|Behavior Analysis: Present Status of the Field in Latin America and Where We are Going|
|Monday, May 29, 2017|
|8:00 AM–8:50 AM |
|Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 1C/D|
|Area: DDA/TBA; Domain: Service Delivery|
|Chair: Mapy Chavez Cueto (Alcanzando)|
|CE Instructor: Mapy Chavez Cueto, Ph.D.|
Professionals working on the Behavior Analysis field in Latin America come together to share their experience and objetives for the future.
|Instruction Level: Basic|
|Keyword(s): autism, latin america, spanish, staff training|
Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism in Latin America
|ANTUANETE CHAVEZ (Alcanzando, Inc.), Sandra Granados (Alcanzando, Inc.), Lorena Vera (Alcanzando, Inc.), Patricia Rojas (Alcanzando, Inc.), Mapy Chavez Cueto (Alcanzando, Inc.)|
Alcanzando is a not for profit organization that provides educational services based on the principles of applied behavior analysis to children with autism around the Spanish speaking world. This presentation is meant to share the data from their services over the last 8 years, to discuss ethical and cultural issues that had been encountered, as well as the solutions that have been and continue to be implemented. Data regarding acquisition of skills by students as well as staff will be shared.
Using Behavior Analysis to Prepare Children With Disabilities in Cusco, Peru for a Successful Future
|Celeste Marion (Executive Director of Manos Unidas Peru), BELEN RODRIGUEZ (Alcanzando), Mapy Chavez Cueto (Alcanzando)|
Manos Unidas Peru is a registered Peruvian non-profit organization founded in 2008 as the first and only private/non-for-profit school for special education in Cusco, Peru. Today Manos Unidas Peru consists of three programs: ?Camino Nuevo? el Centro de Educacion Basica Especial Particular (est. 2009), The Inclusion Project for children in traditional classrooms (est. 2011), ?Phawarispa? vocational training program (est. 2014). This presentation is meant to share data regarding the obstacles encountered as well as roads to success built in these 8 years. Pre and post data of our students will be shared.