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.

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50th Annual Convention; Philadelphia, PA; 2024

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Panel #270
Collaboration for Improving Quality of Behaviour Analytical Services Across the United States of America, Canada, and Australia
Sunday, May 26, 2024
12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Convention Center, 100 Level, 103 C
Area: AUT/DDA; Domain: Service Delivery
Chair: Peter F. Gerhardt (The EPIC Programs)
MADHURA DESHPANDE (Endicott College)
BRANDI PENTLAND (Endicott College)
ABBY MCNULTY (Endicott College)
Abstract:

Practitioners in the field of behaviour analysis encounter similar challenges when providing services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities worldwide. This panel brings together experts from the United States, Canada, and Australia to collectively discuss these common obstacles. This collaborative effort underscores a profound commitment to addressing mutual issues and, in doing so, enhancing the lives of those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder or intellectual or developmental disabilities on an international scale. Through shared experiences, they will explore innovative strategies and solutions. Attendees can expect to gain fresh insights and practical approaches to overcome the challenges they face in their regions, ultimately improving the quality of care for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder or intellectual or developmental disabilities on a global scale. This collaboration reflects a commitment to tackling shared issues and enhancing the lives of those with Autism Spectrum Disorder or intellectual or developmental disabilities internationally.

Instruction Level: Intermediate
Target Audience:

Professionals working with individuals with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities across settings and ages.

Learning Objectives: 1) Describe the common challenges faced by practitioners internationally 2) Discuss innovative strategies and solutions shared by experts from the United States, Canada, and Australia for addressing these challenges 3) Describe approaches to overcome region-specific challenges
Keyword(s): Adult Services, ASD/IDD, Common Challenges, International Perspectives
 

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