Practicing at the Crossroad of Philosophic Doubt and Dogma by Armando Bernal, Brian Middleton and Summer Mingo


Summer Mingo is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst/Co-Founder/Owner of South Georgia Behavior Associates in rural South Georgia. She graduated with a M.Ed. in Behavior Analysis from the University of Cincinnati in 2017. She has worked in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2017 and has supported autistic individuals since 2011. She is a member of Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and is passionate about applying ACT to support parent collaboration efforts, within supervisory and team building roles, and within direct service support to explore client’s desires for change. Summer is a parent to two neurodivergent children, is autistic, an animal lover, listens to music any chance she can get, enjoys growing pretty things, is an avid reader, and is committed to weaving supports around people through community care, education, and awareness.

Armando Bernal (he/him) is an experienced and neurodiverse Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Spring, Texas who works primarily with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder aged 2-10 years-old. Armando is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned his master’s in special education in 2019. In addition to this position, Armando is the host of the podcast A Different Path, presented by Autismintl., which presents the diverse stories of other individuals diagnosed with autism.

Brian Middleton is a human. He is a human who happens to be if the Autism neurotype. He is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licenced Behavior Analyst for the state of Tennessee. Brian worked as a special education teacher for 7 years prior to moving to behavior analysis. In December 2018 he started the Bearded Behaviorist social media page as an effort to make ABA education more fun and interesting. Since then Brian has been a guest on multiple podcasts, hosts two podcasts, the Oh Behave! Podcast and the ACT natural Podcast, and is currently serving as a member at large for the Open Educational Resources SIG for ABAI. Brian loves behavior analysis as a science and field and is committed to improving the field.

Cost: $45

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