2010 Presentations

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA

Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). Autism insurance legislation: A tide sweeping the nation. Panel discussion chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Alverson, J., & Ryan, S. (October 2010). Increasing procedural integrity of behavior management programs through group feedback. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Andrade, M., Mansfield, R., Dickson, C.A., & Nickel, U. (October 2010). What can I do with this big pile of data?  Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

 Andrejczyk, L., Carey, A., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). Evaluating the use of a multiple schedule as a method for identifying treatment effects. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Augustine, M., Bourret, J.C., & Clay, C. (October 2010). Analysis of the effects of psychotropic medication on the behavior of children diagnosed with autism. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bialoglowy, J., Samiljan, J., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bolduc, H., MacDonald, R.P.F., Ahearn, W.H., Wheeler, E.E., & Dube, W.V. (October 2010). Assessing preference for social interaction in children with ASDs. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bourret, J.C. (October 2010). Basic science meets real-world environments: Topics in translational research. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Braga-Kenyon , P.R. (October 2020). New developments in stimulus control research: implications for effective teaching of children diagnosed with autism.  Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Campbell, N. & Dickson, C. A. (October 2010). Using Premackian reinforcement to reduce excessive off-task behavior in an adult with an ASD. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Castile, A.J., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2010). Assessing problem behavior evoked by noise. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Cividini-Motta, C., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). Differential reinforcement of prompted and independent responses: An alternative procedure to decrease prompt dependency. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Cividini-Motta, C., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). Increasing skill acquisition by providing differential reinforcement for prompted and independent responses. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Clark, K.M. (October 2010). Examining effective interventions for decreasing problem behavior of children and adolescents diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Clay, C.J., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2010). An analysis of the effects of reinforcers arranged in choice contexts. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Connor, J., Langer, S.N., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Teaching waiting as a prerequisite to group instruction. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Cook, J.E., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2010). Evaluation of two preference assessments for identifying reinforcers for treating automatically-reinforced problem behavior. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Cook, T., & Ahearn, W.H., (October 2010). Comparing echoic and textual prompts for teaching intraverbal behavior. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Cornelius, C.C., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2010). An evaluation of the relative utility of two demand assessments for identifying negative reinforcers. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Dickson, C.A., Mansfield, R., Andrade, M., & Campbell, N. (October 2010). Validating the Core Skills Assessment®  Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Farber, R., Sanchez, C., Sinclair, P., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). The effects of response interruption redirection and differential reinforcement of other behavior on motor stereotypy. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Golini, E., Stocco, C.S., & Bancroft, S.L. (October 2010). An evaluation of efficacy and preference for fixed versus variable schedules of reinforcement. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Gonzales, M., & Sassi, J. (October 2010). The efficacy of direct reinforcement contingencies on novel motor skill acquisition. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B. (October 2010). Recent research on response allocation and performance. Paper session chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B., & Karsten, A.M. (October 2010). Survey of reinforcer identification practices in education and treatment of individuals with disabilities. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B., & Karsten, A.M. (October 2010). Evaluation of a self-instruction package for conducting stimulus preference assessments. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Guilhardi, P. (October 2010). Failure to acquire stimulus control as function of discrimination difficulty and training sequences. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Horton, K.G., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2010). Behavioral economic manipulations in a closed token economy: Examination of methods for rapid generation of work and demand functions. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Johnson, C., O'Neill, S., Gates, C., Martin, M., & Witt, L. (October 2010). A comparison of constant and progressive time delay in match-to-sample instruction. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Karsina, A.J. (October 2010). Considerations on reducing restraint for the management of dangerous behavior. Panel discussion chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Karsina, A.J., Thompson, R.H., & Rodriguez, N.M. (October 2010). Effects of a history of differential reinforcement on a preference for choice. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Kelly, M.A., Roscoe, E.M., & Phillips, K. (October 2010). Evaluation of assessment methods for identifying preferred topographies of attention. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Kenyon, S.E. (October 2010). The challenges of running behavior plans: Can't we all just do what's written? Symposium chaired and discussed at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Langer, S.N., Ryan, S., & Cerrone, T. (October 2010). Training prerequisite skills for small group instruction. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Lionello-Denolf, K., Jones, B.M., Dickson, C., & Guilhardi, P. (October 2010). Differential pausing between different transition types in multiple schedules by children with an autism spectrum disorder. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

MacDonald, J., Parry-Cruwys, D., Ahearn, W.H., Scamihorn, S., & Dube, W.V. (October 2010). Assessing the effects of matched and unmatched stimuli on the persistence of stereotypy. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Evaluating performance on pivotal skills for better outcomes in children with autism. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Mansfield, R. (October 2010). What we can learn from big piles of data: Benefits of maintaining and analyzing data from a school-wide sample.  Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

McCallen, H., Brown, L., & Weiss, J.S. (October 2010). A comparison of prompting procedures in the acquisition of play skills. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

McConnell, K.L., & Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (October 2010). Reducing physical restraint through systematic fading. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

McHaffie, K., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Effects of stereotypy on video modeling task performance in preschoolers. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Meany, M.G., & Karsina, A.J. (October 2010). Reducing physical restraint through behavioral programming and medication. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Mittan, A.A., Bharucha, D., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). Examining the effects of two token production procedures for conditioning reinforcers. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Morrison, E., & Johnson, C. (October 2010). Expanding equivalence classes with class-specific reinforcement. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Nickel, U., & Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (October 2010). Evaluation of group e-mail feedback on data entry performed by residential staff. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Parrish, C., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Improving accuracy of joint attention assessment by extending the observation period after toy activation. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Parry-Cruwys, D., Dupere, S., Karsten, A.M., Robinson, M., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Assessing outcome of early intensive behavioral intervention for children with autism using a direct observation assessment.  Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Parry-Cruwys, D., McCambridge, Z., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). Assessing and treating motor stereotypy in children with autism: A comparison of two redirection treatments. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Pendergast, S., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Using social reinforcers to increase joint attention in an adolescent male with autism. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., Phelps, M.C., & Augustine, M. (October 2010). A longitudinal study of stereotypy as reinforcement to increase functional play skills in children diagnosed with autism. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Powell, E., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Instructing a nonverbal pre-adolescent with autism to initiate bids for joint attention using social reinforcers. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Reardon, A., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Teaching joint attention using identified social reinforcers. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Roberts, K., Sassi, J., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2010). An assessment of the prevalence and qualitative characteristics of peer attention. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Roberts, K., Seaver, J.L., & Kenyon, S.E. (October 2010). The effects of procedural integrity data collection on the implementation of a behavior program. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Robinson, M., Dickson, C., & Mac Donald, R.P.F. (October 2010). Assessing performance on delayed imitation: A critical skill for learning through video modeling. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Robinson, M., & Hanley, G.P. (October 2010). Social skill acquisition and generalization:The relevance of massed trials and progressive inter-trial intervals. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Roscoe, E.M. (October 2010). Advances in assessing preferences and reinforcers for individuals with developmental disabilities. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Ryan, S., Kenyon, S.E., & Libby, M.E. (October 2010). Reducing physical restraint through simply not doing it: Risks and benefits. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Saad, B., & Sassi, J. (October 2010). The effects of direct and indirect reinforcement on skill acquisition. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Sassi, J.L. (October 2010). Advances in the assessment and treatment of problem behavior in autism. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Scully, M., & Weiss, J.S. (October 2010). Assessment of target training and shaping in the development of adaptive physical education (APE) skills. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Seaver, J.L., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2010). An evaluation of a response prompt assessment. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Seaver, J.P. (October 2010). Reducing restraints: Some practical strategies for children with severe challenging behavior. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Seaver, J.P., Kenyon, S.E., & Graff, R.B. (October 2010). Reducing physical restraint through the use of alternative interventions. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Senkowski, N.R., Sassi, J.L., & Buckingham, S. (October 2010). A comparison of standard-duration and extended-duration functional analyses. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Shaughnessy, D., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (October 2010). A comparison of video modeling and in vivo modeling in teaching tanagram matching skills to children with autism. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Stapleton, M, & Kelly, M. (October 2010). Test re-test reliability of the Core Skills Assessment and the development of procedural integrity measures. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Stropnik, M., Hanley, G.P., & Edinburg, S. (October 2010). A comprehensive social validation process: Identifying effective, preferred, and acceptable interventions for adolescents with autism. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

S veinbjornsdottir, B., Dickson, C.A., Guilhardi, P., Lionello-Denolf, K., Jones, B.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). Descriptive assessment of problem behavior in transitions between activities.  Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Toran, T., & McSweeney, M. (October 2010). Transition planning for adult placements. Workshop presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Vanselow, N., Bourret, J.C., & Clay, C. (October 2010). Describing naturally occurring schedules: Analysis of feedback functions for shooting during basketball games. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Verriden, A., Roscoe, E.M., & Ginnea, S.N. (October 2010). An evaluation of preference stability and problem behavior during preference assessments. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Walter, K., & Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (October 2010). Conditional relations among abstract stimuli: Outcomes from three procedures - variations of go/no-go and match-to-sample. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Weiss, J.S. (October 2010). Effective instructional practices for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Weiss, J.S., Shanahan, K., McKay, J., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2010). A comparison of prompting procedures in the acquisition of play skills. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Uxbridge Public Library, Uxbridge, MA

Ahearn, W.H. (September 2010). What is autism and how is it treated? Seminar presented at the Uxbridge Public Library, Uxbridge, MA.

European Association for Behavior Analysis, Rethymnos, Greece

Gould, D. D. (September 2010) Audience control in bilingual children with autism. Paper presented at the European Association for Behavior Analysis, Rethymno, Crete.

Gould, D.D. (2010). Can behavior analysts change the world? Panel discussion at the annual meeting of the European Association for Behavior Analysis, Rethymno, Crete.

Olsen, P. M. (September 2010) Cross-cultural validation of a Core Skills Assessment for Autism. Paper presented at the European Association for Behavior Analysis, Rethymno, Crete.

Autism Society of America, Dallas, TX

Ahearn, W.H. (July 2010). No easy answers for stereotypy: A comprehensive approach promoting functional skills. Session presented at the Autism Society of America conference, Dallas, TX.

Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX

Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Reducing restraint in our public and private schools: Views, considerations, and strategies. Panel discussion chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Direct and indirect effects of treating vocal stereotypy with matched stimulation, DRO, and response interruption. Symposium discussed at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Alverson, J.J., & Ryan, S. (May 2010). Increasing procedural integrity of behavior management programs through group feedback. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Andrade, M., Mansfield, R., Dickson, C.A., & Nickel, U.W. Iterative evaluation of the Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia®: Focusing research, improving skills. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Andrejczyk, L., & Inglis, C. (May 2010). Treatment evaluation of eye play in a child diagnosed with autism. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Augustine, M., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Analysis of the effects of psychotropic medication on the behavior of children diagnosed with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Bancroft, S., Thompson, R.H., Dozier, C.L., Harper, A., & Allard, T.C. (May 2010). Variability in activity completion among children with autism and their typical peers. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Bharucha, D.H., Cividini-Motta, C., Phelps, M., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Identifying social reinforcers and utilizing them for teaching interaction in children and teenagers with ASDs. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Topics in translational research. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Further advances in the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (May 2010). Issues on the emergence of stimulus control: Simple and conditional discrimination. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Braga-Kenyon, P.R., & Kenyon, S.E. (May 2010). Systems for identifying levels of procedural integrity and steps towards increasing levels of integrity. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Castile, A.J., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Assessing problem behavior reported to be evoked by noise. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Cividini-Motta, C., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Differential reinforcement of prompted and independent responses: An alternative procedure to decrease prompt dependency. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Clark, K.M. (May 2010). Examining prompting strategies for teaching verbal behavior. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Clay, C., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Further behavioral economic analyses of choice. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Colon, C.L., Sveinbjornsdottir, B., Kinshaw, M., Andrejczyk, L., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). A comparison of effects related to motor and vocal response interruption and redirection. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Cook, T., Keenan, L. Ahearn, W.H., & Miguel, C.F. (May 2010). Echoic prompts are as good as or better than textual prompts for teaching intraverbal behavior. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Dickson, C.A., Mansfield, R., Andrade, M., & Campbell, N. (May 2010). Aggregate data in the developmental evaluation of a core skills assessment. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Ezold, M., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Examination of effects of increasing rate of exposure to training trials on response acquisition. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Felix-Lonergan, M.E., & Wolfson-Cheron, J. (May 2010). Teaching social activities to children with autism using video modeling. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Gibson, H., & Gould, D.D. (May 2010). Determining the reinforcing value of social consequences and establishing social consequences as reinforcers. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Graff, R.B. (May 2010). Current advances in preference assessments for children with autism. Symposium discussed at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Guilhardi, P., Caetano, M.S., Menez, M., & Church, R. (May 2010). Memorization failure as a function of discrimination difficulty and training sequences in rats and humans. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Horton, K.G., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Behavioral economic manipulation in a closed token economy: Examination of methods for rapid generation of work and demand functions. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Karsina, A.J. (May 2010). Reducing restraint in our public and private schools: Views, considerations, and strategies. Panelist in panel discussion held at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Karsina, A.J., & Thompson, R.H. (May 2010). Assessing the illusion of control within a computer-based game of chance: Illusion or preference? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Kelly, M., Roscoe, E.M., & Phillips, K. (May 2010). Comparison of assessment methods for identifying preferred topographies of attention. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Kenyon, S.E. (May 2010). The challenges of running behavior plans: Can't we all just do what's written? Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Langer, S.N. (May 2010). ABA training opportunities at the New England Center for Children. Expo poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Loring, J.W., Bethay, C., & Roscoe, E.M. (May 2010). Further evaluation of the competition between positive and negative reinforcement for escape-maintained problem behavior. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

MacDonald, J. (May 2010). Professional development series: Research in non-university settings. Panelist in panel discussion held at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2010). Using video modeling to teach children with autism: Examining Procedural variations. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

MacDonald, R.P.F., Wheeler, E.E., & Dube, W.V. (May 2010). Behavioral evaluation of states of engagement during play in children with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

MacManus, C., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2010). Video modeling and matrix training to teach pretend play in children with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Maloney, M., Ostrowsky, D., Waterhouse, K.E., Seban, R., Williams, A., Hanley, G.P., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2010). An evaluation of the effects of a class-wide preschool life skills curriculum. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Mandler, A.L., & Andrade, M. (May 2010). The development of stimulus equivalence in young children. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Mansfield, R. (May 2010). Aggregated data in the development and evaluation of programs of instruction for students with autism. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

McConnell, K.L., Bean, L.L., & Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (May 2010). Reducing physical restraint through systematic fading. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Meany, M.G., & Karsina, A.J. (May 2010). Reducing physical restraint through behavioral programming and medication. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Mills, B.S., & Andrade, M. (May 2010). The establishment of stimulus-stimulus relations without differential reinforcement. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

O'Grady, C., & Kenyon, S.E. (May 2010). Evaluating the effects of quizzes and feedback on procedural integrity. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Palechka, G.D., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2010). A comparison of play skill acquisition using teacher-created video models and commercially available video formats. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Parrish, C., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2010). Measuring joint attention during and after toy activation. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Parry-Cruwys, D., Karsten, A., Robinson, M.E., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2010). Using a direct observation assessment battery to assess outcome of EIBI for children with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Peters, L.C., & Thompson, R.H. (May 2010). Treatment of automatically maintained problem behavior: Indirect effects, procedural integrity challenges, and maintenance. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., & Phelps, M.C. (May 2010). A longitudinal study of stereotypy as reinforcement to increase functional play in children diagnosed with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Roberts, K., Sassi, J., & Lawton, C. (May 2010). A descriptive assessment on the prevalence and qualitative characteristics of peer attention. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Roberts, K., Seaver, J., & Kenyon, S.E. (May 2010). The effects of procedural integrity data collection on the implementation of a behavior program. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Robinson, M.E., Dickson, C.A., MacDonald, R.P.F., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Prerequisite skills for learning through video modeling: role of delayed imitation and delayed matching. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Rodriguez, N.M., Thompson, R.H., Schlichenmeyer, K.J., Stocco, C.S., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Assessment and treatment of arranging and ordering in individuals with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Roscoe, E.M. (May 2010). An evaluation of schedules of reinforcement on socially-maintained problem behavior. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Ryan, S., Kenyon, S.E., & Libby, M.E. (May 2010). Reducing physical restraint through simply not doing it: Risks and benefits. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Seaver, J. (May 2010). Reducing restraint: Some practical strategies for children with severe challenging behavior. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Seaver, J. (May 2010). Reducing physical restraint through the use of alternative interventions. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Seaver, J.L., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Evaluation of a pre-teaching prompting assessment. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Sinclair, P.A., McSweeney, M., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Assessment and treatment of vocal stereotypy in an adult with mental retardation. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Slawinski, B. Ostroff, J., Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (May 2010). Decreasing vocal stereotypic behavior of a male student in public school setting. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Stocco, C.S., Thompson, R.H., Rodriguez, N.M., & Schlichenmeyer, K.J.. (May 2010). The effects of "restricted interests" on caregiver presentation of items. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Stropnik, M.M., Hanley, G.P., Edinburg, S.E., & Luczynski, K.C. (May 2010). Assessment and treatment of off-task behavior exhibited by adolescents with autism in vocational contexts. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Sveinbjornsdottir, B., Dickson, C.A., Guilhardi, P., Lionello-DeNolf, K.M., Jones, B.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Descriptive assessment of problem behavior in transitions between activities. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Vanselow, N.R., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2010). Describing naturally occurring schedules: Analysis of feedback functions for shooting during basketball. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Vanselow, N.R., Thompson, R.H., & Karsina, A.J.. (May 2010). A description of point-by-point decision making by experts and BCBAs. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Walter, K.M., & Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (May 2010). Location of comparison stimuli as the feature controlling participant's selection during visual-visual matching-to-sample tasks. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

YAI Network, New York City, NY

Graff, R.B. (April 2010). Increasing motivation in individuals with disabilities. Paper presented at the YAI Network conference, New York City, NY.

Mansfield, R. (April 2010). Identifying priorities for teaching children with autism: Where do we begin? Paper presented at the YAI Network conference, New York City, NY.

Weiss, J.S. (April 2010). Increasing independence using task analyses: Best practice and case studies. Paper presented at the YAI Network conference, New York City, NY.

Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis, Cromwell, CT

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2010). Examining effective and ineffective treatments for stereotypy. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis, Cromwell, CT.

Moore, K., Cividini-Motta, C., Dashner, J., Justice, D.A., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (March 2010). Sensory integration as a treatment for automatically reinforced behavior. Paper presented at the Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis, Cromwell, CT.

Seaver, J., Roscoe, E.M., Bourret, J.C., & Gavidia, G. (March 2010). Comparison of differential reinforcement of alternative behavior alone and in combination with response interruption and redirection for treating automatically-reinforced stereotypy. Paper presented at the Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis, Cromwell, CT.

Sinclair, P.A., McSweeney, M., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2010). Assessment and treatment of vocal stereotypy in an adult with mental retardation. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis, Cromwell, CT.

Texas Association for Behavior Analysis, Galveston, TX

Ahearn, W.H. (February 2010). Feeding problems in children with developmental disabilities and autism: From useful assessment to effective treatment. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Texas Association for Behavior Analysis, Galveston, TX.

Ahearn, W.H. (February 2010). There is no easy answer to stereotypy: A comprehensive approach to promote functional skills. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Texas Association for Behavior Analysis, Galveston, TX.

ABAI Autism Conference, Chicago, IL

Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., & Phelps, M.C. (January 2010). Increasing functional play skills in children diagnosed with autism using stereotypy as reinforcement. Poster presented at the ABAI Autism conference, Chicago, IL.