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Using Guided Notes to Improve Staff Training
Evaluation of Active Student Responding in Graduate ABA Courses: A Comparison of Instructional Methodologies
Ginette Wilson Bishop, Emily Sweeney-Kerwin, Russell W. Maguire, and Ronald F. Allen.
Increasing Safety Skills Through Discrimination Training and Derived Stimulus-Stimulus Relations
Colleen Yorlets, Russell W. Maguire, and Christina Boyd-Pickard.
A Stimulus Equivalence Analysis of Emergent Tacts, Mands, and Listener Behavior
Christina Boyd-Pickard, Russell Maguire, Colleen Yorlets and Jacqueline Adams.
Stimulus Equivalence with Applied Third Grade Science
Emily Leonard and Russell W. Maguire.
An Evaluation of the Effects of Discrimination Training and Differential Reinforcement with Response Cost on Vocal Stereotypy in a Classroom Based Setting
Amanda P. Laprime and Gretchen A. Dittrich.
Peer-Mediated Momentary-DRO to Improve On-Task Behavior of Children with Autism
Erin McLoughlin, Judah Axe, and Ronald F. Allen.
The Effects of Multiple Exemplar Instruction Across Saying and Writing on the Transformation of Stimulus Function Across Written and Vocal Spelling Responses
Allison Bowhers, R.D. Greer, and Carly Eby.
Considering and Expanded Definition of Stimulus Equivalence
Dr. Carol A. Pilgrim.
Transition Planning for Students with Complex Special Needs: A Student Centered Approach
Establishing Equivalence Relations of Treatment Options: Parents With Children With Mental Illness and Developmental Delays
M. Joyce Persson and Russell W. Maguire.
Functional Assessment of Behavior of Dogs
Terri M. Bright, Ronald F. Allen, Russell W. Maguire, and Jennifer Sobie.
Using Alternative Analysis to Interpret Inconclusive Functional Analysis Outcomes
Nonlinear Functional Analysis of Selective Mutism
Nicole E. Boivin, Philip N. Chase, Judah B. Axe, Jonathan W. Kimball, and Ronald F. Allen.
Effects of the High-Probability Request Sequence on the Latencies to Compliance and Escape Requests
Amanda P. Laprime, Judah B. Axe, Ronald F. Allen, and Russell W. Maguire.
Effects of Presession Pairing on Challenging Behavior and Correct Responding of Children with Autism
Amanda N. Kelly, Judah Axe, Ronald F. Allen, and Russell Maguire.
Conditioning Teacher Vocal Approval Through Observation
Christina Barosky, R. Douglas Greer, and Michelle Zrinzo.
A Comparison of Behavioral Intervention Based on Developmental and Functional Curricula
Dr. Patrick McGreevy
Please join us for the annual conference hosted by the Department of Behavior Analysis at Simmons College.
Our conference is designed to provide Special Educators, Speech-Language Pathologists, Parents, Practitioners, Psychologists, Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts, and graduate students the opportunity to learn about applied and theoretical issues relevant to their work as educators and clinicians.
Friday, July 18th, 2014
Location: Kotzen Meeting Room, Simmons College, Boston
Format: Roundtable/ Panel Discussions.
Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Location: Paresky Conference Center, Simmons College, Boston
Format: Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, and Poster Sessions.
Topic - Shaping as a Crucial Component of Incidental Teaching
Chair: Dr. Ronald Allen
Presenter: Gail G. McGee, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Emory Autism Center
Topic - Considering an Expanded Definition of Stimulus Equivalence
Chair: Dr. Russell W. Maguire
Presenter: Carol Pilgrim, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Topic - A Comparison of Behavioral Intervention Based on Developmental and Functional Curricula
Chair: Dr. Gretchen A. Dittrich
Presenter: Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Professor for the Behavior Analysis Program at the Florida Institute of Technology
Carol Pilgrim, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington
- 5.5 CEU'S - BCBA or BCaBA
- Breakfast and Lunch
For Questions, please email 2014 Behavior Analysis Conference at firstname.lastname@example.org.