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Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

14th Annual Autism Conference

February 23-25, 2020


Hyatt Regency Miami; Miami, Florida

We are excited to return to Miami, Florida for our 14th Annual Autism Conference! Miami has over 50 miles of beaches, is famous for its Art Deco architecture, and encompasses a vibrant Cuban scene.


The Hyatt Regency Miami is only a five-minute walk to Mary Brickell Village, an open-air shopping destination with a range of retailers and restaurants. The Wynwood Arts District is just a short taxi ride away and is home to more than 100 galleries and the infamous Wynwood Walls, one of the most impressive street art collections in the world. The South Beach neighborhood is just a 10-minute taxi ride away, with beautiful beaches, celebrity-chef eateries, and trendy nightspots.


Miami International Airport (MIA) is America’s second-busiest airport for international passengers and boasts a lineup of over 100 air carriers. Miami’s Metrorail is a fast and inexpensive way to get you from the Miami International Airport through Downtown Miami.


Thank you for attending the 13th Annual Autism Conference!


Behavioral Intervention Certification Council
The Behavioral Intervention Certification Council (BICC) administers certification exams to promote standards of professional excellence and consumer safety in autism treatment. BICC's board certified autism technician (BCAT) is the only NCCA-accredited, autism-specific, paraprofessional credential. BICC strives to make the BCAT the provider's certification of choice, offering streamlined registration with paperless eligibility documents and an employer Credentialing Manager Portal to download BCAT certificates and purchase exam fee coupon codes.



Butterfly Effects
Butterfly Effect's team of behavior analysts and behavior technicians provide ABA therapy services in homes, schools, and communities for clients on the autism spectrum. Butterfly Effects operates their flagship ABA Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Butterfly Effects creates a collaborative environment that promotes meaningful learning opportunities and experiences through individualized ABA therapy for clients and their circle of support.


The Center for Applied Behavior Analysis (CABA) provides evidenced-based behavioral health services to individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders of all ages. In partnership with local Regional Centers and insurance-based funding, CABA provides home and community-based support to individuals who demonstrate severely challenging problem behaviors. Please contact us directly for more information about our service and employment opportunities.

Centria Healthcare
Centria Healthcare is a leading provider of home-based catastrophic injury and rehabilitation care, private duty nursing, supportive living services, and is the largest provider of applied behavior analysis therapy for children with autism across the state of Michigan.



CodeMetro, Inc.
CodeMetro offers practice management software insurance billing, consulting services, and administrative products and services dedicated to special needs providers. Every day, clinicians and their staff rely on CodeMetro and its services to increase efficiency and profitability and reduce overhead cost. For over a decade, CodeMetro has been advancing the therapy industry, serving as a purveyor of business necessities that foster growth and therapy quality.



East Bay ABA
East Bay ABA is in the San Francisco East Bay Area of California. We strive to be a premier provider and a premier employer of ABA services in Northern California and are dedicated to meeting the needs of children with behavioral challenges such as autism spectrum disorders and their families. We are accredited as a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence, confirming our dedication to our clinical practice, our clients, and our staff.



EBS Healthcare
EBS Healthcare is committed to providing high-quality services and support for populations from birth to 21-years old in communities around the world. Our team is actively involved with associations at local, state, national, and international levels. As the global leader, we recognize our responsibility to share knowledge, advance the field, and support best practices. EBS Healthcare believes that exceptional service comes from clinicians who have a passion for helping others, outstanding training, and ongoing support. Our mission is to make a difference every day in every life we touch.


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Easterseals Bay Area
Easter Seals Bay Area leads the way in ensuring children and families affected by disabilities can live, learn, work, and play to their full potential. Our mission is to expand the organization's impact throughout Northern California in the lives of children with disabilities and their families.



Easterseals Southern California
For nearly 100 years, Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for individuals and families facing disability by providing services that make positive differences in people's lives every day. Easterseals Southern California provides a variety of services that are designed to help people live, learn, work, and play in their communities. Join us as at as we work to change the way the world defines and views disabilities so that everyone can achieve their personal goals.



Florida Institute of Technology
Do you want to assist in helping people learn new behaviors? Become a part of the solution in improving people's lives by becoming a behavior analyst. The Department of Continuing Education at Florida Tech can provide you with the necessary training conveniently and economically. We provide high quality online coursework for certification, as well as the continuing education courses needed to maintain that certification.



Gateway Learning Group
At Gateway Learning Group we cultivate learning, language, behavior, and social skills for individuals with autism and other special needs. Using the principles of applied behavior analysis, we design and implement an individualized program for each client based on his or her needs and interests.


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Huntington Insurance, Inc. has partnered with ABAI to offer member pricing on professional liability insurance. This protection is needed by all professionals to guard individuals and companies from attorneys' errors, omissions, and lawsuits, and is separate from a standard general liability policy. An insurance policy is just the beginning; Huntington Insurance, Inc. agents take it a step further, passing along our knowledge of employee benefits and risk management to help you identify ways to lower risk. ABAI members receive a special discount. Stop by our booth for more information


Autism Conference 2019 San Francisco, California
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