Kasee Stratton

Education

  • Ph.D. School Psychology, Central Michigan University (2012)
  • M.A. School Psychology, Central Michigan University (2010)
  • B.S. Psychology/Youth Studies, Central Michigan University (2006)

Research Interests

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

Current Research

  • Identifying pain among individuals who are non-vocal or who present with limited communication and are diagnosed with CHARGE
  • Using technology to teach social skills to individuals with Autism

Presentations

​Stratton, K.K. (2013, July) Sexuality issues for children and adolescents with CHARGE. Platform presentation at 11th International CHARGE Syndrome Conference, Costa Mesa, Arizona.

Stratton, K.K. (2013, July) For Professionals: How to identify pain and the relationship of pain to challenging behaviors. Platform presentation at 11th International CHARGE Syndrome Conference, Costa Mesa, Arizona.

Stratton, K.K. (2013, July) For Families: How to identify pain and the relationship of pain to challenging behaviors. Platform presentation at 11th International CHARGE Syndrome Conference, Costa Mesa, Arizona.

Stratton, K.K. (2013, February) How to Identify Pain and the Relationship of Pain to Challenging Behavior for Individuals who are Deaf-Blind. Platform Presentation at the 2013 Texas Symposium on Deafblindness, Austin, TX.
Stratton, K.K. (2012, September) Sexuality Issues and CHARGE Syndrome. Platform at the 10th
Annual CHARGE Syndrome Association of Australasia Conference for Families and
Professionals.  Sydney, Australia.

Stratton, K.K. (2012, September) Identifying Pain for Individuals with CHARGE and
Challenging Behavior. Platform at the 10th Annual CHARGE Syndrome Association of Australasia Conference for Families and Professionals. Sydney, Australia.

Stratton, K.K., & Hartshorne, T.S. (2012, February) Pain Issues in CHARGE. Webinar presented by the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, Sands Point, NY.

Publications 

Stratton, K.K., & Hartshorne, T.S. (in process).  Identifying pain non-vocally using a
multidimensional pain assessment for individuals with CHARGE  syndrome. 

Hartshorne, T. S., Schafer, A., Stratton, K. K., & Nacarato, T. M. (2013). Family resilience
relative to children with severe disabilities. In Becvar, D. S. (Ed.). Handbook of Family Resilience. Springer.

Hartshorne, T.S., Stratton, K.K., & van Ravenswaaij-Arts, C.M.A. (2011).  Prevalence of
genetic testing in CHARGE syndrome.  Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20, 49-57.

Stratton, K.K., & Hartshorne, T.S. (2010). Experiencing stress in CHARGE. In T.S.
Hartshorne, M.A. Hefner, S.L.H. Davenport, & J. Thelin (Eds.), CHARGE syndrome.  San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Stratton, K.K. (2010). Changes over the life cycle in individuals with CHARGE: Young
adulthood. In T.S. Hartshorne, M.A. Hefner, S.L.H. Davenport, & J. Thelin (Eds.), CHARGE syndrome. San Diego, CA:  Plural Publishing.

Current Employment

Kasee is currently employed at Mississippi State University at the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability. Additionally, she is adjunct faculty to the School Psychology program at Mississippi State.