2015 Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 


The 2015 ABA Today - Home, School, Community held at Monash University Caulfield on 17-18 April 2015 was a great success. The conference comprised of:

  • 3 conference streams: Home, School, Community
  • 2 international keynote speakers: Dr Mitchell Taubman, Autism Partnership & Dr Peter Gerhardt
  • 3-hour Masterclass for ABA professionals hosted by Dr John McEachin
  • 12 Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Exhibitor Stalls
  • Parent Share Wall

ABA TODAY 2015 - SENATOR MITCH  FIFIELD'S OPENING ADDRESS 

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KEYNOTE TALKS

Dr Mitchell Taubman: 

Contemporary ABA, Social Skills, and Relationships: How ABA is Still Finding It’s Heart

Dr Peter Gerhardt: 

Adolescents and Adults with ASD: What Constitutes Evidence-Based Practice in Support of Quality of Life

STREAM PRESENTATIONS

HOME STREAM

Nina Sutton, Executive Manager, Abacus Learning Centre 

Generalising skills to home: A model for centre based ABA 

Prof Cheryl Dissanayake, Director, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre-La Trobe University 
Early Intensive Behavioural Interventions: Recent learnings
Sarah Wood, Psychologist, Learning for Life Autism Centre
Variation in outcome for children with autism following early intensive behavioural intervention: What makes the difference? 
Caroline de Fina, Clinical Director, Best Start Clinic
EIBI (ESDM) outcomes: An Australian cohort 

SCHOOL STREAM
Lynette Cataldo, Psychologist, Abacus Learning Centre
ABA in schools – supporting school-aged children achieve best learning outcomes
Deborah Reed, Student Services Coordinator, Bialik College
A successful partnership - ABA at work at Bialik College

COMMUNITY STREAM
Beverley Michael, President, Ed able flowers
Ed able flowers-building blooming good evidence based commercial work and training opportunities for adults with ASD. 
Vanessa Rausa, Simon Finkelstein, Shaun Pearl, Mitchell Stevenson- Monash University 
Efficacy of video modelling to teach job skills to adults with autism spectrum disorder

SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

ABIA was delighted to have the following sponsors and supporters on board for ABA Today 2015:

  • Victorian Government – Department of Human Services
  • The Ian Potter Foundation
  • ABIA Founding Members: Wendy Kozica & David O’Callaghan
  • The Learning for Life Autism Centre
  • The Lizard Centre
  • Little Learners Autism Program
  • Happy Oak Behavioural Consulting
  • Global ABA Consulting
  • Spectrum House
  • Autism Partnership
  • Pyramid Educational Consultants P/L
  • ISADD – Intervention Services for Autism & Developmental Delay
  • Integrated Education & Communication
  • Amaze
  • Abacus Learning Centre
  • Best Start Clinic
  • Autism Awareness
  • Cool Kid Psychology

PREVIOUS CONFERENCES

  • Visit here to access information from the 2013 ABA Today conference
  • Visit here to access information from the inaugural ABA Today forum held in April 2012.

Free Information Session!

ABIA is pleased to offer a free information
session to families new to ABA.

Download Seminar Series RegistrationClick here for details