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Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019 by Shauna V. Costello, MA, BCBA
Dr. Hank Schlinger has spent much of his career developing and nurturing new behavior analysts—ones who approach the science and its application critically and with skepticism. Schlinger is known for questioning those things we take for granted. For instance: What does it mean to call oneself a behavior analyst?
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018 by ABA Technologies
ABA is the abbreviation for Applied Behavior Analysis, the science that studies human behavior using evidenced-based or proven, techniques. Decades of ABA research have shown that the techniques that come from the science of behavior analysis can help all kinds of people with different behavior or developmental problems. The most well-known and researched use of ABA is the treatment of individuals with autism
Tuesday, 5 Jan 2021 by Thomas Freeman, M.S., BCBA, LBA-NY, LBA-MA
Jack Michael is one of the most brilliant men ever to grace the field of behavior analysis. He engaged in deep and elegant conceptual analysis, and significantly expanded our understanding of the nature of behavior. But his written explanations tend toward an economy of language: compressed and precise.
Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021 by Sebastian Jimenez
In the 1978 seminal article Social Validity: The Case for Subjective Measurement or How Applied Behavior Analysis is Finding its Heart, Montrose M. Wolf discusses, among other things, the inception of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) in 1968. He writes that he was tasked with stating the purpose of the journal before it could go to press.
ABA Technologies Continues Martinez-Diaz’s Legacy of Support for Florida Tech School of Behavior Analysis
Tuesday, 21 Sep 2021 by Darnell Lattal, PhD
We are so pleased that Florida Tech School of Behavior Analysisannounced to its readers thatABA Technologies, Inc., under the leadership of Jose Martinez Diaz, has given over $2 million over the last eight years to the School of Behavior Analysis (SOBA) and the Scott Center for Autism Services.
Friday, 10 May 2019 by ABA Technologies
Partnering with the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), ABA Technologies, Inc., makes professional development products available online for applied behavior analysis practitioners and related professions. In addition, ABA Tech’s instructional design and support team builds coursework for the Verified Course Sequences (VCS) offered through Florida Tech’s ABA Online program and School of Behavior Analysis.
Friday, 30 Sep 2022 by Megan Galban
To individuals who are unfamiliar with or are not fluent in behavior-analytic terminology, the language can seem displeasing and off-putting. Many technical terms used in the science have a very different meaning than their everyday use and may even have a negative connotation.
Monday, 19 Aug 2019 by Shauna V. Costello, MA, BCBA
Behavior analysis has made a name for itself in the areas of developmental disabilities, mental health, and autism. Though less known in other fields, behavior analysis has a history of thriving in business, healthcare, education, animal training, and climate change. Where ever behavior is occurring, behavior analysts are found putting the tried-and-true tools of our science to work.
Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021 by Victoria German
Your most important role as a supervisor is to get results for your clients, offering them optimal opportunities to improve their quality of life. As experts in the science of behavior analysis, you can get results by maximizing and supporting your most important asset—your people.
Monday, 1 Jul 2019 by Andy Lattal, PhD
I just googled the word “self”: 3,540,000,000 hits, more or less. That’s three-point five billion, just to be clear. Wow. What a word. What a construct. Whoever came up with the idea of self? (In his recent book, Flesh in the Age of Reason, which I highly recommend, Roy Porter suggested it might have been the 16th-century French philosopher Déscartes.)