Antonia Ferman

Antonia Ferman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Special Education

Room 414 (Reid Castle)
Virtual via Zoom: Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 pm and Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 pm
antonia.giannakakos@mville.edu
(914) 323-5460

About Me

Dr. Antonia Ferman is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for Graduate Programs in Applied Behavior Analysis, and currently consults part time to a behavior analytic agency providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities in Connecticut. She is a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and is licensed in the State of Connecticut. She has previously worked as a BCBA in New Jersey and has provided behavior analytic services in the area of verbal behavior and language development, skill acquisition, parent and staff training, sleep disturbances, toileting, and routinized feeding related behaviors for individuals with or at risk for ASD. She is published in several behavior analytic journals and has presented at many local and national conferences. Her research interests include improving methods of parent and staff training, preventing childhood injuries and deaths, and the development of supplemental aids to visual analysis.

Education
Department of Psychoeducation, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Université de Montréal
Applied Behavior Analysis, Ph.D., Caldwell University
Applied Behavior Analysis, M.A., Caldwell University
Feature Publications

Research Paper December 31, 2018

Giannakakos, A. R., Vladescu, J. C., & Simon, R.
Teaching installation and use of child passenger safety restraints. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

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Research Paper December 31, 2016

Giannakakos, A. R., Vladescu, J. C., Kisamore, A. N., & Reeve, S.
Using video modeling with voiceover instruction plus feedback to train staff to implement direct teaching procedures. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 9, 126-134. doi: 10.1007/s40617-015-0097-5

Research Paper November 30, 2016

Nottingham, C. N., Vladescu, J. C., Giannakakos, A. R., Schnell, L. K., & Lipschultz, J. L.
Using video modeling with voiceover instruction plus feedback to train implementation of stimulus preference assessments. Learning & Motivation, 58, 37-47. doi.org/10.1016/j.lmot.2017.01.008