New Handbook: Using RFT to Promote Generative Language

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[…]

Upcoming Workshop: ACBS Montreal

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.

New Publication on Class Inclusion

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    

New publication by Hayes & Stewart

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