ATN/AIR-P Parent’s Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis
Parent’s Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis provided by Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network, gives an overview of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
A Brief Overview of a Behavioral Approach
This page provides an overview of Verbal Behavior. It also takes a look at language assessments and interventions using a more current assessment based on Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior, the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP).
Resources, References, and Suggested Reading
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Heward, Applied behavior analysis (2nd ed.) (pp. 374-391). Upper Saddle River
Partington, J. W., & Sundberg, M. L. (1998). The assessment of basic language and
learning skills (The ABLLS). Pleasant Hill, CA: Behavior Analysts, Inc.
Skinner, B. F. (1957). Verbal behavior. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.
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Parsons language sample. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders Monograph,
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the mentally retarded (pp. 285-310). New York: Grune & Stratton.
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Applied behavior analysis (2nd ed.) (pp. 526-547). Upper Saddle River, NJ:
Sundberg, M. L. (Under preparation). The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and
Placement Program: The VB-MAPP. Concord, CA: AVB Press.
Sundberg, M. L., & Michael, J. (2001). The benefits of Skinner’s analysis of verbal
behavior for children with autism. Behavior Modification, 25, 698-724.
Sundberg, M. L., Ray, D. A., Braam, S. E., Stafford, M. W., Reuber, T. M., & Braam,
C. A. (1979). A manual for the use of B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior
for language assessment and programming. Western Michigan University
Behavioral Monograph #9 , Kalamazoo, MI.