Welcome to the Tiger Behavior Analysis Research Laboratory at the Psychology Department of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Our research program is directed towards improving the education, care, and treatment of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities through clinical and translational research.
- Welcome to Hannah Effertz, Christy Jahns, and Meagan Sumter who are joining our lab as new students this year.
- Congratulations to our recent graduates Madelynn Lillie, who accepted a position at Autism Intervention Milwaukee, Andrew Jost, who accepted a position at ABA of Wisconsin, and Melissa Drifke, who accepted a position at May Institute.
- Congratulations to our recent graduate, Dr. Brittany Wierzba and her husband Zach who welcomed their first baby boy, Henry.
- Congratulations to our former student, Dr. Melissa Drifke, whose study, Using behavioral skills training to teach parents to implement three-step prompting: A component analysis and generalization assessment was published this year.
- Congratulations also to our former student, Dr. Karen Toussaint, whose study, Teaching identity matching of braille characters to beginning braille readers, was also published this year.
- Congratulations to our former student, Dr. Brittany Wierzba, who published two papers from our lab this year. Immediate and distal effects of supplemental food and fluid delivery on rumination and Developing and demonstrating inhibitory stimulus control over repetitive behavior.
- Congratulations to Dani Larson and Caitlin Fulton. Their poster, Transitioning from simple-general to framed-specific mands during functional communication training, received a Best Poster Award from the Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis.
Come see us
In the upcoming year, our lab will be presenting at the:
- Mid American Association for Behavior Analysis (www.midamericanaba.com)
- Minnesota Northlands Association for Behavior Analysis (www.mnaba.org)
- Georgia Association for Behavior Analysis (www.georgia-aba.com)
- Association for Behavior Analysis International (www.abainternational.org)