• SUZANNE SMITH Autism Integrative Therapies
  • SEDRAK SEDRAKYAN University of Practical Psychology and Sociology “Urartu”



From a behavioral perspective, culture is the full range of learned human behavior patterns (Samadi&McConkey, 2011). Considering this definition, ABA in itself has its own culture (Miller, 2006). However, minimal research has been conducted specifically on the role of immigrant families and providing culturally sensitive ABA based parent training. Behavior analytic principles and interventions originated in the United States, and seem more efficiently applied to the mainstream cultural values in the United States (Samadi&McConkey, 2011).

Author Biographies

SUZANNE SMITH, Autism Integrative Therapies

Doctor of Psychological Sciences Chief Clinical Officer for Autism Integrative Therapies, California, USA

SEDRAK SEDRAKYAN, University of Practical Psychology and Sociology “Urartu”

Ph.D, Rector of University of Practical Psychology and Sociology “Urartu”, Armenia


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How to Cite

SMITH, S., & SEDRAKYAN, S. (2015). PARENT TRAINING FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM. Main Issues Of Pedagogy And Psychology, 7(1), 63-73.