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.

17th Annual Autism Conference


The following speakers will be presenting in San Diego. Please check back regularly for additional details!


Pre-Conference Workshops

Interpersonal Relationships, Professional Collaboration, Compassionate Care

Weiss Mary Jane Mary Jane Weiss



Functional Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behavior

Ringdahl Joel Joel Ringdahl



Invited Presenters


Deleon WIllie Willie DeLeon


Frazier Thomas Thomas Frazier


Hubner Martha Martha Hübner


Kahng Sungwoo Sungwoo Kahng


Koul Rajinder Rajinder Koul


Lerman Photo Dorothea Lerman


Machalicek Wendy Wendy Machalicek


Reid Dennis Dennis Reid


Sidener Tina Tina Sidener


Volkert Valerie Valerie Volkert



Invited Panels

Autism and ABA: A Caregiver/Parent Perspective

Shannon Penrod

Melissa Olive

Mrinali Gupta

Mike Wasmer

Joseph Cihon


Difficult Conversations about ABA as it Relates to Autism Intervention

Cole Fitzpatrick

Mary Jane Weiss

Amy Gravino

Bob Ross

Justin Leaf


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