Articles Published in the Past Year

Ahearn, W.H. (2015). What are "Best Practices?" APBA Reporter, 53.

Ciccone, F.J., Graff, R.B., & Ahearn, W.H. (2015). Increasing the efficiency of paired-stimulus preference assessments by identifying categories of preference. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48, 221-226.

Dickson, C.A., MacDonald, R.P.F., Mansfield, R., Guilhardi, P., Johnson, C., & Ahearn, W.H. (2014). Social validation of the New England Center for Children-Core Skills Assessment. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 65-74.

Dube, W.V., Farber, R., & Dickson, C.A. (2015). Remediation of stimulus overselectivity with differential observing responses: Determining the level of instructional support [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 24. http://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/gatlinburg/Files/2015_GC_Poster_Abstracts.pdf, p. 42.

Graff, R. B. (2014).  A Review of Radical Behaviorism for ABA Practitioners, by James M. Johnston.  Association of Professional Behavior Analysts Reporter, #50.

Johnson, C., Meleshkevitch, O., & Dube, W.V. (2014). Merging separately established stimulus classes with outcome-specific reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 101, 38-50.

Kelly, M.A., Roscoe, E.M., Hanley, G.P., & Schlichenmeyer, K. (2014). Evaluation of assessment methods for identifying social reinforcers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 113-135.

MacDonald, R., Parry-Cruwys, D., Dupere, S., & Ahearn, W. H. (2014).  Assessing progress and outcome of early intensive behavioral intervention for toddlers with autism.  Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 3632-3644.

MacDonald, R.P.F., Dickson, C.A., Martineau, M., & Ahearn, W.H. (2015). Prerequisite skills that support learning through video modeling. Education and Treatment of Children, 38, 33-47.

McKay, J.A., Weiss, J.S., Dickson, C.A., & Ahearn, W.H. (2014). Comparison of prompting hierarchies in the acquisition of leisure and vocational skills. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 7, 91-102.

Rooker, G.W., DeLeon, I.G., Borrero, C.S.W., Frank-Crawford, M.A., & Roscoe, E.M. (2015). Reducing ambiguity in the functional assessment of problem behavior. Behavioral Interventions, 30, 1-35.

Seaver, J.L., & Bourret, J.C. (2014). An evaluation of response prompts for teaching behavior chains. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 777-792.