Attaining Excellence

Melmark’s senior staff contribute to the research field by conducting training sessions in applied behavior analysis and special education for local and national professionals; presenting research posters, papers, and symposia at regional and national conferences; and publishing research studies in peer-reviewed research journals.  

Recent articles and presentations include:

Klein, M., Potter, J., Hanley, G., & Lucibello, B. (2013, October). A comparison of methods to assess preference for work activities with adolescents diagnosed with an intellectual disability. Poster session conducted at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy Annual Conference, Amherst, MA.

Lucibello, B., Potter, J., Hanley, G., & Klein, M. (2013, October). The effects of reinforcement & prompting when assessing preference for work activities with adolescents diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. Poster session conducted at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy Annual Conference, Amherst, MA.

Mouzakes, T. (2013, October). Assessment and treatment of problem behavior eveoked by noise in a residential setting. In, Ricciardi, J. (Chair), Advances in the assessment and treatment of problem behavior. Symposium conducted at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy Annual Conference, Amherst, MA.

Newport, L., & Weiss, M. J. (2013, October). Emotional and behavioral strategies for coping with loss and grief. Workshop at the Annual Autism New Jersey Conference in Atlantic City, NJ.

For a complete list of presentations / publications,  click here.