Workshop Schedule

Workshop #1: Introduction to Verbal Behavior - Stony Point, New York

10/23/2019 - 10/25/2019   (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
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This workshop focuses on the behavioral approach to teaching communication skills to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. This approach is based on B.F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior and the research of Michael, Sundberg, Partington, and others.


04/30/2019 - 05/01/2019   (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m )
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AUDIENCE: This workshop is designed for teachers, therapists, behavior analysts and others whose role is to design and implement methods to increase the verbal behavior of children with autism and related disorders in home, school or center based programs.

Parent Training Series: Changing Instruction to Change Behavior - Norwell, MA

04/10/2019 - 04/10/2019   (7:00pm to 8:30pm)
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This talk will review common challenges encountered during formal and informal instruction. By considering the behavior of the “teacher” (this includes parents) and making changes to how instruction is presented, instead of focusing exclusively on the behavior of the child, instruction may be more successful and enjoyable for everyone.

Summer Institute 2019 July 22, 2019 - August 2, 2019

07/22/2019 - 08/02/2019   (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m )
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Behavior analysts and/or educators in public and private schools or agencies who are interested in learning the most effective methods of teaching children with autism and related disabilities are invited to apply for summer institute opportunities. The institute is two weeks (10 days) in duration. A small group (up to 4-6 individuals) will be chosen to participate in these training activities. During the institute a full schedule of activities will include didactic instruction and the opportunity to be coached during the delivery of instruction with children with autism. Issues of classroom management and organization necessary to establish a classroom based upon ABA principles will be discussed. There will be nightly homework assignments.