Presentations Given in the Past Year

Division of Behaviour Analysis, Athlone, Ireland

MacDonald, R.P.F., Dickson, C.A., & Weiss, J.S. (April 2014). The NECC Core Skills Assessment Tool: Outcome measures. Talk presented at the 8th annual conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Athlone, Ireland.

Smyth, M., McCambridge, Z., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (April 2014). Using video modeling to increase procedural integrity in a home-based program. Poster presented at the 8th annual conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Athlone, Ireland.

Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA

Mansfield, R., & Dickson, C.A. (April 2014). Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention: Building critical foundational skills with a structured curriculum. Poster presented at the annual convention & expo of the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA.

McConnell, K.L., Sassi, J.L., Cheney, W., Kidder, A., Carr, L.P., & Stepanik, N. (April 2014). Assessment and treatment of problem behavior maintained by escape from dental procedures. Poster presented at the annual convention & expo of the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA. 

Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2014). Combating myths about behavior analysis. Panelist in discussion presented at the 4th annual convention of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2014). Repetitive and ritualistic behaviors: Evaluating treatment with multiple schedules and assessing indices of anxiety. Symposium discussed at the 4th annual convention of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Benhart, K., Seaver, J.P., & Bourret, J.C. (March 2014). A comparison of reinforcer identification methods. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Bourret, J.C. (March 2014). Token economies: Factors affecting their use with individuals with autism and how to train staff to implement them. Symposium discussed at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Carey, M.K., & Bourret, J.C. (March 2014). Effects of data sampling on graphical depictions of learning. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Castile, A., Carey, M.K., & Bourret, J.C. (March 2014). An empirical investigation of time-savings during data sampling procedures. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Cividini-Motta, C., Sharrer, N., & Ahearn, W.H. (March 2014). A systematic comparison of commonly used echoic teaching procedures. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Dickson, C.A. (March 2014). Teaching foundational social skills to children with autism: Verbal behavior and observational learning. Symposium chaired at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Graff, R.B. (March 2014). Restraint and seclusion: Political, practical, and ethical considerations. Panel discussion chaired at the 4th annual convention of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Graff, R.B. (March 2014). Changes in the clinical diagnosis and management of concussions: Implications for applied behavior analysis. Tutorial  presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Graff, R.B., Knapp, V.M., & Matthews, K. (March 2014). Addressing client and staff safety in school and clinical settings: Practical and regulatory issues. Workshop presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Jackson, J., Glodowski, K., & Bourret, J.C. (March 2014). Response patterns during token schedules of reinforcement with adolescents diagnosed with autism. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Kane, L., Seaver, J.P., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2014). Increasing target mands in a multioperant environment. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

MacDonald, J., & Ahearn, W.H. (March 2014). Teaching observational learning to children with autism. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

MacDonald, R.P.F. (March 2014). Teaching children with autism: Assessing effects of EIBI and evaluating elements of discrete-trial teaching. Symposium chaired at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

McConnell, K.L., Sassi, J.L., Cheney, W.R., & Kidder, A. (March 2014). Assessment and treatment of problem behavior maintained by escape from dental procedures. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Parry-Cruwys, D., MacDonald, R.P.F., & Ahearn, W.H. (March 2014). Assessing change in performance following EIBI for children with autism under 3. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

Walter, K., & Bourret, J.C (March 2014). Functional analysis: Using manding to inform assessment. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.

British Columbia Association for Behavior Analysis

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2014). Best teaching practices in applied behavior analysis. Keynote address presented at the annual conference of the British Columbia Association for Behavior Analysis, British Columbia.

Ahearn, W.H. (March 2014). Feeding problems in children with autism and developmental disabilities: From useful assessment to effective treatment. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the British Columbia Association for Behavior Analysis, British Columbia.

International DADD Conference, Clearwater, FL

Dickson, C.A. (January 2014). Building a solid foundation: Optimal goal selection for learners with autism. Poster presented at the International DADD Conference, Clearwater, FL.

McConnell, K.L., Sassi, J.L., Cheney, W., Kidder, A., Carr, L.P., & Stepanik, N. (January 2014). Assessment and treatment of problem behavior maintained by escape from dental procedures. Poster presented at the International DADD Conference, Clearwater, FL.

Autism Spectrum Disorder across the Life Span: Evidence-Based Clinical Update from Neurobiology to Therapeutics, The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA

Ahearn, W.H. (January 2014). What is ABA: What is it, does it work, & who provides it? Talk presented at Autism Spectrum Disorder across the Life Span: Evidence-Based Clinical Update from Neurobiology to Therapeutics, The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA.

Ahearn, W.H. (January 2014). Panelist on round table discussion at Autism Spectrum Disorder across the Life Span: Evidence-Based Clinical Update from Neurobiology to Therapeutics, The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA.

Student Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Sacramento, CA

Ahearn, W.H. (November 2013). APBA: On the ethics of aversive control. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Student Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Sacramento, CA.

Ahearn, W.H. (November 2013). Some musings on automatic reinforcement and stereotypy. Talk presented at the Student Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Sacramento, CA.

ASHA Annual Convention, Chicago, IL

Chavez Quero, F., & Egan, K. (November 2013). A method for decreasing vocal pitch in an adolescent male with autism. Poster presented at the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago. IL.

Conlin, S., & Southey, J. (November 2013). Comparison of rates of acquisition between PECS discrimination & object-to-picture matching skills. Poster presented at the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago. IL.

Lagasse, D., & Gibson, J. (November 2013). Training teachers to foster communication skills in AAC users with autism. Poster presented at the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago. IL.

ABAI Education Conference, Chicago, IL

Nickel, U.W., Grieco, C., Dickson, C.A., Cerrone, T., Passmore, T.M., McConnell, K.L., & Mansfield, R.C. (November 2013). Mobile data collection and discrete trial instruction: Evaluating ACE data entry. Poster presented at the 2nd Educational Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, Saratoga Springs, NY

Ahearn, W.H. (November 2013). Some musings on automatic reinforcement and stereotypy. Talk presented at the 24th annual conference of the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Moore, K., Sweetman, G., Bullard, A., & Ahearn, W.H. (November 2013). Assessing anxiety in children with autism. Poster presented at the 24th annual conference of the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Autism New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ

Eby, C., Martineau, M., & Cary, M. (October 2013). All together now! Comprehensive services for students with autism spectrum disorders in public schools. Workshop presented at the 31st annual conference of Autism New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ.

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA

Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). Legislative update. Informational session presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). The professional practice of behavior Analysis. Panel discussion chaired and participated in at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.  

Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). APBA: On the ethics of aversive control. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.  

Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). APBA: Automatic reinforcement and stereotypy: From a conceptual Analysis to practical application. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Ambrozewycz, K.L., Reiffarth, L., Parris, K., & Karsina, A.J. (October 2013). Effects of differential reinforcement of independent correct responding for individuals displaying prompt dependency. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Assenzio, B.J., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2013). An abbreviated functional Analysis and treatment assessment. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bancroft, S.L. (October 2013). Recent research on skill acquisition in individuals with developmental disabilities. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Benhart, K.A., Seaver, J.P., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2013). A comparison of reinforcer identification methods. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Boertman, M.E., Amelio, T.M., Conway, S.A., Pellerin, C., Perry, A.M., & Langer, S.N. (October 2013). Observational learning in the context of group instruction. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Budzen, M., MacDonald, J., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). Assessing and training observational learning with an adolescent with autism. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bullard, A., Clark, K.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). Increasing the use of mands for mechanical restraint in the absence of self-injurious behavior. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Cividini-Motta, C., &  Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). Teaching verbal behavior: Evaluating teaching procedures. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.  

Colon, C., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). RIRD for stereotypy: Examining procedural integrity. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Courtemanche, M., Kravitz, B., Majka, P., Rothstein, M., & Karsina, A.J. (October 2013). Displacement and undervaluation of healthful versus snack foods in preference assessments. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Davis, C.R., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2013). A comparison of two NCR without extinction procedures for escape-maintained problem behavior. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

DeLisle, D., & Sassi, J. (October 2013). Use of multiple schedules and thinning of reinforcement to treat perseverative speech. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Dickson, C. (October 2013). Challenging behavior and activity transitions in children with autism spectrum disorders. Invited tutorial presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Dickson, C. (October 2013). Program evaluation and outcome data. Paper session chaired and discussed at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Durocher, A., Raduazzo, K., & Weiss, J.S. (October 2013). A comparison of prompting hierarchies in the acquisition of play skills. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Eby, C., & Demarchi, E. (October 2013). The effects of presenting instructional antecedents using an iPad on the acquisition and generalization of discrimination skills by a child with autism. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Glodowski, K., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2013). Response patterns during token schedules of reinforcement with adolescents with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B. (October 2013). Perspectives on the future of behavior Analysis. Panel discussion chaired at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B. (October 2013). Changes in the clinical diagnosis and management of concussions: Implications for applied behavior analysts. Invited tutorial presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Grundstrom, T., Seaver, J.P., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2013). Manipulation of reinforcement schedule in producing mands in a multioperant environment. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Hafsteinsdóttir, S., Goldsmith, J., MacDonald, J., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). Examining the persistence of behavior following DRO and RIRD. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Hedquist, C., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2013). A comparison of differential reinforcement procedures and schedule fading for treating automatically reinforced problem behavior. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Kinsella, A.J., McSweeney, M., Crowley, C., & Bancroft, S.L. (October 2013). An evaluation of outcomes for brief and extended response restriction preference assessments. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Klein, M.F., Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., & Lucibello, B.M. (October 2013). A comparison of methods to assess preference for work activities with adolescents diagnosed with an intellectual disability. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Lucibello, B.M., Potter, J.N., Hanley, G.P., & Klein, M.F. (October 2013). The effects of reinforcement & prompting when assessing preference for work activities with adolescents diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Mann, C.C., Karsten, A.M., Michaud, E.M., & Schmidt, K.M. (October 2013). Effects of pre-session exposure to reinforcers on correct responding and problem behavior of children with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA. 

Marra, J.P., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2013). Negative reinforcer magnitude manipulations without extinction for treating escape-maintained problem behavior. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

McConnell, K.L. (October 2013). Recent research on escape and avoidance behavior. Symposium chaired at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

McConnell, K.L., Sassi, J., & Cheney, W.R. (October 2013). Assessment and treatment of disruptive behavior maintained by escape from dental procedures in an autistic population. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Nickel, U., Grieco, G., Cerrone, T.,  Passmore, T., & Dickson, C.A. (October 2013). Collecting data with a mobile device in discrete trial instruction:  An initial evaluation of ACE® data entry. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Parry-Cruwys, D. MacDonald, R.F.P., Dupere, S., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2013). Assessing progress and outcome of early intensive behavioral intervention for children with autism under age 3. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Rance, A.K., Roscoe, E.M., & Kalles, J.S. (October). Comparison of preference assessments for identifying reinforcers for treatment of automatically reinforced stereotypy. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Roberts, K.M., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2013). Methods for descriptive Analysis data collection. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Roscoe, E.M. (October 2013). APBA: Functional Analysis: Procedural refinements and best practice recommendations. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Rousseau, K.R., Roscoe, E.M., & Kalles, J.S. (October 2013). Preference assessment comparison for identifying reinforcers for treatment of automatically reinforced stereotypy. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Schlichenmeyer, K.J., Roscoe, E.M., & Dube, W.V. (October 2013). The effects of an inhibitory stimulus control procedure for promoting generalized response suppression of stereotypy. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Strampach, E.R., & Bancroft, S.L. (October 2013). Effects of public posting on student exposure to leisure activities. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Walter, K.M., Bourret, J.C., & Ryan, S. (October 21013). Functional Analysis: Using manding to inform assessment. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Weiss, J.S., Richards, J., & Tompkins, A. (October 2013). A comparison of prompting hierarchies on the acquisition of solitary play skills. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

White, E., Karsten, A., & Spear, M. (October 2013). Reliability and staff preference for three methods of data collection. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Wilhelm, L., & Roscoe, E.M. (October 2013). Procedures for increasing vocational task engagement in children with autism. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Yoshida, K., & Karsina, A.J. (October 2013). Displacement of healthful reinforcers in preference assessments: Comparing the reinforcing efficacy of healthful foods and snack foods. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Georgia Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA

Ahearn, W.H. (September 2013). Best practices in autism treatment: Systematically evaluating practice. Talk presented at the 6th annual conference of the Georgia Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

Wisconsin Association for Behavior Analysis, Madison, WI

Mittan, A., & Ahearn, W.H. (August 2013). Recombinative generalization and matrix training: Methods for acquisition of untaught combinations. Poster presented at the 6th annual conference of the Wisconsin Association for Behavior Analysis, Madison WI.

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.