Behavior Analyst Leadership Council - Legislative Information

Currently, one of the main activities that Behavior Analyst Leadership Council is to to educate the behavior analytic community, recipients of behavior analytic services, and legislative bodies regard licensure of behavior analysis practitioners. Under a pending bill under consideration in the Connecticut Legislature, BALC would pave the way to ensure the establishment of licensure of behavior analysts within the state, that would protect consumers of services based upon an established scope of practice.

Important message

On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the just above de minimis standard used by many circuits to measure what constitutes a free and appropriate education under the IDEA. The court today held that the IEP must be reasonably calculated to enable a child to make progress appropriate in light of the child's circumstances. Here's a link to the decision: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-827_0pm1.pdf



Proposed Language for Legislation

Update on 2016 Scope of Practice Review Request

1. Report to the General Assembly. Scope of Practice Review Committee Report on Behavior Analysts.

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2. Draft 2018 AN ACT CONCERNING BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS
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3. 2016 Scope of Practice Review Request for Licensure of Behavior Analysts.

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Legislative Fact Sheet

1. FAQ’s Regarding Licensure of Behavior Analysts

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2. Estimated Income & Expenses for Licensure of Behavior Analysts

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