Remembering Joe Forgione, MBA

Joseph Forgione was one of our longest serving board members who generously shared his time and talent with ASAT, as well as other nonprofit organizations in the New York City area.  Sadly, he passed away last year. We remain grateful for his insights and expertise, particularly given his background as a successful businessperson and leader.…

Interview with Tracie Lindblad, MSc, MEd, SLP, BCBA

Conducted by Adriane Miliotis, MA, BCBA, LBA and David Celiberti, PhD, BCBA-D Recently, we had the pleasure of speaking with ASAT Professional Advisory Board Member, Tracie Lindblad, MSc., SLP, MEd, BCBA, to learn about her journey to becoming a dually certified SLP-BCBA and to discuss her thoughts on interprofessional collaboration.  Adriane and David: Please share…

How ASAT Supports Special Education and General Education Teachers

David Celiberti, PhD, BCBA-D, Kaitlyn Evoy, BA, Sarah Cummins, MA, BCBA, and Kate McKenna, MEd, MSEd, BCBA, LBA Association for Science in Autism Treatment The Association for Science in Autism Treatment strives to promote evidence-based practices for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in all aspects of their life, including in the classroom. The reality…

A review of ABAI’s Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Between Behavior Analysts and Speech-Language Pathologists

Mi Trinh, BA, Carolina Arguello, BA, and David Celiberti, PhD, BCBA-D Association for Science in Autism Treatment In November 2020, The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) shared a resource titled “Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Between Behavior Analysts and Speech-Language Pathologists.” This document was developed by Trina D. Spencer, PhD, BCBA-D, Lina Slim, PhD, BCBA-D, CCC-SLP,…

Media Representations of the Behavior Analytic Treatment of Autism: Highlighting a Decade of ASAT’s Efforts to Promote Accuracy

David Celiberti, PhD, BCBA-D, Nicole Stewart, MSEd, BCBA, Katie Daly, MA, BCBA, LBA, and Erin Leif, PhD, BCBA-D Association for Science in Autism Treatment One way that ASAT supports dissemination of science-based treatment is through our Media Watch efforts. ASAT’s Media Watch team monitors mainstream media for published information about autism and autism treatments. Understanding that every…

A Spotlight on Science in Autism Treatment

David Celiberti, PhD, BCBA-D, Vincent Winterling, EdD, Brizida Vinjau, MS, BCBA, Marcia Questel, MSEd, BCBA Association for Science in Autism Treatment As providers and family members, you have undoubtedly witnessed consumers enticed and distracted by an endless stream of purported autism treatments. Often, these treatments run counter to effective approaches, may deplete precious resources (e.g.,…