Behavior Development Solutions

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August 2019

August brings many new cohorts of students further along the path to becoming certified. Did you know that the CBA Learning Module Series is integrated into over 90 Verified Course Sequences as a curriculum supplement? Not only does the Series provide in-depth instruction of all the topics in the BACB®'s Task Lists, the data our platform collects provides professors and supervisors with valuable performance data in realtime. If you are considering integrating the Modules into your VCS or purchasing licenses for members of your organization, get in touch to learn more!

Public School BCBAs

Educational Software Designed For Your Autism Program
We help public schools develop and improve their autism programs. The ACE® ABA Software System contains assessments, lesson plans, data collection, and graphing tools to maximize the progress of the students in your program, while saving time for your staff. The ACE® software can support classrooms, programs, or district-wide initiatives and will grow with your students from preschool through high school.

Expertise in Working With Public Schools
Our team of BCBA®s and PhDs have a long history of effective partnerships with public schools throughout the United States. By choosing the ACE® software you are getting access to 40 years of educational expertise for your autism program.

“The ACE® has helped with efficiency…the staff use the ACE curriculum bank to pull up programs that match the IEP objectives.” – Public School Behavior Analyst

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"We Help BCBAs Build Their Own Practice"

Hi-5 ABA was formed with the following philosophy:

"A successful ABA practice requires extensive expertise in two areas—business administration and clinical application. The Hi-5 ABA system (in conjunction with its affiliates) is designed to provide comprehensive administrative support to BCBAs who want to own their own practice while remaining free to concentrate where professional skills are most needed—clinical supervision, training, and client care."

As a Hi-5 franchisee, you would own 100% of your practice while we and our affiliates provide the following support on an ongoing basis:

Financial Reports
Technician Recruiting
Cash Flow Assistance
Clinical Consultation

*Incorporation or business entity formation is typically a singular event and is optional through third parties if franchisee so chooses.

Please visit our website at for more information or contact:
Tim Maddox at

If you’re in a management role or you’re getting ready to step into one, you’ll likely have to handle some tough conversations with your staff (if you haven’t already). Perhaps you need to give some corrective feedback on clinical performance or maybe you need to address professionalism concerns. Whatever the issue is, it can be stressful preparing for that meeting and eventually delivering the bad news.

Well, I got you!

I created a workbook that includes all-in-one scripts to assist you with navigating those difficult conversations with your staff members without the stress! I walk you through the mental prep and script of exactly what you’re going to say BEFORE the big talk to give you the confidence to handle it like the boss that you are!

And the best part is that it’s FREE!

Click the link below now to get access to your free gift:

A little more info about Upspire Leadership: My name is Joanna Lyones and I am the founder of Upspire Leadership, a company dedicated to rising up clinicians into inspiring leaders. I have been a BCBA since 2013 and have been in the field of ABA since 2003. I have had the pleasure of coaching and mentoring many managers in our field to become effective leaders who successfully impact their staff and teams. As a result, I have designed various coaching programs to assist clinicians in achieving similar outcomes by transforming their work environments. My desire is to eliminate difficult work cultures in clinical settings across the globe by rising up clinicians into Upspire Leaders who confidently step into their personal power and lead effectively.

Learn more about Upspire:
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Understanding Ethics in ABA

In this live, in person webinar workshop, we describe the expectations of ethical practice in behavior analysis and address the challenges of maintaining high standards for ethical behavior in a world where the “right” answers to our ethical questions may be elusive.

Press Release: August 2, 2019

Maloney Method Launches new Digital Reading System combining the three most powerful reading research methods: Behavior Analysis, Direct Instruction, and Precision Teaching

On July 12, Maloney Method launched its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to complete a digital version of its highly success hard-copy reading programs.

Michael Maloney, founder and senior author says “The iPad program allows us to solve 2 problems; scalability and reliability. As a trainer, I can only train so many instructors per year. The app makes the program scalable and provides that anyone who can read can teach a student to read.”

Maloney went on to say, “After hands-on training, I never know if the instructor is drifting from the script and winging it. The digital reading program ensures that each learner is provided the same instruction, in the same order every time. It is so much easier for both instructor and learner.”

The new program will make teaching reading much easier for teachers, aides, therapists and parents. In the last 4 decades, we have taught 100,000+ students to read. The new digital reading program will allow us to teach many of the 10 million children across North America who are struggling to learn to read. The new digital reading program is expected to take one year to complete (

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Book Signing Hosted by BDS!

Thursday, October 17th

Functional Behavior Assessment for People with Autism: Making Sense of Seemingly Senseless Behavior (2nd edition) by Robert LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D (Workshop A10)

Autism Intervention Every Day! Embedding Activities in Daily Routines for Young Children and Their Families by Merle Crawford, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA and Barbara Weber, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCBA (Workshop F60)

Early Intervention Every Day! Embedding Activities in Daily Routines for Young Children and Their Families by Merle Crawford, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA and Barbara Weber, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCBA (Workshop F60)

Teaching Social Skills to People with Autism: Best Practices in Individualizing Interventions by Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA (Workshop A6) 

Friday, October 18th

Anxiety Management for Kids on the Autism Spectrum: Your Guide to Preventing Meltdowns and Unlocking Potential by Christopher Lynch, Ph.D. (Workshop D36)

Anxiety Management for Kids on the Autism Spectrum: Your Guide to Preventing Meltdowns and Unlocking Potential by John Miller, M.A. (Workshops F57 & G68)

Broccoli Boot Camp: Basic Training for Parents of Selective Eaters by Keith Williams, Ph.D., BCBA-D (Workshops D37 & E50)