich N, REiNS International Collaboration) Neurology 2016 Aug 16;87(7 Suppl 1):S21-30 PMID: 27527646 PMCID: PMC5578356 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85003727757 08/17/2016       18 Citations
  • Parent and Teacher Perspectives on Emerging Executive Functioning in Preschoolers With Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Comparison to Unaffected Children and Lab-Based Measures. (Casnar CL, Klein-Tasman BP) J Pediatr Psychol 2017 Mar 01;42(2):198-207 PMID: 27189686 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019935975 05/18/2016       12 Citations
  • 7q11.23 Duplication syndrome: Physical characteristics and natural history. (Morris CA, Mervis CB, Paciorkowski AP, Abdul-Rahman O, Dugan SL, Rope AF, Bader P, Hendon LG, Velleman SL, Klein-Tasman BP, Osborne LR) Am J Med Genet A 2015 Dec;167A(12):2916-35 PMID: 26333794 PMCID: PMC5005957 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959360414 09/04/2015       66 Citations
  • Children with 7q11.23 duplication syndrome: psychological characteristics. (Mervis CB, Klein-Tasman BP, Huffman MJ, Velleman SL, Pitts CH, Henderson DR, Woodruff-Borden J, Morris CA, Osborne LR) Am J Med Genet A 2015 Jul;167(7):1436-50 PMID: 25900101 PMCID: PMC4545595 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84931577287 04/23/2015       41 Citations
  • Parent and teacher perspectives about problem behavior in children with Williams syndrome. (Klein-Tasman BP, Lira EN, Li-Barber KT, Gallo FJ, Brei NG) Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 2015 Jan;120(1):72-86 PMID: 25551268 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84920489001 01/01/2015       12 Citations
  • Relations between fine motor skill and parental report of attention in young children with neurofibromatosis type 1. (Casnar CL, Janke KM, van der Fluit F, Brei NG, Klein-Tasman BP) J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 2014;36(9):930-43 PMID: 25284746 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84926229635 10/07/2014       6 Citations
  • Language in young children with neurofibromatosis-1: relations to functional communication, attention, and social functioning. (Brei NG, Klein-Tasman BP, Schwarz GN, Casnar CL) Res Dev Disabil 2014 Oct;35(10):2495-504 PMID: 24995687 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84903697543 07/06/2014       19 Citations
  • Habit Reversal Therapy for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors in Williams Syndrome: A Case Study. (Conelea CA, Klein-Tasman BP) J Dev Phys Disabil 2013 Dec 01;25(6) PMID: 24357918 PMCID: PMC3864825 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84886597371 12/21/2013       5 Citations
  • Adaptive behavior in young children with neurofibromatosis type 1. (Klein-Tasman BP, Colon AM, Brei N, van der Fluit F, Casnar CL, Janke KM, Basel D, Siegel DH, Walker JA) Int J Pediatr 2013;2013:690432 PMID: 24348581 PMCID: PMC3852810 12/19/2013    
  • Cognitive and psychosocial phenotype of young children with neurofibromatosis-1. (Klein-Tasman BP, Janke KM, Luo W, Casnar CL, Hunter SJ, Tonsgard J, Trapane P, van der Fluit F, Kais LA) J Int Neuropsychol Soc 2014 Jan;20(1):88-98 PMID: 24229851 PMCID: PMC4249943 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84891131625 11/16/2013       33 Citations
  • Physical, cognitive, and psychosocial predictors of functional disability and health-related quality of life in adolescents with neurofibromatosis-1. (Garwood MM, Bernacki JM, Fine KM, Hainsworth KR, Davies WH, Klein-Tasman BP) Pain Res Treat 2012;2012:975364 PMID: 23056937 PMCID: PMC3463937 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84873845265 10/12/2012       35 Citations
  • Social Cognition in Williams Syndrome: Relations between Performance on the Social Attribution Task and Cognitive and Behavioral Characteristics. (van der Fluit F, Gaffrey MS, Klein-Tasman BP) Front Psychol 2012;3:197 PMID: 22737137 PMCID: PMC3382409 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867113565 06/28/2012       30 Citations
  • Honing in on the social phenotype in Williams syndrome using multiple measures and multiple raters. (Klein-Tasman BP, Li-Barber KT, Magargee ET) J Autism Dev Disord 2011 Mar;41(3):341-51 PMID: 20614173 PMCID: PMC3020248 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79956016700 07/09/2010       70 Citations
  • Overlap with the autism spectrum in young children with Williams syndrome. (Klein-Tasman BP, Phillips KD, Lord C, Mervis CB, Gallo FJ) J Dev Behav Pediatr 2009 Aug;30(4):289-99 PMID: 19668090 PMCID: PMC2763277 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-69349098393 08/12/2009       85 Citations
  • Expecting the worst: observations of reactivity to sound in young children with Williams syndrome. (Gallo FJ, Klein-Tasman BP, Gaffrey MS, Curran P) Res Dev Disabil 2008;29(6):567-81 PMID: 18023141 PMCID: PMC2654609 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-56049086838 11/21/2007       18 Citations
  • Socio-communicative deficits in young children with Williams syndrome: performance on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule. (Klein-Tasman BP, Mervis CB, Lord C, Phillips KD) Child Neuropsychol 2007 Sep;13(5):444-67 PMID: 17805996 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548507034 09/07/2007       106 Citations
  • Effect of language and task demands on the diagnostic effectiveness of the autism diagnostic observation schedule: the impact of module choice. (Klein-Tasman BP, Risi S, Lord CE) J Autism Dev Disord 2007 Aug;37(7):1224-34 PMID: 17149669 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-35148833602 12/07/2006       16 Citations
  • Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in 4 to 16-year-olds with Williams syndrome. (Leyfer OT, Woodruff-Borden J, Klein-Tasman BP, Fricke JS, Mervis CB) Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2006 Sep 05;141B(6):615-22 PMID: 16823805 PMCID: PMC2561212 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33748946219 07/11/2006       252 Citations
  • Concerns and coping of African-American mothers after youth assault requiring emergency medical treatment. (Phelps LF, Davies WH, McCart MR, Klein-Tasman BP, Melzer-Lange MD, Heuermann W) J Pediatr Psychol 2006 May;31(4):388-96 PMID: 16093519 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33645996037 08/12/2005       8 Citations
  • Methodological issues in group-matching designs: alpha levels for control variable comparisons and measurement characteristics of control and target variables. (Mervis CB, Klein-Tasman BP) J Autism Dev Disord 2004 Feb;34(1):7-17 PMID: 15098952 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-1842680818 04/22/2004       206 Citations
  • Distinctive personality characteristics of 8-, 9-, and 10-year-olds with Williams syndrome. (Klein-Tasman BP, Mervis CB) Dev Neuropsychol 2003;23(1-2):269-90 PMID: 12730028 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037251227 05/06/2003       188 Citations
  • Attentional characteristics of infants and toddlers with Williams syndrome during triadic interactions. (Mervis CB, Morris CA, Klein-Tasman BP, Bertrand J, Kwitny S, Appelbaum LG, Rice CE) Dev Neuropsychol 2003;23(1-2):243-68 PMID: 12730027 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037251921 05/06/2003       158 Citations
  • Adaptive behavior of 4- through 8-year-old children with Williams syndrome. (Mervis CB, Klein-Tasman BP, Mastin ME) Am J Ment Retard 2001 Jan;106(1):82-93 PMID: 11246716 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035111546 03/15/2001       67 Citations
  • The Williams syndrome cognitive profile. (Mervis CB, Robinson BF, Bertrand J, Morris CA, Klein-Tasman BP, Armstrong SC) Brain Cogn 2000 Dec;44(3):604-28 PMID: 11104544 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034537430 12/06/2000       329 Citations
  • Williams syndrome: cognition, personality, and adaptive behavior. (Mervis CB, Klein-Tasman BP) Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 2000;6(2):148-58 PMID: 10899809 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034043239 07/19/2000       252 Citations
  • Last update: 03/28/2024