On this page, we will post annotated links to other websites that we beleive are useful to members of the greater autism community, in which we include parents, other family members, teachers, support personnel, agency and school administrators, professionals in the field of applied behavior analysis and intervention, and others interested in this intensely fascinating area of science and study.
Periodically, we will update the links on this page and we welcome the comments of our visitors about which links have proven helpful, stimulating, and interesting.
This is the professional credentialing organization for our profession, and represents an international method of standardization for professional practice and ethics in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. The bacb also maintains a Registry of certified professionals in the field by area for the benefit of consumers seeking a BCBA.
The Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization whose mission is "to promote and advance the science and practice of applied behavior analysis." Although there are many parts to its mission, for practitioners it provides a practice-oriented membership organization to help keep us "up to speed" in this developing field.
The Association for Behavior Analysis International (www.abainternational.org) ABAI is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to contributing to the well being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice and currently has over 7,000 members in the U.S. and abroad.
ASAT maintains a well-respected website that "tackles the array of considerations surrounding autism treatment." It has become, among many other virtues, the "go-to source for research summaries of the full array of autism treatments for families and professionals..."