Outcomes Research

  1. Mintz, C., Schutte, C., Borella, S., “A Longitudinal Study of the Reduction of Challenging Behavior through Early Intensive and Comprehensive Applied Behavior Analysis.” White Paper, Action Behavior Centers, 2021.

Scientific Research Articles and Abstracts

  1. Lovaas, O. Ivar. “Behavioral Treatment and Normal Educational and Intellectual Functioning in Young Autistic Children.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1987.
  2. McEachin, J., et al. “Long-Term Outcome for Children with Autism Who Receive Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment.” American Journal on MR, 1993.
  3. Cohen, H., Amerine-Dickens, M., and Smith, T. “Early Intensive Behavioral Treatment: Replication of the UCLA Model in a Community Setting.” Journal of Developmental Pediatrics, 2006.
  4. Sallows, G., Graupner, T. “Intensive Behavioral Treatment for Children with Autism: Four-Year Outcome and Predictors.” American Journal on MR, 2005.
  5. Peters-Scheffer, N., Didden, R., Korzilius, H., Sturmey, P. “A Meta-Analytic Study on the Effectiveness of Comprehensive ABA-based Early Intervention Programs for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.” Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2011.
  6. Roberts, J., et al. “A Randomised Controlled Trial of Two Early Intervention Programs for Young Children with Autism: Centre-based with Parent Program and Home-based.” Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2011.
  7. Foxx, R. “Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment of Autism: The State of the Art.” Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2008.
  8. Zachor, D., Ben-Itzchak, E., Rabinovich, A., Lahat, E. “Change in Autism Core Symptoms with Intervention.” Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2007.
  9. Hayward, D. “Assessing Progress During Treatment for Young Children with Autism Receiving Intensive Behavioural Interventions.” Autism, 2009.
  10. Jensen, V., Sinclair, L. “Treatment of Autism in Young Children: Behavioral Intervention and Applied Behavior Analysis.” Infants & Young Children, 2002.


Autism Speaks

Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)

Families for Early Autism Treatment

National Autism Center

The National Institute of Mental Health – Autism

National Autism Association

Autism Science Foundation

Organization for Autism Research (OAR)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Autism Society

American Academy of Pediatrics


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