Randolph, Mass. – Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Senior Vice President of Children’s Clinical Services and Training at May Institute, has been named an Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis(JABA), the top-tiered journal that publishes research about applications of the experimental analysis of behavior to problems of social importance.
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May Institute is a national leader in the field of applied behavior analysis, serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs.
In making the announcement regarding Dr. Shillingsburg’s appointment, JABA noted that, “She has published numerous empirical papers and served as an editorial board member for JABA and other behavior analytic journals. She joins the stellar team of Associate Editors in September of 2019 and will serve a 3-year term.”
At May Institute, Dr. Shillingsburg provides clinical leadership to all children’s programs including the May Center Schools and the organization’s home- and center-based services. She holds a joint appointment as Assistant Director of the National Autism Center at May Institute.
Dr. Shillingsburg received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Auburn University and completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Marcus Autism Center.
She is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at the doctoral level. Her clinical expertise includes the development of language and behavioral programming to address a variety of behavioral difficulties and social communication deficits associated with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Dr. Shillingsburg has published over 45 empirical papers on interventions for children with developmental disabilities. She is a former Associate Editor of The Analysis of Verbal Behavior and an editorial board member of Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities.
About May Institute
May Institute is a nonprofit organization that is a national leader in the field of applied behavior analysis, serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs. Founded more than 60 years ago, we provide a wide range of exceptional educational and rehabilitative services across the lifespan. For more information, call 800.778.7601 or visit www.mayinstitute.org.