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Association for Behavior Analysis International® (APBI)
The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit professional membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

http://www.abainternational.org



The California Association for Behavior Analysis (CAL ABA) is

dedicated to the science of behavior analysis.

committed to promoting research, education, and practice based on the principles of behavior analysis.

We sponsor the top regional conference on behavior analysis in the United States and regularly feature well known researchers and clinicians from throughout the United States.

We are the primary clearinghouse for research and training in behavior analysis in the Western Region of the United States.

The California Association for Behavior Analysis was formed in 1998 when two organizations joined together: The Northern California Association for Behavior Analysis (NCABA) and the Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy/Southern California (ABAT/SC).

http://calaba.org



The Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) is a new organization with the primary mission of serving the needs of professional behavior analyst practitioners credentialed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). Its mission is

To represent the interests of BACB-credentialed professional behavior analysts

To provide support and resources to BACB-credentialed professional behavior analysts

To work with federal, state, governmental, and third party entities to enhance recognition of BACB-credentialed professional behavior analysts

To work with federal, state, governmental, and third party entities to support the needs of BACB-credentialed professional behavior analysts

To provide education opportunities to BACB-credentialed professional behavior analysts

To provide resources to professionals in other fields and to consumers of behavior analytic services concerning the practice of applied behavior analysis

To bring professionals, consumers, and vendors together at national and regional meetings

To support improvements in and access to services provided by BACB credentialed professional behavior analysts

To promote public understanding of the professional practice of behavior analysis.

The APBA is a membership organization. There are multiple classes of membership, affiliation, and sponsorship. BACB-credentialed members must hold a current certification issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. Other classes of membership do not require certification. In addition, organizations may be affiliates or sponsors.

http://www.apbahome.net/about.php



ABA Resources for Recovery from Autism/PDD/Hyperlexia
http://rsaffran.tripod.com/aba.html



Addressing Student Problem Behavior
http://cecp.air.org/fba/problembehavior/text.htm



Department of Developmental Services
For a description of the appeals procedure as per Welfare and Institutions Code section 4704.6 and a department telephone number available for answering consumer and applicant appeals procedure questions.

Department of Developmental Services website page
http://www.dds.ca.gov/complaints

Department of Developmental Services telephone number: (916) 654-1987




http://www.behavioradvisor.com



Creating Positive Behavioral Intervention Plans and Supports
http://cecp.air.org/fba/problembehavior3/part3.pdf



Who is qualified to oversee intensive, comprehensive behavioral programming for young children with autism/PDD?
http://rsaffran.tripod.com/qualifications.html