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Our Leadership - Who We AreWhere We Are 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 workpl…
Group: Autism
Advice for Parents on Selecting Appropriate Treatments     The Autism Section of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies web site presents a scientific view of the causes of Autism and the Applied Behavior Analysis approach to its trea…
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: Parenting
Welcome to Behavioral Parenting! Our objective with this section is to provide concrete help to you in the difficult job of raising kids. This introduction will help you understand how behavior analysts view this challenge. If you thought that behaviorist…
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…
Group: Verbal Behavior & Language
Welcome to Cambridge Center's section dedicated to verbal behavior. Behavioral science views language as verbal behavior (e.g., speaking, writing, signing) that comes about by interacting with others, called the verbal community. From this view, verbal …
Resource: Panel Discussion - BENDING THE LEARNING TRAJECTORY FO…
BENDING THE LEARNING TRAJECTORY FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM How much developmental growth is possible?
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: EIBI Saves Up to $2,500,000
Cost-benefit Estimates for Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism by John W. Jacobson, James A. Mulick, and Gina Green
Resource: Raising Good Kids in Tough Times: Sometimes You Drive…
Habits of children, Why they develop and how to deal wiht them. Most parents remember when a childs annoying tapping or other repetitive habit began. At first it wasn't particularly bothersome, but if it attracted attention, it could grow to drive Mom and…
Tags: parenting, habits
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: Raising Good Kids in Tough Times: The School Morning …
Ask your average parents to name their most difficult time of day, and if they have schoolage children, they will vote overwhelmingly for the morning rush.
Resource: Raising Good Kids in Tough Times: Will Someone Save J…
parents and grandparents need to know the different signs of choking and what needs to be done to help at different stages of the problem. Life-saving procedures for infants and children are not the same as the usual methods for adults. And procedures als…
Resource: Mom and Dad Lead the Way in Lifetime Habits
Smoking rates in Children. Of the 3,000 kids who start smoking each day, about two-thirds have parents who smoke.
Tags: smoking, children
Resource: Raising Good Kids in Tough Times: Thumb and Finger Ex…
This article stresses the importance of excersize to promote a healthy lifestyle for children of all ages. What do childhood depressions, suicides, and overweight problems have in common? They have all tripled in the last three decades, and they are all …
Resource: Raising Good Kids in Tough Times: Fits, Tantrums and …
Tantrums seem to come more often during the holidays. Parents with young children usually suspect that changes in sleeping or meal schedules as well as crowds of company are the culprits that set the stage for trouble.
Resource: Excessive TV Time
Last week's Journal reported studies that show excessive TV time for children may affect their brains. I think most parents already suspected that. The studies also showed that the overstimulated little TV addicts had an increased likelihood of attention…
Tags: parenting, TV
Resource: Raising Good Kids in Tough Times: All You Can Eat
Editors Note: Second in a series about family routines and childrens health. On the whole, American Moms watch the diet of their babies carefully. But once the children have a say, the diet deteriorates because there are many conspiracies to lure your ch…
Resource: Demands of a New Baby
This articles focuses on the importance of sharing the responsibilities of a new baby. Most of us believe that both parents should be dedicated to caring for their children. But other adults - aunts, uncles, grandparents, and friends - can easily forget …
Resource: Applied Behavior Analysis and us: One parent's reflec…
Transcription of an address delivered at the 1999 Annual Board Meeting of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. The address was delivered by a parent of two children diagnosed with autism. Her address was intended to reinforce the valuable work pe…
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: Autism at school: seven questions for parents by Rich…
Many children with autism find aspects of everyday life difficult, and school is no exception. School is a complex environment at the best of times, but even more so if you struggle with social situations, understanding other people, demands to perform ac…
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: Medical Therapies for Children With Autism Spectrum D…
Published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (May 26, 2017) https://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/search-for-guides-reviews-and-reports/?pageaction=displayproduct&productid=247…
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: 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: A Case Study in the Misrepresentation of Applied Beha…
This article presents a case study in the misrepresentation of applied behavior analysis for autism based on Morton Ann Gernsbacher's presentation of a lecture titled "The Science of Autism: Beyond the Myths and Misconceptions." Her misrepresentations inv…
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, 43, 62-84 (2015). MENTALISTI…
ABSTRACT: In this paper we analyze autism as a hypothetical construct and explain how an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis functions to derail scientific investigations of autistic behavior. To support this argument, we employ a series of behavioral p…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 33, 101-131 (2005). PAUL E.M…
Paul E. Meehl and B. F. Skinner, two of the foremost psychological theorists of the 20th century, overlapped at the University of Minnesota in the early 1940s when Skinner was a faculty member and Meehl was a graduate student. Though Skinner was well a…
Resource: Behavioral Technology Today, 3, 7-20, (2003). HEADSPR…
Reading proficiency is a crucial foundation for success in all academic areas, yet we are a nation faced with a reading crisis. Headsprout, a Seattle-based applied learning sciences company, has been working on a solution that bridges the efforts of pa…
Resource: Living and Learning, 1, (2), (2001). EFFECTIVE STRATE…
This issue begins with the question 'How can we help children with sudden and violent death?'. Other topics provide information on the difference between reinforcement and bribery, replacing coercion with cooperation, and includes suggested readings avail…
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: The Home Token Economy
The Home Token Economy by J. R. Alvord & C. D. Cheney DON'T IGNORE YOUR CHILD! Catch'em being good-and let'em know. The Home Token Economy is a flexible and adaptive incentive program that works well with the family management style of many parents. …
Item: The Good Kid Book: How to Solve the 16 Most CommonBehavio…
The Good Kid Book: How to Solve the 16 Most Common Behavior Problems by Howard Sloane An easy-to-read book for parents who need immediate help with specific child behavior problems. This is one of the clearest and most practical parenting resources ava…
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: The Power of Positive Parenting
The Power of Positive Parenting by Glenn I. Latham As they have in the past, parents today are still asking: How can I deal with my child's tantrums? How can I get my kids to do their chores promptly and without complaining? What can I do to help my fami…
Item: Treating Eating Problems of Childrenwith Autism Spectrum …
A child’s incessant screaming, spitting, and food throwing during mealtime are enough to frustrate any parent or caregiver! Continuous resistance to eating not only leads to malnourishment, but physical and intellectual developmental be…
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: Skills Training for the Special Child - DVD
Skills Training for the Special Child - DVDEllen P. Reese In this video, the focus is on the application of behavioral principles to the teaching of mathematical skills. The video was written, directed and narrated by Ellen P. Reese at Mount Holyoke Co…
Item: Skills Training for the Special Child - VHS
Skills Training for the Special Child - VideoEllen P. Reese In this video, the focus is on the application of behavioral principles to the teaching of mathematical skills. The video was written, directed and narrated by Ellen P. Reese at Mount Holyoke …
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: 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: Teach Your Children To Read WellLevel 2 Set
Teach Your Children To Read Well Level 2 Setby Michael Maloney, Lynne Brearley and Judie Preece Level 2 is a systematic reading program for 3rd and 4th grade students. The 60 Lessons review all basic decoding skills and teach complex decoding strategies …
Item: Teach Your Children To Read WellLevel 2 Instructors Manual
Teach Your Children To Read WellLevel 2 Instructors Manual In the Level 2 Instructor's Manual the 60 Lessons carefully guide the instructor through each step in the decoding process. 8 1/2" X 11" 224 PagesISBN Number - 1894595-04-1
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