Episodes
In this episode, we head to Halifax, Nova Scotia to chat with Monica Peters about her work in group home settings for adults with intellectual disabilities. Monica shares how she uses Acceptance and Commitment Training to increase buy-in and collaboration with group home staff.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: Brock University: https://brocku.ca/social-sciences/applied-disability-studies/graduate-programs  Myra-Jade Lui:...
Published 09/15/21
In this episode, Ben chats with Wes Lowery, a managing partner with Team ABA where he focuses on Sport Behaviour Analytics. This episode was fun to record in that the discussion centred around areas outside of behaviour support and autism. Wes’ passion for working in this sector is infectious and really opens your mind to so many other applications of behaviour analysis.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: University of North Texas:...
Published 09/03/21
Ben sits down with his former BCBA supervisor, Hilary McClinton, who later mentored in him for his own supervision practice to discuss her approach to supervision and mentorship using ACT principles.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: RASP List - British Columbia’s Registry of Autism Service Providers:...
Published 08/24/21
In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Rebecca Sharp who directs the Applied Behaviour Analysis programme at Bangor University in Wales. Dr. Sharp's research interests include behaviour analytic approaches to working with people with dementia and traumatic brain injury.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: University of Auckland: https://www.psych.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/our-courses/applied-behaviour-analysis.html  Rebecca Sharp:...
Published 07/29/21
In this episode, Ben chats with Dr. Amy Tanner about assessment and intervention for infants and toddlers who are showing signs of autism, but are too young for a formal autism diagnosis.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: Amy Tanner: https://www.dramytanner.com    Tanner, A., & Dounavi, K. (2019). Maximizing the potential for infants at-risk for autism spectrum disorder through a parent-mediated verbal behaviour intervention....
Published 07/16/21
Radwa Eltanab chats with Ben about how she went from a parent seeking services overseas for her autistic child to becoming the first certified behaviour analyst in Egypt. Radwa Eltanab shares the great need for behaviour analytic services in Egypt and the barriers to accessing those services as well as some of the great work she’s done to bring behaviour analysis to her country including a 40 hour Registered Behaviour Technician program entirely in Arabic.   Continuing Education Units...
Published 07/02/21
In this episode, I sit down with Landa Fox, a board-certified behaviour analyst and certified sexual health educator.  We have an amazing discussion about a range of topics related to sexuality and sexual health.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: Alexia Stack Podcast Interview: https://www.behaviourspeak.com/e/episode-2-trauma-informed-supports-for-autism  Hilary McClinton and Nicole Shallow Podcast Interview:...
Published 06/18/21
In episode 13 Ben chats with Dr. Alison Cox, BCBA-D, about her research on psychotropic medication including effects on behavioural function, side effects and more!   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: Brock University: https://brocku.ca/social-sciences/applied-disability-studies/people-in-the-department/alison-cox     Dr. Marc Lanovaz - The Behaviour Speak Podcast Episode:...
Published 06/11/21
In this episode I chat with Danielle Watson, a Ph.D. Candidate at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and former co-host of the influential podcast: The Controversial Exchange. We dive into her recent study on safety skills and explore some of the cool things she is working on towards her end goal of being the next Dr. Watson.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: The Daily BA and The Controversial Exchange:...
Published 06/04/21
In this episode I’m humbled to chat with one of Ontario’s best known behaviour analysts. Louis Busch talks about the great work he is doing at Toronto’s Centre for Addictions and Mental Health including a discussion of his case study about an individual struggling with severe pica.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: George Brown College: https://www.georgebrown.ca/programs/honours-bachelor-of-behaviour-analysis-program-s302   Andrew...
Published 05/27/21
In this episode I chat with my longtime colleague, Gabrielle Stigant, about supports for girls and women with autism.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: Missions Cognition: https://www.missioncognition.com  The University of Kansas Girl’s Night Out: http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/cchd/girls-night-out-(gno).html  Paige Layle: https://www.tiktok.com/@paigelayle  Neiurodivergent Rebel: https://neurodivergentrebel.com  The...
Published 05/13/21
In this episode Ben chats with Addie Cardon, a behaviour analyst based in Dakar, Senegal. She talks about her work in Dakar, a wonderful paper she published on cross cultural experiences of American and Senegalese parents of autistic children, pivotal response training and so much more!   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Show Notes: Cardon, A. & Marshall, T. (2020). To raise a child with autism spectrum disorder: A qualitative, comparative...
Published 04/29/21
In this episode Ben chats with researcher Marc Lanovaz about the exciting world of machine learning and AI as it applies to the work of behaviour analysts.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Marc’s Upcoming Workshop (April 30, 2021): https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-machine-learning-for-behavior-analysts-6-ceus-registration-139441708905   Articles Referenced In This Episode: Lanovaz, M. J., Giannakakos, A. R., & Destras, O....
Published 04/21/21
In this episode Ben chats with Thea Brain about the amazing world of peer-mediated interventions for students with autism spectrum disorder.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop    Show Notes: Brain, T. & Mirenda, P. (2019). Effectiveness of a low-intensity peer-mediated intervention for middle school students with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 62, 26-38. Chan, J. M., Lang, R., Rispoli, M., O'Reilly, M.,...
Published 04/14/21
In this episode Ben chats with Dr. Nicole Neil who is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Applied Behaviour Analysis program at Western University.  Nicole’s research focuses on behaviour analytic supports for individuals with Down Syndrome.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop    Show Notes: McMaster University - Hamilton Ontario: https://www.science.mcmaster.ca/pnb  Brock University - St. Catherines Ontario:...
Published 03/26/21
In this episode Ben chats with Maleshwane Mauco, a board certified behaviour analyst from Botswana in southern Africa.  Maleshwane shares her experiences going to school in the US and practicing in Ireland, the Middle East, and Africa navigating different cultures.  This culturally diverse journey had her writing programs to herd goats and how to call a butler.   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop    Show Notes: May Institute:...
Published 03/19/21
In this episode I chat with Hilary and Nicole, partners in the company Healthy Sleep Solutions, about everything from sleep assessment to intervention.    Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop    Show Notes: Durand, V. Mark, "Sleep better!: A guide to improving sleep for children with special needs." (1998). Faculty Books. 47. Friman, P. C. (2005). Good night, sweet dreams, I love you: Now get into bed and go to sleep! Boys Town, NE: Boys Town...
Published 02/27/21
In this episode Ben chats with Maria Sample, a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in Vancouver, BC.  Maria and Ben talk about everything ESDM and Parent Coaching.  They go down a few rabbit holes in their conversation including ABA Reform, The Balance Program, Naturalistic Developmental Behaviour Interventions and even talk about life in the circus arts!   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop    Show Notes: Association for Science in Autism...
Published 02/20/21
Ben chats with Alexia Stack, M.Ed, BCBA about all things trauma and autism including a thorough discussion of her 2019 article entitled “Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Experience of Traumatic Events: Review of the Current Literature to Inform Modifications to a Treatment Model for Children with Autism”.  They also talk about consent, assent, acceptance and commitment training and so much more!   Continuing Education Units (CEUs): https://cbiconsultants.com/shop    Show...
Published 01/22/21
In our first episode I speak with Danielle Reid, MSc., BCBA, who shares her personal story of coming to Canada from Trinidad & Tobago in terms of her experiences with racism in both the community at large and within the field of behaviour analysis.     Podcast Website: https://www.behaviourspeak.com   Please visit the following website to purchase this episode’s CEU: https://cbiconsultants.com/shop   Resources referred to in this...
Published 01/11/21
The Behaviour Speak Podcast with Ben Reiman features conversations with behavior analysts, researchers and academics working in the field of Positive Behaviour Support, ABA, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and other areas of behavior analysis. We discuss topics including autism and autistics, trauma-informed supports, diversity, functional assessment, person centred planning, consent and so much more! Please visit www.behaviourspeak.com for more information. ]]>
Published 12/10/20
Published 12/10/20