Event Details:
Monday, November 16, 2015, 1:45pm - 5:15pm

The Role of Joint Control in Teaching Complex Behavior to Children with Autism

Free CE Event for May Institute employees

Instructors: Vincent Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA-D and Emily Kirwin-Sweeney, M. Ed., BCBA

Description: This presentation will describe the role of joint control in teaching complex behavior to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It will include a brief history of Applied Behavior Analysis and Skinner’s Analysis of Verbal Behavior. A review of behavioral as well as non-behavioral approaches to language development and training will also be presented. The current research base surrounding the use of joint stimulus control will also be discussed. In addition to presenting the conceptual framework of joint stimulus control, practical application of teaching interventions using joint stimulus control will be supported through video demonstrations of implementation of these interventions as well as review of student outcomes.

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