Users of Essential for Living may find the following books, articles, papers, and videos useful:
A video you will treasure forever… https://youtu.be/Biex1XR_mpo
Science and Human Behavior, Verbal Behavior, and About Behaviorism … all by B. F. Skinner
Learning by A. Charles Catania
A collection of articles, books, and videos complied by Carl Binder on direct, continuous measurement, standard celebration charting, and fluency… this compilation includes the published and unpublished papers… and links to all the publications of Ogden R. Lindsley…
Carl Binder’s classic article on fluency http://binde1.verio.com/wb_fluency.org/Publications/Binder1996.pdf
Another article on the value of fluency by Carl Binder http://drcarlbinder.org/Need_Fluency.pdf
What has become a classic book on the analysis of verbal behavior and it’s application…
Greer, R. D., & Ross, D. E. (2008). Verbal Behavior Analysis: Inducing and expanding new verbal capabilities in children with language delays. Pearson Education (Allyn and Bacon): Boston, MA.
A review article by Esther Shafer on various ways to teach children and adults how to make requests…
Shafer, E. (1994). A review of interventions to teach a mand repertoire. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 12, 53-66.
A textual and graphic tutorial on how to use the Standard Celeration Chart by Owen White and Malcolm Neely…
White, O.R., & Neely, M.D. (2012). The chart book: an overview of Standard Celeration Chart conventions and practices. Seattle: University of Washington, College of Education.
A description of the beginnings and elements of ‘Precision Teaching’… https://education.uw.edu/sites/default/files/areas/edspe/white/docs/Lindsley_%26_PT.pdf
An informative video on the disadvantages of the ‘Core Vocabulary’ for learners with limited speaking repertoires… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckYliMcmeMc
http://www.behaviordevelopmentsolutions.com | To order copies of Essential for Living, including the Learner Scoring Manuals; to purchase materials useful for preparing for BACB certification exams; to order copies of Dr. McGreevy’s book Teaching and Learning in Plain English; to purchase copies of Volumes 2-5 of the Behavior Analysis Applications in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Series by Dr. Dennis Reid, and, to purchase other books and materials regarding the science and practice of behavior analysis.
http://www.difflearn.com | To order copies of Essential for Living, including the Learner Scoring Manuals; to order copies of The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program: The VB-MAPP by Dr. Mark Sundberg; and to purchase other materials which are very useful for implementing ABA-Verbal Behavior Programs.
http://www.specialneedsproject.com | To order copies of Essential for Living, including the Learner Scoring Manuals and to purchase other books and materials which are very useful for implementing programs for individuals with special needs.
http://www.talkingautism.co.uk | To order copies of Essential for Living, including the Learner Scoring Manuals; orders from the UK, France, Spain, and other locations in western and eastern Europe will be delivered more rapidly and with reduced shipping charges.
http://www.marksundberg.com | To order The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program: The VB-MAPP by Dr. Mark Sundberg; to order copies of Teaching Language to Children with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities by Drs. Mark Sundberg & Jim Partington; and to download materials which are very useful for implementing ABA-Verbal Behavior Programs.
http://www.augresources.com | To purchase portable communication books.
http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/aslweb/browser.htm | To view quick video clips of ASL signs.
http://www.carboneclinic.com | To learn about workshops conducted by Dr. Vince Carbone and his associates and to access their publications.
https://practicalfunctionalassessment.com/about-2/ | To learn about Practical Functional Assessment and the subsequent treatment of communication, cooperation, and toleration skills described by Dr. Greg Hanley and his students.
http://www.behavioralobservations.com | To listen to The Behavioral Observations Podcasts produced by Matthew Cicoria, especially those with Dr. McGreevy and Dr. Hanley
http://www.behaviorresearchcompany.com | To purchase materials used in Standard Celeration Charting and Precision Teaching.
http://www.chartlytics.com | To learn about and subscribe to ‘Chartlytics’, which provides an electronic version of the Standard Celeration Chart and other resources related to Precision Teaching.
https://celeration.org | To access the colleagues, information, and services provided by the Standard Celeration Society.
http://www.pcma.com | To learn about Professional Crisis Management, the most effective crisis management system available.
http://www.bfskinner.org | To learn about publications related to the science of human behavior that are free or low cost and to support the ongoing work of behavior analysts.
http://www.abainternational.org | To become a member, to attend the annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, or to purchase a book or journal from the ABAI Bookstore.
http://www.bacb.com | To learn about Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst or an Associate Behavior Analyst.
http://www.behaviorlanguage.com | The website of Troy Fry, one of our associates, describing his services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
http://www.ablebehavior.com | The website of Colleen Cornwall, one of our associates, describing her program and services for students with autism and related developmental disabilities.
http://www.thebaca.com | The website of the Behavior Analysis Center for Autism, an outstanding program for students with autism and related developmental disabilities directed by Dr. Carl Sundberg. Troy Fry serves as a consultant to this program.
http://www.babysigns.com | To review research on teaching hearing infants to communicate with signs
http://www.habitchange.com | To learn more about The MotivAider — a device used for changing personal (public or private) behaviors.
Live workshops will continue to be conducted by Patrick McGreevy and Troy Fry, will now also be recorded for on-demand viewing, and will now be managed by Behavior Live. Participants can earn 2 Standard and 2 Ethics BACB CEUs [with no additional charge] An EFL handbook, along with a downloaded and printed copy of the EFL User Guide are strongly encouraged http://essentialforliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/EFL-Intro-UserGuideNewFinalDigital2.pdf
The next workshops will be in early July and will be announced soon…
The next Q and A sessions and are:
June 29, 2022: 12:00-1:00 New York time..
July 5, 2022: 12:00-1:00 New York time…