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Event: A Free Live Webinar featuring Dr. Andy Bondy, Pyramid Ed…
Presented through the ABACLive Cambridge Center Series. Helping those who help others, one live webinar at a time. This event is FREE for the general public! For those wanting continuing education credits, please select continuing ed…
Group: Autism
Advice for Parents on Selecting Appropriate Treatments
Group: Verbal Behavior & Language
Welcome to Cambridge Center's section dedicated to verbal behavior. Behavioral science views language as verbal behavior (e.g., speaking, writing, signing) that comes about by interacting with others, called the verbal community. From this view, verbal …
Job: Trainer/Consultant - Philadelphia
Now hiring in Philadelphia! Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS, Inc.) is a training and consulting firm based in the Boston area that provides reliable and experienced applied behavioral analysis services, ranging from Behavioral Training to Consulting and…
Resource: CSUF Campus Map, Dining Services & Parking: Applied …
CSUF campus map showing Conference location on campus, University Dining Services map/hours and parking information.
Resource: Panel Discussion - BENDING THE LEARNING TRAJECTORY FO…
BENDING THE LEARNING TRAJECTORY FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM How much developmental growth is possible?
Resource: HTML - Frequently Asked Questions about Applied Beha…
TESTING HTML: This resource contains Frequently Asked Questions about ABA, Guidelines for Selecting Behavior Analysts, Consumer Guidelines, Evaluating Intervention Programs, Rights of Clients and and ABA for Autism, an article by Gina Green.
Resource: RP HTML - Frequently Asked Questions about Applied Be…
TESTING HTML (RP recoded): This resource contains Frequently Asked Questions about ABA, Guidelines for Selecting Behavior Analysts, Consumer Guidelines, Evaluating Intervention Programs, Rights of Clients and and ABA for Autism, an article by Gina Green.
Resource: Ethics in Professional Practice Conference - Save the…
Join Drs. Thomas Zane and Michael Dorsey of the Institute for Behavioral Studies in welcoming the Cambridge Center to this beautiful campus. The one day conference featuring leaders in the fields of Psychology, Business, Autism and Applied Behavior Analy…
Resource: Autism Bibliography & Recommended Reading
References provide valuable background on autism, its origins and treatments.
Resource: Frequently Asked Questions about Applied Behavior Ana…
This resource contains Frequently Asked Questions about ABA, Guidelines for Selecting Behavior Analysts, Consumer Guidelines, Evaluating Intervention Programs, Rights of Clients and and ABA for Autism, an article by Gina Green.
Resource: About Autism
About Autism provides background information about Autism, including a brief discussion of its causes and etiology, effective treatments, and definition of the pervasive developmental disorders that make up the Autism Spectrum.
Resource: 2016 Annual Campaign for Autism
Annual Campaign for Autism - Links to brochure, sponsorship information & the Center's 2016, 9th Annual West Coast Conference on Autism & Related Disorders
Resource: Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism
An article by Gina Green. Excerpt: Recent years have seen a surge of interest in applied behavior analysis (ABA) in the treatment of autism. Scores of programs and practitioners claiming to "do ABA" have popped up, some seemingly overnight. Many stories a…
Resource: Is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Early Intensiv…
Is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) an Effective Treatment for Autism? Eric V. Larsson, Ph.D., LP, BCBA-D (2013) of The Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention Midwest Headquarters
Resource: Mark Sundberg
A trailer on Mark Sundberg to introduce the Continuing Education Biography Series
Resource: Consumer Guidelines for Identifying, Selecting, and E…
The Autism Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Association for Behavior Analysis International asserts that all children and adults with autism spectrum disorders have the right to effective education and treatment based on the best available scientific e…
Resource: Six Principles of Effective Early Intervention
Jay Birnbrauer writes about Excellent found in an article by Craig Ramey and Sharon Landesman Ramey. (Reference: Ramey, C. T. and Landesman Ramey, S. (1998). Early intervention and early experience. American Psychologist, 53, 109-120.) These authors were …
Resource: EIBI Saves Up to $2,500,000
Cost-benefit Estimates for Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism by John W. Jacobson, James A. Mulick, and Gina Green
Resource: Do Vaccines Cause Autism? by William Ahearn
A brief review of the literature on the relation between vaccines and autism. Evidence does not support claims that vaccines are related to autism.
Tags: autism, vaccines
Resource: Applied Behavior Analysis and us: One parent's reflec…
Transcription of an address delivered at the 1999 Annual Board Meeting of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. The address was delivered by a parent of two children diagnosed with autism. Her address was intended to reinforce the valuable work pe…
Resource: "Parental Activisim" - Segment 1 of a historic seri…
John Jacobson, Ph.D. was a tireless advocate for the ABA approach to autism treatment, and we are proud to say he was a member of the Cambridge Center's Autism Advisory Group. He recorded a series of short video clips for the University of Massachusetts M…
Resource: Functional Assessment
This paper considers the following topics: I. What is functional assessment? II. What are the goals of functional assessment? III. What are the possible causes of problem behavior? IV. What are the three ways in which functional assessment can be cond…
Resource: Chelation Therapy: Warning by the Food and Drug Admin…
Thomas Zane, Ph.D., BCBA-D, shares his column, "Science, Fads, and Applied Behavior Analysis" with the Cambridge Center.
Resource: News from the UK: Story from the Republic of Ireland
A piece written by a parent of a child with autism and qualified teacher from Dublin. Contributed by Dr. Mickey Keenan.
Resource: STAMPPP, A multimedia package for parents & professio…
News from Mickey Keenan about the project Science and the Treatment of Autism: A Multimedia Package for Parents and Professionals (STAMPPP)
Resource: Autism at school: seven questions for parents by Rich…
Many children with autism find aspects of everyday life difficult, and school is no exception. School is a complex environment at the best of times, but even more so if you struggle with social situations, understanding other people, demands to perform ac…
Resource: Behavioural method is not an attempt to 'cure' autism…
ABA isn't actually an autism treatment, although it can be used to make a positive difference. It can be applied at any age and not just with children with more severe autism. It's also used in other areas of education and in health, and among other thing…
Resource: Who are You Going to Believe, Me or Your Own Eyes: Th…
Thomas Zane, Ph.D., BCBA-D, shares his column, "Science, Fads, and Applied Behavior Analysis" with the Cambridge Center.
Resource: The Vaccine and Autism Connection: The Wakefield Stud…
Thomas Zane, PhD, BCBA-D, shares his column, "Science, Fads, and Applied Behavior Analysis" with the Cambridge Center.
Resource: Medical Therapies for Children With Autism Spectrum D…
Published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (May 26, 2017) https://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/search-for-guides-reviews-and-reports/?pageaction=displayproduct&productid=247…
Resource: Practitioner Resources for Applied Behavior Analysts …
The Autism Center of Excellence at Western Michigan University is developing a series of video interviews with national experts in applied behavior analysis, autism and behavioral pediatrics. These videos are designed for board-certified behavior analysts…
Resource: Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
This report reviews the educational strategies and associated therapies that are the primary treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders. Optimization of health care is likely to have a positive effect on habilitative progress, functional ou…
Resource: A Case Study in the Misrepresentation of Applied Beha…
This article presents a case study in the misrepresentation of applied behavior analysis for autism based on Morton Ann Gernsbacher's presentation of a lecture titled "The Science of Autism: Beyond the Myths and Misconceptions." Her misrepresentations inv…
Resource: Learning to use the Language of Emotions. (2010). Bon…
B.F. Skinner provided an important guide to the analysis of language in his book, Verbal Behavior. In this book, he stresses the critical value to focusing on the function of various aspects of communication. His analysis includes a very interesting secti…
Resource: The Neurodevelopment of Autism: Recent Advances by Ge…
During the past several decades researchers have been trying to show that people with autism have definitive brain damage. However, despite the use of more sophisticated brain scanning and imaging methods that have recently become available, there is no e…
Resource: Bibliography for "Is ABA Evidence-Based?"
Bibliography of Reviews of the Evidence for Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention by Independent Panels, by meta-analysis, and by Peer Review.
Resource: Evidence-Based Communication Approaches for Children …
Evidence-Based Communication Approaches for Children With Autism. (How to Get Children with ASD to Communicate: What Works) Presentation during the West Coast Conference on Autism 2012 by Andy Bondy, Ph.D., Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc. (This is…
Resource: Jane S. Howard, Ph.D., BCBA-D: ABA treatment for ind…
Presentation from the April 2012 West Coast Conference on Autism. ABA treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder: A retrospective and the way forward by Jane S. Howard, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Resource: Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D. - Adolescents and Adults wit…
"Adolescents and Adults with Autism: Evidence-based Practice in Support of Competence and Quality of Life" Presentation during the West Coast Conference on Autism 2012 by Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D., Upper School for the McCarton School, NYC. (This is a la…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 43, 62-84 (2015). MENTALISTI…
ABSTRACT: In this paper we analyze autism as a hypothetical construct and explain how an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis functions to derail scientific investigations of autistic behavior. To support this argument, we employ a series of behavioral p…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 33, 101-131 (2005). PAUL E.M…
Paul E. Meehl and B. F. Skinner, two of the foremost psychological theorists of the 20th century, overlapped at the University of Minnesota in the early 1940s when Skinner was a faculty member and Meehl was a graduate student. Though Skinner was well a…
Resource: Call for Posters - DOWNLOAD for PDF (Download Link un…
Call for Posters - 10th Annual West Coast Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions. Friday, April 28, 2017, Buellton, California.
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Gerhardt’s presentation from our 9th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions.
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Weiss' presentation from our 9th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions.
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Zane’s presentation from our 9th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions.
Resource: 7th Annual West Coast Conference on Autism - Exhibito…
Exhibitor Application for our 7th Annual West Coast Conference on Autism and Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Fryling's presentation from our 9th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions.
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Taylor’s presentation from our 10th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions.
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Smith’s presentation from our 10th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions. (Part 1 of 3 – Pages 1-21)
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Smith’s presentation from our 10th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions. (Part 2 of 3 - Pages 21-40)
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Smith’s presentation from our 10th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions. (Part 3 of 3 - Pages 41-56)
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Horner’s presentation from our 10th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions.
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Fahmie’s presentation from our 10th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions. (Part 1 of 2 – Pages 1-15)
Resource: Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions …
Dr. Fahmie’s presentation from our 10th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders: Research-Based Solutions. (Part 2 of 2 – Pages 16-34)
Item: Autism through the Lifespan: The Eden Model
Autism through the Lifespan: The Eden Model By David Holmes, Foreword, Eric Schopler For more than twenty years, The Eden Family of Services in Princeton, New Jersey, has provided comprehensive behaviorally based services for children and adults with auti…
Item: Right from the Start - Behavioral Intervention for Young …
Right from the Start - Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autismby Sandra L. Harris and Mary Jane WeissThis informative and user-friendly guide helps parents of young children with autism and related disorders and their service providers expl…
Item: Treating Eating Problems of Childrenwith Autism Spectrum …
A child’s incessant screaming, spitting, and food throwing during mealtime are enough to frustrate any parent or caregiver! Continuous resistance to eating not only leads to malnourishment, but physical and intellectual developmental be…
Item: Preschool Education Programsfor Children with Autism
Preschool Education Programs for Children with Autism, Third EditionBy Sandra Harris and Jan HandlemanPreschool Education Programs for Children with Autism is written for special education teachers, school administrators, child-study team members, psychol…
Item: Teaching Individuals With Developmental Delays: Basic Int…
The long awaited sequel to teaching Developmentally Disabled Children: The Me Book has finally arrived! Following in the legacy of his earlier classic book, O. Ivar Lovaas, director of the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention, has skillfully brought to…
Item: Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children - DVD
Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children with O. Ivar Lovaas (1988) Award-winning film (Original in VHS) of Ivar Lovaas's then 25 years of research at UCLA. Describes controlled experimental, longitudinal investigation and introduces treatment concept…
Item: Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children - VHS
Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children with O. Ivar Lovaas (1988) Award-winning film (Original in VHS) of Ivar Lovaas's then 25 years of research at UCLA. Describes controlled experimental, longitudinal investigation and introduces treatment concept…
Item: Teaching Language to Children with Autism and other Devel…
Teaching Language to Children with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities by by Mark L. Sundberg & James W. Partington Most children with autism or other developmental disabilities experience severe language delays or disorders. Teaching langu…
Item: Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism, S…
Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism, Study Questions By Stephen F. LedouxStudy Questions for Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism by Catherine Maurice, Gina Green, and Stephen Luce.These study questions were prepared t…
Item: Self-help skills for people with autism: a systematic tea…
Learning self-help skills -- eating, dressing, toileting, and personal hygiene -- can be challenging for people with autism, but is essential for independence. This book thoroughly describes a systematic approach that parents (and educators) can use to…
Item: Behavioral Foundations of Effective Autism Treatment
Behavioral Foundations of Effective Autism Treatment is a comprehensive volume of key topics in behavior analysis for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).? Consisting of 17 chapters by noted experts in clinical research, this book is an aut…
Item: Annual Campaign for Autism
Sponsorship Each year the Cambridge Center’s Changing Lives through Education, One Community at a Time Annual Drive for Autism seeks a few select sponsors.  Sponsors are critical to continuing to provide scholarship opportunities and lowered t…
Item: The Science and Fiction of Autism
ISBN-10: 0674025695 | ISBN-13: 978-0674025691 | Publication Date: September 30, 2007 | Edition: 1 Autism is a complex and incurable constellation of bizarre behaviors, impaired cognition, limited language, and most distressingly, a lack of responsi…
Item: Applying Behavioral Analysis Across the Autism Spectrum -…
Applying Behavior Analysis Across the Autism Spectrum, Second Edition is appropriate for use in training programs designed to prepare personnel for working with children with autism, and which conform to the BACB's Guidelines in terms of course coverage a…
Item: A Picture's Worth : PECS and Other Visual Communication S…
p>Most young children with autism have significant delays in acquiring communication skills, a hallmark characteristic of autism. But with intensive early intervention and Applied Behavior Analysis techniques, children can be taught how to communicate suc…
Tutorial: How to get children with ASD to communicate: What wo…
Presenter: Andy Bondy, Ph.D., Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc. CEU: 1.5 units Type II Choose this course. Course Description: The selection of an approach to help children with autism acquire communication skills is remarkably challenging. This ta…
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