Videsha Marya, MS, BCBA

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Behavioral Clinical Practitioner

Videsha Marya, MS, BCBA, has been working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as other developmental and neurological disorders since 2002. She has provided applied behavior analysis (ABA) services for young toddlers, school-aged children and adolescents.

Videsha received her bachelor’s degree in child development from the University of Delhi, India; a Master of Science in psychology from the University of Essex, UK; and a Master of Science in corporate psychology from the University of Nottingham, UK. She completed her BCBA at the Florida Institute of Technology and is currently working toward a doctorate in applied behavior analysis at Endicott College, MA.

In her current role as Behavioral Clinical Practitioner in the Language and Learning Program at Marcus Autism Center, she develops and oversees language and behavior intervention for minimally verbal children with autism. She is passionate about verbal behavior and continues to develop her skills in teaching comprehensive early intervention.

Publications

  • Shillingsburg, M.A., Marya, V., Bartlett, B.L., & Thompson, T.M. (Accepted pending revisions). Teaching mands for information using speech-generating devices: A Replication and Extension. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior.
  • Shillingsburg, M.A., Marya, V., Bartlett, B.L., Thompson, T.M, & Walters, D.S. (Accepted). Reporting past behavior in children with autism with the use of a speech generating device. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior.
  • Tullis, C.A., Marya, V., & Shillingsburg, M.A. (2018). Enhancing instruction via instructive feedback for a child with autism using a speech-generating device. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 1-10.

Speaking Engagements

  • Cymbor, L. & Marya, V. (2018, December). Foundations for learning: How to create a willing learner. Presented at the 11th Annual Georgia Association for Positive Behavior Support Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Bartlett, B., Thompson, T., Marya, V., Shillingsburg, M.A. (2017). Mands for information using "who" and ""which" using speech-generated device. Presented at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Denver, CO.
  • Marya, V., Tullis, C., Shillingsburg, M.A., Jensen, E., & Sajan, S. (2017). Enhancing instruction via instructive feedback for a child with autism using a speech generating device. Presented at the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis annual conference, Denver, CO.
  • Walters, D., Marya, V., Cariveau, T., Thompson, T., Bartlett, B., Briskin, A., Sajan, S., Shillingsburg, M.A. (2017). Reporting past behavior in children with ASD with the use of a speech generating device. Presented at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Denver, CO.
  • Marya, V. & Caitlin Delfs. (May 2017). Autism 101. Lecture conducted at Dunwoody Police Department, Dunwoody, GA.