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Past Presentations

  • The utility and ubiquity of joint control: Making use of joint control in teaching. Invited Address presented at the 39th Annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN. Sidener, D. W. (2013, May).
  • Recent Research on Functional Analysis and Function-Based Treatment of Disruptive Behavior in School Settings. (Chair) Symposium presented at the 39th Annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.  Sidener, D.W. (2013, May).
  • Individualizing Functional Analysis: Establishing Experimental Control of Aggressive Behavior by Modifying Experimental Design, Conditions, and Session Duration. Paper presented at the 39th Annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.  Spanarkel, B., Cassella, M., & Sidener, D. W. (2013, May). 
  • Functional Analysis of Aggressive Behavior and FCT Evaluated in a School Setting With a Kindergarten Student. Paper presented at the 39th Annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.  Ader, A., Sidener, D. W.  & Bernstein, J. (2013, May).
  • Establishing stimulus control of mands for items and information in children with autism.   Poster presented at the 15th Annual Conference of Maryland Association of Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.  Somers, A. S., Sidener, T. M., DeBar, R. A., & Sidener, D. W.  (2012, November).
  • Establishing stimulus control of mands for items and information in children with autism.   Poster presented at the 30th Autism New Jersey Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.  Somers, A. S., Sidener, T. M., DeBar, R. A., & Sidener, D. W.  (2012, October).
  • Current research on stimulus – stimulus pairing. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the New York Association for Behavior Analysis, Saratoga Springs, NY.  Miliotis, A., Rader, L. M., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., & Sidener, D. W., Delmolino, L. M., & Carbone, V.   (2012, October).
  • Stimulus-stimulus pairing:  Systematic replication and evaluation of number of presentations of target sound per trial.  Poster presented at the 37th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference, Denver, CO.  Rader, L. M., Miliotis, A., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., Sidener, D. W., Delmolino Gatley, L. M., & Carbone, V. J.   (2011, May).
  • Effects of two different quantities of comparison stimuli on a match-to-sample task for learners with autism.  Poster presented at the 37th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference, Denver, CO.  Bhatt, P., Reeve, K. F., Sidener, D. W., Sidener, T. M., & Reeve, S. A.   (2011, May).
  • Assessing maintaining consequences of inappropriate urination in children with autism. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of Princeton Child Development Institute, Princeton, NJ.  Bollenbach, N., Cocuzzo, D., Kaplan-Reimer, H., Duffy-Cassella, M., & Sidener, D.W. (May, 2011).
  • Using graduated exposure in multiple community settings to reduce anxious behavior in children with autism. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of Princeton Child Development Institute, Princeton, NJ.  Goldenberg, L., Kaplan-Reimer, H., Sidener, T. M., & Sidener, D. W. (May, 2011).
  • Individualizing experimental conditions and research design to assess the function(s) of aberrant behavior. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of Princeton Child Development Institute, Princeton, NJ.  Sinning, L. A., Conrad, J. M., & Sidener, D. W. (May, 2011).
  • Research Topics Roundtable (Chair). Panel discussion at the Annual Conference of Princeton Child Development Institute, Princeton, NJ.  Sidener, D. W. (May, 2011).
  • Manipulation of motivating operations and use of script fading procedures to teach mands for location to children with language delays. Paper presented at the 6th annual New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Edison, NJ.  Howlett, M. A., Sidener, T. M., Progar, P. R., & Sidener, D. W. (March, 2011).
  • Stimulus-stimulus pairing of vocalizations: A systematic replication. Paper presented at the 6th annual New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Edison, NJ.  Rader, L., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., Sidener, D. W., & Delmolino, L. (March, 2011).
  • Stimulus-stimulus pairing of vocalizations: Evaluation of number of presentations of target sound per trial. Paper presented at the 6th annual New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Edison, NJ.  Miliotis A., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., Sidener, D. W.  & Carbone, V.  (March, 2011).
  • Stimulus-stimulus pairing:  Systematic replication and evaluation of number of presentations of target sound per trial.  Poster presented at the Annual Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Baltimore, MD.  Rader, L., Miliotis, A., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., Sidener, D. W., Delmolino, L., & Carbone, V.  (2010, December).
  • Processes and Applications of Joint Control: How it works and what to do with it. Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of Missouri Association for Behavior Analysis, St. Louis, MO.  Sidener, D. W. (2010, November).
  • Evaluating a stimulus control fading procedure to teach indoor rock climbing to children with autism.  Paper presented at the 36th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference, San Antonio, TX.  Kaplan, H., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., & Sidener, D. W.  (2010, May).
  • Teaching mands for location to children with language delays via manipulation of motivating operations and a script fading procedure.  Paper presented at the 36th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference, San Antonio, TX.  Howlett, M. A., Sidener, T. M., Sidener, D. W., & Progar, P. R.  (2010, May).
  • Effects of choice-based activity schedules on on-task behavior in children with autism.  Poster presented at the 36th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference, San Antonio, TX.   Murano, K. L., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, S. A., & Sidener, D. W.  (2010, May).
  • Response interruption and redirection as treatment for vocal stereotypy in children with autism.  Poster presented at the 36th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference, San Antonio, TX.   Cassella, M. D., Sidener, T. M., Sidener, D. W., & Progar, P. R.  (2010, May).
  • Comparison of video priming and simultaneous video modeling to teach play skills to children with autism.  Poster presented at the 36th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference, San Antonio, TX.   Sancho, K., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, S. A., & Sidener, D. W.  (2010, May).
  • Using Exaggerated Visual Cues and Fading From Highly-Motivating to Moderately-Motivating Materials to Facilitate the Acquisition of  Schedule-Following Components.  Poster presented at Princeton Child Development Institute Annual Conference, Princeton, NJ. Williams, G, Bernstein, J,  & Sidener, D.W.  (2010, May).
  • Teaching a Portable, Self-Contained Leisure Schedule.  Poster presented at Princeton Child Development Institute Annual Conference, Princeton, NJ.  Romeo, C., Tarascavage, S., Bernstein, J., Lee, D., & Sidener, D.W.  (2010, May).
  • Response interruption and redirection as treatment for vocal stereotypy in children with autism:  A systematic replication.  Paper presented at the Conference of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis, New Brunswick, NJ.  Duffy, M., Sidener, T. M., Sidener, D. W., & Progar, P. R.  (2009, July).
  • Evaluating a stimulus control fading procedure to teach indoor rock climbing to children with autism. Paper presented at the Conference of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis, New Brunswick, NJ.  Kaplan, H., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., & Sidener, D.W.  (2009, July).
  • A comparison of concurrent video modeling and video priming approaches to teach play skills to children with autism.  Paper presented at the Conference of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis, New Brunswick, NJ.  Sancho, K., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, S. A., & Sidener, D. W.  (2009, July).
  • The effects of choice-based activity schedules on on-task behavior in children with autism.  Paper presented at the Conference of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis, New Brunswick, NJ.  Murano, K., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, S. A., & Sidener, D. W.  (2009, July).
  • Response interruption and redirection as treatment for vocal stereotypy in children with autism:  A systematic replication.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual PCDI Conference: Science-Based Autism Intervention, Princeton, NJ.  Duffy, M., Sidener, T. M., Sidener, D. W., & Progar, P. R. (2009, July).
  • Evaluating a stimulus control fading procedure to teach indoor rock climbing to children with autism. Poster presented at the 7th Annual PCDI Conference: Science-Based Autism Intervention, Princeton, NJ.  Kaplan, H., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, K. F., & Sidener, D. W.  (2009, July).
  • A comparison of concurrent video modeling and video priming approaches to teach play skills to children with autism.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual PCDI Conference: Science-Based Autism Intervention, Princeton, NJ.  Sancho, K., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, S. A., & Sidener, D. W.  (2009, July).
  • The effects of choice-based activity schedules on on-task behavior in children with autism.  Poster presented at the 7th Annual PCDI Conference: Science-Based Autism Intervention, Princeton, NJ.  Murano, K., Sidener, T. M., Reeve, S. A, & Sidener, D. W.  (2009, July).
  • Rule-governed behavior: Contrasting views (Joint control: A mechanism for rule-following). Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Phoenix, AZ.  Sidener, D. W.  (2009, May). Panel Discussion
  • Joint control and rule-governed behavior: An account of the functional mechanism of contingency-specifying stimuli. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Phoenix, AZ.   Sidener, D. W.  (2009, May)
  • A behavioral account of remembering: Behavioral mediation of delayed matching to sample. Paper presented at the meeting of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis, New Brunswick, NJ.  Sidener, D. W.  (2008, August).
  • Evidence for stimulus control of word usage in semi-structured interviews: Investigating the echoic. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.  Sidener, D. W.  (2006, May).
  • Experimental analysis of human behavior special interest group student paper contest winner: Precurrent behavior and mediation of matching to sample: Systematic replication and extension.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.  Sidener, D.W.  (2005, May).
  • A behavioral account of remembering: Precurrent behavior and mediation of matching to sample.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Boston, MA.  Sidener, D.W., Michael, J., Carr, J.E. & Petursdottir, A.  (2004, May).
  • A behavioral account of remembering: Precurrent behavior and mediation of matching to sample.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis, Baltimore, MD.  Sidener, D. W., Michael, J., Carr, J. E. & Petursdottir, A.  (2003, November).
  • Coding responses and generalization of matching to sample in children: A direct replication.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA.  Sidener, D. W. (2003, May).
  • The Beep-O-Lator: A relatively quick and easy computerized data collection program developed in Visual Basic 6.0.  Poster presented at Association for Behavior Analysis annual conference, San Francisco, CA.  Sidener, D. W. (2003, May).
  • Functional analysis and treatment of tic disorders in children.  Paper presented at Association for Behavior Analysis annual conference, San Francisco, CA. Sidener, T. M., Carr, J. E., Sidener, D. W. & Cummings, A .E. (2003, May).
  • Coding responses and generalization of matching to sample in children: A direct replication.  Paper presented at Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan annual conference, Ypsilanti, MI.  Sidener, D. W. (2003, March).
  • Joint control for dummies: An explanation of Lowenkron’s model of conditional discrimination.  Poster presented at Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan annual conference, Ypsilanti, MI.   Sidener, D. W. & Chitren, A. M.  (2003, March).
  • Functional analysis and behavioral treatment of Tourette Syndrome.  Paper presented at Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan annual conference, Ypsilanti, MI.  Sidener, T. M., Carr, J. E., Sidener, D. W. & Cummings, A. E. (2003, March).
  • Quick and easy computerized data collection programs developed in visual basic 6.0.  Poster presented at Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis annual conference, Kalamazoo, MI.  Sidener, D. W.  (2002, October).
  • A review of treatments for stereotypical behavior exhibited by children diagnosed with autism. Poster presented at Association for Behavior Analysis annual conference, New Orleans, LA.  Sidener, D. W.  (2001, May).
  • Incidental teaching: Training teachers to identify and reinforce mands. Paper presented at Association for Behavior Analysis annual conference, Washington, D.C.  Sidener, D. W., & Bosch, S.  (2000, May).
  • Teaching preposition labels by contriving conditioned establishing operations. Paper presented at Association for Behavior Analysis annual conference, Chicago, Ill.  Sidener, D. W., & Hineline, P. N. (1999, May).
  • Functional analysis. Paper presented at annual conference of COSAC Atlantic City, NJ.  Sidener, D. W.,  & Barnard, J. C.  (1999, April).
  • Inclusion, autism and ABA. Paper presented at annual conference of COSAC, Long Branch, NJ.  McCabe-Odri, K., Petrides, L. K. & Sidener, D. W. (1997, April).   
  • Advanced motivation systems. Sidener, D. W., & Starcher, K.  (1996, Oct). Paper presented at Teaching Family Association Conference, Cherry Hill, NJ.
  • Motivation systems. Paper presented at Teaching Family Association Conference, Banff, Alberta CA.  Sidener, D. W., & Starcher, K.  (1995, Oct).
  • The reduction of operant regurgitation using a food sampling technique. Poster presented at annual conference of COSAC, New Brunswick, NJ.  Jennings, M., & Sidener, D. W.  (1991, May).