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.


47th Annual Convention; Online; 2021

All times listed are Eastern time (GMT-4 at the time of the convention in May).

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Noteworthy Activity #249D
Meet & Greet and Discussion With Cecilia Montiel-Nava
Sunday, May 30, 2021
1:00 PM–2:00 PM
CECILIA MONTIEL-NAVA (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)

Topics of discussion will include:

  • ethnic disparities among children with autism spectrum and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • evidence-based parent-mediated interventions for children with developmental delays in underserved populations
  • how to reduce the gap in access to services that identify and treat neurodevelopmental disorders to improve the quality of life of underserved populations
    • main barriers to access care for people with autism
    • how culture impacts the access to care in people with autism
    • how being of ethnic minority groups might be a risk factor for later age of diagnosis and less access to care in autistic people



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