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Activity Schedules Can Improve Meaningful iPad Engagement

I recently published a study with colleagues at Little Star Academy that evaluated how to teach children with autism to vary between different academic applications on an iPad. The study used an activity schedule (a combination of pictures that depicted various activities) and physical prompting to teach kids to do the following: (1) set a…

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Visual Analysis of Clinical Data

Congratulations to Kailie for her successful thesis defense! Kailie examined the effects of a clinical decision-making model to assist with visual analysis of data. Kailie produced fantastic results and a very well-written paper. Her presentation was also top notch. Congratulations, Kailie! For those interested in Kailie’s project, we hope to have the paper submitted for…

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How to Identify Ethical Organizations

If you’re a behavior analyst who specializes in autism treatment, you can likely pick between multiple potential employers. Wouldn’t it be nice to pick an organization to work for that is more likely to treat you fairly and engage in ethical practices? After all, if you engage in unethical behavior at the request of an…

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Behavior Analysts Accept Gifts: So Now What?

Dr. Ben Witts and I recently collaborated on a project that evaluated the extent to which behavior analysts accept gifts from clients during practice. The implications of this paper are interesting because we found that many behavior analysts accept gifts because doing so is culturally appropriate. Check out the full paper/study below!

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