ALL CC-MA LOCATIONS WILL OPEN AT 10AM ON 2/18/18
Posted @ 7:58pm 2/17

Due to the impending weather conditions, all CC-MA locations will OPEN at 10:00 AM on Sunday, 2/18/18.  

All CLASSES WILL START AT 10AM at all CC locations including Boston, Springfield and Lawrence.  Check your CC emails, MyCC, the website and social media for periodic updates.   Please drive safely.  Thank you.

Vedora, Joseph

Senior Instructor
Ed.D.
Nova Southeastern University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Academic Focus

Applied behavior analysis

Courses Taught

Courses in applied behavior analysis

Education

Ed.D. - Nova Southeastern University - Organizational Leadership
M.S. - Northeastern University - Applied Behavior Analysis
B.A. - Hobart College (Geneva, NY) - Psychology
 

Professional Credentials:

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral Level
  • Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst, Massachusetts
Professional Experience

Evergreen Center, Milford, MA - Vice President of Behavioral Services and Professional Development
Beacon ABA Services, Milford, MA - Vice President of Educational Services
The May Center for Child Development, Chatham, MA - Child Development Specialist

Research & Publications

Vedora, J., & Barry, T. (2016) The use of picture prompts and time delay to teach receptive labeling. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 49, 1-5 (2016).

Vedora, J., & Barry, T., & Ward-Horner, J. C. (Manuscript accepted for publication). An evaluation of differential observing responses during receptive label training. Behavior Analysis in Practice

Ward-Horner, J. C., Muehlburger, A., Vedora, J., & Ross, R. K. (Manuscript accepted for publication).  Effects of reinforcer magnitude and quality on preference for response-reinforcer arrangements in young child with autism. Behavior Analysis in Practice.

Vedora, J. & Conant, E. (2015). A comparison of prompting tactics for teaching intraverbals to young adults with autism. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 31, 267-276.

Vedora, J., & Grandelski, K. (2015). A comparison of methods for teaching receptive language to toddlers with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48, 188-193.

Vedora, J., Meunier, L., & Mackay, H. (2009). Teaching intraverbal behavior to children with autism: A comparison of textual and echoic prompts. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 25, 79-86.

Vedora, J., Kelm, K. & Ross, R. (2008). Feeding frenzy: Using picture activity schedules to reduce mealtime struggles. Teaching Exceptional Children Plus, 4 (6), 2-11.

Vedora, J., & Stromer, R. (2007). Computer-based spelling instruction for students with developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 28 489-505.

Kinney, E. M., Vedora, J., & Stromer, R. (2003). Computer activity schedules: Using video modeling to teach written spelling and symbolic play to a child with an autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions, 5, (1). 22-39.
 

Selected Presentations

Conant, E. & Vedora, J. (2015). A comparison of prompting tactics for teaching intraverbals to young adults with autism. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Waller, T. & Vedora, J. (2015). The use of picture prompts and time delay to teach receptive labeling. Symposium presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Conant, E. & Vedora, J. (2014, May). A comparison of tact and echoic prompts to teach intraverbals for children with autism. Symposium presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Groskreutz, M. & Vedora, J. (2014).  A preliminary investigation of self-management to improve clinical presentations. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.

Vedora, J. (2013, May). Evaluation of a trial-based functional analysis in a residential treatment facility. Symposium presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Minneapolis, MN.
 

Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • Board Member and President, Massachusetts Association for Behavior Analysis