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JULY 5 - 8, 2017

Surround yourself with people who get it, learn from experts, and form lifelong bonds. This year’s event will be held at the spectacular Hilton Orlando resort, with two temperature-controlled pools, lazy river, whirlpool, a winding water slide, tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, an inexpensive trolley ride away from International Drive‘s shopping, attractions, and dining experiences, including SeaWorld and Universal Orlando Resort, and a 7-mile shuttle ride away from DisneyWorldEpcot, and other area attractions! For more information, including registration, see the General Information tab below.

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Friday, July 7 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Basics

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Behavior analysis focuses on the principles that explain how learning takes place. Positive reinforcement is one such principle. When a behavior is followed by some sort of reward, the behavior is more likely to be repeated. Through decades of research, the field of behavior analysis has developed many techniques for increasing useful behaviors and reducing those that may cause harm or interfere with learning.

This session will introduce attendees to the principles of ABA therapy, as well as provide them with techniques to provide address challenging behaviors.

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Jennifer Cicia, M. Ed.

Coordinator of Education and Training Programs, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities - University of Central Florida
Jennifer joined the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities in November, 2011. She received a BA in Psychology and an M.Ed in Exceptional Education, both from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Jennifer started working with children on the autism spectrum in 2003 as an in-home specialist with... Read More →

Friday July 7, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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