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.

15th Annual Autism Conference

Synergy of Science and Practice Worldwide

Preconference Workshops: Sun, February 28

Conference: Mon, March 1–Tue, March 2

 

Please note that the 2021 Autism Conference has been moved to a fully online event. Read the full announcement of changes and what to expect here.

 

 

We will host the entire conference online to continue to promote social distancing and reduce the risks associated with travel and large gatherings. All aspects of the conference—presentations, posters, career fair, and exhibits—will be accessible through our improved interactive virtual platform.

 

We are proud to bring together scientists and practitioners across disciplines and backgrounds in this fully digital event. The invited program of speakers is available. Available continuing education (CE) is as follows, with additional CE available for workshops:

  • BACB: 16 hours
  • PSY: 11 hours
  • NASP: 4 hours

 

Registration is now open; we hope you will join us from the comfort of your home or office!

 

 

Current Exhibitors and Sponsors

 

Booth #1
We provide a customized suite of revenue cycle management services for ABA providers, encompassing insurance claims management, credentialing, eligibility verification, and authorizations, so you can choose what works best for your agency. We pride ourselves on providing top notch service at affordable rates, and are committed to world-class customer care with a helper’s heart. Allow us to help you grow!
Anderson Center for Autism
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #2
Anderson Center for Autism’s (ACA) mission is to optimize the quality of life for individuals with autism. Located in the beautiful Hudson Valley Region, two hours north of New York City, ACA provides residential and educational programs to students ages 5-21 with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. At Anderson Center for Autism, our evidence-based methods demonstrate realistic, steady progress and consistently make a difference in the lives of the individuals and families we serve.
Ascend Behavior Partners
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #3
Our mission is to partner with families living with Autism to build a strong foundation for their children in early childhood and beyond. Ascend Behavior Partners provides Diagnostic Evaluations in AZ, TX and CO for children ages 0-6 years, as well as in-home ABA for children living with an ASD diagnosis. We are proud of our 3 year accreditation from the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence.
Bay Path University
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #4
The ABA Program at Bay Path University provides graduate level instruction and supervision, preparing students to practice as scientists and clinicians in applied settings. Graduates from the program qualify to pursue credentialing and advance in a variety of professional settings. Program options include a verified course sequence through the BACB®, including advanced instruction in verbal behavior, staff training and supervision, and behavioral education systems.
Behavior Development Solutions
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #5
Behavior Development Solutions provides training products, services, and tools for behavior analysts and technicians. Our data-driven CBA Learning Module Series is the premier BCBA/BCaBA exam prep resource and curriculum supplement. Our RBT Exam Prep course contributes to a deeper understanding of ABA while preparing for exam success. We also offer engaging online CE courses and a bookstore with over 150 titles tailored for professionals.
Caravel Autism Health
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #6
Caravel Autism Health specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children on the autism spectrum. Caravel offers research-based programs using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, helping children living with autism reshape their development and embrace new ways of interacting with the world. Caravel operates across Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Washington and Idaho, providing individualized treatment programs designed to help children develop skills, create connections and build confidence.
Far UV Technologies, Inc.
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #11
Please join us to learn more about the safe disinfection method of choice in the defense, healthcare, schools and transportation communities. Our Krypton disinfection lights are safe, effective and chemical-free to sanitize air and surfaces in occupied spaces. Please join us to learn more about keeping your facilities and vehicles safe, learn about our recent use cases in the behavioral health community as well as available FEMA, HUD and other funding.
Florida Tech
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #7
Behavior analysis is a signature strength of Florida Tech. We are proud of our graduates, whose successes have helped Florida Tech earn worldwide acclaim as premier provider of behavior analysis education and training. When you earn a degree or continue your training in behavior analysis at Florida Tech, you help children, families, and organizations navigate the world with comfort, confidence, and success.
Intelligent Video Solutions
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #8
Intelligent Video Solutions (IVS) develops video observation and recording systems designed specifically for clinical and research environments. Its flagship product, VALT delivers live HD video streams while enabling users to create and manage their own video database. VALT users can initiate a recording session tagged with important data, stream live, and securely search recordings all from any computer on the network with a simple intuitive browser interface. Annotation and reporting tools can turn video into a valuable tool for autism studies and behavior analysis.
LifeScape
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #9
LifeScape offers support for safe and fulfilling lives through therapeutic interventions for children with autism. We have the expertise to help improve communication, behavioral, social, sensory, and learning skills to live as independently as possible. We provide free autism screenings for children four and under at LifeScape. Our occupational therapists are part of both our autism screening and evaluation teams. We are experienced in working with children of all ages with autism and have therapists who have completed advanced training in the Early Start Denver Model for young children with autism.
Little Leaves Behavioral Services
Premier Exhibit Sponsor
Booth #10
Little Leaves, a division of FullBloom, is a center-based ABA program for young children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder run in a preschool-like setting. It is designed for children up to age 6 who have been recommended for intensive ABA services. Each client works one-on-one with a trained behavior technician on individualized goals with a focus on social communication, social interactions, and school readiness skills. The company operates centers in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and Florida. Little Leaves is accredited by the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence.
Booth #17
We founded AnswersNow to make ABA therapy for autism more accessible to families who wouldn't otherwise be able to receive quality care. Our telehealth portal lets you access customized face-to-face therapy from the comfort of your home.
Booth #23
Behavior, Attention, and Developmental Disabilities Consultants was founded in 2007 in order to provide support, consultation and training for parents and teachers living and working with children with low incident disabilities and to provide psychological and behavior analytic educational services to children living within Mississippi. Our clinic offers services to children and adolescents within our community including psychological diagnostic assessment, counseling, and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Booth #21
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 5,600 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, New Orleans, Dallas, Southern California, and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science since 1979. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.
Booth #12
Different Roads to Learning is your one-stop shop for autism spectrum resources and teaching materials! With over 600 products, our carefully curated product line supports the social, academic and communicative development of children on the autism spectrum through Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior interventions.
Booth #16
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.
Should you have any questions, please email us at: programservices@huntington.com
Booth #13
Pediatrics Plus is a specialized pediatric healthcare provider working daily to empower children to conquer their world. We utilize a unique and blended service model designed to produce the best outcomes for children. We are committed to helping children succeed in all stages of life through evidence-based therapy and education, diagnostic services, state of the art facilities, specialized equipment, family support, and community investment.
Booth #22
Plutus Health Inc. is a leading Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management organization with a global footprint based out of Dallas, TX. Plutus Health provides Coding, Billing and Insurance AR collections, while addressing some of the major challenges for ABA organizations with a combination of services by industry experts and the use of advanced technologies such as Machine Learning and Robotic Process Automation.
Booth #14
Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS)—a leading national behavioral training company—offers Safety-Care™ Behavioral Safety Training. Much more than the typical “crisis prevention course,” Safety-Care is founded upon the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis and positive behavioral interventions and supports. QBS trains staff in evidence-based practices toward the prevention, minimization, and management of behavioral challenges. QBS offers a variety of other behaviorally based training and consulting.
Booth #18
The master’s program in applied behavior analysis and clinical science at Rollins College follows a junior-colleague model to ensure high-quality mentoring of students to prepare them for either master’s level professional practice in ABA or for doctoral level work. The program is fully accredited by the ABAI Accreditation Board and includes an ABAI-Verified Course Sequence in accordance with the 5th Edition Task List. Learn more at https://www.rollins.edu/evening/academics/graduate/master-of-arts-in-applied-behavior-analysis.html
Booth #19
The School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences at Southern Illinois University is proud to offer a graduate masters degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BAT). This comprehensive degree program is designed to train students to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) or advance onward towards doctoral training to eventually become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral (BCBA-D).
Booth #15
UCSB's flexible and innovative 100% online ABA program prepares students to meet the coursework requirements to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® examination. Our VCS program is perfect for working professionals who are looking to pursue a career in the field of applied behavior analysis. Our highly qualified instructors are committed and dedicated to helping each student grasp and understand the key concepts for each course while preparing for exam success. Are you ready to join our exciting program to launch your new career? For more information visit us at ucsb.pro/ucsbaba
Booth #20
The applied behavior analysis (ABA) program at the University of South Florida (USF) is designed to meet growing needs in Florida and nationally for practitioners who can work effectively in the fields of developmental disabilities, autism, education, child protective services, child behavior disorders, rehabilitation, mental health, business, and technology. The USF ABA program offers a Ph.D. in ABA, MS in ABA, Online MA in ABA, and undergraduate minor as well as online learning opportunities including RBT training, 8 hour supervisor training, and continuing education learning modules.

 

 

Career Fair Participants

Booth #27
ABS is dedicated to our mission to empower children with autism spectrum disorders and their families to reach their full potential through individualized ABA therapy. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality in everything that we do. Join an organization that shares your passion for providing the highest quality in ABA therapy. At ABS we are dedicated to caring for you – the provider, so you can be free to deliver the very best in patient care. Our commitment to quality shows in our BHCOE accreditation and recognition for top 10% in overall services nationally! We are looking for full-time BCBAs to join our team! ABS is growing, and we are opening new centers and expanding our services throughout California, North Carolina and Utah. Check out abskids.com for more about our great career opportunities.
Booth #17
We founded AnswersNow to make ABA therapy for autism more accessible to families who wouldn't otherwise be able to receive quality care. Our telehealth portal lets you access customized face-to-face therapy from the comfort of your home.
Booth #26
For close to 30 years, Autism Learning Partners (ALP) is a national leader in the field of developmental disabilities, operating as a full-service provider specializing in the treatment of autism and other developmental disabilities. Services are provided nationwide, serving more than 2,800 clients yearly. Visit AutismLearningParnters.com to learn more.
Booth #25
Carolina Center for ABA and Autism Treatment (CCABA) is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Our services include 1:1 direct instruction, group instruction, case supervision, behavior plan programming and implementation, family/care giver training, social group training sessions, direct consultation, group consultation and community seminars. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care to deliver remarkable outcomes and exceed client expectations.
Booth #24
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, a leading national nonprofit provider of behavioral healthcare, combines evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to change lives. We serve many of the most vulnerable members of society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare. We offer opportunities for BCBA and other professionals to work with individuals of all ages in residential and community-based settings.
Booth #28
ABA provider providing exclusively in clinic services to children with autism. Our mission is to bring this therapy to areas where it's not readily available. We provide 3 separate programs; Day, After School, Teen.
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