Kasee Stratton

Department / Division

  • School Psychology Faculty


  • Associate Professor
  • Director of T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability


Email: kstratton@colled.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-5461


  • 543 Allen Hall

Dr. Stratton's Curriculum Vitae


  • B.S. Psychology/Youth Studies, Central Michigan University
  • M.A. School Psychology, Central Michigan University
  • Ph.D. School Psychology, Central Michigan University
  • Post-doctorate, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/Kennedy Krieger Institute, Department of Behavioral Psychology - Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic

Research/Clinical Interests

  • Genetic conditions and behavioral phenotype presentations, particularly CHARGE Syndrome
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Assessment and Intervention for severe disruptive behaviors in children with developmental disabilities
  • Identification (and understanding) of the role of pain and medical complications for individuals who are non-vocal
  • Consultation for parents and academic teams of children who present with pervasive developmental disorders or significant medical conditions

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to School Pyschology (EPY 8703)
  • Advanced Child and Adolescent Development and Pyschopathology (EPY 8253)
  • Supervised Experiences in School Pyschology I (EPY 8690)
  • Supervised Experiences in School Pyschology II (EPY 8790)
  • Seminar in Contemporary School Psychology (Pyschopathology; EPY 9723)
  • Infant and Toddler Assessment (EPY 8123)
  • Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities (EPY 4053)
  • Personality Adjustment in Educational and Related Settings (EPY 4073)

Selected Publications

  • Vert, R., Olsen, T., Kim, S., Stratton, K. K. , Hoesch, H., & Hartshorne, T. S. (2017). The experience of siblings of individuals with CHARGE syndrome. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 42(3), 240-248, DOI 10.3109/13668250.2016.1234594
  • Ripple, H. E., Gadke, D. L., Stratton, K. K. , Clarke, A., White, M., & Capella, J. (2017). Providing a multi-tiered system of support to college students with ASD. The School Pyschologist. xx(x).
  • Smith, H. M., Gadke, D. L., Stratton, K. K. , Ripple, H. E., & Reisener, C. D., (in press). Providing noncontigent access to music in addition to escape extinction as a treatment for liquid refusal in a child with autism. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice xx(x). DOI: 10.1037/bar0000092
  • Belote, M., Stratton, K. K. , Scott, E., Taylor-Snell, E., & Holt-Reuter, J. (2016). Module 21 Sexuality. In National Center on Deaf-Blindness, Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules. Monmouth, OR: National Center on Deaf-Blindness, The Research Institute at Western Oregon University. Available at: https://moodle.nationaldb.org/.
  • Gadke, D. L., Stratton, K. K. , Kazmerski, J. S., & Rossen, E. (2016). Understanding the board certified behavior analyst credential. Communique 45(1). 1, 18-19.

Selected Presentations

  • Stratton, K. K., Ripple, H. E., Sully, M., & Anderson, M. (2017, July). Individualized education plans and family demographics in CHARGE. Platform presentation at the 13th International CHARGE Syndrome Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Gadke, D. L., & Stratton, K. K. (2017, February). Behavior internventions for severe behavioral problems. Invited Mini-Skills Session at the Annual Convention for the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.
  • Stratton, K. K. (2016, March). Children with CHARGE Syndrome and Challenging Behaviors. Two-Day Workshop for the Iowa Deafblind Project, Des Moines, IA.
  • Stratton, K. K. (2014, October). "But it hurts and stresses me out". Platform at the 11th Biannual CHARGE S.

Selected Grants

  • CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, $3,000.00   (2011). Principal Investigator: Initial Validation of Non-Vocal Multidimensional Pain Assessment Instrument for Individuals with CHARGE
  • Anne Miller Quimper Award for School Psychology, $1,300.00   (2009). Principal Investigator:  Identifying Pain in CHARGE Syndrome
  • Summer Research and Creative Endeavors Scholar, $3,000.00   (2006). Principal Investigator: Sources of Stress in CHARGE Syndrome
  • CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, $1,500.00   (2006). Principal Investigator: Sources of Stress in CHARGE Syndrome
  • Johanna Russ Memorial Research Grant, $600.00 (2005). Principal Investigator: Investigation of Stress for Individuals with CHARGE Syndrome

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • National Association of School Psychologist (NASP)
  • CHARGE Syndrome Foundation