Articles Published in the Past Year

Ahearn, W.H. (2014). Licensing applied behavior analysts in Massachusetts. APBA Reporter, 47.

DeLeon, I.G., Graff, R.B., Frank-Crawford, M.A., Rooker, G.W., & Bullock, C.E. (2014). Reinforcement arrangements for learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In J. Tarbox, D.R. Dixon, P. Sturmey, & J.L. Matson (Eds.), Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research, Policy, and Practice. New York: Springer.

Dickson, C.A., MacDonald, R.P.F., Mansfield, R., Guilhardi, P., Johnson, C., & Ahearn, W.H. (2014). Social validation of the New England Center for Children-Core Skills Assessment. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 65-74.

Dupere, S., MacDonald, R.P.F., & Ahearn, W.H. (2013). Using video modeling with substitutable loops to teach varied play to children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 662-668.

Graff, R. B. (2014).  A Review of Radical Behaviorism for ABA Practitioners, by James M. Johnston.  Association of Professional Behavior Analysts Reporter, #50.

Johnson, C., Meleshkevitch, O., & Dube, W.V. (2014). Merging separately established stimulus classes with outcome-specific reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 101, 38-50.

Kelly, M.A., Roscoe, E.M., Hanley, G.P., & Schlichenmeyer, K. (2014). Evaluation of assessment methods for identifying social reinforcers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 113-135.

Kuroda, T., Cançado, C.R.X., Lattal, K.A., Elcoro, M., Dickson, C.A., & Cook, J.E. (2013). Combinations of response-reinforcer relations in periodic and aperiodic schedules. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 99, 199-210.

MacDonald, J.M., Ahearn, W.H., Parry-Cruwys, D., Bancroft, S., & Dube, W.V. (2013). Persistence during extinction: Examining the effects of continuous and intermittent reinforcement on problem behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 333-338.

MacDonald, R.P.F. (Summer 2013). Teaching joint attention curriculum from the ACE® Curriculum. Autism News of Orange County, 7, 10-13.

MacDonald, R. P. F. (2013). Establishing repertoires of pretend play in children with autism using video modeling. In M. Weiss & A. Bondy (Eds.), Social Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Bethesda, MD; Woodbine Press.