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.

  • AAB: Applied Animal Behavior

    AUT: Autism

    CBM: Clinical/Family/Behavioral Medicine

    CSE: Community Interventions, Social and Ethical Issues

    DDA: Developmental Disabilities

    DEV: Behavioral Development

    EAB: Experimental Analysis of Behavior

    EDC: Education

    OBM: Organizational Behavior Management

    PRA: Practice

    TBA: Teaching Behavior Analysis

    TPC: Theoretical, Philosophical, and Conceptual Issues

    VRB: Verbal Behavior


Ninth Annual Autism Conference; Las Vegas, NV; 2015

Event Details

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Invited Paper Session #10
CE Offered: None

Autism Special Interest Group Update

Saturday, January 24, 2015
5:00 PM–5:30 PM
Grand Ballroom
Area: AUT; Domain: Service Delivery
Instruction Level: Basic
CE Instructor: Robert K. Ross, Ph.D.
Chair: Robert K. Ross (Beacon ABA Services)
ROBERT K. ROSS (Beacon Services), John D. Molteni (University of Saint Joseph)
Robert K. Ross is the senior vice president of curriculum and research at Behavioral Education Assessment and Consultation Inc. (BEACON Services of Massachusetts and BEACON of Connecticut). Beacon Services provides intensive behavioral educational services to children diagnosed with PDD/autism and behavioral and learning challenges. Dr. Ross received his doctorate in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University and his master's in applied behavior analysis from Northeastern University. Dr. Ross is the co-director of the BCBA certification programs at Cambridge College and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. In addition to his teaching and research roles at Beacon, Dr. Ross consults with programs and works directly with individuals with autism and Asperger's syndrome as part of his caseload responsibilities at Beacon. He has presented more than 100 applied research poster presentations, workshops, and symposia at ABAI conferences and authored articles on topics such as instructional practices in autism treatment, activity schedules, and application of ABA beyond autism treatment.

An update on activities of the Autism Special Interest Group will be given.

Target Audience:

Psychologists, behavior analysts, practitioners, and graduate students.

Learning Objectives: Forthcoming.
Keyword(s): SIG



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