Episode 16 - Pediatric Behaviour Analysis with Dr. Amy Tanner, Ph.D., BCBA-D
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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. European Journal of Behaviour Analysis, 21(2), 271-291. https://doi.org/10.1080/15021149.2020.1731259  Amy Tanner Keynote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn5Zyb_Ji10  Queen’s University Centre for Behaviour Analysis: https://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreforBehaviourAnalysis Karola Dillenburger: https://pure.qub.ac.uk/en/persons/karola-dillenburger    Katerina Dounavi: https://pure.qub.ac.uk/en/persons/katerina-dounavi    Infant Start: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25212413; https://youtu.be/ygRI4MJQY8Q  Infant Toddler Checklist: https://brookespublishing.com/product/csbs-dp-itc    The SPARC: https://www.dramytanner.com/about    Lonnie Zwaigenbaum: https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/about/people/details.html?n=lonnie-zwaigenbaum      References: Amy Weatherby and SORF:  Dow, D., Guthrie, W., Stronach, S. T., & Wetherby, A. M. (2017). Psychometric analysis of the Systematic Observation of Red Flags for autism spectrum disorder in toddlers. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 21(3), 301–309. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361316636760  Autism Observation Infant Scale: Bryson, S. E., Zwaigenbaum, L., McDermott, C., Rombough, V., & Brian, J. (2008). The Autism Observation Scale for Infants: Scale development and reliability data. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(4), 731-738. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-007-0440-y  Systematic Literature Review: Tanner, A., & Dounavi, K. (2021). The emergence of autism symptoms prior to 18 months of age: A systematic literature review. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 51, 973-993. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-020-04618-w  MacDonald, R., Parry-Cruwys, D., Dupere, S., & Ahearn, W. (2014). Assessing progress and outcome of early intensive behavioral intervention for toddlers with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(12), 3632-3644. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2014.08.036 
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