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Human Development and Child Studies

Human Development and Child Studies
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-3077
Fax: (248) 370-4242
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ABA Clinic

The Oakland University Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Autism Clinic is a nonprofit, center-based clinic located in 250 Pawley Hall that is dedicated to the treatment and research of ASD using ABA methodology.

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Practicum Overview
Make a difference in the life of a preschooler through the application of ABA principles in a center-based clinic. At the same time, earn University credits and get paid.

  • Undergraduate and graduate student opportunities
  • SE 4930: satisfies psychology major behavioral health category requirement (4 credits)
  • Winter, fall and summer semesters available
  • 10 hours per week in the clinic
  • Two-hour seminar on Monday nights, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Assigned to a preschool student diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Trained as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Evidence-Based ABA Treatments
Practicum students will implement evidence-based treatments, including:

  • Functional Communication Training
  • Discrete Trial Training
  • Toilet Training
  • Social Skills Interventions
  • Incidental Teaching
  • Pivotal Response Treatment
  • Activity Schedules

Practicum students will help children with autism meet developmental milestones, such as:

  • Communication
  • Reduce problem behavior
  • Increase play skills
  • Increase social skills
  • Increase classroom readiness skills
  • Increase preschool level academics

Additional Information
For additional information or to learn more about the Oakland University ABA Autism Clinic, contact Jessica Korneder, ABA Clinic Director at (248) 370-3080 or [email protected].