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)
http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/nsp/reports.php

National Autism Center:  A Parent's Guide To Evidence-Based Practice and Autism
http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/learning/parent_manual.php

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."

For a copy of the report, go to: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter3/sec6.html#autism  or call: 1-877-9MHealth


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
http://www.health.ny.gov/community/infants_children/early_intervention/disorders/autism/app_c.htm#APPENDIX_C




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
http://www.aasmnet.org/Resources/PracticeParameters/PP_NightWakingsChildren.pdf




AUTISM PARENT RESOURCES

Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org/

Autism Speaks
http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Autism Votes
http://www.autismvotes.org/site/c.frKNI3PCImE/b.3909853/k.BE44/Home.htm

National Library of Medicine:  research database providing information on thousands of articles on Autism.  Enter "autism" in the search field.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

Schafer Autism Report
http://www.sarnet.org/aumdeservesinsurance.blogspot.com/



BOOKS

"Good Night, Sweet Dreams, I love you, Now Get into Bed and Go to Sleep!"-Patrick C. Friman, Ph.D.
http://www.boystownpress.org/index.php/catalogsearch/advanced/result/?name=Good+night&description=&sku=&price%5Bfrom%5D=&price%5Bto%5D=

"Teaching Language to Children with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities"-Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA, and James Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D  (ISBN:  0968098509)
http://www.amazon.com/Teaching-language-children-developmental-disabilities/dp/0968098509

"Verbal Behavior"-B.F. Skinner (1957).  ISBN: 0874115914




CURRICULUM and VERBAL BEHAVIOR TEACHING STIMULI

"The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills-Revised" (ABLLS-R)-James Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D
http://www.partingtonbehavioranalysts.com/page/ablls-r-25.html

"The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program" (VB-MAPP)-Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA
http://www.marksundberg.com/vb-mapp.htm

K & K Sign to Talk NOUNS AND K & K Sign to Talk VERBS
http://www.northernspeech.com/search/author/Tamara_Kasper/

 

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.
http://www.tidewaterasa.org/documents/POSTSundbergMichael200pdf.pdf

"A collection of reprints on verbal behavior"-Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA and Jack Michael, Ph.D
http://www.amazon.com/Collection-Reprints-Verbal-Behavior/dp/B004M3PXFS


LISTSERVES

DTT/NET Yahoo Group
http://groups.yahoo/com/group/DTT-NET/

Verbal Behavior Group
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/verbalbehavior/

Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis Special Interest Group (SPABA)
http://behavioralspeech.com/

 

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
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fh/mcshn/


 

CERTIFICATION BOARDS

Behavior Analyst Certification Board
http://www.bacb.com/



PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

ABAI (Association for Behavior Analysis International)

https://www.abainternational.org/welcome.aspx 

APBA (Association of Professional Behavior Analysts)

https://www.apbahome.net/ 

BCBA Code of Ethics

https://www.bacb.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Ethics-Code-for-Behavior-Analysts-210902.pdf