Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


33rd Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2007

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Panel #116a
Professional Development Series: An Introduction to Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT)
Saturday, May 26, 2007
8:30 PM–9:20 PM
Edward AB
Area: AUT; Domain: Applied Research
Chair: Candice M. Jostad (Western Michigan University)
LYNN KERN KOEGEL (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Recognized as one of the top state-of-the-art treatments for autism in the United States, the innovative Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to target and modify key behaviors in children with autism, leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills. Dr. Lynn Koegel will provide an overview and description of this proven approach, which is the product of 20 years of research from Robert and Lynn Koegel, co-founders of the renowned Koegel Autism Research Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara.




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