Instructor: Laura Grow

Laura Grow


Dr. Laura Grow is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at California State University, Fresno, and the director of the Fresno State Autism Center. She received her doctoral degree from Western Michigan University under the supervision of James Carr. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the Early Intervention program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute.

Her research interests include comparing the efficiency of instructional strategies, minimizing or remediating faulty stimulus control and developing interventions for early language skills. She is also interested in the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior, parent and staff training and college teaching. Dr. Grow is a former editorial board member for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and The Analysis of Verbal Behavior. She is a current editorial board member for Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice. Dr. Grow has presented at national and international conferences and has given invited talks to school districts and agencies providing early intervention services.

Classes by this instructor

Teaching Listener Behavior to Children with DD
TEACHING LISTENER BEHAVIOR TO CHILDREN WITH DD - BEHP1199 Describes and provides examples of listener skills (responding appropriately to another's verbal behavior). Includes following auditory directions and selecting an item from an array after hearing its name. Emphasizes teaching listener skills as a critical component of early intensive behavioral intervention for young children with developmental disabilities. Also emphasizes the importance of therapists understanding the stimulus control that should result from simple and conditional discrimination training when designing effective listener training programs.
July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023, Canvas 2