Is Telehealth Here to Stay for ABA?

A Panel Discussion

Original Webinar Date: July 23, 2020

CEU offered: 1.0 Learning CEU

Short Title:  Is Telehealth Here to Stay for ABA?  

Webinar Duration: 1 hr 26 min

CE Instructor:

  • Joy Pollard, Ph.D., BCBA-D (Moderator)


  • Jennifer Lee, BCBA (Utah Behavior Services)
  • Chris Sullens (CentralReach)
  • Katherine Wooten, BCBA (New Directions Behavioral Health)
  • Judith Ursitti (Autism Speaks)


What has been working well with the transition to telehealth delivery of ABA? What have been some stumbling blocks in the transition to telehealth? Will telehealth delivery of ABA be sustainable after the current state of emergency? Joy Pollard, Chair of the CASP Telehealth Task Force, moderates a conversation about the future of telehealth delivery of ABA after the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists representing consumer, provider, technology platform, and payer perspectives share their thoughts on these questions and more.



Joy Pollard

Dr. Joy Pollard is the Co-founder and CEO of Clinical Operations at Behavior Change Institute. She earned her Ph.D. in Disability Disciplines, with a Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis and her clinical experience has spanned across the home, clinical, school, and residential home settings. Dr. Pollard serves as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, where she provides clinical supervision and collaborates on research focused on children with ASD and neurogenetic syndromes. Her research and clinical practice have focused extensively on practitioner capacity building initiatives and pioneering telehealth applications to increase access to medically necessary ABA treatment for individuals living in rural and geographically isolated areas. Her scholarly publications include articles on ethical considerations in the design and implementation of telehealth service delivery models and she has served as a subject matter expert for the Telehealth Guidelines by the Council for Autism Service Providers (CASP).