Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers (Paperback)
About our authors Judah B. Axe, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, received his MA and PhD in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis from The Ohio State University. He is currently an Associate Professor of Behavior Analysis, and a former Associate Professor of Special Education, at Simmons University in Boston, MA. He conducts research with children with autism and related disabilities in the areas of verbal behavior, social skills and challenging behavior. Dr. Axe serves on the editorial boards of five behavior analytic journals and has held leadership positions with the Association for Behavior Analysis International, the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy and the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. Paul A. Alberto received his undergraduate degree from Hunter College in New York City, and then taught elementary-aged students with intellectual disabilities in the south Bronx. While teaching he completed a master's degree in Special Education: Mental Retardation at Fordham University. He moved to Atlanta and completed his PhD in Special Education: Severe Disabilities at Georgia State University. His professional career in higher education has been at GSU in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education. He is coordinator of the teacher education program in Multiple and Severe Disabilities. He is Co-Director of the program in Applied Behavior Analysis and is Co-Director of the University Initiative on Language and Literacy. Since 2003 he has served as co-editor of the journal Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. Currently, he is Principal Investigator on a grant from the Institute on Education Sciences entitled, Integrated Literacy for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities. Anne C. Troutman received her undergraduate degree in elementary education from the University of Georgia in 1964, and then taught elementary grades for 5 years. She completed her master's degree in special education from Georgia State University and taught students with behavior disorders in self-contained and resource settings and served as a crisis intervention specialist and special education supervisor. After receiving her PhD from Georgia State in 1977, she taught graduate and undergraduate students in general and special education at The University of Memphis until her retirement in 2009.