ABA Resources

ENDORSEMENT OF ABA AS AN EFFICACIOUS TREATMENT FOR AUTISM

National Autism Center's National Standards Project
Findings and Conclusions:  Addressing the Need for Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines for Autism Spectrum Disorders (2009)


National Autism Center:  A Parent's Guide To Evidence-Based Practice and Autism


Mental Health:  A Report of the Surgeon General
The Surgeon General, David Satcher, MD, Ph.D., concluded, "Thirty years of research demonstrated the efficacy of applied behavioral methods in reducing inappropriate behavior and in increasing communication, learning, and appropriate social behavior."


Other organizations endorsing ABA as a scientifically supported treatment for Autism and related disorders:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
National Institute of Mental Health

United States Surgeon General Schachter
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute for Child Health & Human Development
National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Autism Society of America
American Psychological Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Family Pediatrics
American Academy of Neurology
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Behavior Analysis Certification Board
Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Division 53 APA)
National Alliance for Autism Research
Association for Science in Autism Treatment

New York State Department of Health:  Clinical Practice Guideline-Report of the Recommendations




TREATMENT OF BEDTIME PROBLEMS OR NIGHTTIME AWAKENING USING ABA
Practice Parameters for Behavioral Treatment of Bedtime Problems and Nighttime Awakenings in Infants and Young Children:  An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Report



AUTISM PARENT RESOURCES
Autism Society of America

Autism Speaks

Autism Votes

National Library of Medicine:  research database providing information on thousands of articles on Autism.  Enter "autism" in the search field.

Schafer Autism Report


BOOKS
"Good Night, Sweet Dreams, I love you, Now Get into Bed and Go to Sleep!"-Patrick C. Friman, Ph.D.


"Teaching Language to Children with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities"-Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA, and James Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D  (ISBN:  0968098509)



CURRICULUM and VERBAL BEHAVIOR TEACHING STIMULI
"The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills-Revised" (ABLLS-R)-James Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D

"The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program" (VB-MAPP)-Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA

K & K Sign to Talk NOUNS AND K & K Sign to Talk VERBS

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES
Rogers, S. J., & Vismara, L. A. (2008). Evidence-based comprehensive treatments for early autism. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 37, 8-38.

Sundberg, M. & Michael, J. (2001).  The benefits of Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior.  Behavior Modification, 25(5), p.698-724.

"A collection of reprints on verbal behavior"-Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA and Jack Michael, Ph.D

Weiss, M. J. (2019, August). The Ethical Imperative to Ensure Cultural Competence and
Sensitivity among Behavior Analysts. Cambridge Center for Behavioral Sciences and
Endicott College Ethics Conference.

Conners, Brian M., " Multiculturalism and Diversity Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis"
(2020). Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs). 2748.

Fong, E. H., Catagnus, R. M., Brodhead, M. T., Quigley, S., & Field, S. (2016, February
4). Developing the cultural awareness skills of behavior analysts. Behavior analysis in
practice.

Fong, E. H., Ficklin, S., & Lee, H. Y. (n.d.). Increasing Cultural Understanding and
Diversity in Applied Behavior Analysis. American Psychological Association.

Galbraith, L. A., & Normand, M. P. (2017). Step it up! Using the good behavior game to
increase physical activity with elementary school students at recess. Journal of applied
behavior analysis, 50(4), 856–860.

Kroeger, K. A., & Sorensen-Burnworth, R. (2009, February 23). Toilet training individuals
with autism and other developmental disabilities: A critical review. Research in Autism
Spectrum Disorders.

 


LISTSERVES
DTT/NET Yahoo Group

Verbal Behavior Group

Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis Special Interest Group (SPABA)

STATE-COUNTY SERVICES

MN Children with Special Health Needs: 
Income-dependent financial assistance for medical evaluations or treatment of chronic illnesses (ages 0-21). Phone: 651-215-8956

 

CERTIFICATION BOARDS

Behavior Analyst Certification Board


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

ABAI (Association for Behavior Analysis International)

APBA (Association of Professional Behavior Analysts)

BCBA Code of Ethics

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