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.


48th Annual Convention; Boston, MA; 2022

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W10
CE Offered: BACB
Skills, Teaching Procedures, and Measurement Practices for Children and Adults With Limited Skill Repertoires
Thursday, May 26, 2022
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Meeting Level 1; Room 102B
Area: DDA/AUT; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Patrick E. McGreevy, Ph.D.
PATRICK E. MCGREEVY (Patrick McGreevy and Associates), TROY ANTHONY FRY (Patrick McGreevy and Associates)
Description: This workshop will provide a description for practitioners of how to select skills for instruction for children and adults with moderate-to-severe disabilities and limited skill repertoires (including, but not limited to, children and adults with autism). This workshop will also provide a detailed, practitioner-oriented description of how to use specific, evidence-based and practice-confirmed behavior analytic, direct instruction, and precision teaching intervention procedures.
Learning Objectives: 1. At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to determine if a child or an adult requires an alternative method of speaking 2. At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to select functional skills with which to begin and continue instruction 3. At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to select measurement procedures that will permit instruction to terminate in fluency and stimulus generalization.
Activities: This workshop will include lecture and discussion with active participation with respect to each workshop learning objective.
Audience: This workshop is designed for behavior analysts with a basic understanding of the concepts and principles of behavior analysis.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate



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