2013 Presentations

Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN

Ahearn, W.H. (May 2013). Assessment and treatment of feeding problems in children with autism. Symposium discussed at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Ahearn, W.H. (May 2013). Analyzing aspects of response interruption and redirection and other treatments for stereotypy. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Ahearn, W.H., Dube, W.V., Moore, K.M., Nevin, J.A., Shahan, T.A., & Sweeney, M.M. (May 2013). Alternative reinforcement, extinction, and resurgence with analog sensory reinforcers. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Benhart, K.A., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2013). A comparison of reinforcer identification methods. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Castile, A.J., Bourret, J.C., & Sellers, M.K. (May 2013). An empirical investigation of time-savings during data sampling procedures. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Deltour, C.G., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2013). Instruction of pretend play skills using video modeling and matrix training. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Donnelly, M.G., & Karsten, A. (May 2013). Prevalence and effects of teaching errors on acquisition of self-care chains. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Glodowski, K.R., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2013). Token schedules of reinforcement in a clinical setting. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Kalles, J.S., Seaver, J., Gates, C., & Joseph, M. (May 2013). Assessment and treatment of self-injurious behavior using DRA and contingent application of equipment with timeout plus equipment fading using a chained schedule of reinforcement. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Kisamore, A.N., Karsten, A., & Mann, C. (May 2013). Evaluating procedures derived from the conditional discrimination literature to teach complex intraverbals to children with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Lucibello, B., Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., & Chiaccio, R. (May 2013). The effects of reinforcement and prompting when assessing preference for vocational activities with adolescents diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Mann, C., Karsten, A., & Michaud, E. (May 2013). Effects of reinforcer sampling on correct responding and problem behavior of children with autism. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Martineau, M., Kodak, T., & Adolf, K.J. (May 2013). The effects of delays to reinforcement on skill acquisition during discrete trial instruction: Implications for treatment integrity failures in an academic setting. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Martineau, M., Potter, J.N., & Hanley, G.P. (May 2013). The effects of consistently brief and progressively increasing inter-trial intervals on social skill acquisition and generalization. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

McConnell, K.L., Sassi, J.L., Cheney, W., Kidder, A., Carr, L.P., & Stepanik, N. (May 2013). Assessment and treatment of problem behavior maintained by escape from dental procedures. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Monette, B., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2013). Teaching joint attention using social reinforcers: Assessing generalization and maintenance of effects using multiple exemplars. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Moore, K. M., Bullard, A., Weale, F., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2013). A behavioral method for assessing anxiety in children with autism. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Parry-Cruwys, D., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2013). A review of maintenance and generalization data in joint attention research. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., Lucibello, B., & Chiacco, R. (May 2013). A comparison of methods to assess preference for vocational activities with adolescents diagnosed with an intellectual disability. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Roberts, K., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2013). Methods for descriptive analysis data calculation. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Sassi, J.L. (May 2013). Methodological advances in the treatment of escape-maintained behavior. Symposium chaired at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Sellers, M.K., & Bourret, J.C., (May 2013). Effects of data sampling on graphical depictions of learning. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Steimer, J.C., & Dickson, C.A. (May 2013). A comparison of three strategies for presenting transitions to less-preferred activities to special education students. Paper presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Vaidya, M., Jacobs, E.A., Dickson, C.A., & Hayashi, Y. (May 2013). Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Special Interest Group. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.

Massachusetts Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Waltham, MA

Donnelly, M.G. (April 2013). Recent advances in acquisition programming for children with autism. Symposium chaired at the 3rd annual conference of the Massachusetts Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Waltham, MA.

Donnelly, M.G., & Karsten, A.M. (April 2013). Teaching errors associated with self-care chains. Paper presented at the 3rd annual conference of the Massachusetts Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Waltham, MA.

Madden, K., & Karsten, A.M. (April 2013). Evaluation of teaching errors related to prompt dependence. Paper presented at the 3rd annual conference of the Massachusetts Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Waltham, MA.

Mann, C., Karsten, A.M., & Michaud, E. (April 2013). Effects of reinforcer sampling on correct responding and problem behavior of children with autism. Paper presented at the 3rd annual conference of the Massachusetts Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Waltham, MA.

Best Practices in Autism Intervention Conference, Albany, NY

Ahearn, W.H. (April 2013). Best practices in autism intervention. Keynote address delivered at the Best Practices in Autism Intervention conference, Albany, NY.

Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2013). Behavior analysis: Public policy and political advocacy. Panel discussion held at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2013). Examining verbal behavior through the lens of the stimulus control literature. President's Symposium chaired and discussed at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2013). Feeding problems in children with autism and developmental disabilities: From useful assessment to effective treatment. Workshop presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Cividini-Motta, C. (March 2013). A systematic comparison of commonly used echoic teaching procedures. Student paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Dickson, C.A., & Klotz, J. (March 2013). Using matrix training to promote generalization of waiting. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Graff, R. B., (March, 2013). Protocols for monitoring the use of restrictive procedures. In M. Riordan (chair), Using peer review to improve the quality of service delivery. Panel discussion presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Hedquist, C. (March 2013). A comparison of differential reinforcement procedures for treating automatically reinforced problem behavior. Student paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Keeler, J. Schlichenmeyer, K.J., Roscoe, E.M., Rooker, G.W., & Dube, W.V. (March 2013). Identifying potential positive reinforcement contingencies during the functional analysis escape condition. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Kelly, M.A., Roscoe, E.M., Hanley, G.P., & Schlichenmeyer, K.J. (March 2013). Evaluation of assessment methods for identifying social reinforcers. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

MacDonald, J.M, & Ahearn, W.H. (March 2013). Teaching observational learning to children diagnosed with autism. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

MacDonald, R.P.F., Monette, B., & Sng, S. (March 2013). The role of multiple exemplar training on establishing joint attention. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Mansfield, R. (March 2013). Research to practice: The road goes both ways. Symposium chaired at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

McConnell, K.L., Sassi, J.L., Cheney, W.R., Kidder, A., & Carr, L. (March 2013). Assessment and treatment of problem behavior maintained by escape from dental procedures. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

McHaffie, K. (March 2013). The use of matrix training for teaching delayed imitation: Evaluating changes in video modeling task performance. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Nickel, U., Grieco, C., Cerrone, T., Passmore, T., & Dickson, C.A. (March 2013). Collecting data with a mobile device in discrete trial instruction: An initial evaluation of ACE® Data Entry. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Pendergrass, A.B., Weiss, J.S., & Ahearn, W. H. (March 2013). Comparison of physical and simultaneous video modeling prompts in the acquisition of play and vocational tasks. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Roscoe, E.M. (March 2013). Preference assessments and functional analysis: Identification of idiosyncratic reinforcers and practical enhancements. Symposium chaired at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Roscoe, E.M., Schlichenmeyer, K.J., & Dube, W.V. (March 2013). A systematic method for identifying idiosyncratic variables to test in a functional analysis. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Sveinbjornsdottir, B. (March 2013). Specifying the problem of activity transitions in students with intellectual disabilities. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Thomason-Sassi, J.L., Senkowski, N., Neidert, P.L., & Roscoe, E.M. (March 2013). Functional analysis: Methodological modifications for addressing practical constraints. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Verriden, A. (March 2013). A comparison of preference assessment methods. Student paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Las Vegas, NV.

Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis, Hershey, PA

Graff, R. B. (March 2013). Changes in the clinical diagnosis and management of concussions: Implications for applied behavior analysts. Invited address presented at the 2013 PennABA Conference, Hershey, PA.

Graff, R. B. (March 2013). Research-based considerations for conducting and interpreting stimulus preference assessments. Invited workshop presented at the 2013 PennABA Conference, Hershey, PA.

Texas Association for Behavior Analysis, Fort Worth, TX

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2013). Some musings on automatic reinforcement and stereotypy. Talk presented at the annual regional conference of the Texas Association for Behavior Analysis, Fort Worth, TX.

California Association for Behavior Analysis, Garden Grove, CA

Ahearn, W.H. (February 2013). The practice of Applied Behavior Analysis: A call for independence. Invited address presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the California Association for Behavior Analysis, Garden Grove, CA.

Ahearn, W.H. (February 2013). Contemporary issues for behavior analysts. Panel discussion held at the 31st Annual Conference of the California Association for Behavior Analysis, Garden Grove, CA.