2003 Presentations

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA

Bourret, J., Vollmer, T.R., Van Camp, C., & Borrero, J. (October 2003). Behavioral medicine intervention for chronic vomiting and hospitalization in a child with cardiovascular and kidney failure. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bourret, J., Vollmer, T.R., & Witherup, L. (October 2002). An application of response restriction in a multi-operant environment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Buckjune, A. (October 2003). Increasing social statements of children with autism through script-fading and embedded text . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Chiang, M., Roscoe, E.M., & Gould, D.D. (October 2003). Evaluation of the relative efficacy of ABC and partial-interval descriptive analyses. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Ciccone, F.J., & Graff, R.B. (October 2003). Stability of preference for individual items and categories of items. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Florentino, C., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2003). Treating gross motor stereotypy with response competition and response interruption.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Galiatsatos, G.T. (October 2003). The use of texture fading to treat food selectivity of two individuals with developmental disabilities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Galiatsatos, G.T., & McNamara, B. (October 2003). Developing appropriate staff training techniques to improve staff and student performance. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B., Morrison, H. & Galiatsatos, G.T. (October 2003). Evaluation of verbal performance assessments in individuals with and without idiosyncratic speech. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Groskreutz, M.P. (October 2003). Evaluating pictorial and tangible preference assessments. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Higgins, J. (October 2003). Function and treatment methods of automatically reinforced behaviors.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Hutchinson, K. (October 2003). Providing alternative sensory stimulation to decrease stereotypy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Karsina, A.,& Molteni, J. (October 2003). Ethical issues in applied settings: Incorporating measures of social validity into our work and research. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Langer, S., & Mansfield, R. (October 2003). Using photo activity schedules for achieving independent performance in children with autism. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

MacDonald, R.P.F., Sanchez, J., Wiltz, K., & Cota, S. (October 2003). Video modeling to teach play skills to children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Myers, T. (October 2003). The effectiveness of primary and conditioned reinforcement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Morrison, H., & Roscoe, E. (October 2003). The effect of antecedent exercise on behavior maintained by automatic reinforcement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

O'Connor, P. (October 2003). Using scripts and script training to improve the social skills of students with autism and learning disabilities.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Okuda, H. (October 2003). Access to waffles as an alternative method of satiation treatment for chronic rumination. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Piskura, T., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2003). A comparison of multiple stimulus preference assessments for an individual with problem behavior maintained by tangible reinforcement . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Price, M. (October 2003). Self-management  of stereotypy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and therapy, Amherst, MA.

Rooker, G., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2003). Analysis of the relationship between self-injury and self-restraint. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Wanapun, P.D., Langer, S., Stromer, R., Magnusson, A.F., & Perhot, N. (October 2003). Teaching sight words in the context of a picture activity schedule.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Wanapun, P.D., Magnusson, A.F., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2003). Preference assessment of preselection vs. postselection of back-up reinforcers using tokens. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Advances in the Treatment of Pediatric Behavior Problems, Marlborough, MA

Foxx, R.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2003). Behavioral intervention: Case examples and roundtable discussion. Workshop presented at Advances in the Treatment of Pediatric Behavior Problems, Marlborough, MA

MacDonald, R.P.F., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2003). Developmental profiles of young children with autism: How early intensive behavioral intervention addresses specified deficits. Workshop presented at Advances in the Treatment of Pediatric Behavior Problems, Marlborough, MA.

Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Boston, MA

Ahearn, W.H., & Graff, R.B. (September 2003). Autism spectrum disorders: Recent research on prevalence, etiology, and treatment. Workshop presented to the Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Boston, MA.

Congresso Brasileiro de Autismo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Andrade, M. (July 2003). Introdução a técnicas comportamentais para o tratamento de casos severos de aggressivo e autolesivo. Workshop presented at the VI Congresso Brasileiro de Autismo (XII Jornada Regional de Autismo/X Encontro de Amigos do Autista), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Andrade, M.A., & Rooker, G. (July 2003). Limites e possibilidades da análise aplicada do comportamento no tratamento de distúrbios severos de comportamento. Invited address presented at the VI Congresso Brasileiro de Autismo (XII Jornada Regional de Autismo/X Encontro de Amigos do Autista), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Andrade, M.A., Roscoe, E., & Ahearn, W.H. (July 2003). Contibuições recentes da análise do comportamento na redução de comportamento autolesivo e agressivo. Invited address presented at the VI Congresso Brasileiro de Autismo (XII Jornada Regional de Autismo/X Encontro de Amigos do Autista), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Strully, V. (July 2003). Uma breve historia do NECC. Invited address presented at the VI Congresso Brasileiro de Autismo (XII Jornada Regional de Autismo/X Encontro de Amigos do Autista), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Pontifica Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Andrade, M.A., & Rooker, G. (July 2003). Limites e possibilidades da análise aplicada do comportamento no tratamento de distúrbios severos de comportamento. Invited address presented at Pontifica Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Strully, V. (July 2003). Uma breve historia do NECC. Invited address presented at Pontifica Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco

Ahearn, W. H. (May 2003). Preventing escape prevention. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Ahearn, W. H., Clark, K. M., Chung, B., Gardenier, N., & MacDonald, R. (May 2003). Treating vocal stereotypy with response redirection and stimulus competition. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Anderson, J., Gardenier, N., Geckeler, A. S., Holcomb, W., MacDonald, R., Mansfield, R., & Sanchez, J. (May 2003). Stereotypy in children with autism at program entry and after one year of EIBI: Comparison to age matched typically developing peers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Anderson, J., Geckeler, A. S., Holcomb, W., MacDonald, R., Mansfield, R., & Sanchez, J. (May 2003). Changes in joint attention in young children with autism. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Bryant, S., Gould, D. D. , & Molteni, J. D. (May 2003). A comparison between two modes of presentation for preference assessments. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Ciccone, F., & Graff, R. B. (May 2003). Stability of preference for individual items and categories of items. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Clark , K. M., Florentino, C., Toomey, E., Isono, Y., Metzger, J., & Ahearn, W. H. (May 2003). Comparison of highly preferred matched and unmatched stimuli on stereotypy in students with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco. 

Clevenger, T., & Graff, R.B. (May 2003). Prerequisite skills for using pictorial preference assessments. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Dickson, C., Clark, K. M., Dube, W.V., & Wang, S. (May 2003). Stimulus function and observing behavior in a laboratory model of stimulus overselectivity. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Galiatsatos, G. T. (May 2003). The use of texture fading to treat food selectivity of an individual with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco. 

Galiatsatos, G. T., & McNamara. B. (May 2003). Developing appropriate staff training techniques to improve staff and student performance. Workshop presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Graff, R. B., & Morrison, H. (May 2003). Evaluation of verbal preference assessments in individuals with and without idiosyncratic speech. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Johnson, C., & Langer, S. N. (May 2003). Discrimination training curriculum for students with autism spectrum disorders. Workshop presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco. 

MacDonald, R., DeBar, R., Geckeler, A., Mansfield, R., O'Flaherty, C. (May 2003). Using video modeling to teach play and social skills to children with autism and typically developing peers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Magnusson, A.F. (May 2003). Topography of eye movements under select and reject control. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Magnusson, A.F., Dube, W.V., & Dickson, C. (May 2003). Topography of eye movements under select and reject control. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Molteni, J.D., & Clark, J. (May 2003). Assessment and treatment of self-injurious behavior maintained by access to protective equipment. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Moses, A., Holcomb, W., Ahearn, W.H., & Gould, D.D. (May 2003). Teaching time telling using stimulus equivalence. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Roscoe, E.M., Fisher, W.W., Glover, A.C., & Volkert, V.M. (May 2003). Evaluating the relative effects of the discriminative and reinforcing properties of performance feedback in the implementation of stimulus preference assessments. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, San Francisco.

Angels of Autism, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Ahearn, W.H. (May 2003). Dealing with feeding problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Paper presented at the Angels of Autism conference, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Finding Better Ways, Los Angeles, CA McNamara, B., & Davis, C. (May 2003). A comprehensive program model designed to reduce challenging behaviors and the use of physical restraint. Paper presented at the 13th National Finding Better Ways Conference, Los Angeles.

Molteni, J.D., & Geckeler, A.S. (May 2003). Ethical issues in applied settings: Informed consent and right to effective treatment. Workshop presented at the 13th National Finding Better Ways Conference, Los Angeles.

AJ Foundation Conference, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Ahearn, W.H. (January 2003). Assessing and treating feeding problems in children with ASD. Paper presented at AJ Foundation Conference, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.