Learning about Verbal Behavior

Many users of the VB-MAPP experience the value of a behavioral analysis of language and become interested in learning more. Here are a few resources that can provide a more in-depth study of verbal behavior.

Other Helpful Links

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org

Association for Behavior Analysis, International
www.abainternational.org

Autism Speaks
www.autismspeaks.org 

The B.F. Skinner Foundation
www.bfskinner.com

Behavior Analysts Certification Board
www.bacb.com

California Association for Behavior Analysis
www.calaba.org

The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies
www.behavior.org

Division 25 of the American Psychological Association
https://www.apadivisions.org/division-25/index

Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis Special Interest Group
https://www.behavioralspeech.com/training-programs-in-aba.html

Books, Journals, and Magazines

AVB Press
www.avbpress.com

Cooper, Heron and Heward “Applied Behavior Analysis, 2e”
www.prenhall.com  ISBN 0-13-142113-1  

Mary Barbera’s “The Verbal Behavior Approach…”
www.verbalbehaviorapproach.com

R. Douglas Greer and Denise Ross “Verbal Behavior Analysis”
www.ablongman.com

Robert Schramm’s “Educate Toward Recovery”
www.knospe-aba.de

VB-MAPP Downloadable Charts and Self-Care Task Analysis
http://www.avbpress.com/vb-mapp.html

All Pics – Assessing Language and Learning with Pictures
www.mcginnisdeanpress.com

App and Web-based VB-MAPP
www.VBMAPPAPP.com

Introduction to the VB-MAPP
www.relias.com/resource/vb-mapp

Manuel Rodriguez, Dan Sundberg, and Shannon Biagi “OBM Applied”
www.lulu.com/shop/manuel-rodriguez-and-daniel-sundberg-and-shannon-biagi/obm-applied-volume-1/paperback/product-23050366.html

Mary Barbera “The Verbal Behavior Approach”
www.verbalbehaviorapproach.com 

Pat McGreevy, Troy Fry and Colleen Cornwall “Essential for Living”
www.essentialforliving.com

Robert Schramm “Educate Toward Recovery”
www.knospe-aba.de 

Verbal Behavior Course through the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT)
www.fit.edu/bst/ceu/distinguished.php – Sundberg
http://www.fit.edu/bst/ceu/distinguished.php#Sundberg

VB-MAPP App

The VB-MAPP app provides an electronic scoring system for the VB-MAPP and much more. Learn more about the app on our site – www.vbmappapp.com (This link will take you to an external website)

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Are there online courses available to learn how to do the VB-MAPP?

Yes, there are several online courses available to learn how to conduct the VB-MAPP, many of which offer BCBA CEUs. Learn More

Is the VB-MAPP available in additional languages?

Yes, the VB-MAPP is currently available in 8 language: Arabic, English, French, Italian, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, and Spanish. Portuguese and Turkish VB-MAPP translations will be available around March 1, 2021. See our FAQ page for their availability as a printed version or an app version, and links to those translated versions.

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