Volume 1 of our RFT Handbook series is now available from Hedgehog Publishers! Relational Frame Theory (RFT) views generalized derived relational responding—relational framing—as the core skill involved in human language. As such, RFT is essential for flexible, fluent conversational skills and academic progress. Our approach to early intervention integrates RFT theory and applied research on[…]
In this six-part series, Siri will be collaborating with Thomas Szabo, Ph.D., BCBA-D to teach behavior analysts all about Relational Frame Theory and how to apply RFT in EIBI programs and with staff and parents. Register/more info
We will be presenting a two-day pre-conference workshop on A Functional Contextualist Approach to Early Language Training at this year’s Association for Contextual Behavioral Science conference in Montreal, July 24-25.
A unique examination of an RFT-inspired protocol for teaching class inclusion as a necessary component of hierachical categorization: Ming, S., Mulhern, T., Stewart, I., Moran, L., & Bynum, K. (2018). Testing and Training Class Inclusion in Typically Developing Young Children and Individuals with Autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 51, 53-60. doi: 10.1002/jaba.429
More evidence that relational training improves IQ! Hayes, J. and Stewart, I. (2016), Comparing the effects of derived relational training and computer coding on intellectual potential in school-age children. British Journal of Educational Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bjep.12114