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Austin, Tx

April 5-6, 2018

Register today for the First Annual Verbal Behavior Conference for professionals in Austin, TX. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the top leaders in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis, Verbal Behavior and the treatment of people with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities presenting together. Earn 12 BACB Type 2 CE credits! No refunds after February 28, 5:00pm CST.

Our Speakers

Mark Sunberg Color

Mark L. Sundberg |


Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D received his doctorate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University (1980), under the direction of Dr. Jack Michael. He is the author of the VB-MAPP, and co-author of the original ABLLS and the book Teaching Language to Children with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities. He has published over 50 professional papers and 6 book chapters. He ...

Vincent Carbone

Vincent J. Carbone |


Dr. Vincent J. Carbone is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctorate and New York State Licensed Behavior Analyst. He received his graduate training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. He currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Penn State University and graduate programs in Behavior Analysis offered by IESCUM, Parma, Italy, and at the University ...

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Patrick McGreevy |


Patrick McGreevy received B.S. and M.A. degrees in Psychology and Special Education, respectively, from the University of Iowa. He was a special education teacher for eight years, working with children and young adults with moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities. He received the Ph.D. degree in Education from Kansas University under the guidance of Ogden R. Lindsley. He has served on th...



April 5th

8:00am - Registration (Coffee and light breakfast)

8:30am - Introductions

8:45am - Advanced Topics in Verbal Behavior- Dr. Mark L. Sundberg, Ph.D. BCBA-D

10:15am - Break

10:30am - Alternative Methods of Speaking for Non-verbal Learners that last a Lifetime: Methods that are Continuously Available, Used Frequently, and Effortless (CAFE)- Dr. Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D., BCBA-D

12:00pm - Lunch On your own

1:15pm - The Role of Joint Control in Teaching Complex Responding to Children with Autism- Dr. Vincent Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA-D

2:45pm - Break

3:00pm - All Presenters Panel Discussion

April 6th

8:00am - Check in (Coffee and light breakfast)

8:30am - Announcements

8:45am - B.F.Skinner's Legacy to the Field of Education- Dr. Vince Carbone, Ed.D. BCBA-D

10:15am - Break

10:30am - Teaching Conversational Skills to Children with Autism: Analysis, Assessment, and Intervention-Dr. Mark L. Sundberg, Ph.D. BCBA-D

12:00pm - Lunch On your own

1:15pm - Functional Life Skills for Learners with Moderate-to-Severe Disabilities: It’s a Matter of Making Requests, Responding as a Listener, Performing Skills of Daily Living, and Tolerating Commonly-Occurring Situations- Dr. Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D. BCBA-D

2:45pm - Break

3:00pm - All Presenters Panel Discussion

Cocktail Welcome Reception April 5th

At the Dogwood Rock Rose (RSVP Required)

Mix and Mingle from 6:00-9:00, Free cocktails and appetizers!