Adam Hockman works with ABA Technologies, Inc., on integrating new educational technologies and instructional design practices into its growing product line. Formerly, he worked as a research associate with the Mechner Foundation in New York City. Alongside Dr. Francis Mechner and his colleagues, Adam assisted in developing educational technologies and implementing behavior analytic practices in a private school setting. Adam is actively engaged in applying behavior analytic instructional design and precision measurement to the advancement of health professional education and clinical interventions. He consults with professionals to introduce and integrate Precision Teaching into their clinical practice, including speech-language pathology and medicine.
Friday, 05 April 2019
BCBAs have an increasingly visible presence in public schools. While most work with special education populations, many still make their way into general education classrooms (inclusion, conducting FBAs). With improved funding for and awareness of behavior analytic services, each classroom becomes an avenue for impact. School-based BCBAs are not a new idea, but dissemination capacity
Friday, 22 March 2019
GUEST STUDENT BLOG BY CLEDIA CABERLON Effective tools and interventions are the hallmark of behavior analysis. Across disciplines and populations, applied behavior analysis improves people’s lives. While the science of human behavior can be implemented wherever behavior is found, according to Dr. Dean Fixsen, of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute “Students do not
Friday, 01 February 2019
Pretend and imaginative play activities, like playing house and traveling in cardboard box spaceships, enrich cognitive and social development. Decades of research point to its impact and importance. Even researchers who arrive at contradictory conclusions about the benefits of play acknowledge it as a catalyst for expanding expressive language and social skills. Though the