Convention Schedule

24th Annual Convention Schedule of Events

October 7 – 9, 2015  –  Doubletree Hotel – Birmingham, AL

Wednesday, October 7 – Workshop Day (6 CE hours available)

Workshop 1: Developing Skill Acquisition Programs With the Assessment of Functional Living Skills in Home, School, and Community (Ashlie Walker, MS, BCBA)

Workshop 2: Ethical Considerations for Behavior Analysts Working with Children with Developmental Disabilities (Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D)

Thursday, October 8 – Convention Day 1 (4.5 CE hours available)

9:00-9:50 Keynote Speaker Alice Shillingsburg: Assessing and Programming for Emergence of Verbal Behavior in Children with ASD and Language Delays

10:00-10:50 John Rapp: A Progressive Model for Increasing Eye Contact in Children with Autism 

11:00-11:50 Keynote Speaker Tiffany Kodak: Assessment-based Intervention for Receptive Identification Training 

12:00-2:00 Lunch on your own  

2:00-3:30 Sacha Pence & colleagues: Social Skills Instruction for Children with Developmental Disabilities

3:30-4:30 Poster Session and Networking 

4:30-5:30 Open Business Meeting 

Friday, October 9 – Convention Day 2 (5 CE hours available)

9:00-9:50 Guest Speaker Gallini and Walker: ABA and Special Education Law

10:00-10:50 Heather Whipple, Emily Ness, & James Moore: Behavior Analysis at the University of Southern Mississippi 

11:00-11:50 Barbara Metzger: Kinesiology and Applied Behavior Analysis: The Perfect Collaboration for Teaching Pre-Sports Skills to Young Children With Disabilities

12:00-2:00 Lunch on your own  

2:00-2:50 Presidential Address Sacha Pence: TBA

3:00-3:50 Scott Beckett: Fast-Forward Algebra: A Unique Approach to College Math Remediation