draft dba programme 2015 galway jh 13.4.15

FRIDAY 17th April
Registration from 8:45 am
Discussion topics for the Panel Discussion (6 pm Saturday) should be handed in at the Registration Desk.
Room: Ballyvaughan Suite
9:30 – 12.00 WORKSHOP
Prof. Brian Iwata (University of Florida)
Clinical Challenges for Function Analysis Methodology
12.00-13.30 LUNCH
13.30-16.00 WORKSHOP
Prof. Julian Leslie (Ulster University)
Applying Behaviour Analysis to Sustainability
17:00 – 18:30
Inishturk Room
Poster session
20:30- DBA Social Event - O’ Connors Pub, Salt Hill, Galway
SATURDAY 18th April
Registration from 8:45am.
Discussion topics for the Panel Discussion (6 pm Saturday) should be handed in at the Registration Desk.
Room: Ballyvaughan
Room: Inishturk
Room: Inishmann
9:15 Welcome Remarks
9:20 – 10:40
Individual Papers: Functional Analysis
Challenging Behaviour
Chair and discussant: Maeve Bracken
9:20 – 10:40
Symposium- Measuring Relational Responding:
and Practical Considerations when Using the Implicit
Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP).
Chair and discussant: Michelle Kelly, National
Jennifer N. Haddock & Brian A. Iwata, (University of University of Ireland, Maynooth
Functional Analysis Response Patterns as a Predictor of
Colin Harte (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
Treatment Effects for Stereotypy
Methodological Features of the Implicit Relational
Assessment Procedure (IRAP): Manipulations of Block
Sarah C. Mead & Brian A. Iwata, (University of
Number and Length
Florida), Eileen M. Roscoe & Kevin J. Schlichenmeyer
(New England Center for Children)
Deirdre Kavanagh, Sarah Kenehan, Ian Hussey, Ciara
Evaluation of a Screening Procedure for the Assessment McEnteggart, & Yvonne Barnes-Holmes (National
of Aggression
University of Ireland, Maynooth)
Assessing the impact of rule order manipulation on
Sinéad Lydon1, Olive Healy1, Michelle Roche2,
IRAP effects using a self-esteem IRAP
Rebecca Henry2, Teresa Mulhern2, & Brian M. Hughes.
(1Trinity College Dublin, 2National University of Ireland,
Martin Finn (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
The Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure: the effect
Salivary cortisol levels and challenging behaviour in
of instruction on responding
children with autism spectrum disorder.
Individual paper:
Individual paper:
F. O’Donovan1, I. Stewart1, B. Roche2, M. Hogan1
Emmett Smyth1, Olive Healy2 & Sinead Lydon2.
(National University of Ireland, Galway1; National
(Dimensions UK1 and Trinity College Dublin2) An Analysis University of Ireland, Maynooth2)
of Stress, Burnout, and Work Commitment among
Assessing generalized same and opposite relation
Disability Support Staff in the UK
responding and intellectual potential in younger and
older adults
9:20 – 10:40
Symposium: Evidence based practice and “non-evidence based
Chair and discussant: Laura Moran, Brothers of Charity
Ciara Padden, Tizard Centre, (University of Kent)
Non–Evidence-Based Interventions & Autism Spectrum Disorder:
What Can and Should we be Doing?
Shelley Brady1 & Denise O’Dwyer2
University of Ulster Coleraine1, (National Learning Network2)
Behaviour analysis and Intervention for Adults with Autism
Marcia Ward (Headway Psychology Department, Cork)
“Doing the good work” in acquired brain injury rehabilitation.
Individual paper:
Niamh Devitt1, Valeria Di Cosmo1 & Denis O’Hora2 (1 Economic
and Social Research Institute and Trinity College Dublin, 2 National
University of Ireland Galway)
The effect of Time of Use (TOU) tariffs on peak electricity usage:
Half-hourly data from 5,000 Irish house-holds
10:40 – 11:10 COFFEE
SATURDAY 5th April
Registration from 8:30am.
Discussion topics for the Panel Discussion (6 pm Saturday) should be handed in at the Registration Desk.
Ballyvaughan Suite 11:10 – 12:00 Keynote:
PETER KILLEEN Psychology Department, Arizona State University. The four causes of ADHD
Ballyvaughan Suite 12:00 – 13:20
Inishturk Suite 11:50 – 13:20
Inishmann Suite 12:00 – 13:20
Individual Papers: Promoting Independence in
Symposium: Applications of Behaviour Analysis in a
Symposium: Teaching Skills for School: Social, SelfChair and discussant: Olive Healy
Special School
management and Academic targets
Chair and discussant: Aoife McTiernan
Chair: Jennifer Holloway, National University of Ireland,
Joan Summerville1, Olive Healy1, Jennifer Holloway2 and
Jennifer James2 (1Trinity College Dublin, 2National
Sinead Byrne, Aisling Cambell, Trish Carolan (ABACAS
Anna Mc Coy1, Jennifer Holloway1, & Olive Healy2,
University of Ireland, Galway)
Special School, Kilbarrack)
(1National University of Ireland, Galway, 2Trinity College,
Tackling Teenage Training: An Investigation of
A study investigating the effects of a conditioned
Psychosexual Knowledge in adolescents with High
discriminative stimulus in reducing vocal stereotypy.
Functioning Autism
Evaluating the effects of the Model Me Curriculum on social
Aimee Baker & Trish Carolan (ABACAS Special School, skills of five children and young persons with High
Ben Hughes, School of Social Work and Social Policy,
Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome.
(Trinity College, Dublin)
Decreasing absconding behaviour during transitions using
Compulsive Sexual Behaviour and Behavioural–Analytic
increased choice making opportunities, behaviour
Niamh Lyons & Jennifer Holloway, (National University
momentum & Functional Communication Training.
Ireland Galway)
Caroline Kinneen & Maeve Bracken, (Trinity College
Promoting Academic Independence in Adolescents on the
Autism Spectrum using Organised Visual Stimuli and a
Strategic Prompting Hierarchy
Christine Connolly & Trish Carolan (ABACAS Special
School, Kilbarrack)
Reducing Rapid Eating using an Incompatible Behaviour
Chain and Response Blocking.
Individual paper:
Individual paper:
Clodagh Murray and Olive Healy, London South Bank
University and Trinity College Dublin
An examination of response variability in children with
autism and the relationship to restricted repetitive behaviour
The effects of assistive technology to reduce transitioning
times and increase on task behaviour in young adults with
Intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Helena Lydon1 & Olive Healy2, 1National University of
Ireland, Galway, 2Trinity College, Dublin
A Comparison of the effects of Sensory Integration Therapy
and Behavioural Intervention on academic performance
Kevin Rea & Anna McCoy (Behaviour Therapy Services
Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention for a Child with
Autism: A Family-Based Approach
13:10 – 14:15 LUNCH
SATURDAY 5th April
Registration from 8:30am.
Discussion topics for the Panel Discussion (6 pm Saturday) should be handed in at the Registration Desk.
Ballyvaughan Suite 14:15 – 15:05 Keynote:
Brian A. Iwata, University of Florida, Continuing Controversy over Shock
Ballyvaughan Suite 15:15 – 16:45
Individual Papers: Equivalence and RFT
Chair and discussant: Laura Moran
Ronda Barron, Sinéad Smyth (Dublin City
University) & Julian Leslie,(Ulster University)
Group responding using computerised equivalencebased instruction in the mainstream classroom.
Shane McLoughlin, Ian Stewart, (National University
of Ireland, Galway)
Experimental investigations of analogy and quasianalogy using the Relational Evaluation Procedure
Aileen Lynch, (Maynooth University)
The Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP)
as a Measure of Spider Fear and Avoidance.
Teresa Mulhern, Siri Ming, Laura Moran, & Ian
Stewart, (National University of Ireland Galway)
Training Class Inclusion Responding in Young
Children and Individuals with Autism
Hayes, 1Stewart, I., 2Cassidy & 2Roche, B.
(1 National University of Ireland, Galway
2 National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
Comparing the effects of relational frame training and
computer coding on intellectual potential in school age
Inishturke Suite 15:15 – 16:45
Symposium: Applying Fluency across populations
Chair and discussant: Jennifer Holloway, National
University of Ireland Galway
Inishmann Suite 15:15 – 16:45
Individual Papers- Autism and Special Needs
Chair and discussant: Helena Lydon, National University of
Ireland, Galway
Sarah Murray, Katja Keane, Aoife Mc Tiernan, Jennifer
Holloway, (National University of Ireland, Galway)
An evaluation of fluency-based instruction to increase word
identification skills.
Ita Forde, (Ability West, Galway)
“My plan has really changed my behaviours for the better”
Aoife McTiernan1, Jennifer Holloway1, Olive Healy2,
Caroline Leonard1
(1National University of Ireland Galway, 2Trinity College
An Investigation of Moderators of Fluency-based Instruction
Laura Kelly, Jennifer Holloway and Edith Walsh, (National
University of Ireland, Galway)
An investigation of the effectiveness of Behavioural
Momentum on the acquisition and fluency outcomes of tacts
in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Individual paper:
Ciara Padden1,3, Jack E. James2,3
(1Tizard Centre; 2Reykjavik University; 3National University of
Ireland, Galway)
Investigating Stress and Health in Parents of Children with
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Implications for Parental Support
Mihai Grozavescu, Clodagh Murray, Janice Brown, (London
South Bank University)
A Between-Groups Comparison of Outcomes for Romanian
Children with Autism Aged 3-5 (ABA, Pharmacological
Treatment, a Combination of Both or No Treatment)
Kelly Larkin, Jennifer Boyne, and Deborah Ging, (Trinity
College Dublin)
Using positive reinforcement to intervene with non-retentive
Amanda Doherty 1,2, Maeve Bracken 1, Laura Gormley 2
School of Psychology,(Trinity College Dublin 1,
Play and Language Support Preschool2)
Teaching Children with Autism to Initiate and Respond to
Peer Mands using a Picture Exchange Communication
System (PECS)
SATURDAY 5th April
Registration from 8:30am.
Discussion topics for the Panel Discussion (6 pm Saturday) should be handed in at the Registration Desk .
16:45 -17:00 BREAK (tea/coffee)
17:00 – 18:00
PANEL DISCUSSION (Ballyvaughan Suite)
Chair: Denis O’Hora (National University of Ireland, Galway)