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Monday, January 9th, 2012

UFSCAR FLORESTAN FERNANDES THEATRE

09h00 am – 10h00 am
Florestan Fernandes Theatre
 
OPENING CEREMONY
10h00 am – 11h00 am
Florestan Fernandes Theatre
Panel Discussion
Future of Autism: Genetics, Molecular Medicine, Behavior Analysis

Maria Rita Passos-Bueno (University of São Paulo, BRAZIL)
Alysson Muotri (University of California – San Diego, USA)
Linda LeBlanc (Auburn University and Trumpet Behavioral Health, USA)

Chair: Thomas S. Higbee (Utah State University, USA)
11h00 am – 11h30 am
COFFEE BREAK
 
11h30 am – 12h30 pm
TRANSFER TO HOTEL
 

BROA GOLF RESORT

12h30 pm – 02h30 pm
LUNCH
 
02h30 pm – 03h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
Oral Presentation 1
A model for Autism Spectrum Disorders using human neurons

Alysson Muotri (University of California – San Diego, USA)

Chairs: Karina G. Oliveira (USP, BRAZIL) & Mateus G. N. Santos (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
03h30 pm – 04h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 2
Genetics of Autism: Current Views

Maria Rita Passos-Bueno (University of São Paulo, BRAZIL)

Chairs: Danielle P. Moreira (USP, BRAZIL) & Kaique Porto (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
04h30 pm – 04h45 pm
BREAK
 
04h45 pm – 05h15 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
Oral Presentation 3
Autistic risk in babies: Possibilities of a Behavioral Assessment

Cintia Guilhardi (Grupo Gradual – São Paulo, BRAZIL)

Chair: Nassim Chamel Elias (UFSCar – BRAZIL)
05h15 pm – 05h45 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
Oral Presentation 4
Disorders in affective engagement as a possible early sign of risk for autism

Carolina Lampreia (PUC - RJ, BRAZIL)

Chair: Marileide A. de Oliveira (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
06h00 pm – 07h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 

BUSINESS MEETING I (PRIVATE)
 
06h00 pm – 07h00 pm
BEACH KIOSK
 

POSTER PLACEMENT
 
07h00 pm – 09h00 pm
DINNER
 


Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

BROA GOLF RESORT

08h00 am – 10h00 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 1
Functional Analysis Approaches to Behavioral Assessment (I)

Brian Iwata (University of Florida, USA)

Chairs: Celso Goyos (UFSCar, BRAZIL) & Tara A. Fahmie (University of Florida, USA)
10h00 am – 10h15 am
BREAK
 
10h15 am – 12h15 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 2
From the Lab to the Living Room - Basics in the Application of Behavior Analysis

Danielle La France (Best Consulting, Sacramento, CA, USA)

Chair: Valeria Mendes (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
12h15 pm – 02h00 pm
LUNCH
 
02h00 pm – 02h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 5
Improving joint attention abilities in children with autism

Cleonice Alves Bosa (UFRGS, BRAZIL)

Chair: Alice A. Resende (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
02h30 pm – 03h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 6
Provincial publicly-funded ABA preschool program in Manitoba, Canada

Daniela Fazzio (St. Amant, Winnipeg, CANADA)

Chair: Mateus G.N. Santos (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
03h00 pm – 03h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 7
Noncompliance and Oppositional Behavior in Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

David Wilder (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)

Chair: Yanerys Leon-Enriquez (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)
03h30 pm – 04h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 8
ABA and autism in Brazil: an appraisal of service delivery in the real world of private practice

Roosevelt Starling (UFSJ, Instituto Aplicar, BRAZIL)

Chair: Celso Goyos (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
04h00 pm – 04h15 pm
BREAK
 
04h15 pm – 06h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 3
Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities: Recent Research and a Tutorial (I)

Larry Williams & Dickie C. T. Yu (University of Nevada – Reno - USA & St. Amant, University of Manitoba, CANADA)

Chairs: Tatiane Carvalho Castro (UFSCar, BRAZIL) & Ashley E. Greenwald (University of Nevada – Reno, USA)
06h00 pm – 07h00 pm
BEACH KIOSK
 

POSTER SESSION
 
07h00 pm – 09h00 pm
DINNER
 


Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

BROA GOLF RESORT

08h00 am – 10h00 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 1
Functional Analysis Approaches to Behavioral Assessment (II)

Brian Iwata (University of Florida, USA)

Chairs: Giovana Escobal (UFSCar, BRAZIL) & Jill M. Harper (University of Florida, USA)
10h00 am – 10h15 am
BREAK
 
10h15 am – 12h15 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 4
The Identification and Instantiation of Verbal Behavior Developmental Cusps and Capabilities Resulting in Accelerated Learning, Social Learning, and Acquisition of Social Reinforcers in Children with Autism

Douglas Greer (Columbia University, USA)

Chairs: Nassim C. Elias (UFSCar, BRAZIL) & Charlotte L. Carp (Texas Christian University, USA)
12h15 pm – 02h00 pm
LUNCH
 
02h00 pm – 02h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 9
Observing Response and the Operant Aspects of Attention

Gerson Tomanari (University of São Paulo, BRAZIL)

Chair: Jillian K. LaBrie (California State University – Sacramento, USA)
02h30 pm – 03h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 10
Derived relations in children with autism

Erik Arntzen (Akershus University, NORWAY)

Chair: Anne Shroyer (University of Houston – Clearlake, USA)
03h00 pm – 04h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 11
The Role of Problem Solving in Teaching Complex Verbal Repertoires

James Carr (Behavior Analyst Certification Board, USA)

Chair: Nicole Hanney (Auburn University, USA)
04h00 pm – 04h15 pm
BREAK
 
04h15 pm – 06h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 3
Assessment of Basic Learning Abilities: Recent Research and a Tutorial (II)

Larry Williams & Dickie C. T. Yu (University of Nevada – Reno, USA & St. Amant, CANADA)

Chairs: Tatiane Carvalho Castro (UFSCar, BRAZIL) & Lilian dos Santos Saltel (St. Amant, CANADA)
06h00 pm – 07h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
BUSINESS MEETING II (PRIVATE)
07h00 pm – 09h00 pm
DINNER & SOCIAL
 


Thursday, January 12th, 2012

BROA GOLF RESORT

08h00 am – 10h00 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 1
Functional Analysis Approaches to Behavioral Assessment (III)

Brian Iwata (University of Florida, USA)

Chairs: Gracie A. Beavers (University of Florida, USA) & Celso Goyos (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
10h00 am – 10h15 am
BREAK
 
10h15 am – 10h45 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 12
The role of common motor responses in stimulus categorization by preschool children

Caio Miguel (California State University – Sacramento, USA)

Chair: Matthew T. Brodhead (Utah State University, USA)
10h45 am – 11h15 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 13
Research on Verbal Behavior and its Clinical Applications

Caio Miguel (California State University – Sacramento, USA)

Chair: Matthew T. Brodhead (Utah State University, USA)
11h15 am – 11h45 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 14
Augmentative and Alternative Communication for autism spectrum disorders: a review of an emerging practice

Débora Regina de Paula Nunes (UFRN, BRAZIL)

Chair: Marina Z. Macedo (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
11h45 am – 12h15 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 15
Using Photographic Activity Schedules to Promote Independence in Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

Thomas S. Higbee (Utah State University, USA)

Chair: Luiza Guimarães (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
12h15 pm – 02h00 pm
LUNCH
 
02h00 pm – 02h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 16
An overview of computer-based interventions to teach communication skills to children with autism spectrum disorders

Mark O’Reilly (University of Texas – Austin, USA)

Chair: Farah El Zein (University of Texas - Austin, USA)
02h30 pm – 03h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 17
Teaching Children with Autism Using Video Modeling

Rebecca Mac Donald (New England Center for Children, USA)

Chair: Joseph Lambert (Utah State University, USA)
03h00 pm – 04h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 18
Designing and Evaluating Technology-Based Behavioral Interventions for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Linda LeBlanc (Auburn University and Trumpet Behavioral Health, USA)

Chair: Kaneen Geiger(Auburn University, USA)
04h00 pm – 04h15 pm
BREAK
 
04h15 pm – 05h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 19
Enhancing Transfer-of-Control Procedures with Differential Observing Responses

Anna I. Petursdottir (Texas Christian University, USA)

Chair: Jonas Gamba (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
05h00 pm – 05h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 20
Strategies for Promoting Spontaneous Language in Children with Autism and Related Disorders

Thomas S. Higbee (Utah State University, USA)

Chair: Tracy L. Lepper (Texas Christian University, USA)
05h30 pm – 06h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 21
Teaching Children With Autism Two Mand Frames For The How?” Mand for Information

Sarah A. Lechago (University of Houston – Clear Lake, EUA)

Chair: Nassim C. Elias (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
06h00 pm – 07h00 pm
BEACH KIOSK
 

POSTER SESSION
 
07h00 pm – 09h00 pm
DINNER & SOCIAL
 


Friday, January 13th, 2012

BROA GOLF RESORT

08h00 am – 10h00 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 1
Functional Analysis Approaches to Behavioral Assessment (IV)

Brian Iwata (University of Florida, USA)

Chairs: Layla Abby (Texas Tech University, USA) & Celso Goyos (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
10h00 am – 10h15 am
BREAK
 
10h15 am – 11h15 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 22
What Practices are Best When Teaching Children with Autism? Evaluating Common Variations in Prompting and Data Collection Methods

Dorothea C. Lerman (University of Houston – Clear Lake, USA)

Chair: Celso Goyos (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
11h15 am – 11h45 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 23
Verbal behavior capabilities as the core curriculum for an effective behavior-analysis based intervention for people with autism

Luiz Antonio Perez-Gonzalez (Universidad Oviedo, SPAIN)

Chair: Torunn Lian (Akershus University College, NORWAY)
11h45 am – 12h15 am
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 24
The Use of Stimulus Control Procedures to Manage Problem Behavior during Early Intervention Services with children with Autism

Alison Betz (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)

Chair: Marileide A. Oliveira (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
12h15 pm – 02h00 pm
LUNCH
 
02h00 pm – 02h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 25
A Comparison of Methods for Teaching Auditory-Visual Conditional Discriminations to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Laura L. Grow (University of British Columbia, CANADA)

Chair: Daniela Fazzio (St. Amant, CANADA)
02h30 pm – 03h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 26
A collaborative multidisciplinary approach to intervention for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders placed in residential settings

Paula Kenyon-Braga (New England Center for Children, USA)

Chair: Alice Resende (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
03h00 pm – 03h30 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 27
Computerized teaching for Verbal Behavior and Decision Making research for children with intellectual delay

Celso Goyos (UFSCar, BRAZIL)

Chairs: Lorena García-Asenjo (Universidad Oviedo, SPAIN) & Luiza Guimarães (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
03h30 pm – 04h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Oral Presentation 28
Evidence based treatment for individuals with autism: Behavioral strategies for assessment, goal selection, and teaching

Mecca Andrade (New England Center for Children, USA)

Chair: Jonas Gamba (UFSCar, BRAZIL)
04h00 pm – 04h15 pm
BREAK
 
04h15 pm – 06h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 
Workshop 5
Reinforcer identification for individuals with autism and related disorders

Thomas S. Higbee (Utah State University, USA)

Chairs: Alice Resende (UFSCar, BRAZIL) & Catherine Martinez (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)
06h00 pm – 07h00 pm
CONVENTION CENTER
 

CLOSING SESSION AND CONFERENCE EVALUATION
 
07h00 pm – 09h00 pm
DINNER
 
     
     
     
 
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