Tristram H. Smith – The Longest Journey



You must have a printed version of the book: Behavioral Science: Tales of Inspiration, Discovery and Service in order to take this course.  You may purchase this book from The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies Bookstore.

Read Chapter 2 in Behavioral Science: Tales of Inspiration, Discovery and Service, paying close attention to the learning objectives. When you complete the chapter, log in to take the corresponding competency quiz to receive your certificate.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Discuss how Lovaas intended that discrete trial training be implemented for children with autism, and how discrete trial training differs now.
  2. Discuss UCLA’s Young Autism Project, it’s relevance in the field of ABA/Intervention for individuals with ASD, overall outcomes, and two examples of individual participant outcomes.
  3. Describe what, according to Smith, was an unfortunate result of the growth in behavior analysis following the favorable reports on early intensive behavioral intervention.