1999 Presentations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Francisco

Ames , S., Bellone, B. O'C. Hutt, L., O'Leary, C., & Green, G. (November 1999). Effects of PECS training on requesting and symbolic matching. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Francisco.

Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts: Tying it Together

Holcomb, W.L. (November 1999). Early intensive applied behavior analysis. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference by the Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts: Tying it Together.

Current Trends in Autism

Ellis, J.T. & Holcomb, W.L. (October 1999). Home-based applied behavior analysis. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference: Current Trends in Autism.

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Ahearn, W.H. (October 1999). Behavior analytic assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Ahearn, W.H., & Potter, P. (October 1999). Establishing weight gain in a failing-to-thrive boy with autism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Ahearn, W.H., & Simone, C.A. (October 1999). Comparing two feeding assessment techniques: Self-feeding vs. nonself-feeding. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R. B. (October 1999). What do yoking procedures control for in choice studies? A post-hoc analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R. B. (October 1999). Locating an unwanted source of stimulus control in a concurrent-operants procedure. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Klein, M., & Johnson, C. (October 1999). Acquisition of an auditory-visual matching-to-sample task: Computer vs. teacher-delivered instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Lacroix, J. A., & Gould., D.D. (October 1999). Reducing stereotypy through the use of sensory extinction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Moran, K. (October 1999). Interventions for stereotypic behavior: A comparison of response interruption, differential sensory reinforcement, & noncontingent delivery of sensory stimulation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

St. Amand, C., & Gould, D. D. (October 1999). Transfer of stimulus control procedures to teach sight word reading: Fading vs. time delay. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Wehmann, B., & Graff, R.B. (October 1999). The effects of choice of task sequence on responding. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Wyman, E.J. (October 1999). Use of a picture activity schedule to increase independent play skills of a preschool child with PDD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Zaleska, A., & Johnson, C. (October 1999). A within-subject comparison of analogue and in-vivo functional analyses of stereotypy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Feinstone Elementary School , PA.

Ahearn, W.H. (October 1999). Assessing and treating feeding problems in children with autism. Invited presentation to the Bucks County Public School System, Feinstone Elementary School, PA.

The Autism Partnership, Wellesley, MA

Ahearn, W.H. (September 1999). Why does my son eat only macaroni and cheese?: Feeding problems in children with autism. Invited presentation to The Autism Partnership, Wellesley, MA

Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore

Green, G. (September 1999). Science, pseudoscience, and antiscience in autism treatment. Keynote address to the annual meeting of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore.

American Psychological Association, Division 25 (Experimental Analysis of Behavior), Boston

Foxx, R.M., Green, G., & Jacobson, J.W. (August 1999). Science in autism treatment. Panel discussion at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Graff, R.B. & Diener, M. (August 1999). Teaching simple discriminations to a child with severe disabilities. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Healey, J.J., & Ahearn, W.H. (August 1999). The relationship between self-injury and self-restraint: Assessment and treatment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Holcomb, W., Anderson, J., Clark, K., Geckeler, A., Green, G., & MacDonald, R. (August 1999). Outcomes of an intensive behavioral program for preschoolers with autism. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Lundwall, A. & Ahearn, W.H. (August 1999). Functional analysis and treatment of an autistic child's hand-biting. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Morse, C., Gould, D. D. , & Galiatsatos, T. (August 1999). A comparison of the outcomes of two methods of assessing preferences. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Sidman, M. (August 1999). Equivalence relations and the reinforcement contingency. Invited address to the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Pennsylvania State University

Green, G. (August 1999). Evaluating research on autism: A primer. Presentation to the National Autism Conference and Pennsylvania Autism Institute, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Green, G. (August 1999). Behavior analytic assessment in autism. Presentation to the National Autism Conference and Pennsylvania Autism Institute, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago

Ahearn, W.H., Castine, T., & Nault, K. (May 1999). Assessment of the food preferences of children with autism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Ahearn, W.H., Veigh, M., Castine, T., Murphy, J., & MacDonald, R.(May 1999). Assessing and treating food selectivity/refusal in young children with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Anderson, J., Geckeler, A., Green, G., Holcomb, W., MacDonald, R., Mansfield, R., & Silvestri, S. (May 1999). Conditional discrimination performances of preschool children with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Braga , P., Andrade, M., Ahearn, W.H., & Sidman, M. (May 1999). Equivalence classes and three-term contingencies. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Ciotti, N., Silvestri, S., & MacDonald, R. (May 1999). Assessing levels of stereotypic behavior in children with autism: An evaluation of sampling procedures. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Cohen-Almeida, D., Graff, R.B., Davis, C., Ahearn, W.H., & Ahern, E. (May1999). A comparison of verbal and tangible stimulus-choice preference assessments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Gottschalk, J.M., Libby, M.E., & Graff, R.B. (May 1999). The effects of establishing operations on preference assessment outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Gould, D. D. , & Cohen-Almeida, D.(May 1999). A practical introduction to direct observation and measurement of behavior in applied settings. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Green, G. (May 1999). Behavior analysis in the New Age. Presidential address to the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Johnson, C., Nirgudkar, A., Deschenes, B., Mudway, P., & Keogh, K. (May 1999). Preference assessments: Selection versus duration as dependent measures. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Karsina, A.J., Morse, C., & Gould, D. D. (May 1999). Comparison of three methods for determining stimulus preference. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Morse, C. & Simonsen, F. (May 1999). Functional analysis and treatment of mouthing. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Orlando, R.G., Gould, D. D. , & Healey, J.J. (May 1999). The effects of noncontingent escape on self-injury maintained by negative reinforcement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Contemporary Forums, Washington, D.C.

Green, G. (April 1999). Financial cost and benefits of early intensive behavioral intervention. Paper presented at the Autism Preconference, Child with Special Needs Conference, Contemporary Forums, Washington, D.C.