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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Review of Selected Research for Practitioners (Including ASD Connections)
This presentation provides an overview of treatment options for children diagnosed with ADHD for ABA practitioners. The clinical diagnosis of ADHD is reviewed related to the translation of symptoms for behavior analysts.
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This course reviews research related to ADHD and ASD and best practices. This course would benefit BCaBAs, BCBAs, Teachers, School Psychologists, Speech Pathologists, Physicians, and anyone working with individuals with ADHD and/or a combination of ADHD and ASD.
Ogden Lindsley was one of Skinner’s students and wanted to use behavior analysis from the lab to help people. This is how Precision Teaching (PT) was born: as a combination of rate of response and cumulative response recording. Precision Teaching holds the same values as ABA, with a focus on only observable behavior and using data to guide decision making while also having learners interpret their own performance data as well.
Sex and sexuality has always been a sensitive topic for people and especially so for those who work with individuals on the spectrum. The uncomfortable nature of the matter is what makes behavior analysts both inexperienced as well as in a crucial role to teach sexuality. Influenced by culture that made it a topic that shouldn’t be discussed in polite company, sexuality is far more than just sex but also focuses on the social and relationship aspect and must be taught as such.
All the behavioral training in the world is pretty useless if you can't get yourself together enough to make yourself a cup of coffee. Dana Gadaire, PsyD
Knowledge of ethical guidelines is an essential component when practicing as a BCBA or completing any form of behavior analytic services or consultations. Thomas Freeman reviews the history of ethical guidelines and codes in ABA, how they have changed, and comparisons between the current ethical guidelines and codes to the previous editions. Dr. Martinez-Diaz then reviews the newest addition to the code, element 10.0, and provides examples of violations within the newest code element.
The Lift 013 | Be Kind to Yourself: Failures and Successes are Teachers with Dr. Shahla Ala'i-Rosales
An ABA Technologies Academy Podcast
The behavior analyst is the team member who is best prepared to demonstrate a direct link between the behavior and the environment. This will reduce the likelihood that psychotropic medications will be incorrectly used to address operant processes. Thomas Freeman, MS, BCBA, LBA-NY, LBA-MA
It is common for those diagnosed with autism to have some type of feeding disorder. Understanding and trying to correct a feeding disorder can be very difficult and time-consuming. Consistent and intensive treatment is most necessary for the treatment of feeding disorders. Henry Roane provides treatment assessment considerations while giving clarity to operational definitions, types of feeding disorders, and evidence-based treatments.
“If supervision is being conducted sufficiently, then supervisees should be performing the skills necessary to achieve client outcomes.” Tom Freeman, MS, BCBA, LBA-NY, LBA-MA Important:
Abstract A critical component of any behavior analyst’s job is being able to select and conduct assessments with clients. One type of assessment commonly used by behavior analysts working with individuals with autism and other disabilities is a skills assessment.
In unit 1 of this 3-unit course, Dr. Heather McGee defines behavioral systems analysis (BSA) and discusses how BSA fits into the context of the field of behavior analysis. Dr. McGee then introduces the three levels of systems analysis and presents various analysis tools and organizational intervention strategies as described by Rummler and Brache (1995)
As laws change and technology progresses, the behaviors we engage in becoming more difficult to classify as either ethical or unethical. What may be legal in some states and not in others makes it difficult to follow certain ethical guidelines.