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Poster highlighting success of ABA training program honored by conference
August 26, 2014
Poster highlighting success of online ABA training program honored by autism conference

A poster that explains the success of an online UMass Medical School program in teaching  paraprofessionals about Applied Behavior Analysis has been named winner of an ICare4Autism International Autism Conference poster session.

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    July 22, 2014

    In this commentary, the authors discuss, based on their experiences, concerns related to academic health centers partnering with correctional facilities, how existing partnerships have overcome those concerns, and the benefits of such relationships to both academic health centers and correctional facilities.