LANSING, MI, February 5, 2020
The Michigan Behavior Analysis Providers (MiBAP) Association held the first–ever Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Advocacy Day in Lansing Michigan on February 5, 2020, with an all–day agenda to include member training, speakers, and 100+ meetings with Michigan legislators and staff. Over fifty MiBAP members attended the event, representing the majority of Michigan counties and districts. MiBAP members met individually with their legislators to discuss important issues, including the Michigan Autism Program budget, programmatic priorities, and potential policy changes that could improve services and results for individuals currently receivig ABA treatment.
“We’re extremely pleased with the turnout for our first–ever Advocacy Day,” said Michael Dow, MiBAP President. “We’re also very appreciative of the time given to us by Michigan legislators and staff, who took the time to learn more about what we do, and the positive impact of ABA services for thousands of individuals in the state of Michigan.”
The Michigan Behavior Analysis Providers (MiBAP) Association’s mission is to promote access to the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) through advocacy, education, and quality practices. Founded in 2019, MiBAP is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, with active members throughout the state.