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BEHP1059: Increasing the Length of Utterance in Children with Autism is a Course

BEHP1059: Increasing the Length of Utterance in Children with Autism

Time limit: 14 days
3.0 credits

$39 Enroll

Full course description

Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Credit: 3 Learning BACB CEs

Vincent J. Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA-D

Course Description: Presents B.F. Skinner's natural science approach to analyzing the development of grammar and morphosyntactic structure. A guide for teaching these skills to children who don’t acquire them typically is offered through discussion, data presentation and video illustration. 


  • Understand traditional versus behavioral approaches to language development
  • Learn mean length utterance (MLU) as a measure of language development
  • Understand behavioral analysis of increasing complexity of verbal behavior, including the autoclitic
  • List problems of increasing MLU without meeting prerequisites

Keywords: Mean length utterance, autism, verbal behavior, Skinner, language, autoclitic

Rating: This course is recommended for individuals who work with children with autism. Background knowledge of Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior is recommended, but not required.            

Access: 2 weeks            

Note: The two weeks' access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access. 

Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA type-2 on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again.

If you experience problems when registering, please email

Important note:  If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number to your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.

Refund Policy

Refunds are not provided once a course has been accessed.

These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023).