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.
Blogger: Adam Hockman Our founder Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz made the trip to beautiful Morgantown, WV, to receive an award from his alma mater, West Virginia University (Ph.D. ‘84). On Friday, September 13, WVU’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences honored notable graduates for their contributions in their communities—civic leadership and social welfare activities, intellectual and cultural
Blogger: Adam Hockman On July 23, 2019, ABA Technologies, Inc., and Florida Tech launched  RBT Essentials 2nd Edition, a completely reworked and updated 40-hour training program. This “on-demand” course allows students to learn the required RBT content while maintaining their busy work lives. In this blog, learn more about some of these changes and how
Blogger: Adam Hockman 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,
Blogger: Adam Hockman 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.