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<br /> AUTISMAdvocate<br /> FOURTH EDITION 2008, Volume 53<br /> R4<br /> Applied<br /> Behavior Analysis<br /> A POWERFUL TOOL for Improving<br /> the Lives of People with ASD<br /> IN THIS ISSUE:<br /> Pioneering the First Studies<br /> Early and Intensive Behavioral Intervention<br /> Positive Behavior Support<br /> The Future of ABA<br /> And more…<br /> www.autism-society.org<br /> Autism Treatment Center of America<br /> JoinYourChild<br /> onthePathtoRecovery<br /> “The child development team told us Bridger would always<br /> be in his own world. Then we found The Son-Rise Program<br /> and came to Sheffield, MA for a week-long program de-<br /> signed for parents. Within six months, Bridger was using<br /> language. One day after nearly a year of the program, he<br /> walked up to me and spontaneously announced, “I love you,<br /> Mommy!” At our final outreach, the Son-Rise teacher told us,<br /> “You're done!” I sat in tears at my dini<a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=1"> AUTISMAdvocate FOURTH EDITION 2008, Volume 53 R4</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=2"> Autism Treatment Center of America JoinYourChild </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=3"> Contents December 2008 ©Philippa Banks </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=4"> Message from the ASA Board Chair During a recent</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=5"> Inmyeye</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=6"> Message from the ASA Panel of Professional Adviso</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=7"> Autism Advocate FOURTH EDITION 2008 </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=8"> FEATURE Photos courtesy of Brian Kirst AppliedB</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=9"> end of this article. In this special issue of the</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=10"> FEATURE In the concluding articl</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=11"> +:<36"¥+:<36#,9?8-/09<+?>3=7 Images used for ill</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=12"> FEATURE Photos courtesy of Brian Kirst eEarlyYe</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=13"> sources of mental stimulation that are accessible</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=14"> FEATURE children. Each of these findings helpe</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=15"> FEATURE Photos courtesy of Brian Kirst Earlyand</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=16"> FEATURE Intervention Methods ere are several</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=17"> obtain it. Finally, sometimes it is most appropri</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=18"> FEATURE and changes in diagnosis, and reporte</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=19"> Lovaas, O.I. (1987). 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Models m</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=28"> FEATURE emotional risks that can accompany a </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=29"> NOGLUTENNOCASEINNOSOY NOWORRIES </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=30"> FEATURE the basic knowledge of PBS needed to re</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=31"> You want your child to learnto play Sardines. Not</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=32"> FEATURE most importantly, Samuel’s parents repo</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=33"> Jeffrey’s behavior during these outings was often </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=34"> FEATURE Photos courtesy of Brian Kirst Outcomes</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=35"> with ASD at greater risk for abusive treatment by</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=36"> FEATURE experimental and non-experimental ana</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=37"> Autism Advocate FOURTH EDITION 2008 </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=38"> FEATURE task activities. 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The Ch</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=48"> FEATURE about and respond in an appropriate w</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=49"> </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=50"> SPOTLIGHT e Future of Applied Behavior Analysis</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=51"> Not All People with ASD are the Same Some people</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=52"> SPOTLIGHT requested, must be to help create e</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=53"></a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=54"> SPOTLIGHT behavioral improvements are reporte</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=55"> also common in families of children with ASD (Par</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=56"> SPOTLIGHT Knowledge Dissemination and Accessi</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=57"> leading the way in autism education ASSE</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=58"> SPOTLIGHT sible. Behavioral treatment of auti</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=59"> The Melmark School offers both residential </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=60"> AutismSocietyofAmerica | CALL FOR 2009 AWARD </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=61"> NOMINATIONS 2009 ASA Award Categories ASA 200</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=62"> Call for Nominations FOR ASA NATIONAL B</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=63"> July 22-25 2009 © Ed Ahern July 22- 25, 2009</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=64"> WHAT'S NEW AT ASA NEWS ASA NEWS Staff Changes </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=65"> ASA Partners with AMC to Offer Sensory Friendly Fi</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=66"> WHAT'S NEW AT ASA NEWS/ADVOCACY ASA Publishes </a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=67"> ADVOCACY/CONFERENCES Photo courtesy of Bill Kirs</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=68"> WHAT'S NEW AT CONFERENCES Photos courtesy of O</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=69"> CHAPTER NEWS Autism Society of Iowa Holds Succes</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=70"> WHAT'S NEW AT CHAPTER NEWS Photo courtesy of AS</a> <a title="08-ASA-4thedition.indd page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d155c52e?page=71"> 6,000 words. 3,000 phrases. 6 buttons. 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