COLLECTIVE RESEARCH
Birkan, B. (2017). Otizmli Cocugun Ailesi Olmak (Being Family of a Child with Autism). (pp. 215-232), In H. Yavuzer, (Ed.), (2017). Ana-Baba Okulu: Ana-Baba Egitimi ve Aile Ici Iletisim Becerileri (Parenting School: Parenting Education and Family Communication Skills). Remzi Kitapevi.
Vener, S. M., Wichnick-Gillis, A. M., & Poulson, C. L. (2017). Observational methods In
J. L. Matson (Ed.), Handbook of social behavior and children. New York:
Springer.
 
Birkan, B. (2013). Behavior Analysis and Intervention for Children with ASD at TOHUM: Turkish Perspectives. In: Patel V.,Preedy V., Martin C. (Ed.) The Comprehensive Guide to Autism: SpringerReference (www.springerreference.com). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_331269 2013-02-09 21:49:51 UTC.

 

Birkan, B. (2013).Otizm Spektrum Bozuklugu Gosteren Cocuklar (Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders) (pp. 495-512), In S. Vuran, (Ed.), Ozel Egitim: Ogretmen Adaylari ve Ogretmenler icin (Special Education: The Book for Teacher and Teacher Candidates). Maya yayincilik.
 
Birkan, B. Erken Cocukluk Egitimi (Early Childhood Education) (pp. 141-168), In G. Akcamete, (Ed.), (2009). Genel Egitim Okullarinda Ozel Gereksinimi Olan Ogrenciler ve Ozel Egitim (Children with Special Needs and Special Education at General Education Classrooms). Ankara: Kok Yayincilik.
 
Birkan, B. (2009). Otizmi Olan Cocukların Egitimi (Teaching Children with Autism) (pp. 503-524), In G. Akcamete, (Ed.), Genel Egitim Okullarinda Ozel Gereksinimi Olan Ogrenciler ve Ozel Egitim (Children with Special Needs and Special Education at General Education Classrooms). Ankara: Kok Yayincilik.
 
Birkan, B. (2003). Ogretime Hazirlik Calismalari (Preparatory for Teaching) (pp. 93-108). In G. Kircaali-Iftar (Ed.), Davranıs ve ogrenme sorunu olan cocuklarin egitimi (Education of Childern with Behavior and Learning Problems). Eskisehir: Anadolu Universitesi Yayinlari.
 
Birkan, B. (2003). Erken Ozel Egitim Hizmetleri (Early Special Education Services) (pp. 31-44). In O. Gursel (Ed.), Bireysellestirilmis egitim programlarinin gelistirilmesi (Developing Individualized Education Programs). Eskisehir: Anadolu Universitesi Yayinlari.
 
Birkan, B. (2001). Kucuk Adimlar Kursu’nun gelisim gerilgi olan çocuga sahip annelerin Kucuk Adimlar’i uygulama becerilerini kazanmalarina etkisi (The effectiveness of Small Steps Training Program for parents of children with developmental delays). Eskisehir: Anadolu University Yayinlari.
RESEARCH ARTICLES
BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Each of ASAI's members actively conducts experimental research to define critical variables related to the development of effective intervention procedures, administrative systems, and the implementation of the educational model we all use. Research from each of the individual member sites is shared with the ASAI membership and the autism and behavior analytic communities, at large, through national and international presentations and publications.

BOOKS AND ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN TURKISH
Birkan, B. (2013). Etkinlik cizelgeleri: Otizmli cocuklara bagimsizlik, sosyal etkilesim ve secim yapmayi kazandirma (Activity schedule: Teaching independent, making choose and social interaction to children with autism). Ankara Universitesi Ozel Egitim Dergisi (Ankara University Journal of Special Education), 14(1) 61-76.
Birkan, B. (2011). Otizmli cocuklara konusma becerilerinin ögretimi: Replikli ögretim (Teaching conversation skills to children with autism: Scripts and script fading procedures), Ankara Universitesi Ozel Egitim Dergisi. (Ankara University Journal of Special Education), 12(1), 57-69.
Birkan, B. (2008). Kaynastirma stratejileri: Otizmli cocuklarda devlet okullarina gecisi saglayacak beceri dagarcigini artirma (Teaching transition skills to children with autism). Ilkogretmen Egitimci Dergisi (The Journal of Elementary School ), April (18), 30-33.
 
Birkan, B. (2003). Otistik cocuklara sosyal becerilerin kazandirilmasi (Teaching social skills to children with autism). Coluk Cocuk Dergisi (The Journal for Children), 30, 10-12.
 
Birkan, B. (2002). Erken ozel egitim hizmetleri (Early special education services). Ankara Universitesi Ozel Egitim Dergisi (Ankara University Journal of Special Education), 3(2), 99-109.
 
Birkan, B. (2002). Gelisim yetersizligi olan cocuklara renk ogretiminde eszamanli ipucuyla ogretimin etkililigi (The effests of simultaneous prompting for teaching colors to student with developmental delay). Anadolu Universitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi (Anadolu University Journal of Social Science), 2(2), 169-186.
 
Birkan, B. (2002). Cocuklarda davranıs sorunlari ve basa cikma yollari (Reducing distruptive behaviors of children). Coluk Cocuk Dergisi (The Jounal for Children), 17, 18-21.
 
Birkan, B. (2000). Engelli cocukların uygun olmayan davranislariyla basa cıkma yollari (Reducing distruptive behaviors of children with mental retardation). Anadolu Universitesi Egitim Fakultesi Dergisi (Anadolu University Journal of Education Faculty), 10 (1), 123-132.
 
Birkan, B. (1999). Bireysellestirilmis egitimin ilkeleri ve uygulama ornekleri (Principles of IEP and some examples). Zihinsel Yetersizlik Arastırma, Egitim ve Haber Dergisi (Research and Education Journal for Mental Retardation), 2(1-2), 59-61.
 
Birkan, B. (1996). Uygun olmayan davranislarin azaltilmasinda ceza tek secenek midir? (Is punishment the only remedy for reducing inapporopriate behaviors?). Anadolu Universitesi Egitim Fakultesi Dergisi (Anadolu University Journal of Education Faculty), 6(2), 105-109.
 
 
Books Translated into Turkish
 
Birkan, B. (2017). Sozel Davranis Yaklasimi: Otizm ve Diger Gelisimsel Yetersizligi Olan Cocuklara Dil ve Konusma Becerilerinin Ögretimi (The Verbal Behavior Aprroach: How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders). Istanbul: Agora Kitapligi
Birkan, B. (2010). Otizmli Cocuklarin Egitiminde Etkinlik Cizelgelerinin Kullanimi: Bagimsizlik, Secim ve Sosyal Etkilesim (Activity Schedule for Children with Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior), İstanbul: Sistem Yayincilik.
 
Birkan, B. (2010). Otizmli Cocuklara Konusma Becerilerinin Ogretimi: Replikler ve Replik Siliklestirme (Teaching Conversation to Children with Autism: Scripts and Scripts Fading Procedures), İstanbul: Sistem Yayincilik

 

Submitted
 
Thomas, E. M.,, DeBar, R. M., Vladescu, J. C., & Townsend, D. B. (submitted).  Comparing video modeling to video prompting to teach cooking to adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.  Behavior Analysis in Practice.
 
Vener, S. M., Wichnick-Gillis, & Poulson, C.L.  Increasing verbal behavior in a young
adolescent girl with autism spectrum disorder and catatonia.  Manuscript in preparation for submission.
 
Wichnick-Gillis, A. M., Vener, S. M., & Poulson, C. L. An evaluation of generalization assessment in research on social-skills training in people with autism and language delays published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. Manuscript in preparation for submission.
 
 
In Press / Accepted
 
Ezzeddine, E., DeBarR., M., Reeve, S. A., & Townsend, D. B. (accepted).  Using video modeling to teach play comments to dyads with ASD.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
 
Lora, C., Kisamore, A., Reeve, K., Townsend, D. B. (accepted).  Effects of a Problem-Solving Strategy on the Independent Completion of Vocational Tasks by Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
 
Rozenblat, E., Reeve, K., Townsend, D. B., Reeve, S.A., & DeBar, R. (accepted).  Teaching joint attention skills to adolescents and young adults with autism using multiple-exemplars and script fading procedures.  Behavioral Interventions. 
 
Vener, S. M., Wichnick-Gillis, A.M., Badala, D., & Poulson, C.L. (in press). Increasing
behavior incompatible with catatonia in a young adolescent girl with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  
 
Wichnick-Gillis, A. M., Vener, S. M., & Poulson, C. L. (in press). Script fading for children with autism: Generalization of social initiation skills from school to home. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
 
2019

Gomes, S. R., Reeve, S. A., Brothers, K. J., Reeve, K. F., & Sidener, T. M. (2019). Establishing a Generalized Repertoire of Initiating Bids for Joint Attention in Children with Autism. Behavior Modification. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145445518822499

2017
 
Argott, P. A., Townsend, D. B., & Poulson, C. L. (2017).  Acquisition and generalization of complex empathetic responses among children with autism.  Behavior Analysis in Practice, 10(2), 107-117.
 

2016
 
Gallant, E., Reeve, S.A., Brothers K.J., & Reeve K.F. (2016). Auditory script location does not affect acquisition and maintenance of vocal initiations by children with autism. Behavioral Interventions.doi:10.1002/bin.1467
Radwan, A. A., Birkan, B. & Cataltepe, Z. (2016). Active machine learning framework for teaching object recognition skills to children with autism. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, ISSN:2047-3869 (Print) 2047-3877 (Online) Journal homepage:http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/yjdd20.
 
Wichnick-Gillis, A. M., Vener, S. M., & Poulson, C. L (2016). The effect of a script
fading procedure on social interactions among children with autism. Research in
Autism Spectrum Disorders, 26, 1-9. 
 

2015
 
Dequinzio,, Jaime & L. Poulson, Claire L. & Townsend, Dawn B. & Taylor, Bridget. (2015). Social Referencing and Children with Autism. The Behavior Analyst. 39. 10.1007/s40614-015-0046-1.
 
Meram M. H. &  Birkan, B. (2015). The effects of incidental teaching on teaching children with autism spectrum disorders to demand their lost objects verbally. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education (INT-JECSE), 7(2), 361-383.
 

2014
 
Budzińska, A., Lubomirska, A., Wójcik, M., Krantz, P. J., McClannahan, L. E. (2014).  Use of scripts and script-fading procedures and activity schedules to develop spontaneous social interaction in a three-year-old girl with autism.  Health Psychology Report, 2 (1).

Doenyas, C., Simdi, E., Cagla, E., Cataltepe, Z. & Birkan, B. (2014). Autism and Tablet Computers in Turkey: Teaching Picture
Sequencing Skills via a Web-Based iPad Application. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 2(2014), 60-71.

Garcia-Albea, E., Reeve, S. A., Brothers, K.J., & Reeve, K. F. (2014). Using script fading and multiple exemplar training to increase verbal interactions in children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis,4 7 325-343. doi: 10. 1002/ Jaba.125 

2013
 
Birkan, B. (2013). Teaching, maintaining and generalizing time concepts for students with disabilities: How many sub-aims should be thought? Elementary Education Online 11(3), 829-844, 2012. [Online]http://ilkogretim-online.org.tr/,retrieved on 02/25/2013.
 

2012
 
Budzińska, A. and Wójcik, M. (2012).  Promoting the generalization of verbal behaviors in autistic child.  Acta Neuropsychologica, 10(2), 307-327.
 
Ozen, A., Batu, S. & Birkan, B. (2012). Teaching play skills to children with autism through video modeling: Small group arrangement and observational learning. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 47(1), 84–96.
 

2011
 
Birkan, B., Krantz, P. J. &  McClannahan L. E. (2011). Teaching children with autism spectrum disorders to cooperate with injections. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5 (2), 941-948.
 
Dotto-Fojut, K. M., Reeve, K. F., Townsend, D. B., & Program, P. R. (2011). Teaching adolescents with autism to describe a problem and request assistance during simulated vocational tasks.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 826-833.
 
Marzullo-Kerth, D., Reeve, S. A., Reeve, K. F., & Townsend, D. B. (2011).  Using
multiple-exemplar training to teach a generalized repertoire of sharing to children with autism.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 279-294.
 
Yanardag, M., Birkan, B., Yılmaz, I., Konukman, F., Agbuga, B. & Lieberman, L. (2011). The effects of least-to-most prompting procedure in teaching basic tennis skills to children with autism. Kınesiology: International Journal of Fundamental and Applied Kinesiology, 43 (1), 44-55.
 

2010
 
Budzińska, A. and Wójcik, M. (2010).  Teaching verbal behaviors to a four-year-old autistic boy using techniques of applied behavior analysis.  Acta Neuropsychologica, 8(2), 181-195.
 
Tekin-Iftar, E., & Birkan, B. (2010). Small group instruction for students with autism: General case training and observational learning. The Journal of Special Education, Vol. 44(1), 50-63.
 
Wichnick, A. M., Vener, S. M., Pyrtek, M., & Poulson, C. L. (2010). The effect of a
script-fading procedure on responses to peer initiations among young children
with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4, 290-299.
 
Wichnick, A. M., Vener, S. M., Keating, C., & Poulson, C. L. (2010). The effect of script-fading procedure on unscripted social initiations and novel utterances among young children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4, 51-64.
 
Yılmaz, İ., Konukman, F., Birkan, B., & Yanardağ M. (2010). Effects of most to least prompting on teaching simple progression swimming skill for children with autism. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities,45 (3), 440-448.
 
Yılmaz, İ., Konukman, F., Birkan, B., Özen, A., Yanardağ M. & Çamursoy, İ. (2010). Effects of constant time delay procedure on the Halliwick’s method of swimming rotation skills for children with Autism. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 45(1), 124–135.
 

2009
 
Brim, D., Townsend, D. B., Poulson, C. L., & DeQuinzio, J. D. (2009).  Analysis of
social referencing skills among children with autism.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 942-958.
Budzińska, A. and Lubomirska, A. (2009).  Analysis techniques in reducing self-injurous behaviours in a three-year-old autistic girl.  Acta Neufopsychologica, 7(3), 196-209.
 
Schrandt, J. A., Townsend, D. B., & Poulson, C. L.  (2009).  Teaching empathy skills to
children with autism.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 42, 17-32.
 

2008
 
Argott, P. A., Townsend, D. B., Sturmey, P. & Poulson, C. L. (2008).  Increasing the use
of empathic statements in the presence of a non-verbal affective stimulus in
adolescents with autism.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2, 341-352.
 
DeQuinzio, J. Townsend, D. B., & Poulson, C. L. (2008).  The effects of forward
chaining and contingent social interaction on the acquisition of complex sharing responses by children with autism.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2, 264-275.
 

2007
 
Birkan, B., McClannahan, L.E. & Krantz, P.J. (2007). Effects of superimposition and background fading on the sight-word reading of a boy with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 40(1), 68-79.
 
DeQuinzio, J., Townsend, D. B., Sturmey, P., & Poulson, C. L.  (2007).  Generalized
imitation of facial models by children with autism.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 755-759.
 
Reeve, S. A., Reeve, K. F., Townsend, D. B., & Poulson, C. L. (2007).  Establishing
a generalized repertoire of helping behavior in children with autism.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 123-136. 
 
 
2005
 
Birkan, B. (2005). Using simultaneous prompting for teaching various discrete tasks to student with mental retardation. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 40(1), 68-79.
 
Yilmaz, I., Birkan, B., Konukman, F., Erkan, M. & Camursoy, I. (2005). Using a constant time delay procedure to teach aquatic play skills to children with autism. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 40(2), 171-182.

2004
 
Yilmaz, I., Yanardag, M., Birkan, B., & Bumin, G. (2004). Effects of swimming training on physical fitness and water orientation in autism: a case report. Pediatrics International, 46, 624-626.
 
2003

Brothers, K.J. & Cammilleri, A. P. (2003). The Baer Necessities: Observation, measurement, and analysis. In K. S. Budd & T. F. Stokes (Eds.), A Small Matter of Proof: The Legacy of Donald M. Baer (pp. 181-194). Reno, NV: Context Press.

1998
 
Buffington (Townsend), D. M., Krantz, P. J., McClannahan, L.E., & Poulson, C. L.
(1998). Procedures for teaching appropriate gestural communication skills to children
with autism.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 28, 535-545.

1994

Brothers, K.J. Krantz, P.J., & McClannahan, L.E. (1994). Office paper recycling: A function of container proximity. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 27, 153-160.


1987

Brothers, K.J. & Goergen, K., (1987). Review of Brief report: Socially validating behavioral objectives in the treatment of autistic children. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 17, 141-147.