PORTLAND, Ore., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted experts in the field of autism and special needs instruction, Drs. Gladys Williams and Richard Laitinen, have chosen to introduce their new verbal behavior curriculum on the Unitus Therapy Intelligence cloud. Attendees of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) annual conference in Chicago the end of this month. At the conference, the company behind the UnitiusTI platform, Mundo Pato, Inc., will be demonstrating the much-anticipated therapy program and its online management and reporting capabilities.
Because autism and developmental disorder prevalence is growing at an alarming rate in the US and abroad, interest in impactful solutions is also growing. "Verbal behavior is a primary area of concern in these individuals," Dr. Laitinen explained in a recent interview, "and Verbal Behavior programming has been demonstrated empirically to be effective in remediating this barrier to typical functioning." The experts chose UnitusTI cloud, "because it gave us the opportunity to make our curriculum available on a platform that allows us to continually improve access to and ease of use of the curriculum," Dr. Williams added.
When B.F. Skinner published his book Verbal Behavior in 1957, the study of behavior as it relates to various verbal expression was theoretical and in its infancy. Verbal behavior instruction has since evolved to a robust and respected field validated by voluminous scientific study, including the highly respected research done by Drs. Williams and Laitinen. It is now widely recognized that a verbal behavior based approach to treatment of individuals with autism and developmental disorders is a primary method for achieving socially significant improvement in language as well as cognitive and social capacities. Mundo Pato, Inc. president, Ricardo Correa is "anticipating the new Verbal Behavior Curriculum for UnitusTI will amass a great deal of attention at the behavior analysis conference."
About Mundo Pato, Inc.: Mundo Pato is the provider of Unitus Therapy Intelligence, an Electronic Data Records system that delivers cloud-based curricula and materials. UnitusTI enhances HIPAA compliance for special needs professionals, public and private schools, organizations, treatment centers and independent consultants.
Darlis J. Smith
Mundo Pato, Inc.
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