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Eric W. Boelter, PhD

Eric W. Boelter, PhD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Autism Center

On staff since January 2010


Board Certification(s)
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Medical/Professional School
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Clinical Psychology
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls
Clinical Psychology, Kennedy Kreiger Institute, Baltimore
Clinical Interests

Assessment and treatment of challenging behavior (e.g., self-injury, aggression), noncompliance, and disruptive behavior disorder with children diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities. The application of Applied Behavior Analysis to assess and treat individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities who engage in severe problem behavior.


Brief report: Signals enhance the suppressive effects of noncontingent reinforcement.
Journal of autism and developmental disorders , 2010 Mar: 378-82
An evaluation of the interaction between quality of attention and negative reinforcement with children who display escape-maintained problem behavior.
Journal of applied behavior analysis , 2009 Summer: 343-8
Assessment and treatment of aggressive behavior without a clear social function.
Research in developmental disabilities , 2008 Jul-Aug: 351-62
Increasing wearing of prescription glasses in individuals with mental retardation.
Journal of applied behavior analysis , 2008 Spring: 137-42
Effects of antecedent variables on disruptive behavior and accurate responding in young children in outpatient settings.
Journal of applied behavior analysis , 2007 Summer: 321-6
Combined antecedent variables as motivating operations within functional analyses.
Journal of applied behavior analysis , 2005 Fall: 385-9

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
CAC - Autism Center
4909 - 25th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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