Clinical and Rehabilitation Research

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Simulation as a partial intervention mechanism for vulnerable populations among our drivers who have cognitive deficits (e.g., ADHD, PTSD) and/or a pre-disposition for risky driving behaviors.

Research Projects

Related Publications

  • Gordon, C.T., Fabiano, G.A., Hulme, K.F., Sodano, S.M., Andragna, M., Lim, R., Stanford, S., Janikowski, L., Bufalo, B., Rodriguez, Z., and Swiatek, D., (2020). “Efficacy of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate for promoting occupational success in adolescents and young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder”, Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology (PHA-2019-0408R2).
  • Sodano, S. M., Tamulonis, J.P., Fabiano, G.A., Caserta, A.M., Hulme, K.F., Hulme, K.L., Stephan, G.R., and Tronci, F., (2019). “Interpersonal Problems of Young Adults With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder”, Journal of Attention Disorders (JAD-18-06-182).
  • Fabiano, G.A., Hulme, K.F., Sodano, S.M., Caserta, A., Hulme, K.L., Stephan, G., and Smith, A.C., (2018). “An Evaluation of Occupational Behavior in Individuals with and without Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder”, Journal of Human Performance (HHUP-2017-0145).
  • Fabiano, G.A., Schatz, N.K., Morris, K.L., Willoughby, M.T., Vujnovic, R.K., Hulme, K.F., Riordan, J., Howard, M., Hennessey, D., Lewis, K., Hawk, L., Pelham, W.E., & Wylie, A. (2016). Efficacy of a family-focused intervention for young drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84(2), 1078-1093.
  • Fabiano, G., Schatz, N.K., Hulme, K.F., Morris, K.L., Vujnovic, R.K., Willoughby, M.T., Hennessy, D., Lewis, K.E., Owens, J., and Pelham, W.E., (2015). “Positive Bias in Teenage Drivers with ADHD within a Simulated Driving Task”, Journal of Attention Disorders, December.
  • Fabiano, G.A., Hulme, K., Linke, S.M., Nelson-Tuttle, C., Pariseau, M.E., Gangloff, B., Lewis, K., Pelham, W.E., Waschbusch, D.A., Waxmonsky, J., Gormley, M., Gera, S., & Buck, M.M., (2011). “The Supporting a Teen’s Effective Entry to the Roadway (STEER) Program: Feasibility and Preliminary Support for a Psychosocial Intervention for Teenage Drivers with ADHD”, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18, pp. 267-280, doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2010.04.002.

Conference Proceedings

  • Lim, R., Hulme, K.F., Fabiano, G.A., Sodano, S.M., and Gordon, C., (2020). “Implementation of Live-Virtual-Constructive (LVC) Workplace Setting to Enhance Occupational Success among Young Adults with ADHD”, MODSIM World Conference, Norfolk, VA, May.
  • Adragna, M.S., Gordon, C.T., Fabiano, G.A., Hulme, K.F., and Sodano, S.M., (2019). “5.8 - Lisdexamfetamine and Workplace-Related Performance (poster presentation)”, 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Chicago, IL, October, 2019.
  • Sodano, S., Drake, A., Fabiano, G.A., Hulme, K.F., Caserta, A., Hulme, K.L., Stephan, G., and Smyth, A., (2019). “Interpersonal Complementarity in an Employment Interview Setting for Young Adults With and Without ADHD”, SITAR-2019, Grand Rapids, MI, June, 2019.
  • Hulme, K.F., Fabiano, G.A., Sodano, S., Hulme, K.L., Lim, R., Homeyer, L., Reitano, R., LaFlore, A., Stephan, G., and Webb, A., (2017). “Laboratory Assessment of Behaviors in Occupational Roles (LABOR) within a Live-Virtual environment”, The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) (Human Performance Analysis and Engineering subcommittee | 4), Orlando, FL, December, 2017.
  • Morris, K.L., Hulme, K.F., and Fabiano, G., (2014). “Leveraging Simulation to Augment Risky Driving Attitudes and Behaviors”, The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) (Human Systems Engineering subcommittee | 2), Orlando, FL, December, 2014.
  • Hulme, K.F., and Thorpe, L., (2013). “Not just for Kids – Simulation for Evaluation of Senior Drivers”, The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) (Simulation subcommittee | 3), Orlando, FL, December, 2013.
  • Hulme, K.F., and Thorpe, L., (2013). “A Simulation-based Assessment Approach to Increase Safety among Senior Drivers”, Final Report, University Transportation Research Center (UTRC) Region II, Project No: 49111-12-23, Research and Innovative Technology Administration / USDOT (RITA).


  • Hulme, K.F., Thorpe, L., Stall, R., Sugarman, R., Pelletier, L., Blatt, A., and Kasprzak, E., “A proposed Simulation-Based Approach to Increase Safety in Cognitively Impaired Senior Drivers”, Emerging Issues in Safe and Sustainable Mobility for Older Persons Transportation Research Board Fall Conference, Washington D.C., August, 2011, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.16473.52323.