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Event: Behavioral Safety Now
The Premier Conference on Behavioral Safety in Houston, Texas - October 10-12, 2017. Now in its 23rd year, the Behavioral Safety Now Conference is the premier venue for collecting cutting-edge ideas and strategies for using behavioral technology to ach…
Event: A Free Live Webinar featuring Dr. Andy Bondy, Pyramid Ed…
Presented through the ABACLive Cambridge Center Series. Helping those who help others, one live webinar at a time. This event is FREE for the general public! For those wanting continuing education credits, please select continuing ed…
Page: About Us
The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies is a nonprofit organization that harnesses the expertise of hundreds of behavioral scientists to solve problems in the home, school, community, and the workplace.  Mission The Cambridge Center is a charit…
Group: Autism
Advice for Parents on Selecting Appropriate Treatments
Group: Education & Curriculum Development
Welcome to Teaching Methods That Work! For over a decade there has been immense public, political, and academic concern about the quality of both general and higher education and the fact that the schools are failing to teach our children what they need t…
Group: Special Education
Welcome to the section on special education! The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies is committed to helping those who are concerned about the current educational crisis by providing information about effective educational practices based on the scien…
Job: Trainer/Consultant - Philadelphia
Now hiring in Philadelphia! Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS, Inc.) is a training and consulting firm based in the Boston area that provides reliable and experienced applied behavioral analysis services, ranging from Behavioral Training to Consulting and…
Resource: Mark Sundberg
A trailer on Mark Sundberg to introduce the Continuing Education Biography Series
Resource: Consumer Guidelines for Identifying, Selecting, and E…
The Autism Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Association for Behavior Analysis International asserts that all children and adults with autism spectrum disorders have the right to effective education and treatment based on the best available scientific e…
Resource: Helping with School Skills
This article focuses on the importance of school and how to keep your children motivated and successful.Adults looking back on their childhood realize that school success was a critical ingredient of day-to-day happiness. If you can help your child/teen i…
Resource: Getting Along at School
This article relates to creating relationships at school. All grade school newcomers face these adjustments to being on their own. They develop new ways to fit in, get their measure of attention, and deal with a new school, new friends and sometimes new e…
Resource: Education That Works: The Child is Always Right
What would happen if we assumed the student is always right? That it's the teaching not the students that needs revision? For thirty years, an unheralded group of ''behavior analysts'' have been doing just that! Their research has demonstrated that all s…
Resource: Perception, Expectancy, and Belief: Barriers to Measu…
Applications of behavior science have resulted in tremendous gains across a range of human endeavors, especially with children with special needs. A quality education program is derived from a thorough understanding of behavior analysis, stresses individu…
Resource: Where are the Robots?
Ever wonder about all the hype concerning behavioral procedures being mechanical, Paul Chance puts these to rest in this short, informative article.
Resource: What Works Clearinghouse: Single-Case Design Technica…
The What Works Clearing House of the Institute of Education Sciences is now accepting single-subject research as scientific evidence.
Resource: Behavioural method is not an attempt to 'cure' autism…
ABA isn't actually an autism treatment, although it can be used to make a positive difference. It can be applied at any age and not just with children with more severe autism. It's also used in other areas of education and in health, and among other thing…
Resource: Project Follow Through by Cathy L. Watkins
Project Follow Through: A Case Study of Contingencies Influencing Instructional Practices of the Educational Establishment. ABSTRACT: Project Follow Through, originally conceived in 1967 as a social action program to extend Head Start into the primary gr…
Resource: Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
This report reviews the educational strategies and associated therapies that are the primary treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders. Optimization of health care is likely to have a positive effect on habilitative progress, functional ou…
Resource: Precision Teaching and Direct Instruction: Measurably…
This article provides overviews of Precision Teaching and Direct Instruction, discusses their origins and research backgrounds, cites effectiveness data, and describes how they can complement one another when used together. It provides sufficient referenc…
Resource: Education That Works: Selected for Success: How Heads…
Reading proficiency is a crucial foundation for success in all academic areas, yet we are a nation faced with a reading crisis. Four in ten children have literacy problems, and over 40% of our nation's fourth graders score below basic reading levels (Nati…
Resource: Pervasive Negative Effects of Rewards on Intrinsic Mo…
Reprinted with permission of the Association for Behavior Analysis [please note that this article is only available for personal use and can not be duplicated and distributed without permission of the Association for Behavior Analysis]. A major concern in…
Resource: Evidence-Based Communication Approaches for Children …
Evidence-Based Communication Approaches for Children With Autism. (How to Get Children with ASD to Communicate: What Works) Presentation during the West Coast Conference on Autism 2012 by Andy Bondy, Ph.D., Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc. (This is…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 303-307 (2011/2012). …
ABSTRACT: This commentary on the development of CyberRat points out that 1) CyberRat is an excellent educational alternative to a live rat in cases where instruction of basic operant conditioning principles cannot be carried out with live animals due to a…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 315-319 (2011/2012). …
ABSTRACT: While the CyberRat simulation described by Ray (2011/2012) has considerable value as an educational tool, its value also lies in the validation of the descriptive interbehavioral systems analysis (IBSA) approach upon which it was developed. The …
Resource: Precision Teaching: Measuring and attaining exemplary…
How do students, teachers, or parents know when they've successfully mastered a skill or body of knowledge? The lack of adequate mastery criteria for most curriculum objectives is a primary cause of educational failure today.
Resource: Youth Policy: Precision Teaching: Measuring and Attai…
How do students know when they've successfully mastered a skill or body of knowledge? How do their teachers or parents know? Alternatively, how do students and teachers decide when to change their approach to achieve a particular learning outcome becaus…
Resource: Journal of Precision Teaching: Precision Teaching and…
PT and CBM together represent a powerful minority position in education. Precision Teachers, although they have been making discoveries and demonstrating the power of their methods since the mid 1960's, have published very little. Therefore, although th…
Resource: Contribute CEUs to the Center
The University of West Florida has partnered with the Center to produce continuing education units from your presentations. Read about the process here.
Item: Autism through the Lifespan: The Eden Model
Autism through the Lifespan: The Eden Model By David Holmes, Foreword, Eric Schopler For more than twenty years, The Eden Family of Services in Princeton, New Jersey, has provided comprehensive behaviorally based services for children and adults with auti…
Item: Right from the Start - Behavioral Intervention for Young …
Right from the Start - Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autismby Sandra L. Harris and Mary Jane WeissThis informative and user-friendly guide helps parents of young children with autism and related disorders and their service providers expl…
Item: Preschool Education Programsfor Children with Autism
Preschool Education Programs for Children with Autism, Third EditionBy Sandra Harris and Jan HandlemanPreschool Education Programs for Children with Autism is written for special education teachers, school administrators, child-study team members, psychol…
Item: Teaching Individuals With Developmental Delays: Basic Int…
The long awaited sequel to teaching Developmentally Disabled Children: The Me Book has finally arrived! Following in the legacy of his earlier classic book, O. Ivar Lovaas, director of the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention, has skillfully brought to…
Item: Coercion and Its Fallout
Coercion and Its Fallout, Revised EditionBy Murray SidmanDo you use Coercion? No? When you have finished this book, you are going to be very surprised; you are going to know some things about yourself that you never knew before.We use coercion almost excl…
Item: Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children - DVD
Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children with O. Ivar Lovaas (1988) Award-winning film (Original in VHS) of Ivar Lovaas's then 25 years of research at UCLA. Describes controlled experimental, longitudinal investigation and introduces treatment concept…
Item: Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children - VHS
Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children with O. Ivar Lovaas (1988) Award-winning film (Original in VHS) of Ivar Lovaas's then 25 years of research at UCLA. Describes controlled experimental, longitudinal investigation and introduces treatment concept…
Item: The Technology of Teaching REVISITED:A Reader's Companion…
The Technology of Teaching REVISITED: A Reader's Companion to B.F. Skinner's Book By Beatrice H. BarrettSkinner desperately wanted his science to be applied to improve instruction methods. Yet he wrote his only book on education not for educators but for …
Item: At My Own Pace: The Autobiography of Fred S. Keller
At My Own Pace: The Autobiography of Fred S. Keller Edited by Jon S. Bailey, Mary R. Burch, A. Charles Catania, and Jack Michael At My Own Pace, the compelling, delightful, but also educational autobiography of Fred S. Keller, is a vital book for anyon…
Item: Sale - 50% reduction!A New Learning Environment
A New Learning Environmentby Harold L. Cohen & James Filipczak From the Foreword:A New Learning Environment describes a different kind of social environment in a training school. It reports an experiment in 'contingency management' under which student…
Item: Achieving Educational Excellence 1Behavior Analysis for S…
Achieving Educational Excellence 1: Behavior Analysis for School Personnel by Beth Sulzer-Azaroff & G. Roy Mayer.Originally published as Achieving Educational Excellence: Using Behavioral Strategies in 1986, this book has been reprinted by the auth…
Item: Achieving Educational Excellence 2:Behavior Analysis for …
Achieving Educational Excellence 2: Behavior Analysis for Improving Instruction by Beth Sulzer-Azaroff & G. Roy MayerOriginally published as Achieving Educational Excellence: Using Behavioral Strategies in 1986, this book has been reprinted by the…
Item: Keys to Classroom Management
Keys to Classroom Management by Glenn I. Latham Virtually every major study about compelling needs in education places classroom management at or near the top of the list. This book is designed to help teachers and educators create a positive learning en…
Item: Project Follow Through
Project Follow Through by Cathy L. Watkins Project Follow Through, originally conceived in 1967 as a social action program to extend Head Start into the primary grades, became an educational experiment aimed at finding effective methods for educating dis…
Item: Teach Your Children Well
Teach Your Children Wellby Michael Maloney For the past 30 years, effective methods of teaching children and preventing illiteracy have been used in a small number of schools and learning centers across North America. Despite their proven effectiveness, …
Item: Teach Your Children To Read WellLevel 1B Set
Teach Your Children To Read Well Level 1B Set The 30 Lessons in Level 1B complete the beginning readers series for students in Kindergarden to second grade. This product is for the complete set of books in this Level 1B series. Individual items listed b…
Item: Teach Your Children To Read WellLevel 1B Instructor's Man…
Teach Your Children To Read Well Level 1B Instructor's Manual Teach Your Children To Read Well Level 1B Instructor's ManualThe 30 Lessons in Level 1B complete the beginning readers series for students in Kindergarden to second grade. This product is for…
Item: Teach Your Children To Read WellLevel 1B Student Reader
Teach Your Children To Read Well Level 1B Student Reader The 30 Lessons in Level 1B complete the beginning readers series for students in Kindergarden to second grade. This product is for the Student Reader of books in this Level 1B series. The complete…
Item: Teach Your Children To Read WellLevel 1B Student Workbook
Teach Your Children To Read Well Level 1B Student Workbook The 30 Lessons in Level 1B complete the beginning readers series for students in Kindergarden to second grade. This product is for the Student Workbook of books in this Level 1B series. The comp…
Item: What Works in Education
What Works in Education J. Crandall, J. Jacobson, & H. Sloane, Editors Sometimes it seems that the defining trademark of American education is a destructive cycle. We search for the latest innovation, adopt it, shortly later we reject, and then st…
Item: The Assessment of Basic Language & Learning Skills (ABLL…
The Assessment of Basic Language & Learning Skills (ABLLS) 2006 Revised Edition The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills, 2006 Revised Edition,(ABLLS) is an assessment, curriculum guide, and skills tracking system for children with lang…
Item: Behavioral Foundations of Effective Autism Treatment
Behavioral Foundations of Effective Autism Treatment is a comprehensive volume of key topics in behavior analysis for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).? Consisting of 17 chapters by noted experts in clinical research, this book is an aut…
Item: Annual Campaign for Autism
Sponsorship Each year the Cambridge Center’s Changing Lives through Education, One Community at a Time Annual Drive for Autism seeks a few select sponsors.  Sponsors are critical to continuing to provide scholarship opportunities and lowered t…
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