Association for Behavior Analysis International

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31st Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2005

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Panel #65
A Tribute to John Jacobson
Saturday, May 28, 2005
4:00 PM–5:20 PM
Stevens 5 (Lower Level)
Area: AUT/DDA; Domain: Theory
Chair: Richard M. Foxx (Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg)
SUZANNE LETSO (Connecticut Center for Child Development)
CHARLES STEVE HOLBURN (New York State Institute for Basic Research)
BOBBY NEWMAN (Room to Grow)
JAMES A. MULICK (Children's Hospital)
Abstract: This panel discussion is a tribute and celebration of John Jacobson's contributions to behavior analysis. Each panel member will address a particular aspect of John's impact on the field. Jim Mulick will discuss the importance of John's publications. Steve Holburn will discuss John's long and distinguished career at the New York State Department of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Suzanne Letso will discuss John's advocacy of ABA services for families who have children with autism. Bobby Newman will discuss John's role in the formation and development of the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, NYSABA. Richard Foxx will provide an overview of John's contributions to the field.



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