tavbEstablishing Auditory-Tactile-Visual Equivalence Classes in Children with Autism and Developmental Delays.  Analysis of Verbal Behavior (in press).




The relationship between derived mutually entailed relations and the function of challenging behavior in children with autism: Comparing the PEAK-E-PA and the QABF





Utilizing PEAK Relational Training System to Teach Visual, Gustatory, and Auditory Relations to Adults with Developmental Disabilities.  Behavior Analysis in Practice.

Autumn McKeel & Jamie Matas



JOBERCTNormative Sample of the PEAK Relational Training System: Generalization Module with Comparison to Individuals with Autism.  Journal of Behavioral Education. 



coverEstablishing derived categorical responding in children with disabilities using the PEAK-E curriculum Mark R. Dixon, Jordan Belisle, Caleb R. Stanley, Ryan C. Speelman, Kyle E. Rowsey, Dena Kime and Jacob H. Daar




cover-jcbs-2016Derived rule-following and transformations of stimulus function in a children’s game: An application of PEAK-E with children with developmental disabilities Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science.





Belisle, J., Dixon, M. R., Stanley, C. R., Munoz, B. and Daar, J. H. (2016), Teaching foundational perspective-taking skills to children with autism using the PEAK-T curriculum: single-reversal “I–You” deictic frames. Jnl of Applied Behav Analysis. doi: 10.1002/jaba.324




Dixon, M.R., Belisle, J., Stanley, C.R., Daar, J.H., & Williams, L.A. (2016). Derived Equivalence Relations of Geometry Skills in Students with Autism: An Application of PEAK-E Curriculum. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior.


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Dixon, M. R., Stanley, C. R., Belisle, J., & Rowsey, K. E. (2016). The test-retest and interrater reliability of the Promoting the Emergence of Advanced Knowledge-Direct Training assessment for use with individuals with autism and related disabilities. Behavior Analysis: Research And Practice, 16(1), 34-40. doi:10.1037/bar0000027


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Belisle, J., Rowsey, K. E., & Dixon, M. R. (2016). The use of in situ behavioral skills training to improve staff implementation of the PEAK Relational Training System. Journal Of Organizational Behavior Management, 36(1), 71-79. doi:10.1080/01608061.2016.1152210

DaRASD One Wordar, J. H., Negrelli, S., & Dixon, M. R. (2015). Derived emergence of wh question–answers in children with autism. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders, doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2015.06.004



MA1_40617_Cover page 1.inddcKeel, A. N., Rowsey, K. E., Belisle, J., Dixon, M. R., & Szekely, S. (2015). Teaching complex verbal operants with the PEAK relational training system. Behavior Analysis In Practice, 8(2), 241-244. doi:10.1007/s40617-015-0067-y




JOBERCTMcKeel, A.N., Dixon, M.R., Daar, J.H., Rowsey, K.E., & Szekely, S. (2015). Evaluating the efficacy of the PEAK Relational Training System using a randomized controlled trial of children with autism. Journal of Behavioral Education. doi 10.1007/s10864-015-9219-y



RASD One WordMcKeel, A., Dixon, M.R., Rowsey, K.E. & Daar, J.H. (2015). Correlation between PEAK Relational Training System and One-Word Picture Vocabulary Tests.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.



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Dixon, M.R., Belisle, J., Stanley, C.R., Rowsey, K.E., Daar, J.H. & Szelkey, S. (2014). Toward a behavior analysis of complex language: Evaluating the Relationship between PEAK and the VB-MAPP. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 15. doi: 10.1007/s10882-014-9410-4



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Rowsey, K. R., Belisle, J., & Dixon, M. R. (2014).  Principal component analysis of the PEAK relational training system.  Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. doi: 10.1007/s10882-014-9398-9




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Dixon, M.R., Belisle, J., Whiting, S.W., & Rowsey, K.E. (2014). Normative sample of the PEAK relational training system: Direct training module and subsequent comparisons to individuals with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Volume 8, Issue 11, November 2014, Pages 1597–1606



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Dixon, M.R., Whiting, S.W., Rowsey, K., Belisle, J. (2014) Assessing the Relationship between Intelligence and the PEAK Relational Training System. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Volume 8, Issue 9, September 2014, Pages 1208–1213.



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Dixon, M. R., Carman, J., Tyler, P. A., Whiting, S. W., Enoch, M., & Daar, J. H. (2014). Peak relational training system for children with autism and developmental disabilities: Correlations with peabody picture vocabulary test and assessment reliability. Journal Of Developmental And Physical Disabilities, doi:10.1007/s10882-014-9384-2