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Listener skills are a primary focus of intervention for individuals with developmental disabilities. In this course, Dr. Laura Grow describes strategies for effectively teaching listener skills with a specific focus on conditional discrimination procedures. Dr. Grow begins this course by defining listener skills and then describes auditory-visual conditional discrimination contingencies as they appear in clinical settings.
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.
Effective training is essential when taking on a supervisee. Training on client interactions, data collection, running preference, and prompting procedures are some examples of the necessary skills to teach your supervisees.
Today we are joined by Dr. Cathrine Griffith from Clemson University. Their online Masters of Education in Special Education focuses on increasing collaboration between education and behavior analysis. This program is packed with professors from diverse backgrounds providing a multi-tiered system of support for their students. Gain knowledge, not only in the science of behavior but also in special education.
Melbourne, FL: February 27, 2019—ABA Technologies, Inc., in partnership with Florida Institute of Technology, announces the launch of a new, two-part continuing education course for behavior analysts on teaching children pretend and imaginative play skills. The courses prepare participants to assess and develop the imaginative play repertoires of young children. Presenters Nancy Champlin, MS, BCBA, and Melissa Schissler, MS, BCBA, of ACI Learning Centers introduce their research-based program and product line: Pretend Play and Language Assessment and Curriculum (PPLAC) and PlayTubsTM. Both courses offer Type 2 BACB credit.
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Research is certainly the best way for us to improve our already effective teaching tools . . . If we systematically evaluate our practices, across all the individuals we serve, we may identify what the best practices are for clients as a whole.
Applied Behavior Analysis is more than just a bag of tricks known as Discrete Trial Training, the VB-MAPP, and token systems. However, when we begin to conceptualize our science as such, we lose the fundamentals upon which we found them. We rely too heavily on them in practice, and we fail to individualize our services.
Operant Innovations 008 | Issues of Multicultural Diversity in the Ethical Practice of Applied Behavior Analysis | Part 2
Part 2 - Issues of Multicultural Diversity in the Ethical Practice of Applied Behavior Analysis with Dr. Kim Killu
Stereotypy, repetitive behavior, and anxiety often pose a difficult puzzle for clinicians, especially with clinical research and evidence-based procedures updating at a rapid pace. In an update to his 2013 CE Course, Stereotypy: There Are No Easy Answers, Dr. Bill Ahearn reviews the significant amount of research for treating repetitive and stereotypic behaviors in a clinical, home, or school setting that has furthered our understanding of how and when to treat repetitive and stereotypic behaviors.
Effectively planning and leading meetings are beneficial for the success of employees and the company alike. Research has shown that productive meetings can have a significant return on investment for a company. Learn more here!
“Well a lot of lives are lost on the road... We lost more people during the period of the Vietnam war on the highways than we did in Vietnam.” Ronald Van Houten
Along with its identification as one of the core deficits in children diagnosed with autism, often described as lacking in symbolic qualities and flexibility, Nancy and Melissa developed PlayTubs™ to increase appropriate independent and sociodramatic play skills in children with autism and other developmental or language delays.
Join Operant Innovations for our Stereotypy Q&A with Dr. Bill Ahearn, Ph.D., BCBA-D
This month on Operant Innovations - Thought Leaders, we are back with Dr. Jesus Rosales-Ruiz as he answers the questions "Where do you see the field going?" and/or "Where would he like to see the field go?" as he dives into The Constructional Approach and asks us to continue to better practices and our field!